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  • Unwritten Contracts Series

    Contributed by David Mcclain on Jul 22, 2018
     | 425 views

    There is a potentially destructive tension when our expectations of our spouse do not match our reality. We reduce the tension when we create more realistic expectations and identify and agree

    OPENING SENTENCE: There is a popular commercial series from that has a character named “Captain Obvious.” INTRODUCTION: One of the common themes of the commercials is that the internet pictures and information on the hotel you booked does not always match up to what you really get. I can ...read more

  • Arrogance Of Power

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Jul 15, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,148 views

    Avoiding pursuit of wrongful desires. Greed is of the devil

    Weekend Message/Devotion July 15, 2018 Mark 6:14-29 Arrogance of Power This week’s gospel reading brings us Mark’s account of the beheading of John the Baptist. It reads almost as a broadway play or operetta. The major characters in the reading are John the Baptist, Herod Antipas ...read more

  • The Battle Series

    Contributed by Timothy Enns on Jan 6, 2015
     | 2,514 views

    The battle that wages between lustful/worldly desire and submission to God.

    Most of you have heard of the Hatfield’s and the McCoy’s. The two famous families from Kentucky, but most do not know why this feud lasted over a decade, or why at least 12 people died. It was over a pig, that’s right, it started over a pig It turned into timber rights Escalated ...read more

  • Be Careful Of What You Ask For! Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Nov 10, 2014
     | 3,210 views

    Are we asking for the same things the rest of the world is asking?

    Before we go to our study of 1 Samuel 8, turn with me briefly to the Book of Revelation Chapter 21 and let’s take a glimpse of what will happen in the future. Read along with me Revelation 21:22-27…. Again, v24 tells us “By its light will the nations walk, and the kings of the ...read more

  • What Causes Fights And Quarrels? Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Feb 16, 2012
    based on 179 ratings
     | 36,936 views

    What causes fights and quarrels? 1- Wrong desires 2- Wrong directions 3- Wrong motives

    INTRO.- ILL.- One Navy Seal Obituary: Aaron Carson Vaughn. Killed in that helicopter crash, Afghanistan, August 6,2011. Aaron Carson Vaughn was a man of deep faith, insisting to his family that he didn’t fear his job as a Navy SEAL "because he knew where he was going" when he died. "Aaron was ...read more

  • Let's Talk About Sin

    Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Sep 1, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,277 views

    How Satan Pulls Us In. How we end up following the wrong gods home. Wrong places, wrong choices, wrong desires.

    Genesis 3 1 Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: 3 But of the ...read more

  • The Secret Of Satisfaction Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Nov 13, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,319 views

    A practical application of the 10th commandment, "You shall not covet," encouraging people to replace the wrong desire for their neighbor’s stuff with the right desire for one’s mate and God’s Word.

    Secret of Satisfaction (Exodus 20:17) If Danny Simpson had known more about guns, he might not have needed to rob a bank. But in 1990, in Ottawa, Canada, this 24-year-old went to jail, and his gun went to a museum. He was arrested for robbing a bank of $6,000 and then sent to jail for six ...read more

  • What Is A Conviction?

    Contributed by Eduardo Quintana on Apr 1, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,638 views

    TEN SCRIPTURAL CONVICTIONS …which every man must teach his family in order to protect them from destructive influences of wrong desires, false philosophies and Satanic temptations.

    What is a conviction? A conviction is a basic scriptural principle which we purpose to follow, whatever the cost! How do convictions differ from preferences? Quiz: Which are convictions and which are preferences? 1. I have a conviction that I should try and overcome a drinking ...read more

  • Ash Wednesday: Confronting Sin

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Mar 10, 2011
     | 3,512 views

    A talk given at our evening Ash Wednesday service. Jesus's death on the cross has paid the price for our sins but our bad habits, bad behaviour and the things that trip us up still need to be confronted.

    A young man once visited the great German preacher Martin Luther to ask for his advice. He said that he was constantly plagued by wrongful desires and lustful thoughts and did not know what to do. Martin Luther’s reply was typically blunt and to the point. He said, “You can’t stop ...read more

  • Coming Home

    Contributed by Donald Minshew on Jul 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,490 views

    The Prodigal Son returns home; God’s grace is evident.

    1. Leaving home begins with wrong desires. Basic principle of life that actions come after desires. Sermon on the mount; foundational statement of Christ’s ministry. He said, “27 “You have heard that it was said, Do not commit adultery. 28 But I tell you, everyone who looks at a woman to ...read more

  • Desires Of Your Heart

    Contributed by Robert Cox on Sep 22, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 15,513 views

    Are your desires the same as God’s desires for you?

    PSALMS 37:1 Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of those who do wrong; 2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. 3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. 4 Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you ...read more

  • The Devil's Playground

    Contributed by Keith Crouch on Nov 25, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,818 views

    We can learn from this episode in the life of David how the devil’s playground is built in our life.

    The Devil’s Playground II Samuel 11:1-5 I. The Devil’s Playground Is Built on Idleness (v. 1) A. Idleness From God’s Calling 1. God’s Call to Vocational Ministry 2. God’s Call to Lay Ministry B. Idleness From Being Part of God’s People 1. Taking Part in Worship 2. Taking Part in ...read more

  • Love Thy Neighbor Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Aug 16, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,730 views

    We look at the flvor of LOVE

    Love Thy Neighbor Leviticus 19:9-18 Introduction: Mr. Rogers is a fixture in most people’s hearts with fond memories from Childhood... The PBS Television show, Mr. Rogers Neighborhood ran for 4 decades and spoke to millions of viewers... Mr Rogers would open the show with a song that he ...read more

  • Freedom

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Dec 28, 2004
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,002 views

    It is impossible to be neutral in life. Every person has a master - either God on Satan.

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: “Yesterday the greatest question was decided which ever was debated in America; and a greater perhaps never was, nor will be, decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and ...read more

  • 260 - Fifteen Deadly Sins Series

    Contributed by Joel Vicente on Jun 7, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 1,867 views

    Every sin is a dealy sin. Learn about the 15 listed in Galatians and why the fruit of the Spirit defeats these sins.

    Sermon Study 260 – FIFTEEN OF THE DEADLY SINS Gal 5:16 So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature. Gal 5:17 For the sinful nature desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the sinful nature. They are in conflict with ...read more