Sermon Series

  • 1. Does Church Really Matter?

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2015
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    I realized the triumphal entry, the crucifixion and the resurrection will mean very little if anything at all until we answer this question.

    “Does Church really Matter? Acts 9:18-30” Today we begin looking for Easter and many will be preparing for egg hunts and the like. Sermons are preached today about the triumphal entry as Jesus made His way into Jerusalem. The crucifixion will be the topic ...read more

  • 2. Why I Need To Read My Bible

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2015
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    I would like to thank Pastor Rick Boyne for sharing this sermon from Acts. It has been a blessing as well as a great help, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

    The Berean Church Shows Why I Need to Read My Bible Acts 17:10-12 A man was talking with a farmer about his soy bean and corn crops. Rain had been abundant, and the results were evident but the farmer’s next comment surprised him: "My crops are especially vulnerable. Even a short drought ...read more

  • 3. “lord I Can’t Do This Anymore”

    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.

    “Lord I can’t do this anymore” Acts 18:1-11 I guess all of us at one time or another get depressed and feel like giving up. In the heat of a moment we may feel like saying: “there’s no use going on because the harder I try, the worse things seem to get. I ...read more

  • 4. Revealing The Unknown God Acts 17:16-34 We’ve Watched Paul And His Partners

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2015
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    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley and Pastor Tom Owen 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.

    Revealing the Unknown God Acts 17:16-34 We’ve watched Paul and his partners, as they left Jerusalem to begin the journey to the utter most parts of the world and everywhere they went people got saved and in each city a church was established, even though Paul and his team met resistance in ...read more

  • 5. Harmony Of The Early Church

    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.

    Harmony of the Early Church Acts 4:32-37 I read about a lady, who called long distance to talk with her friend because she was terribly distraught. She told her friend that her church had become a scene right out of the Hatfield’s and McCoy’s movie. “The deacons are ...read more

  • 6. Effective Evangelism Part 2

    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.

    Effective Evangelism Acts 15:36-16:5 I know that today is Father’s Day and I should be preaching about the kind of men God is looking for. But I believe this message speaks to that issue and if every man in this room had the kind of passion for the lost that Paul had, we wouldn’t be ...read more

  • 7. Developing The Heart Of A Servant Part 1

    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.

    Developing the Heart of a Servant part 1 Acts 20:18-38 The Apostle Paul is about to head out for Jerusalem, but, before he leaves, he wants to say goodbye to the believers in Ephesus. The time he’s spent with these believers has been a special time and Paul has grown to love each one. In ...read more

  • 8. Revival, God Let It Start With Me.

    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.

    Revival, God Let It Start With Me. Acts 8:1-8 I love to look back at church history. I especially love reading about those Great Revivals, where entire cities were turned upside down in the Name of Jesus! Some 200+ years ago a preacher named Charles Finney conducted Revivals in the North ...read more

  • 9. Go, Stand, And Speak, Pt. 1

    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.

    Go, Stand, and Speak, pt. 1 Acts 5:12-20 The early church is having a huge impact on Jerusalem with thousands being saved and healed. Lives are being forever changed! The church is unified and God is being magnified. The gospel is spreading like wildfire, the church ...read more

  • 10. The Power Of A Prayer Meeting

    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.

    The Power of a Prayer Meeting Acts 4:23-31 Peter and John have been arrested, threatened and forbidden to preach Christ. However, there’s just one little itsy bitsy problem. You see, the Lord has told them to do just that! Jesus told the church to preach the gospel to EVERY creature! So ...read more

  • 11. From Satan’s Slave To God’s Servant:

    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.

    From Satan’s Slave to God’s Servant: Acts 16:16-24. Last time, we saw that Paul heard God and because of his obedience, the gospel entered Europe. We looked at Lydia, the first person to be saved because she was searching. Today, we’ll look at the salvation of the slave ...read more

  • 12. “can You See What Satan Sees?”

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2015
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    I used a sermon by Pastor Rich Dunbar, which has been a blessing as well as a great help in sermon preparation, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

    “Can You See What Satan Sees?” Acts 13:4-12 I love to ride down the road and see how many animals I can spot. Most seem to be hidden from view but when you have what some call “Woods eyes” you can spot the turkeys, the deer and other critters. We’ve been talking ...read more

  • 13. Bringing Down The Strongholds Of Hell Part 3

    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.

    Bringing Down the Strongholds of Hell Acts 19:8-27 Part 3 [2Co 10:4 NIV] “The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.” Last time we looked at the open door of opportunity, placed in front of Paul. We ...read more

  • 14. Great Families Build Great Churches

    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.

    Great Families Build Great Churches Acts 18:1-3, 18-19, 24-26 It takes more than great programs to build a great church. It takes more than sacrificial service to build a great church. It takes more than money, more than a super staff, more than talented teachers, and more than dedicated ...read more

  • 15. Effective Evangelism

    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.

    Effective Evangelism Acts 15:36-16:5 Many churches, today have become more of a parking lot with programs and fellowships being the main focus. I don’t believe God has a problem with the programs and fellowships, as long as they aren’t the main focus of the church. The church should ...read more

  • 16. “what Must I Do To Be Saved?”

    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.

    “What must I do to be saved?” Acts 16:22-40 If you remember, last time we saw the slave girl, who had supernatural powers that were not from God. Paul and Silas delivered her from demonic possession and because her masters were making a lot of money off of her, they got mad and ...read more

  • 17. Get On The Move Or Get Out Of The Way Part 1

    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.

    Get Moving or Get Out God’s Way Acts 13:1-3 On May 5, 1961, Alan Shepard climbed inside a little capsule attached to a rocket. As he sat on the launching pad, the countdown began. The entire future of our space program rested upon that launch being successful and that day the US became the ...read more

  • 18. Wanted; A Few Troublemakers

    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.

    “EBC Needs a Few Troublemakers” Acts 17:1-9 If you paid any attention to the sign, as you turned in this morning it may have shocked you. The title of the message is “EBC Needs a Few Troublemakers.” I know what you’re thinking, “Pastor, you’ve been in the ...read more

  • 19. The Stoning Of Stephen

    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.

    The Stoning of Stephen Acts 6:5-15 Today I want us to look at the first deacon, mentioned in chapter 6, Stephen. Stephen’s ministry covered only part of chapter 6, all of chapter 7 and ended with the first two verses of chapter 8. His ministry was brief but extremely powerful! Stephen ...read more

  • 20. Go, Stand, And Speak, Pt. 2

    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.

    Go, Stand, and Speak, pt. 2 Acts 5:17-33 Last week we looked at the “Go” in our outline and saw that it deals with the consistency or the reliability of our witness. Are you the same out there as you are in here? This is a command BUT you and I should not look at it as a burden or ...read more

  • 21. From Harmony To Hypocrisy Part 1

    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.

    From Harmony to Hypocrisy Acts 4: 36-5:11 The early church is experiencing revival with thousands being saved and the devil is not happy! He has tried to destroy and stop the church through intimidation and persecution but could not. Since he was going nowhere, by unleashing outside forces ...read more

  • 22. From Harmony To Hypocrisy In The Church Pt. 2

    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.

    From Harmony to Hypocrisy in the Church pt. 2 Acts 5:1-11 Last week we began looking at Acts chapter 5 and how the church, quickly, went from Harmony to Hypocrisy. We looked at #1. The problem in the church and discovered that if Satan cannot conquer the church, externally, he’ll try to ...read more

  • 23. Tearing Down The Strongholds Of Hell Part 1

    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.

    Tearing Down the Strongholds of Hell Acts 19:8-27 [2Co 10:4 NIV] “The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.” Paul stayed in Ephesus for 3 full years because there was much work to be done there. He was ...read more

  • 24. Upside Down Is Right Side Up! Part1

    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.

    Upside Down is Right Side Up! Part1 Acts 17:1-6 A man was shoveling snow in his driveway when 2 boys came along with shovels. “Hey Mister, can we shovel your driveway? It will only cost $2.” He said, “Can’t you boys see I’m already doing that?” “Yes sir, ...read more

  • 25. Tearing Down The Strongholds Of Hell Part 2

    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.

    Tearing Down the Strongholds of Hell Acts 19:8-27 Part 2 [2Co 10:4 NIV] “The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.” Last time we looked at the open door of opportunity, placed in front of Paul. We ...read more

  • 26. “a Vision That Changed The World”

    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.

    “A Vision that Changed the World” Acts 10:1-33 God called the people of Israel to a special relationship with Him. They were to be His people, His witnesses and His missionaries to the rest of the world. But somewhere along the way they forgot their purpose and began to create ...read more

  • 27. Developing The Heart Of A Servant Part 2

    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.

    Developing the heart of a servant part 2 Acts 20:18-38 We discussed, last Sunday, the need for faithfulness…to our families, in our finances, to the fellowship of the body, and to the faith. Today, as we continue developing the heart of a servant we will need to think about two more things ...read more

  • 28. Developing The Heart Of A Servant Part 3

    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.

    Inside the Heart of the Apostle Paul part 3 Acts 20:18-38 Most of us wear more than 1 hat, whether we get paid for it or not. You may have a career, but have a heart for other things. The Apostle Paul was much more than a tentmaker. He had other interests and those other interests helped mold ...read more

  • 29. “the Great Pretender”

    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.

    “The Great Pretender” Acts 8:9-25 In the first eight verses of chapter 8 we saw revival come to Samaria as Philip the Evangelist preached the good news of Jesus Christ. Miracles were performed, souls saved. Just a few verses in and we see that wherever God sends genuine revival, Satan ...read more

  • 30. We Were Made To Thrive

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2015
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    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley for sharing. It has been a blessing as well as a great help as I spend my days caring for my dying father. I kept some of the messages to share even after my Father passed way.

    We Were Made to Thrive Acts 20:22-25 Some think being a Christian means living a life as boring as watching paint dry and I’ve known some pretty boring Christians but it’s because they haven’t experienced the Christian life the way God intended it. God never intended for our ...read more