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Hiss or His?
Hiss or His?

Introduction

(Read Luke 4:1-13)

Are you interested in having power? You don't have to have delusions of grandeur or dreams of being elected President ...


True power comes not from ourselves but from God.


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Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows

Introduction

We are trying in this season to better understand the subject of evil—what it is, where it comes from, how it works, and how we are ...


Yes, evil is real, but it cannot stand before Christ.


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The Son and the Dragon
The Son and the Dragon

Introduction

Christmas has always had a dark side. Last year, I caught the opening moments of Christmas in Rockefeller Center, aired live from New York ...


Christmas has always had a dark side—but it has a promise, too.


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The Love Reaction
The Love Reaction

Introduction

(Read 1 Thessalonians 3:6-10)

A single mother struggles to pay for a college education for her only child. She hates her job but knows she ...


How the spiritual condition of those we love can inspire us to persevere.


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The Love Expression
The Love Expression

Introduction

(Read 1 Thessalonians 3:1-5)

God is the source of love, Jesus is the proof of love, and believers must be the agents of love in this world.


In this world, believers must be the agents of love.


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The Love Connection
The Love Connection

Introduction

Dick Purnell, in his 2003 publication Finding a Lasting Love, makes the following statement: "We all need to love and accept the love of other ...


God's love keeps people together—even when distance, time, and the Enemy try to tear them apart.


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Satan Strikes Out
Satan Strikes Out

Introduction

Years ago Scott Peck wrote a book called The Road Less Traveled. He began that book with these memorable words: "Life is difficult. This is ...


Satan is a defeated foe.


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Temptation
Temptation

Introduction

One of my favorite father-son stories in Western literature has to be story of Pip and Joe Gargery in Charles Dickens' novel, Great ...


It's a lie that you are fatherless; God will feed you, lead you, and abide with you.


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The Satanic Strategy
The Satanic Strategy

Introduction

I am going to read to you from Genesis Chapter 3, verses 1 to 7. It says,

"Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals ...

Satan tries to deceive by offering us radical independence from God.


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Who Am I When I Sin?

Introduction

The early Christian movement had a list that is famous to this day: "The Seven Deadly Sins." The seven sins on the list were pride, envy, ...


We're not just "mistakers" who need self-help; we're sinners who need a Savior.


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Who Am I When I Sin?

Introduction

The early Christian movement had a list that is famous to this day: "The Seven Deadly Sins." The seven sins on the list were pride, envy, ...


We're not just "mistakers" who need self-help; we're sinners who need a Savior.


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The Warrior Revealed

Introduction

It happens to all of us. It happens at different times, in different places, and in different ways. Sometimes it happens when you go out on ...


Christ came to reverse the effects of the Fall.


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The Warrior Rises

Introduction

Do you ever watch wrestling? If you do, are you afraid to admit that you watch it? I recently read that you probably watch too much wrestling ...


Jesus died in our place, satisfied God's justice, and rose from the dead to give us life.


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The Warrior Returns

Introduction

There is a distinctive facial expression that is common to all countries and cultures. There is something that can happen to any human being ...


One day Christ will return to forever defeat Satan, sin, and death.


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Showdown in the Desert
Showdown in the Desert

The story behind the sermon (Bryan Wilkerson)

This was the twentieth message in a 40-week journey through the Bible called Living God's Story. It was the ...


Jesus shows us how to face temptation—by training and not just by trying.


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Created with a Purpose
Created with a Purpose

Introduction

This is the first of a six sessions in our Living Free series. We're going to cover some foundational truths about God's purpose for ...


We need to discover and live out God's original design for the world, humanity, and each individual.


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Recovering God's Freedom
Recovering God's Freedom

Introduction

Last week we looked at God's original design for creation and humanity. We also talked about how sin disrupted God's plan. When we ...


A personal relationship with Christ enables us to enter into a restored relationship with God and to recover what was lost to sin and Satan.


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One World, Two Realms
One World, Two Realms

Introduction

In our first session, we identified God's original design for humanity, and we looked at what was lost because of the Fall. How did God ...


The Bible teaches that our world is more than what we see with our natural eyes; there are two distinct realms—the spiritual and the natural.


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Understanding Power and Authority
Understanding Power and Authority

Introduction

In this session, we're going to deal with the subject of the power and authority of Jesus Christ that's been given to us and the significance ...


Christ has given every follower his power and authority to defeat Satan and all evil spirits.


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Strongholds
Strongholds

Introduction

In this message we'll look at strongholds, the enemy's access points that can compromise God's power and purposes in our lives. ...


Satan gets a foothold into our lives when we align ourselves with his lies and give place to sin.


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Generational Sins, Soul Ties, Curses
Generational Sins, Soul Ties, Curses

Introduction

In this last session of our series, we're going to talk about three subjects that bring a lot of questions and even opposition: generational ...


Breaking free from generational sins, soul ties, and curses enables us to realize the gifts, passions, and truth God has given us.


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He Who Must Be Obeyed

Introduction

It was probably 20 years ago; I was sound asleep one night when the phone rang. I grabbed blindly for the receiver, clattering on the phone ...


We must pray for unpolluted faith so that the work of God in our lives will not be hindered.


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The Church at War
The Church at War

Introduction

If you have a Bible, and I hope you do, I invite you to open with me to 1 Timothy 6, as we prepare to finish out tonight our journey through ...


We're in a constant spiritual war. But Christ has already won the victory.


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Heart Attack

If I asked you to take your finger and point to yourself, where would you point? Most of us, I imagine, would not point to our heads. That's interesting ...


The importance of the heart


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Satan Strikes Out

From the editor:

In the second half of Mark's sermon, he shares that C. S. Lewis once wrote that we often fall prey to two equal yet opposite errors concerning ...


We mustn't fear Satan; we must overcome him.


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I Pray the Lord My Soul to Keep

From the editor:

Here's another great sermon from one of our featured preachers, Bryan Wilkerson—an in-depth look at the last few lines of the Lord's ...


Whatever may come, we must ask God to lead us in a way that honors him, blesses others, and advances his good purpose for our lives.


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Expect God's Visitation

Introduction

In Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge lies down on Christmas Eve hoping to enjoy a good night's rest. In the course ...


God visits to test, punish, and bless his children.


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I Will Build My Church

Introduction

I entered the ministry with my eyes wide open. Two great-grandfathers were preachers—one a circuit rider, the other a lay preacher. Both ...


We can find comfort in Christ's promise to build his church.


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The Last Temptation of Christ

Text: Luke 4:1–14
Topic: Why the novel and film The Last Temptation of Christ are controversial

Introduction

I think we all know who the candidates ...


Jesus was never confused about his dual humanity and divinity.


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When to Flee: No One Is Impervious to Sin

Text: Colossians 3:5-10
Topic: What to do when you encounter temptation.

In Focus on the Family we have a crisis number for pastors and Christian leaders. ...


Run from whatever sin is chasing you.


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When You've Been Good and Life Goes Bad

Introduction

God's Word teaches us there are three sources of trouble in our lives. Number one is the most general and most often experienced: You and ...


True followers of Jesus will have troubles, and they will endure.


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Worship and Spiritual Warfare

Introduction:

It was seven on a Friday evening in San Francisco. Jerry Brandt, head of Action Evangelism, had scheduled an outdoor praise-and-prayer ...


Worship aids us in spiritual warfare.


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The Stockholm Syndrome

For 21 years, elder Ted Childress was a member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, specially trained as a hostage negotiator. He's lectured on this ...


Christians can be in the world and not of it by not taking the world into their hearts.


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Don't Doubt God's Goodness

One of the more difficult responsibilities I have as the president of Denver Seminary lies in reading my morning mail. A few months ago I received a letter ...


Satan comes in disguise and attacks God’s character so that we doubt God’s Word and his goodness.


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Two Sets of Plans

I, like many of you, am overwhelmed. What's particularly overwhelming for me, in the midst of a devastating crisis like this one, is having to stand ...


In a sermon delivered five days after the Columbine High School murders, Pastor Oudemolen says that Satan has one set of plans, but God has a better set.


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