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  • Opposition Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jan 5, 2011
     | 3,168 views

    Humankind has always opposed God's will and sought to limit God's movement among us. God's hand is upon his people and he is with them as they faithfully do God's will.

  • Opposing The Opposition

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Sep 21, 2015
     | 6,137 views

    These are hard times for the churches across North America. We have the greatest message the world could ever hope to hear but people shut their ears and hearts to it. So what are we to do?

    Opposing the opposition - Jeremiah 11:18-20 This week I was drawn to the book of Jeremiah. God called him to a difficult task at a difficult time. Jeremiah was calling out to the people of God but they wanted none of it. In fact they had enough of Jeremiah and planned to kill him ...read more

  • Attracting The Opposites

    Contributed by Jody Vansickle on Mar 3, 2016
     | 2,538 views

    A brief message on accepting all who need Jesus

    Attracting the Opposites Luke 15:1-2 I think it’s amazing when we look at the people who followed after Jesus. • I’m not talking about the disciples that He called to follow Him ~ I’m talking about the other people that we see around Him most ...read more

  • The Reality Of Opposition Series

    Contributed by Scott Hippler on Feb 5, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 5,617 views

    3/5 - Anytime that we attempt great things for God, oppostion is going to come

    The Bible tells us to love our neighbors and also to love our enemies; probably because the are generally the same people. This was certainly true in Nehemiah’s time. His arrival in Jerusalem was a threat to those leaders and tribes and nations around him. A strong Jerusalem would endanger ...read more

  • Facing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Oct 21, 2018
     | 5,015 views

    When we do God's work, we can expect opposition. We don't have to be discouraged. God will finish what He has started.

    We started Ezra 1 with the move of God and the edict of King Cyrus, and the start of a long and difficult journey for the exiles returning back to Jerusalem. • In Ezra 2 we have the list of the returning exiles, by families and towns, and the various roles they play. • In Ezra 3 we saw the altar ...read more

  • Expect Opposition Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Feb 17, 2020
     | 4,562 views

    Don't be surprised when people push back.

    Expect Opposition Acts 6:8-15 Rev. Brian Bill February 15-16, 2020 Play Clip from “Bible Project” That clip comes from “The Bible Project.” If you’d like to watch the entire video covering the first twelve chapters of Acts, you can find it on Sermon Extras on our app. Have you ever been ...read more

  • #10 -- Opposition Series

    Contributed by Derek Melanson on Nov 17, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,508 views

    As followers of Jesus, we should expect to face opposition, but we can trust that God has "cut the cords of the wicked."

    Introduction Pastor Eugene Peterson tells a story from his childhood—a story about having to deal with enemies. For him it came in the form a school bully who beat him up every day after school. It seemed no matter how young Eugene tried to avoid him—in the forms of alternate routes and ...read more

  • Enduring Opposition

    Contributed by Mark Elkins on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,283 views

    Are the winds and waves of life crashing in on your boat? Discover truths that will enable you to endure the storms of opposition and enable you to experience the Peace of Christ.

    There are two prisoners shackled to a deep dark dungeon. Spread-eagled, they are securely lashed by manacles and chains and actually hanging suspended, side by side, a few feet above the dungeon floor. There is only one small window high above their heads, maybe thirty, or forty feet up. They ...read more

  • Opposition At Paphos Series

    Contributed by A. David Hart on Aug 22, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 9,167 views

    To get the listener to understand that although we will face opposition from many, we are still on the winning side.

    OPPOSITION AT PAPHOS Acts 13:6-12 My brothers and sisters life is full of opposition. Even in the smallest of things such as playing your favorite game or choosing a place of worship there will always be someone who will oppose you. Even in nature we ...read more

  • Dealing With Opposition

    Contributed by Ron Murphy on Nov 25, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,031 views

    All change, even good change, even godly inspired change will receive opposition. How will you deal with it?

    Introduction I. I would like to commend every person in this room this morning. A. For the past few years, and especially the last few months we have been 1. Praying for 2. Planning for 3. And implementing changes in our church, that B. We believe will better allow God to make ...read more

  • Overcoming Opposition

    Contributed by Lisa Foy on Jan 20, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,483 views

    Opposition and problems are a part of life, it is important that we learn how to overcome problems through Christ.

    When Paul went into Ephesus he encountered a set of problems with a throng of people behind it. Paul states that he wanted at times to throw his hands up and go home. Most of his problems came from people that were unwilling to change. 2 Corinthians 1:8-9 Paul explains that we are not going ...read more

  • Facing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Robert Robb on Jul 22, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 10,634 views

    Further opposition to be faced before the inheritance is gained

    Study 13 Chapter 10&11 Introduction I suppose, like me, many of you have turned your hand to a little bit of decorating at some time or another. Maybe you decided it was about time that your living room was freshened up a bit and so you got your tins of paint, your emulsion for the ceiling ...read more

  • Defeating The Opposition

    Contributed by Jose R. Hernandez on Jul 11, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,709 views

    Don’t allow the oppositions of this world to interrupt your relationship with God.

    One thing that oftentimes stops the spiritual growth, and stops the walk of many believers is the opposition that we encounter in this world. This is especially true when we receive a calling from the Lord. But, what is an opposition? An opposition is everything that looks to distance us from ...read more

  • In The Face Of Opposition Series

    Contributed by Dean O'bryan on Oct 28, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,572 views

    Part 3 of a series; When Christ grows the church, we can expect opposition both inside and outside the church, illustrated in Acts 4 and 5.

    Trinity Baptist Church October 27, 2002 How Christ builds His Church In the Face of Opposition Acts 4:32-5:42 I’ve used it with you before and I will again because it’s a zinger. It’s one of Chuck Swindoll’s: "Where there’s light, there are bugs." The point is, where truth, or light, ...read more

  • Dealing With Opposition Series

    Contributed by Jon Daniels on Jun 29, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,424 views

    Sermon from Nehemiah 4-5 that deals with Nehemiah's response to opposition

    “DEALING WITH OPPOSITION” Neh. 4-5 FBCF – 6/28/20 Jon Daniels INTRO – The movie, “Jaws,” was released on my birthday – June 20 – back in 1975. Was a blockbuster movie. Some folks who went to see it actually stopped going to the beach for a while. But things got back to normal until 1978. That’s ...read more