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  • The Marks Of A Successful Church

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Mar 7, 2014
    based on 7 ratings
     | 31,193 views

    What is the REAL evidence of a successful church.

    The Marks Of A Successful Church Acts 12:24 In church life there are certain things that we use as indicators of success. I went to an Evangelism Conference earlier this week. Any time you get a group of preachers together you are going to hear certain questions: Where do you pastor? How many ...read more

  • What If His People Prayed?

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Mar 3, 2014
    based on 24 ratings
     | 59,351 views

    What happens when the people of God pray to God.

    What If His People Prayed? Acts 12:1-10 Casting Crowns sing a song that says this: ”What if His people prayed” ”And those who bear His name” ”Would humbly seek His face” ”And turn from their own way” ”And what would happen if we ...read more

  • When God Lets You Win

    Contributed by Bruce Lee on Aug 25, 2013
    based on 17 ratings
     | 34,751 views

    Life is full of victories. Sometimes God loves us nearly to death. You don't have to win every fight to be victorious sometimes you just have to survive. The battles you do win are from God.

    “When God Lets You Win” “The Lord answered me with wide-open spaces.” Psalms 118:5 CEB Intro: A priest decides to paint his church one day. He goes out and buys some paint, comes back to the church, and then he realizes that he did not buy enough paint to do the ...read more

  • Wild Praying Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 12, 2013
    based on 113 ratings
     | 20,477 views

    Do you believe in praying bold and wild prayers? Do you believe that if you asked God to do something "impossible" that He would? Frankly, the story in Acts 12 doesn't look like these folks believed that. Did God look down on them for their doubt?

    OPEN: Back in 1540 Martin Luther was very distressed. His good friend and assistant, Friedrich Myconius, was sick and was expected to die within a short time. From his bed Myconius wrote a tender farewell letter to Luther. When Luther received the message, he immediately sent back this ...read more

  • Surprised By Prayer Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 21, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 10,464 views

    Even as I’m concerned about people who misunderstand the purpose of prayer, I’m also concerned about those who do understand, but who seem to pray with no expectation of God honoring prayers or acting on our behalf. (Powerpoint available - #150)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this message are availble at no charge. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #150.) (In preparing this message as part of a sermon series on ...read more

  • Free Indeed

    Contributed by Melvin Maughmer, Jr. on Sep 8, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 8,041 views

    If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed

    “Free Indeed” By Pastor M.L. Maughmer, Jr. Acts 12:1-12 “Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth [his] hands to vex certain of the church. And he killed James the brother of John with the sword. And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to ...read more

  • Supernatural #12: Passionate, Powerful Prayer Series

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Oct 18, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 7,165 views

    Like Peter, many people today are bound in prisons: of worries and fears, addictions and compulsions, hopelessness, grief, bad relationships or poor finances. But just as Peter found freedom through passionate prayer, so too can we.

    SUPERNATURAL #12: PASSIONATE POWERFUL PRAYER INTRO TO TOPIC: • Today’s message is important because it can encourage you in so many areas of your life: • It is the story of someone who experienced a supernatural deliverance from prison. One of the most eminent features of the early ...read more

  • I Lay Me Down To Sleep

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Jul 4, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,260 views

    In Peter’s life story we have the record of three times when he was off guard, relaxed, asleep. On each occasion there was something that he did not know.

    I Lay Me Down To Sleep Acts 12:6 Sleeping at the wheel is a good way to keep from growing old. The amount of sleep required by the average person is about five minutes more. Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone. People who say they sleep like a baby usually ...read more

  • In Prison But Praying

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 9, 2007
    based on 90 ratings
     | 13,933 views

    In prison some things were happening. 1- the church was praying 2- the angel was working 3- the apostle was waiting

    INTRO.- ILL.- A man who had been caught embezzling millions from his employer went to a lawyer seeking defense. He didn’t want to go to jail. But his lawyer told him, "Don’t worry. You’ll never have to go to jail with all that money you have." And the lawyer was right. When the man was sent ...read more

  • The High And The Mighty

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 9, 2007
    based on 76 ratings
     | 3,834 views

    Consider these thoughts about the high and mighty of all ages: 1- They throw their weight around 2- They portray themselves as great 3- They seek the praise of men 4- BUT...They are no match for God

    INTRO.- ILL.- During the 1964 Presidential campaign an elderly woman was said to have told a reporter that she intended to vote against Senator Barry Goldwater because “he’s the guy who’s going to get rid of TV.” “But, madam,” said the reporter, “I think you’re making a mistake. Senator ...read more

  • Praying With Great Expectation Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Aug 1, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 8,488 views

    This sermon encourages believers to pray with great expectations because God sees out trials, God hears our prayers and God will deal with our enemies.

    Subject: Praying With Great Expectations Acts 12:5-25 Introduction: The graphic scene of Acts 12 is not strange to the Church. The church has always faced opposition. Since its inception, the devil has been trying to stop the church and even to destroy the church. But each persecution has cause ...read more

  • God Can Transform Our Lives Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Mar 13, 2007
    based on 37 ratings
     | 12,443 views

    God can take and transform our lives. We serve an awesome God who can change the worst sinner into a great servant of His. Who woulda thunk it?

    “God Can…Transform Your Life” Introduction: Motor Homes have allowed us to put all the conveniences of a home on wheels. A camper no longer means sleeping in a sleeping bag, cooking over a fire, or hauling water from a stream. Now people can park a fully equipped home on a cement slab in the ...read more

  • When The Church Prays

    Contributed by Shad Comeaux on Sep 8, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,594 views

    This sermon explains how the church should pray and the wonderful results of corporate prayer.

    If there has ever been a time that the church needs to pray, then that time is right now. As a matter of fact, the church can’t afford not to pray. The sinful condition of this world that we’re living in should compel the church to get on her knees. The church must realize that prayers can’t be ...read more

  • Peace In The Prison

    Contributed by Ervin Kimrey on Jun 8, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,453 views

    The greatest tool to win others to Christ is the peace that only God can give. Peace that allowed petter to sleep even though the in a few hours he was to be killed, even though he was in an uncomfortable situation he could sleep.

    PEACE IN THE PRISON Acts 12:1-11 Intro: The Church was growing by leaps and bounds, God was blessing. So the devil came a messing. Persecution had fallen on the church, and Herod killed James and because it pleased the Jews, he sought to kill Peter. But God, had other plans. How can we go ...read more

  • The Praying Church

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on May 1, 2006
    based on 114 ratings
     | 19,430 views

    We need to be convinced of the NEED to pray, understand the POWER of prayer, seize the OPPORTUNITY to pray and have FAITH in God when we pray.

    In the book of Acts, we see a common sight – the church at prayer. • Not a few disciples, but the whole community of believers praying together • This was a unique sight, because in the Gospel we hardly read of the disciples gathering to pray. • We saw Jesus praying alone, most of the time. And ...read more