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  • Testing God

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Jan 19, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,631 views

    examines the second of Jesus’ responses to the temptaions of Satan

    Testing God Matt. 4:7 INTRO.: this week and next I want to continue my treatment of the three responses of Jesus to the temptations of Satan. There are a few things interesting to know about the temptations of Jesus. First, they were instigated by the Spirit of God. V. 1 That being the case, we ...read more

  • Testing God!

    Contributed by Rod Elmore on Feb 18, 2013
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,815 views

    After the northern kingdom of Israel was conquered and taken into exile, the Assyrians brought in foreign people to replace the Samarians. These people mingled with the remaining Israelites and introduced new religious ideas.

    1. It is not healthy to test God Mat 4:7, Luke 4:12 Mat 4:7 Jesus said to him, "It is written again, 'You shall not tempt the LORD yourGod. Luke 4:12 And Jesus answered and said to him, "It has been said, 'you shall not tempt the LORD your God. Luke 16:15 And He said to them, "You are those ...read more

  • Testing God

    Contributed by Robert Cox on Feb 24, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 728 views

    Should we put God to the test?

    LUKE 23:32 There were also two others, criminals, led with Him to be put to death. 33 And when they had come to the place called Calvary, there they crucified Him, and the criminals, one on the right hand and the other on the left. 34 Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know ...read more

  • Testing God

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 20, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,425 views

    Do you test God or trust God? What are the ways we try to control God in order to get our way?

    To understand how the devil is tempting Jesus here in this second temptation, we first need an accurate picture of Jerusalem. Jerusalem is a city which was built on a very high plateau and is surrounded by deep valleys. Whenever you read in the Bible about someone going to Jerusalem you will ...read more

  • Testing God Through Tithing

    Contributed by Robert Grey on Oct 31, 2000
    based on 214 ratings
     | 2,019 views

    What does it mean when God asks us to test Him by tithing?

    Testing God through tithing. The text of this sermon can also be found at http://www.godisfaithful.net/bible/tithing.htm -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Much has been said about the importance of tithing. Little has been said about being ...read more

  • A Time To Test God Series

    Contributed by Andy Almendarez on Dec 11, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,134 views

    What a wonderful reminder that God has given His children through the lessons of the Old Testament Prophets…If we are faithful givers to God and His work, He promises to give back much more than we can even dream.

    A Time to Test God Malachi 3:10 What a wonderful reminder that God has given His children through the lessons of the Old Testament Prophets…If we are faithful givers to God and His work, He promises to give back much more than we can even dream. I. Bring in the Tithe II. Provide for the ...read more

  • How To Pray " Can We Test God Series

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Aug 19, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,990 views

    How our tithe can unleash a tremendous blessing from God.

    Today we are finishing our series on prayer. Next week we will be talking about heaven. We have gone through a number of passages on prayer. But for prayer to be real to you, you have to have a relationship with God. Words will only go so far if you heart is not in it. Our heart is not in prayer ...read more

  • Obeying God

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Mar 20, 2013
    based on 19 ratings
     | 12,589 views

    When I finished college I rejoiced, thinking that at last I would be free of tests - that I would never have to take another. But I discovered that I was just starting a time of testing. In every stage of life there are tests... (Powerpoints - #154

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (The Powerpoints used with this message are ...read more

  • Point Of No Return

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Apr 25, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,365 views

    Trying God

    The Point of no return (Prov. 1:28) Intro: On the river there is a place near rapids of waterfalls called the point of no return let’s take an imaginary journey down a seemingly peaceful river where you are lulled almost to the point of being asleep. We are in the comfort zone, so unaware of the ...read more

  • Trial By Fire

    Contributed by David Ward on Jun 14, 2006
    based on 153 ratings
     | 42,651 views

    BIG IDEA: In times of testing, God’s people fight fire with faith.

    “Trial By Fire” Daniel 3 INTRODUCTION: One time on a school field trip I visited Fort Sumter, in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. As the tour boat approached Fort Sumter, our teacher asked if the guides would be dressed in blue or in gray. Sumter had been a Union fort in Confederate ...read more

  • Temptations, Trials & Tests: God Guides Us Through All.

    Contributed by Doug Koehler on Feb 27, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,055 views

    We give credit to God for much but, we should never give credit to God for Tempting us. Rather the credit should go to God for helping us through our temptations, tests and trials.

    Temptations, Trials and Tests: Text: Genesis 22:1-18 Text: Mark 1:9-15 JOKE: I am going to lay claim to this joke because I have never heard anyone else tell it. So blame me first if you shake your head after hearing it. Here it goes: Did you know that cars existed in the days of Jesus? It is ...read more

  • How To Be Blessed By God

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Jun 30, 2004
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,371 views

    Testing God by obedient living allows us to find God’s blessings no matter our life’s situations

    What is the difference between those like Billy Graham, Mother Theresa, Robert Schuler, Dietrich Bonhoffer, C.S. Lewis & most of those who tell pollsters that they’re Christians? Let me suggest that one key difference is in how they have believed what God has promised them in verses like those here ...read more

  • How About A Piece Of Pie?

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 29, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,593 views

    Temptation of Jesus - You can do it, easier and quick and test God. The devil knows how to tempt you, not just a generic temptation. He knows the best time, the best place, the most tempting thing to offer.

    How about a piece of pie? Luke 4:1-13 Today we are talking about temptation. Most of you may remember the Flip Wilson Show and his character Geraldine, Always saying “the devil made me do it!” We tend to think like that don’t we? If we sin and we feel caught or guilty we like to blame ...read more

  • Jehovah Jireh Series

    Contributed by Robert Higgins on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,700 views

    This is the test. God is saying, “We’ve walked together for many years and now you have the son you’ve longed for. Tell me, Abraham; is this son more important to you than your relationship with me?”

    Encountering God – Part 11 – Encountering Jehovah Jireh Overview and review We have been looking at what it means and what it is like to encounter God and how we respond to Him when we encounter Him. Over the past few weeks, we have moved from the subject of encountering God in corporate ...read more

  • God Wants To Test Me Before He Bless Me

    Contributed by Sherman Gordon on Jan 14, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 6,177 views

    HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY GOD WOULD ALLOW YOU TO GO THROUGH SOME THINGS IN LIFE AS IF HE IS TESTING YOU? GUESS WHAT, HE IS, BUT DON’T WORRY THERE IS A PURPOSE TO YOUR TEST. GOD WANTS TO BLESS YOU THROUGH YOUR TEST. LET’S LOOK AT ABRAHAM.

    GOD WANTS TO TEST ME BEFORE HE BLESS ME GENESIS 22:1-18 (1, 18) HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT YOU HAD SURVIVED THE WORST THAT LIFE COULD THROW YOUR WAY ONLY TO BE SURPRISED BY A NEW BATTERY OF TESTS? SUCH HAD TO BE THE THOUGHT OF ABRAHAM. CHAPTER 22 (NKJV) “AFTER THESE THINGS GOD TESTED ...read more