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  • Tug Of War Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on May 27, 2008
     | 2,815 views

    God loves humanity and looks at us with favor; this should transform how we look and treat others.

    TUG OF WAR Mark 12:13-17 Sermon Objective: God loves humanity and looks at us with favor; this should transform how we look and treat others. Supporting Scripture: Genesis 1:26-27; Psalm 139:13-16; Mark 12:28-34 Can I think out loud with you today? I just want to talk to you for a few ...read more

  • Tug Of War

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on Aug 30, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,738 views

    Some of us might feel like we are in a tug of war, not knowing what the outcome will be. Plant your feet, stand your ground and pull for the things of God like never before. You are on the winning side.

    Tug Of War Jeremiah 1:1-10 1 The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin: 2 To whom the word of the LORD came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign. 3 It came also in the days of ...read more

  • Tug Of War

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Feb 5, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,714 views

    Marc Anthony is quoted as saying, "I can resist everything except temptation." Can you relate to that? Temptation is an everyday challenge Christians are faced with. Paul knew this struggle and he transparently elaborated on that in Romans 7:14-25.

    TUG OF WAR Romans 7:14-25 There was a cartoon which showed two friends standing before a Minister and one asks, "Why is it that opportunity only knocks once but temptation beats on my door every day?!" Can you relate to that? Marc Anthony is quoted as saying, "I can resist everything but ...read more

  • Tug Of War With Oneself

    Contributed by Cindy Breadner on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,798 views

    Romans 7 allows us to see the tug of war we face each and every day

    With the weather being so hot I was surprised to find upon returning from out biannual visit to my sisters in Chicago that there were still strawberries available for picking. I had noticed when we left the area that the signs were up that said, “pick your own” so I honestly felt that there ...read more

  • Spiritual Tug Of War

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Dec 15, 2015
     | 4,169 views

    Our daily decisions, no matter how small, usually shape a lifetime, and wisdom is found in making the most of each and every opportunity. All of our decisions matter to God because they impact our lives and the lives of others.

    There is one struggle that all of us as Christians have. It is the struggle between knowing what is right and doing what is right. In other words it is the conflict between good and evil. Believers have the ability to sin because of the legacy from Adam that we can’t do anything right. ...read more

  • "The Tug Of War"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Apr 19, 2013
     | 3,813 views

    Todays text offers us a epic battle against good and evil sort of like a battle of tug of war first tuggers must listen to the voice, the tuggers must follow the commands of the Shepherd, and thirdly the tuggers must have unison, chemistry, camaraderie, a

    Tug of War John 10:27 1. There is a tug of war against Good and Evil "How long will you waver between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him." 1 Kings 18:21 So I find this law at work: When I want to do good, evil is right ...read more

  • A Tug Of War In The Church

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,167 views

    The word encourages us to not only think about ourselves but to consider others in our dicisions. Not only be inward but also outward focused.

    Is there a tug of war in the church? Rev. Jose Gomez Sr. Play Audio *Phillipians 2:1-4 "If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, 2then make my joy complete by being ...read more

  • On The Ropes With The Mediator

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Jun 14, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,548 views

    With arms outstretched at the center of the divine-human tug-o-war, one Mediator reconciles two opposing parties – God and man – yesterday and today.

    I. OBJECT ILLUSTRATION Bring two short 3’ ropes with hooks one end of each. Ask for a volunteer and instruct the volunteer that their task is simple – to join the two ropes together by the end hooks. Begin to count to three, but stop short – saying that you forgot that you needed two other ...read more

  • Why Is This So Hard? Series

    Contributed by Jake Kircher on Dec 28, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,884 views

    Why is following Gopd so difficult sometimes?

    ***Tug-o’-war illustration*** • Start off with big kid and a small kid and tell them to pull the rope as far as he can • Slowly, continue to add people to oppose the big kid until he gives up As we continue to look at God’s call in our lives to go and change the world around us, I think this ...read more

  • The True Chain Of Command

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Aug 10, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,629 views

    Be empowered and encouraged!! Satan and his demons are subject to the authority Jesus has invested in you.

    THERE IS NOTHING THAT WILL EVER BE ABLE TO CHANGE THE FACT THAT A CHRISTIAN’S GREATEST GLORY COMES NOT FROM ANYTHING THEY MIGHT HAVE DONE, BUT FROM WHAT GOD HAS ALREADY DONE FOR THEM THROUGH HIS SON JESUS! ONE OF THOSE THINGS THAT HE HAS DONE FOR US THROUGH HIS SON JESUS IS TO GIVE US TOTAL ...read more

  • "And Jacob Was Left Alone..." By Dr. Winson Butler

    Contributed by Winson Butler on Jun 21, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,159 views

    Abraham Lincoln said, "My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure." Jacob knew this feeling so well. Let’s examine it together!

    All of us at some time or another struggle with decision(s). The difficult part is when we struggle with ourselves and greater still with God! Tug of war is what it feels like. On one hand God says...and we respond..O.K. but! That’s where the trouble begins and before we know it we are ...read more

  • How God Sees A Broken Contrite Heart

    Contributed by David Austin on May 23, 2006
    based on 37 ratings
     | 18,065 views

    The best way back to God after a life rebellion is to be broken,

    HOW GOD SEES A BROKEN CONTRITE HEART If rebellion is the worst place you can be spiritually, and it is, to have a heart that is broken and ready to receive direction from God is right where God wants you. It is the best place to be spiritually. Psa 34:18 The LORD ...read more

  • Converted But Not Changed!

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 9,114 views

    A sermon that goes through the basic step of Spiritual growth, and challenges the saved to move into a deeper walk with God.

    Converted But Not Changed! Pastor Glenn Newton March 17, 2002 Acts 1:4-5; 7-9; 2:1-4 This morning’s message is an important one, I’ve been wrestling with it for a while and I Need God’s help this morning to help me deliver it effectively. Let me tell you why ...read more

  • #11 The Holy Spirit Helps Us To Consecrate Ourselves Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Mar 11, 2015
     | 1,680 views

    To fully consecrate one's selve to God is not an easy matter. We struggle with our double-mindedness because the selfesh/sinful nature causes us to be double-minded. It is only with the help of the Holy Spirit that a believer can come to surrender fully

    Introduction: Scriptures: Romans 12:1-2, 1 Peter 2:16 I. The Meaning of Consecration to God A. Dictionary definition of consecration 1. To make or declare sacred, dedicated to the service of a deity 2. To devote or dedicate to some cause or purpose Example: Athletes to a sport, a ...read more

  • Telling Haggar Goodbye

    Contributed by J Richison on Aug 11, 2017
     | 1,451 views

    Parting ways with the things that pertain to our past.

    “Goodbye, Haggar” Genesis 16: 1-6 Philippians 3:13-15 Genesis 21: 9-14 Galations 4: 22-31 Goodbye to a woman and a son that I love? In the text Father Abraham is dealing with trouble in the home, trouble in the ...read more