Pastor Jim Freed • Sermon • • 6,885 views
Two Types of Temptations (James 1:2- 17) 1. Holy Trials (verses 2 -12) a. Possible sinful responses b. Rebellion/defiance (Hebrews 12:5) c. Fatalism/giving up (Hebrews 12:5) d. Self Pity (1 Corinthians 10:10) e. Positive response (we can be exercised by the difficulties and perplexities of life (Heb_12:11)…
Michael Morse • Sermon • • 2,855 views
Through trials of life sometimes we acan be faced with temptation. The same produce that trials bring is what is needed for temptation as well. James gives us the how to for enduring temptation.
Today Josh Shroeder shares his testimony and encourages us by ending on a reading in Ephesians. Afterwards Pastor Chase kicks off our new sermon series through James. Grab your Bible and follow along!
Bill Sizemore • Sermon • • 1,362 views
We live in a world of temptation. It's all around us all the time. How do we as Christians find a way to escape the constant bombardment of the offences against us. Here is a 3 fold plan laid out by Paul in 1 Corinthians 10:1-14.
God is Able 16 Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego replied to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to give you an answer concerning this matter. 17 “If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire; and He will deliver us out of your hand, O king. 18 “But even…
Introduction Have you ever given or received a puppy for Christmas? If not you have seen it played out on a TV show A super-cute, tiny, cuddly fuzz ball wearing a bright red bow around its neck. Usually comes bouncing around the corner or peeks its head out of a box as soon as the kids or special someone…
Introduction What is a parable? If you have been in church for a while, you probably know that a parable is a story. It’s a story that teaches a truth in a really memorable way. Once we go through this parable carefully, you will probably always remember it. What a wonderful method of teaching this is!…
Today is sermon 2 from our Believe series - after this we’ll have 28 more to go! The topic this week is God is personal . Of the 4,200 religions in the world, the Judeo-Christian faith is largely unique in the fact that God reveals Himself, God is knowable, He’s near, He’s active in our lives and He…
Intro: Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. It’s uncanny to me how our spiritual lives and spiritual growth is so effectively illustrated in our bodily lives and growth.…
1 There was a man from Ramathaim-zophim in the hill country of Ephraim. His name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephraimite. 2 He had two wives, the first named Hannah and the second Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah was childless. 3 This man would go…
Joe Godfrey • Sermon • • 380 views
Because everyone faces temptations in life, can we find help in God's Word concerning how to pray during such times in our lives? Indeed we can. King David was not a stranger to temptation and he taught us much about how to confess our sins after we have given in to temptation. But, he also taught us how to avoid temptation as we go to the Lord in prayer.
Encouragement In Times Of Crisis
Introduction 15 Therefore when Jesus perceived that they were about to come and take Him by force to make Him king, He departed again to the mountain by Himself alone. 16 Now when evening came, His disciples went down to the sea, 17 got into the boat, and went over the sea toward Capernaum. And it was…
Addiction: Sin or Disease
Good morning, I am Patrick Whittington I have been attending for about 4 years A member for 3 years. Speaking about a topic that is very personal to me, and is relevant to us all. Title today is Addiction: Sin or Disease? Scripture passage is James 1:13-15 Background of James half brother of Jesus leader…
Bill Connors • Sermon • • 315 views
Opening We are on our fourth of six messages on things I learned when renovating my house back in 2006, and making some parallel applications to our spiritual lives. Tonight, our title is “Facing the Unexpected.” How does it feel when something unexpected happens? How does it feel when something unexpected…
The threat around us 12 Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Know…
I Will Build My Church: Luke & Acts Series
In 1952, a very brave and strong young lady waded into the Pacific Ocean. Florence Chadwick was determined to break another record. To date, no woman had ever crossed the channel between Catalina Island and the California coast, this was a twenty-six-mile stretch. Long-distance swimming wasn’t new to…
What Jesus Means To Me! "What Jesus Means to Me" To me the only important thing about living is Christ, and dying would be profit for me. Confession of Faith I am not moved by what I see or by what I feel. I am moved by what I believe. I believe the WORD of God! The victory is mine! I have it now! I…
Robert Braly • Sermon • • 272 views • 41:03
3 And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; 4 and perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. 1 Therefore, having…
What is the difference between trusting God and testing God? What did Jesus and the Old Testament teach us about testing God? Should we seek out unnecessary danger and thus show our trust in Him, or would that be testing God? What should we do when the rules of God seem to be in conflict?