Sermon Series
  • 1. Becoming Powered For Real Living

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 90 ratings
     | 2,515 views

    What it takes for the power of God to be enfused in ones life is explained.

    In the book Scully, there is a dialogue between Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple Computers and John Scully, who at the time was president of Pepsi. Jobs was attempting to recruit Scully for the top job at Apple and he asked Scully, “Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared ...read more

  • 2. Getting Ready For A Pentecostal Experience

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 71 ratings
     | 3,810 views

    Following the Instructions of Jesus as they await the dawning of a Christian Pentecost

    As we begin this fourth lesson in Acts, we have now moved past Dr. Luke’s introduction and into the beginning of the early church. We have seen the importance of the resurrection in the redemptive history of the church. We have read how Jesus appeared to ver 500 of His followers following ...read more

  • 3. Responding To Peter's Preaching

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 113 ratings
     | 5,942 views

    Hearing the word of God has a variety of reponses as Peter found out.

    I. The Call for Repentance given by Peter Now when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brethren, what shall we do?” And Peter said to them, “Repent, and let each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of ...read more

  • 4. Star Gazers Or Earth Shakers?

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 123 ratings
     | 1,994 views

    How do we spend our time, staring out hoping or moving forward and doing?

    I remember several years ago rearranging my schedule to watch Tiger Woods in his attempt to win the Masters. I hurried home from the office at 3 for the afternoon coverage, turned on the television, and snow. We had paid the cable bill, so I knew that wasn’t the problem. So I called the cable ...read more

  • 5. The Wait Is Over

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 40 ratings
     | 6,799 views

    The Holy Spirit has come, the wait is over, the church is begun.

    Last week we concluded Acts chapter one where Jesus gave His followers the instructions to wait for the Holy Spirit to come, and now, as we move into chapter two, the wait is over. The Holy Spirit has come and we are now ushering in the church era. In chapter one, the Savior ascends, in ...read more

  • 6. Ushering In A New Era

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 73 ratings
     | 4,466 views

    The Book of Acts provides us with a blueprint of living as Dr. Luke presents the beginning of the early church.

    Tonight we begin a journey to explore the unfinished work of Jesus Christ as the pages of Acts unroll before us. From the infant stages of the early church to our contemporary existence today, the work of the Kingdom of God is still actively being finished. This is an exciting adventure we ...read more

  • 7. Understanding Pentecost

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2000
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,675 views

    Responding to False Truths with the Truth of God

    Understanding Pentecost Ballard Assembly Pastor Bob Briggs Lesson 6 Acts 2:14-21 I. Christians Need to Respond to False Statements with Biblical Truth. Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who are in Jerusalem, let ...read more

  • 8. Walking And Leaping And Praising God

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2000
    based on 100 ratings
     | 14,286 views

    What is required for a miracle

    I. Miracles Occur in the Everyday events of Life Now Peter and John were going up to the Temple at the ninth hour, the hour of prayer. And a certain man who had been lame from his mother’s womb was being carried along, whom they used to set down every day at the gate of the temple which is ...read more

  • 9. Let The Truth Be Known

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,146 views

    God used signs and wonders to endorse the Christian ministry

    I. God Endorsed Jesus with Signs and Wonders Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a man attested to you by God with miracles and wonders and signs which God performed through Him in your midst, just as you yourselves know. Vs. 22 A. God worked Miracles Through ...read more

  • 10. Opposition Leads To Church Growth

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 2,001 views

    Revisit what caused growth in the early church and apply it to what will bring growth to your church today.

    One thing which has characterized the church over history is opposition, and that opposition, rather than driving the church away, has provided for church growth. When your convictions come under fire, when they are tested, you will come to embrace them or reject them. When Christianity is ...read more

  • 11. Repent That Your Sins Be Forgiven

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2001
    based on 53 ratings
     | 3,741 views

    How can I be saved? The Early Church provides us with a lesson.

    I. Forgiveness of Sin is Promised by God. Repent therefore and return that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord; and that He may send Jesus, the Christ appointed for you. Vs. 19, 20 Last week we began to take a look at ...read more

  • 12. Feeling Persecuted: Your Not Alone

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,220 views

    God has a way of getting His message out, even if it is uncomfortable for us.

    Feeling Persecuted? Your Not Alone Ballard Assembly Pastor Bob Briggs Acts 8:1-8 Lesson 19 I. Persecution is to be expected. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered. Acts 8:1b God has a way of moving ...read more

  • 13. Some Things Are Just Not For Sale

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2001
    based on 71 ratings
     | 3,090 views

    When some people look to Christianity, they see potential profit and miss the blessing of Christ.

    Some Things are Just Not for Sale Ballard Assembly Pastor Bob Briggs Acts 8:9-24 Lesson 20 I. How do you view Yourself? Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boosted that he was someone great, and all the people, ...read more

  • 14. Evangelism On The Run

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 1,266 views

    Looking at the life of Phillip, here was one person who was ready to run his faith out to reach other.

    When we think of Evangelism, the general thought that runs through most minds is of a crusade with someone like Billy Graham. A planned special event. Most evangelism does not happen that way. It takes place in the normal activities of our day, seizing the opportunities which are around ...read more