Sermons tagged with ‘Temptation’

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Maintaining Victory – Joshua 7-8

Maintaining Victory 27 August 2023 AM – Joshua 7-8 – Victory – Scott Childs Introduction: A person who fails is not a failure; he only becomes a failure when he stops trying to succeed. Jericho, the city of palm trees, was located about 16 km northwest of the Dead Sea, 243 m below sea level. […]

Victory over Sin – 1 Corinthians 9:24-27

Victory over Sin 20 August 2023 AM – 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 – Victory – Scott Childs Introduction: In 2017, the Slovenian cyclist, Luka Pibernik, was competing in the Giro d’Italia. When he thought he crossed the finish line first, he raised his arms in triumph. Unfortunately, the race was not over. Another lap remained. His […]

Changing Masters – Romans 6:14-23

Changing Masters 6 February 2022 AM – Romans 6:14-23 – Ro2022 – Scott Childs Introduction: John Newton’s epitaph reads: John Newton, clerk, once an infidel and libertine, a servant of slaves in Africa, was by the rich mercy of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, preserved, restored, pardoned, and appointed to preach the faith he […]

Sin’s Consequences – Gen 38

Sin’s Consequences 28 November 2021 PM – Genesis 38 – Ge2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: The narrative of Genesis 38 probably began shortly before Joseph was sold to Egypt. Judah was 2-3 years older than Joseph. He must have married as a teenager before Joseph left home.             Though the details of this chapter are […]

The Problem of Lust – Genesis 34

The Problem of Lust 31 October 2021 PM – Genesis 34 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: At our last youth activity, I challenged the young people from (James 1:14-15) “But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: […]

Loss for our Learning – Genesis 19

Loss for our Learning 11 July 2021 PM – Genesis 19 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: Romans 15:4 states, “For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.” About four thousand years ago, God destroyed the cities of Sodom and […]

Take Heed Lest You Fall

Take Heed Lest You Fall 25 April 2021 PM – Genesis 12:6-20 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: In the winter as a boy, Dad cleared the snow from the driveway with the tractor and pushed it into large piles. We  used to play a game called “King of the Mountain”. The object of the […]

The Garden Serpent – Genesis 3

The Garden Serpent 7 February 2021 PM – Genesis 3 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: The serpent in Genesis 3 was no ordinary serpent, but a serpent acted and assisted by the devil. In Revelation 12:9, we read, “And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which […]