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  • It Was Grace That Taught My Heart To Fear

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 13, 2016
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,977 views

    John Newton believed that God’s grace taught him to fear. But we’re not supposed to be afraid of anything are we?

    OPEN: Does anybody know what the date was this Last Friday? (Friday the 13th) Both Fridays and the number 13 have both been considered “unlucky” down thru the ages. The number 13, for example: The Turks so disliked that number that they practically removed it from their vocabulary ...read more

  • Pentecostal Fire Or Hell Fire

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on May 21, 2015
    based on 10 ratings
     | 12,496 views

    The Bible shares with us two different fires - the Fire of the Holy Spirit and the Fire of Hell. This sermon shares four different ways they are both similar and yet vastly different. It is a way to use the metaphor of fire in a sermon on Pentecost.

    Scripture: Acts 1:1-13 and Luke 16:19-31 Theme: Pentecostal Fire or Hell Fire? INTRO: Good morning! A few years ago, the story goes that a certain pastor asked his congregation as rather particular question on Pentecost Sunday. He asked all those sitting in the sanctuary, ...read more

  • Understanding The Anointing

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Sep 21, 2012
    based on 7 ratings
     | 15,068 views

    Many Christians today do not have a true understanding of the anointing. This sermon teaches the basic principles.

    Understanding the anointing Very few Christians - have true understanding of anointing. What they have been taught may not be exactly right. They probably know that the anointing involves power, that it has something to do with Holy Spirit, and that's about it. There is an old saying "a ...read more

  • If This Is That Wheres That At?

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Apr 28, 2011
    based on 85 ratings
     | 40,012 views

    It's time for the Church to take her rightful place in the world: Manifesting holiness, and truth, and integrity and the Power of almighty God. We must contend for the faith once delivered to the saints, and never settle for less than the full manifestati

    Acts 1:1-16 1 ¶ And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues ...read more

  • The Lord's Provision Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Jun 2, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,892 views

    Jesus understood the needs of His disciples before they knew they had a problem. He was preparing them for the trying days He knew were ahead. He was making provision for them so that they could continue to live victorious lives.

    The Lord’s Provision Acts 1:1-11 Series Introduction The Early Church turned its world upside down for Christ. It spread the good news of Jesus in the face of extremely hostile conditions. And the church made an impression on its world. Some of the messages I want to share with you ...read more

  • The Power Of The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jan 23, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,778 views

    The outpouring of the Holy Spirit is not a ritual but real; it is the coming of a Person. It is not about a program but a power. It is not about propaganda but witnessing.

    Jesus gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem…” • They need to wait. No time frame was given but they were called to wait. • Apparently this is really important. They need to receive the gift the Father has promised – the baptism of the Holy Spirit. • They are not to leave the city ...read more

  • Do We Count On Jesus To Return And Reward? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 2, 2008
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,552 views

    God changes those who count on Jesus.

    Scripture Introduction The Bible contains four books (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), called together, “The Gospels.” These describe the work of Jesus while he was on earth. Virtually unknown at birth, by the end of his thirty-three years, Jesus assembled a following of men and women who ...read more

  • What To Do While You Wait

    Contributed by Jamie Wright on Sep 21, 2007
    based on 104 ratings
     | 13,016 views

    Ever prayed and then waited on the anwser. What are we to do after we pray and we are just waiting on God to answer? This sermon peers into the upper Room as we learn from the disciples of Jesus what to do while we wait on Him!

    Intro: Hunters wait for the kill Pregnant women wait 9 months for the birth Patients wait on the doctor Husbands wait on their wives while they shop Teenagers can hardly wait until theycan drive Psalm 62:5 “My soul, wait quietly on God alone.” Waiting is not the absence of ...read more

  • What Is Ascension Day?

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on May 28, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 9,003 views

    Benefits for believers of Christ in His ascencion.

    1In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3After his suffering, he showed himself to these men and gave many convincing proofs that ...read more

  • Where Is Jesus Right Now?

    Contributed by Trevor Woodget on May 18, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 15,513 views

    Ascension of Jesus to encourage our mission and witness for him

    Acts 01:01-11 Basingstoke 20th May 2007 Where is Jesus Right now?? I expect you’ve seen the film, “Forrest Gump.” Where Tom Hanks plays a slow witted southern man by whose simplicity, good-heartedness, and good luck, moves from an obscure childhood to become a millionaire shrimping tycoon. ...read more

  • Last Words And Last Sighting

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Apr 27, 2007
    based on 97 ratings
     | 4,675 views

    This text deals with Jesus’ last words and His last sighting. - Wait patiently - Worry not - Witness everywhere - Wonder not

    INTRO.- In my former book. Do you like books? Do you read books? ILL.- TEACHER: Who is your favorite author? PUPIL: George Washington. TEACHER: But George Washington never wrote any books. PUPIL: You got it. TEACHER: How many books have you read in your lifetime? PUPIL: I don’t know. ...read more

  • The Journey Of Church Series

    Contributed by Eric Bain on Apr 26, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,250 views

    This sermon challenges the congregation to consider the journey of church (as a community)… and the adventure it provides.

    The Adventure of Church Acts 1:1-11 © 2007 Eric Bain NOTE: This sermon is available in audio format @ www.sanctuary-church.com Big Idea - The journey of Church is an adventure into the known… unknown. Open up your Bibles to the book of Acts. • It’s the first book after the ...read more

  • The Lost Tomb Of Jesus???

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Mar 6, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,312 views

    This is a apologetic response to the March 4, 2007 Discovery Channel documentary on "The Lost Tomb of Jesus."

    THE LOST TOMB of JESUS??? Acts 1:1-4 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he showed himself to these ...read more

  • Waiting On God For His Promises!

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Feb 3, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,853 views

    WAITING ON GOD FOR HIS PROMISES! The of the most difficult things a person has to do is wait. I do not like to wait at long stop lights, nor stand in lines. I think I learned to dislike lines when I was in the US Army. Hurry up and wait. We much learn to

    WAITING ON GOD FOR HIS PROMISES! (Acts 1:1 KJV) The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, (Acts 1:2 KJV) Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had ...read more

  • It's Your Move

    Contributed by William Noel on Dec 3, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,799 views

    Easter admonitions for Christians to get and stay busy for Christ

    “It’s Your Move” Acts 1:1-11 Intro. · Easter should be the most important day, in the life of a Christian! · It should remind us of the uniqueness of our faith, and the power of our God! · It should also be a reminder of our responsibilities as a Christian! o Christ has done His part in ...read more