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  • The Temptation Series

    Contributed by Mark Opseth on Feb 16, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,968 views

    This sermon is a study of temptation and how to overcome it.

    [Open Parking Spot] A man decided it was time to shed some excess pounds. He took his new diet seriously, even changing his driving route to avoid his favorite bakery. One morning, however, he arrived at work carrying a gigantic coffeecake. His friends scolded him, but he kept smiling. "This ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Apr 22, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,238 views

    Jesus is our model for overcoming temptation.

    TEMPTATION MATTHEW 4:1-11 November 12, 2000 INTRODUCTION: G.H. Charnley, in The Skylark’s Bargain, tells the story of a young skylark who discovered one day a man who would give him worms for a feather. He made a deal – one feather for two worms. The next day the lark was flying high in the ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Peter Fisher on Mar 9, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,785 views

    The temptation of Christ and how it helps us avoid or resist

    Preached at St Johns, Billericay 9 March 2014 Introduction In Oscar Wilde's play “Lady Windemere's Fan” Lord Darlington says “I can resist anything but temptation”. It is said rather flippantly in the play, but for us it is a good starting point. Should we try to ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Mar 21, 2019
     | 2,671 views

    What is a correct, Biblical reaction to temptation?

    Tempted Luke 4: 1 – 13 Intro: A young newly-wed was sitting at his desk paying bills when he came to the credit card statement. As he scanned through the charges he noticed a charge of $250 from a department store. He called for his wife to join him. He asked her, “How could you spend $250 at ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Nov 16, 2013
    based on 10 ratings
     | 28,785 views

    Temptation is something we face each and every day. It is possible to have victory over temptation. in this message, Jesus shows us how.

    Temptation Matthew 4:1-11 DENVER POST: "Like many sheep ranchers in the West, Lexy Fowler has tried just about everything to stop crafty coyotes from killing her sheep. She has used odor sprays, electric fences, and 'scare-coyotes.' She has slept with her lambs during the summer and has ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Aug 7, 2012
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,588 views

    Many battles are won in our minds! Temptations are first overcome in our minds because that is where the battle is and that is where the victory also is. Hiding God’s Word in our hearts is a great weapon to fight temptations.

    Matthew 4:1-17 ILLUSTRATION: My wife is a consummate shopper and she once saw this cart with variety of rugs being sold near our home. When she asked how much it was, the guy said, Rs. 17,000/-. She managed to bargain and bring the price down and she got the rug. Later another day, the same ...read more

  • Temptation Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 3, 2012
     | 4,638 views

    How temptation comes and how to withstand it.

    Introduction Have you ever been in this situation? Parents do this a lot; teachers, coaches also revert to it. Someone wants to tell you a story. As you are listening, you start to grow uncomfortable as you realize there is a moral to the story which is about to be applied to you. Paul is ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jun 10, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,942 views

    The perils of Temptation and overcoming temptation.

    Temptation James 1:13–15 I. Temptation comes from the devil through our own evil desires. James 1:13 A. The devil is called the “tempter” in the bible. Matt. 4:3; 1 Thess. 3:5 B. Jesus was tempted in this way. Matt. 4:1–11 1. Through His hunger. 2. By his desire to be accepted ...read more

  • Temptation Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Powell on May 15, 2007
     | 3,984 views

    The beginning of a seven part series on Living the Christian Life - based out of the book of James.

    Living the Christian Life Temptation!!!! James 1:1-20 I hate temptation. I hate it when it comes my way. It may be temptation to blow up on someone. It may temptation of saying something that I should not say, doing something that I should not do. However, temptation comes my way, every ...read more

  • Temptations Series

    Contributed by Steven Buhr on Jan 25, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,332 views

    Jesus was tempted in three areas, as we are – Lust of the flesh (our body), lust of the eyes (our mind), pride of life (our soul). (1 John 2:16). He faced up to these temptations by knowing the scriptures. If we know our Bible, we can face up to the tempt

    January 14, 2007 Facing Temptation – Matthew 4:1-11 Introduction: Temptations. We all have them. We’d like to have that big, beautiful house, that fancy car, the high-paying career, the winning lottery ticket. Those are big temptations. But on a daily basis, we’re faced with things that ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Oct 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,883 views

    Sin looks appealing to us • When it’s pleasure is dangling on a hook right in front of us, • We have to remind ourselves that the pleasure is only temporary. • And it’s this fact that we have to remember to control our desire. • Have you ever seen

    Why does it seem like everything in life is better than what we have? • Webster’s Dictionary tells us that temptation is “the act of enticement to do wrong by the promise of pleasure or gain.” • Isn’t that just like the Devil, getting us to do something wrong by promising us something ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Feb 26, 2020
     | 2,055 views

    Temptation is the bridge that leads to sin should be choose to cross it.

    Temptation Matthew 4: 1 - 11 Intro: Drew Anderson from Tucson, Arizona wrote of his experience in Reader’s Digest. He was shopping in a mall with his wife when a shapely young woman in a very short, form fitting dress walked by. He said as she walked by his gaze followed her. Without looking ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on May 10, 2022
     | 256 views

    Through the life of Joseph, the Bible gives us an example of how we can move beyond temptation and make the right choice.

    Have you ever been tempted? Sure, you have. Things that catch our attention flash before our eyes and we feel the urge to respond. It might be that second helping of chocolate cake. It might be some ad in a commercial that advertises something that we don't need and can't afford. A ...read more

  • Temptation

    Contributed by Dr. Abraham Obadare on Sep 26, 2019
     | 3,968 views

    Temptation is something we all experience. This writeup will help us examine the meaning and source of temptation. Also, scriptural ways of overcoming it will be provided. May we not fall into temptation in Jesus name.

    Temptation is what got us to where we are today in the world - as the first man and woman succumbed to it in the garden of Eden (Genesis 3:1-19). We thank God however, for providing us a way of overcoming. THe way is Jesus Christ. Halleluyah! Do you find yourself struggling with various forms of ...read more

  • "Temptation"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Mar 17, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 7,513 views

    This message looks at the temptation of Christ ... and the process of temptation in James 1:12-16.

    “Temptation” INTRODUCTION: Have you been tempted lately? Personally, I’m not tempted to sin very much … only 40-50 times a day! There are 2 words in the Greek that the Bible uses for “temptation”. 1.- PEIRAZO – this is a testing for the purpose of seeing what is good OR evil in something ...read more