Tackling Temptation at Corinth (13 of 21)
by Donald Cantrell
Introduction: Paul had just warned everyone about the pitfalls of self confidence and lack of self control. His audience may have been struggling as to how not to follow in the footsteps of the Jews and their notable sins. Paul is now going to offer them an encouraging word on how to deal with temptation that is going to come their way. In our text today we will discuss the reality of temptation and the reliance that God offers us to overcome it.
by Johnny Hunt
INTRODUCTION: "He who is alone with his sin, is utterly alone. The pious fellowship permits no one to be a sinner. So, everyone must conceal his sin from himself and from the fellowship. We dare not be sinners...so we remain alone with our sin, living in lies and hypocrisy. The fact is that we are sinners!" Dietrich Bonhoeffer - I also have discovered that what seems so alluring, so mesmerizing, in the secrecy of the imagination is revealed for what it truly is when it is confessed to another. Temptation flourishes in the dark, but it withers and dies when it is brought into the light of accountability.
Lead Us Not into Temptation, but Deliver Us from the Evil One (6 of 7)
by Lenny Ports
We are in a study on the Lord's prayer. Temptation comes in all shapes and sizes, but one thing is true, we all face it. People are tempted every day to cheat, lie, and steal. They are tempted to be unfaithful, to fall into sin, to do the wrong or unethical thing, to please any part of their flesh! Definition of TEMPTATION: - the trial of man's fidelity, integrity, virtue, constancy - an enticement to sin, whether arising from the desires or from the outward circumstances
Temptation and Justification
by Jesse Hendley
Was Jesus Christ ever tempted? I mean with real temptation, as temptation comes to us? Can He sympathize with us in our temptations? When we are tempted are we lost? When we are tempted, does that mean He frowns on us and we lose His favor and His smile and He turns His back on us? Let us look at it from the Word of God. In Hebrews 4:15 we read that ''He was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.''
Breaking the Hold of Temptation
by David Cawston
INTRODUCTION: The one thing about temptation is: A little goes a long way. Temptation usually starts in a small way - it's just ''one little area.''
We reach out to touch it, and get a little bit of it on us. We try to shake off and find out it's sticky. No matter what we do, it doesn't let go. In fact, it starts moving up our arms and eating our way...
Victory over Temptation
by Miles Seaborn
One way to give into temptations is what one guy said to me. He said, ''Preacher, I figured out how to deal with temptation.'' I said, ''Really? Tell me.'' He said, ''Give in to it, just don't worry about it, just go ahead. The natural urge is beautiful, therefore it feels good, do it.'' And so, spurred by animal and natural instincts some people live that...
How to Deal with Temptation
by Ken Trivette
In spite of the numerous warnings given in God's Word, the numerous examples that can be found, and the repeated stories that are told, many fall prey to the temptation that the world, the flesh, and the devil put before them. Many are like the British writer, Oscar Wilde, who once said, ''I can resist anything but temptation.'' A woman was married to a miserly man. She had to fight for everything she got. One day, she told him she was going window shopping. He said
The Truth about Temptation
by James Merritt
1. James moves from dealing with the Christian going through trials in verses 2-12 to enduring temptation in verses 13-15. The word for trials and temptations is the same word in the Greek language but in reality it has two different ''meanings, a trial is a hardship or a problem or a trouble that inevitably comes into every person s life, and these are tests sent by god to make us stronger.
Temptation Island (7 of 11)
by Jeff Schreve
It's so good to see you here tonight. We are continuing our Forty Days of Purpose. And tonight, we want to talk about the issue of temptation. I heard about a lady, and she was in a diet club with some other ladies and trying to lose weight. And she came to the meeting one day and she was so upset. She said, ''Oh, I've gained weight.'' She said, ''I just had a terrible, terrible weekend.'' And they said, ''Well, tell me what happened.'' She said, ''Well, I made a cake for my family over the weekend, and
How Can I Tame Temptation? (6 of 12)
by Stan Coffey
I. Refuse To Be Intimidated II. Request God's Help III. Refocus Our Attention IV. Resist The Devil Rejoice with you this morning. Let's pause and go to the Lord in prayer as we begin. Father, we do want to thank you for the blessing of coming on the Lord 's Day and being with Christian friends, opening your word. We want to thank you for your goodness to us, your goodness to our families, your goodness to us as individuals