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  • Say A Little Prayer Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 25, 2018
     | 554 views

    God can take even our smallest prayers and turn them into great success as in the case of freeing Peter from Herod's prison.

    1. Have you ever prayed and then said, “That will never happen.”? 2. Welcome to the club! Acts 12.1-17 About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church. 2 He killed James the brother of John with the sword, 3 and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he ...read more

  • (A Praying Church)

    Contributed by Derrick White Sr on Jun 21, 2018
     | 1,524 views

    MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS IF THERE HAS EVER BEEN A TIME WHEN WE AS A BOBY OF BAPTIZE BELIEVERS NEED TO BE PRAYING NOW IS THE TIME WITH THE SINFUL CONDITIONS OF THIS SIN SICK WORLD WE ARE LIVING IN IT`S PRAYING TIME

    Acts 12:1-5 (GW) About that time King Herod devoted his attention to mistreating certain members of the church. [2] He had James, the brother of John, executed. [3] When he saw how this pleased the Jews, he arrested Peter too. This happened during the days of Unleavened Bread. [4] After ...read more

  • When God's People Pray

    Contributed by Timothy Miller on Mar 31, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,196 views

    No lasting progress is made in the Kingdom of God without earnest prayer. When the early church faced crisis, they instinctively went to prayer. How, where, when, and what did they pray? What was the effect? What can modern Christians learn from them?

    INTRODUCTION “There is more than one way to get into prison,” one preacher said, and Peter found this to be true. He had broken no law, and he had done nothing wrong, but he found himself in prison, where even while he slept, he was chained between two guards. While there’s more than one way ...read more

  • Eres Libre En Jesucristo?

    Contributed by Mayor Gerardo Balmori on Mar 10, 2018
    based on 20 ratings
     | 11,753 views

    Debemos de aprender a aceptar la libertad que Cristo nos regala por medio de su gracia. Si estamos en el, seran rotas las cadenas!

    Mayor Gerardo Balmori El Ejército de Salvación Libres por Jesucristo Hechos 12:1-11 Introducción: En la vida de muchas personas se encuentran cadenas que detienen el fluir de la bendición de Dios en sus vidas. Cuando venimos a Cristo esas cadenas son rotas y somos libres ...read more

  • Enhancing Our Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Graham Kettle on Jan 6, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,394 views

    What can we do to strengthen our life together, enhance the fellowship we enjoy in Christ? We will take a look at various acts of worship that we do in our public assemblies, which are designed to build and improve our fellowship in Christ.

    ENHANCING OUR FELLOWSHIP - PART 4 OF 5 1. INTRODUCTION 1. So far we have looked at the doctrinal basis of Our Life Together by: a. Noticing the intimacy and interdependency of our fellowship in the local church b. Examining acceptance and freedom in Christ c. Reviewing what is said ...read more

  • How We Can Defeat The Darkness Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 22, 2017
     | 3,383 views

    How can we defeat the darkness? 1. Put a priority on prayer (vs. 1-5). 2. Rely on our Redeemer (vs. 6-16). 3. Strive to stick together (vs. 12-16). 4. Live in loyalty to the Lord (vs. 17).

    How We Can Defeat the Darkness Acts 12:1-17 (Reading vs. 1-5) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church April 6, 2014 (Revised Sept. 18, 2016) *Anybody paying any attention at all knows we are living in a time of growing darkness. A five-minute glance at the headlines is enough to prove ...read more

  • James Put To Death Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 25, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,307 views

    If the apostles remained largely untouched by the persecution that followed Stephen’s death, the situation radically changed when Herod Agrippa assumed rule over Judea. The apostles then became the specific targets of the king’s efforts to suppress the...

    June 5, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.F.1: James Put to Death. (12:1, 2) Scripture (Acts 12:1, 2; KJV) 1 ...read more

  • Detained, But Not Defeated Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Apr 18, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,443 views

    With Peter in prison, the church prayed continually for his release. When God answered their prayers, they lacked faith to believe. We can overcome in Christ, but we must possess faith to believe the Lord will provide.

    Detained but not Defeated Acts 12: 1-16 Our text deals with an intense time for the early church. God was clearly at work, and the church was growing. Thousands had been saved by the grace of God and the church’s influence was spreading. Such growth created much concern for the religious ...read more

  • Herod's Perscution Of The Church In Jerusalem

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Apr 10, 2017
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,301 views

    The world will always fail in its endeavours to destroy Christianity.

    HEROD’S PERSECUTION OF THE CHURCH IN JERUSALEM Acts 12 Baruch the son of Neriah was given a prophecy by Jeremiah which contains a very personal message for ourselves: "Thus says the LORD: I am going to break down what I have built, and pluck up what I have planted-- that is, the whole ...read more

  • Peter! Wake Up!

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Aug 31, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,206 views

    In the 12th chapter of Acts we see the deliverance of Peter from the hand of Herod. It is an amazing deliverance. James is executed and Peter delivered. Both were ready to die. Shouldn't we be as well?

    Acts 12:1-19 (As people look up this Scripture briefly explain the first phrase in the first verse ...) The first verse says, “It was about this time …” The events leading up to Chapter 12 Stephen is martyred Great persecution breaks out Believers are scattered ...read more

  • Jailhouse Prayer

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Aug 17, 2016
     | 3,962 views

    Can we be honest? we have all thrown up jail house prayers to the Lord when we were in a jam and needed His help. What is the better solution?

    Jailhouse prayer Acts 12:1-12:19 Introduction- Jailhouse prayer because we have all prayed desperation prayers when we were in a jam. We have been in the book of Acts looking at the life of the early church. We saw what a Barnabas church would look like in generosity and service. The ...read more

  • A Crumb From The Master's Table

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Apr 7, 2016
     | 2,288 views

    This sermon will present four reasons as to why we don't experience or see many miracles today.

    “A CRUMB FROM THE MASTER’S TABLE” Acts 12:1-9, NIV For the Live Sermon go to: http://www.mckeesfamily.com/?page_id=3567 There are so many promises in the Bible that we as Christians can ask for and will receive miracles in our lives. Jesus says “anything ...read more

  • No Prison Doors Can Hold Me Down

    Contributed by Jeremiah Menyongai on Mar 21, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,291 views

    There Are Many Iron Gates, Chains, Darkness, Prisons, death threats, fears, that hinder and imprison believers. Some are Self-righteousness, Pride, Worldly pleasure, The approval of the world, Doubt, Weariness in our labor for Christ, Discouragement.

    NO PRISON DOOR CAN HOLD ME DOWN ACTS 12:1-19 1 It was about this time that King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, intending to persecute them. 2 He had James, the brother of John, put to death with the sword. 3 When he saw that this met with approval among the Jews, he proceeded to ...read more

  • Astonished By Answered Prayer! Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Feb 25, 2016
     | 6,284 views

    When Peter was imprisoned in Acts 12, the church in Jerusalem prayed fervently...but not in faith. The results were comical, yet God answered their prayer. This sermons examines the importance of faith in life and especially in our prayers.

    Astonished by Answered Prayer! Acts Series Chuck Sligh February 24, 2016 TEXT: Turn in your Bibles please to Acts 12 INTRODUCTION Have you ever been in a really BAD situation? JOKE: Three guys are stranded on a desert island, which was bad enough. Then they find a magic lantern ...read more

  • The Mystery Of Providence And The Majesty Of Peace Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 7, 2015
     | 1,748 views

    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 Mystery of Providence and the Majesty of Peace Acts 12:1-25 They say there’s two side to every story but my baby sister will tell you there’s three. There is your side, my side and the truth. When we look at Acts chapter 12 there seems to be 3 sides to this story as well. ...read more