Sermon Series
  • 1. Understanding God’s Will?

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2016
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    Paul has left Ephesus and is now heading for Jerusalem. In the first few verses of Acts 21 we see that after a couple of stops, Paul and his traveling companions, arrived at Caesarea. Adapted from a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley.

    Understanding God’s Will? Acts 21: 10-14 & Romans 12:1-2 Paul has left Ephesus and is now heading for Jerusalem. In the first few verses of Acts 21 we see that after a couple of stops, Paul and his traveling companions, arrived at Caesarea. There they are met by a man called Agabus, who ...read more

  • 2. Paul And The Procrastinating Governor

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2016
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    How many of us actually have a problem with procrastination? Adapted from a series by pastor Jerry Shirley.

    Paul and the Procrastinating Governor Acts 24:24-26 If there was a club for procrastinator’s I would most likely be elected president. But honestly, how many of us actually have a problem with procrastination? We’ve got that project we started several months ago that is still waiting ...read more

  • 3. The Day The Wind Blew

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    “The Day of Pentecost, pt. 2 by Acts 2:1-2:4 A sundial was given to a group of people who lived in a jungle. They villagers loved so much that it soon became an idol, so they built a house over it to keep it safe and holy. However, the house kept the sun away from the sundial and everyone ...read more

  • 4. I Don't Have Much But You Can Have What I've Got

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    Chapter 3 begins with Peter and John going to the temple for the 3pm time of prayer. Peter and John are seen together quite often in scripture. In Luke 5 we see they were partners in the fishing business before they gave their hearts and lives to Jesus. Luke 22 has them together as they ...read more

  • 5. The Day Revival Came

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    The Day Revival Came: Acts 2:1-41 I have said a number of times, during this series, that I would love to see Acts 2 happen in the church today. When I say that, I don’t mean the actual events because the actual events of Pentecost will never be repeated. The Holy Spirit has already ...read more

  • 6. Peter’s 2nd Sermon

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    Acts 3:11-20 Last week as we began looking at Acts 3 we saw in verses 1-10 the lame man asking for something temporary when he asked Peter and John for money. However, he got something better when Peter reached down and took him by the hand because he got working legs. This miracle quickly led ...read more

  • 7. The Day The Fire Fell

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    The Day of The Fire Fell Acts 2:1-2:4 You may be wondering why we are going so slowly through the book of Acts but I promise you that I have a good reason. You see, what is written in the book of Acts, as in the rest of the Bible, is extremely important to us, here at Elim Bible church and I ...read more

  • 8. Just When I Need Him Most

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2016
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    Paul is in prison, yet he has an Ambassador attitude, meaning that he sees himself as is a representative from a foreign land. Original written by Jerry Shirley.

    Just When I Need Him Most Acts 23:10-11 Imagine, with me for a moment that you are sitting in your favorite chair, watching “wheel of Fortune” and suddenly you hear a loud crashing sound as the battering ram knocks your door off its hinges. In the midst of the confusion you hear voices ...read more

  • 9. The Day The Fire Fell Part2

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    The day the fire fell part2 Last week we began looking at why the Holy Spirit is symbolized as fire and we saw, first, that fire purifies. We also answered the question; “What is God’s goal for our lives.” We saw that God’s number one goal for you/me is that we be holy, ...read more

  • 10. Secrets Of A Great Church

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    Secrets of a Great Church Acts 2:37-42 Listen to this statement. “It is easy to determine when something is aflame. It ignites other material. Any fire that does not spread will eventually go out. A church without evangelism is a contradiction in terms; just as a fire that does not burn is ...read more

  • 11. Secrets Of A Great Church Part 2

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    Secrets of a Great Church Part 2 Acts 2:37-47 The last time we were together we saw that one major characteristics of a great church is a transformed Membership, which is people who are TRULY surrendered to Jesus. Today I want to look at another characteristic as we examine the concept of, ...read more

  • 12. What Happened To Chapter 29?

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    After praying for guidance God led me to Pastor Jerry Shirley's Acts series and the messages in this series has been revised to fit the circumstances we have been facing at EBC.

    What Happened to Acts Chapter 29, pt. 1 Acts 1:1 Turn in your Bibles to Acts 29: 1 [no such chapter!] You’ll notice there are only 28 chapters…but I wonder if you have ever noticed how the book of Acts ends. READ Could this really be the end? Is there or should there be ...read more

  • 13. What Is The Providence Of God?

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2016
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    God, in His wisdom, will guide us through every circumstance we face but we must surrender to His will. Thanks to Pastor Jason Jones for the original submission.

    What is the Providence of God? Acts 25:1-12 Millard Erickson once said, “The providence of God means the continuing action of God in preserving His creation and guiding it toward his intended purposes” What this means is that we are able to live our lives knowing that God is present ...read more

  • 14. Just When I Need Him Most

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2016
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    I need to remind myself, from time to time, that He has a reason for everything. Adapted from a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley.

    Just When I Need Him Most Acts 23:10-11 Imagine, with me for a moment that you are sitting in your favorite chair, watching “wheel of Fortune” and suddenly you hear a loud crashing sound as the battering ram knocks your door off its hinges. In the midst of the confusion you hear voices ...read more

  • 15. My Faith Is Saying Go But My Fear Is Shouting No!

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2015
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    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley for sharing this series on Acts. It has been a blessing as well as a great help. I have used these for our church, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

    Acts series # 15 My Faith is saying Go but my fear is shouting NO!! Acts 4:1-12: We have been looking at the early church and trying to understand what Elim Bible should look like. If you remember the very beginning of this series we talked about writing Acts chapter 29 and we discussed the blunt ...read more

  • 16. The Price Of Pentecost Part 2

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    The Price of Pentecost, pt. 2 Acts 1:12-14 The early church had none of the things we seem to think are so essential for success today like: Buildings…money…staff…internet and programs. So why were they so successful? The reason is that they had the ONE thing many churches ...read more

  • 17. “almost But Lost” Oringinal Written By Jerry Shirley

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2016
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    If you are saved and choose to ignore your family/friends, you will still go to heaven but if they die in their sins they will spend eternity in hell remembering that you refused every opportunity you had to tell them how to be saved.

    “Almost but lost” Acts 26:28-29 Lori was 14 years old when she was baptized at Blue Springs Community Church, a one-room country church only a few miles from her house. A few months later, Lori dropped out of the church. The pastor and his wife visited her several times, but failed to ...read more

  • 18. Part 2 Of Peter’s 2nd Sermon

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    Acts 3:11-21 Last week we looked at the first part of Peter’s sermon and if you remember he told the people that they had desired a murdered, they had denied the Lord and they must decide to repent! In the second part of his sermon Peter makes 2 promises, if they will repent: Look at ...read more

  • 19. The Price Of Pentecost

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    The Price of Pentecost, pt. 1 Acts 1:12-14; 2:41 10 days they waited for the promised Spirit to come. When the fire of God fell on those believers and the wind of God blew across their hearts as the spirit of God came down and inhabited His new temple…3k heard the gospel and were ...read more

  • 20. What Happened To Chapter 29? Part 2

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    What Happened to Acts Chapter 29, pt. 2 “The Power” Acts 1:4-8 The power of the Holy Spirit is not just for salvation. It is also for transformation. Transformation is a process that might be slow and gradual. Transformation might look like this: set the five gallon bucket of ...read more

  • 21. Peter’s 2nd Sermon, Pt. 3

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    Acts 3:22-4:4 Last time we looked at promise #1: According to verse 19 when there is true repentance your sins will be blotted out. Today I want us to focus on the Prophets and the persecutions. Peter uses the prophets in order to make an impact on his audience. He knew the prophets were ...read more

  • 22. Paul And The Procrastinating Governor

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2016
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    How many of us actually have a problem with procrastination? Original written by Jerry Shirley

    Paul and the Procrastinating Governor Acts 24:24-26 How many of us actually have a problem with procrastination? We’ve got that project we started several months ago that is still waiting for us to, not only finish it, but to actually get started. In our text we find Paul in Herod’s ...read more

  • 23. The Day The Holy Spirit Came

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2014
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    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    “The Day the Holy Spirit Came” Acts 2: 1-4 D. L. Moody once said, “I believe firmly that the moment our hearts are emptied of pride and selfishness and ambition and everything that is contrary to God’s law, the Holy Spirit will fill every corner of our hearts. But if we ...read more

  • 24. What Do I Do With God’s Will Acts

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2016
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    Last week we looked at understanding God’s will… “God’ what do You want me to do right here right now that will honor You?”This week, once I understand God’s will, what do do with it? Adapted from a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley.

    What do I do with God’s Will Acts 21: 14 & Romans 12:1-2 I pulled up this old Road Runner cartoon and watched as Wiley Coyote finally caught the road runner. He is standing there next to the giant sized road runner and holds up a sign that reads; “Okay, wise guys, you always wanted me ...read more