Sermon Series
  • 1. Power To Change The World

    Contributed on Jul 20, 2009
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    In this message we take a look at the early church in Jerusalem and how God radically changed the people and how they in turn radically changed the world.

    Power to Change the World Acts 1:1-11 A group of travelers were being made to wait on their airplane which was late due to another flight being cancelled. The crowd had become very impatient as the time went on. Finally a very angry man who really overestimated his importance pushed his way more

  • 2. Reaching Our Potential In Christ

    Contributed on Jul 24, 2009
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    In this message I am teaching the message that we find our purpose and potential in Jesus Christ, as individuals and as the church. Prayer, working together and focusing on Jesus are the main points.

    The Power of a Changed Life “Reaching Our Potential in Christ” Acts 1:12-26 Dale Carnegie wrote the book titled “How to Win Friends and Influence people.” It was an overnight success selling over 15 million copies. Dale Carnegie was a master at identifying people with great potential. He more

  • 3. The Power Of A Changed Life

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2009
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    This message shows the powerful witness of Peter and John and the lame man who was healed at the temple gate. I am making 3 points in this message: (1) No matter what people do to you, they cannot stop your witness. (2) No matter how many people rej

    “The Power of a Changed Life” Acts 4:1-12 In many advertisements in magazines especially if you’re reading a magazine on physical fitness, you will see what is refereed to as a before and after picture. Sometimes it will be a picture of someone who may have been overweight and lost a lot of more

  • 4. Pentecostal Power

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2009
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    This message points to the awesome power seen at Pentecost and the power available to us today. In this message I also draw an analogy between the story of the Tower of Babel and Pentecost. There are many notable differences.

    The Power of a Changed Life Pentecostal Power Acts 2: 1-21 back in the OT we find a very interesting story about the building of the tower of Babel. This was early of course in history, population much smaller but the people had learned a brand new technology: how to make bricks. Now their more

  • 5. Useful Or Useless? Your Choice!

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2009
    based on 16 ratings

    This message focuses on the wasted life of Judas and describes how we can make a difference in the lives of other people.

    The Power of a Changed Life Useful or Useless? Your Choice! Acts 3:1-10 Turn in your Bibles to Acts 3:1-10. We come today to the 5th message in this preaching series titled The Power of Changed Life. Acts 3:1-10 One of the men God used in the 19th century was D.L. Moody. He was not more

  • 6. The Power Of The Resurrection

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2009
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    In this message the fcous is on how the resurrection changed everything. One man recently told me that his church does not make a "big deal" of the cross. The cross and the resurrection are CENTRAL to our faith. Without them we have nothing.

    “The Power of the Resurrection” Acts 3:11-26 A crowd has now gathered to see a man who has just been healed. Imagine that for years and years they have watched as this man’s family and friends have carried him everyday to the Temple gate to beg for money. That was his job....that was his more

  • 7. The Big Picture

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2009
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    This message focuses on the BIG PICTURE for the church. Where should our priorities be? What sould be our focus? How do we get there? In this message I describe a process being implemented in our local church.

    Seeing the Big Picture” Acts 2:37-47 My wife enjoys putting together jigsaw puzzles. Me? Not so much. But she really does. For about 25 years I have collected Coca Cola memorabilia and several years ago we bought a 2000 piece Coke puzzle and she put it together for me, glued the pieces more

  • 8. The Powerful Name Of Jesus

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2009
    based on 48 ratings

    There is no name like the name of Jesus. This message shows the power of the name of Jesus in the early church and reminds us that that power has not faded. Jesus still heals, He still saves and He is still on HIs throne. 5 main points in the message.

    “The Powerful Name of Jesus” Acts 4:13-31 These men who stood here and witnessed the courage of Peter and John were now in a huge dilemma. No matter which way they turned they were trapped. They couldn’t deny the miracle that this lame man had been healed because he was standing more

  • 9. The Power Of Sharing

    Contributed on Sep 24, 2009
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    In this message we look at the powerful testimony we have to the lost when we learn to share our possessions with one another.

    The Power of a Changed Life “The Power of Sharing” Acts 4:32-37 A 3 year old boy had been misbehaving all day so his parents sent him to bed early as punishment. He marched off without a word but 5 minutes later he appeared in the LR, carrying his favorite toy, his piggy bank and some more

  • 10. Money Problems At The Church

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2009

    This is the story of Ananias and Sapphira. They are an example of when we do a good thing but do with the wrong motives and attempt to make ourselves look good to others.

    “Money Problems at the Church” Acts 5:1-11 On your way to church today you may have been greeted by someone who wanted you to buy a Sunday paper. They are stationed I read that one of these workers spotted a man who would drive up, buy a paper with a $20 bill, get his change, then go to the more

  • 11. Deacons: God's Men For The Hour

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2009
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    This message includes an ordination service for our new deacons follwed by them serving their first Lord’s supper. The message is directed to the new deacons and their responsibilities. The text makes it clear why we need deacons and the valuable work

    Deacons: God’s Men for the Hour Acts 6:1-7 We have been studying the book of Acts now for the past ten weeks and it is in this very book that we find the origin of the office of deacon. It is not surprising that deacons were put into place due to problems that had developed in the early church more

  • 12. Extreme Makeover

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2009

    Saul has now experienced what we would call an Extreme Makeover. This is the power of sincere repentance.

    “Extreme Makeover” Acts: 9:1 9b-31 Saul has now experienced what you and I might term as an extreme makeover. You’ve seen that program I am sure ... in a recent episode they took a house that looked like this ... in very poor condition and literally in a matter of days they turned it into a more

  • 13. Follow That Chariot

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2009
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    Philip the deacon has now become Philip the preacher. This message shows us the importance of making friends with those who do not know Christ. We must be available to the lost when they have questions.

    The Power of a Changed Life “Follow that Chariot!” Acts 8:26-40 Philip is now entering a new phase of his ministry. Thousands have now come to Christ and you have to stop and ask the question ... why would God move him from an area where he is touching so many lives in Jerusalem to a place more

  • 14. Putting Your Best Foot Forward

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2009
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    This message shows us the power of real, unselfish service. It is a concept that has faded from today’s world.

    “Putting Your Best Foot Forward” Acts 5: 12-42 One of the things that has happened in our society across the years is that our concept of service has greatly changed. What we have seen is that real service has almost become a thing of the past and has been replaced by convenience. Some of you more

  • 15. Off To See The Wizard

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2009
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    This message focuses on wizardry and those who teach false doctrine. Many seems to want to buy God but they do not want to serve God.

    “Off to See the Wizard” Acts 8:1-3 and 9-25 Last week we wrapped up chapter 7 as we saw the death of the first martyr in the local church. His name was Stephen. According to church history it would have happened something like this ... The criminal would be taken to a place where there was a more