Contributing sermons since May 19, 2002
Contributed on Sep 28, 2002
Our God is dangerous to the foundations of man’s strongholds: materialism, hedonism, power, wealth and fame. It is here that God threatens and intrudes into the lives of men and here that they will fight.
Sermon Notes “Our Dangerous God,” Acts 19: 23-41 Kent Simmons Introduction: We live in a dangerous world. The days of leaving your house unlocked, your car keys in the vehicle, and your kids unattended in the front yard of your home are gone. They have been replaced by disturbing images on ...read more
Contributed on Jun 9, 2002
An unfortunate glimpse into the lives of men who have come to an impasse in a quarrel over a meaningless and fruitless disagreement.
Sermon Notes “Parting Ways,” Acts 15:36-41 NIV Kent Simmons AC 15:36 Some time later Paul said to Barnabas, "Let us go back and visit the brothers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing."  Barnabas wanted to take John, also called Mark, with ...read more
Contributed on May 26, 2002
Often we encourage others, sometimes we need encouragement, but does encouragement come at a cost to the one who encourages?
“An Encouraging Word” Sermon Notes, Acts 15:22-35 NIV Kent Simmons AC 15:22 Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose some of their own men and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas (called Barsabbas) and Silas, two men who were leaders ...read more
Contributed on May 22, 2002
The gospel message like the potential of Plutonium represents enormous power for those who will receive it.
Sermon Notes “Plutonium at Iconium” Acts 14:1-7 Kent Simmons Scripture Passage: AC 14:1 At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue. There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Gentiles believed.  But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up ...read more
Contributed on May 19, 2002
If the intent of our hearts is important to us, how much more important is the issue of the intent of our hearts to our God.
Sermon Notes “The God Who Knows The Heart” Kent Simmons Acts 15:1-21 AC 15:1 Some men came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the brothers: "Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved."  This brought Paul and Barnabas into sharp ...read more