Sermon Series
  • 1. Before You Can Be Saved

    Contributed on Apr 18, 2008
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    Acts two tells us about the prerequisites that must be in place before a person can come to faith in Christ.

    1. Illus. of funeral • Young man died under tragic circumstances. • Left behind a broken hearted wife and two broken hearted parents. • After the funeral, the father came and talked to me about his son. • Never forget the comment he made. With tears in his eyes, he said, “the worse part is more

  • 2. The Church That Wins Its World

    Contributed on Apr 18, 2008
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    Acts 2 describes the qualities that allowed the early church to reach its world for Christ.

    1. Illus. of my grandson Michael • Not quite a year old. • Didn’t get to see him last weekend. • He has grown 6 inches and gained a hundred pounds! • Not really, but it seems like it! • But that is what you want! Babies are supposed to grow! 2. I want to talk to you today about growing more

  • 3. Becoming A Disciple

    Contributed on Apr 18, 2008
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    Christians don’t automatically become disciples. They must stedfastly follow the example of the early church, and incorporate the spiritual disciplines into their lives.

    1. Illus. of Peggy Lee song, “Is this all there is?” • Went to see circus- “Is this all there is?” • Got married- “Is this all there is?” • Had children- “Is this all there is?” • Got old, preparing to die, looked back on life and said, “Is this all there is?” 2. I hope some of you are more

  • 4. What Is Worship?

    Contributed on Apr 18, 2008

    What does the Bible tell us about worship? This sermons summarizes the main New Testament teachings on this controversial subject.

    1. Illus. of touring three churches • Traditional church. Only songs they sing are great old hymns of the faith. They sing the doxology after they take the offering. The choir special is an anthem written in the 60’s. The only musical instruments are the piano and organ. The congregation is very more

  • 5. Why Be Baptized?

    Contributed on Apr 18, 2008
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    Why should a person who believes on Jesus be baptized? The Bible gives us some very clear answers!

    1. Illus. of myself • Came to Christ, pastor began to talk to me about being baptized. • Didn’t really see the need for it. Had been sprinkled as a child in another denomination, didn’t see any reason to do any more than that. • Spirit continued to deal with me, so one day I just sat down with more