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  • Enhancing Our Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Graham Kettle on Jan 6, 2018
     | 529 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

  • Godly Lessons From An Ungodly Leader Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jan 1, 2018
     | 854 views

    1. Evil will always rise when God is rejected (vs. 18-20). 2. Christ is in control (vs. 18-19). 3. We should always give glory to God (vs. 20-23). 4. We should always keep our minds on our mission (vs. 24-25).

    Godly Lessons from an Ungodly Leader Acts 12:18-25 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - April 13, 2014 BACKGROUND: *Tonight, we come to the surprising and gruesome end of a story that began with the murder of James the brother of John, and the arrest of the Apostle Peter. Peter ...read more

  • How We Can Defeat The Darkness Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 22, 2017
     | 1,202 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

  • Herod Killed By An Angel Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 26, 2017
     | 1,608 views

    Many heathen kings claimed and received Divine honors, but it was far more horribly impious when Herod accepted such idolatrous honors without rebuking the blasphemy, for he knew the word and worship of the living and true God. And such men as Herod....

    July 11, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.F.4: Herod Killed By an Angel (12:22-23) Scripture (Acts 12:22-23; KJV) 22 And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice ...read more

  • A Summary Report Of The Church Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 26, 2017
     | 1,260 views

    Barnabas and Saul had gone to Jerusalem to give the Christians there the collection taken up among the churches at Antioch, and now they have returned to Antioch. “Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers....

    July 21, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.G: A Summary Report of the Church (12:24, 25) Scripture (Acts 12:24-25; KJV) 24 But the word of ...read more

  • Peter Delivered Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 25, 2017
     | 3,729 views

    The Jews were pleased to see that the government in Palestine, Herod Agrippa being the current ruler, was taking action against the followers of this new religion, for they saw Christianity as a threat to their way of life and to the Jewish religion.

    June 17, 2014 Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.F.2: Peter Delivered (12:3-17) Scripture (Acts 12:3-17; KJV) 3 ...read more

  • Herod Puts Peter’s Guards To Death Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 25, 2017
     | 1,100 views

    The angel must have come and released him during the fourth watch (three to six A.M.), otherwise Peter’s escape would have been discovered by his keepers at the time of the changing of the guard.

    June 27, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Title: Herod Puts Peter’s Guards to Death (12:18-21) Scripture (Acts 12:18-21; KJV) 18 Now as soon as it was day, ...read more

  • Detained, But Not Defeated Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Apr 18, 2017
     | 3,378 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
     | 2,354 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

  • Stolen Glory Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 14, 2017
     | 2,047 views

    Usurping God's glory leads to judgement. A study of Herod Agrippa's death because he accepted glory that properly belonged only to God.

    “Now Herod was angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon, and they came to him with one accord, and having persuaded Blastus, the king’s chamberlain, they asked for peace, because their country depended on the king’s country for food. On an appointed day, Herod put on his royal robes, took his seat ...read more

  • This Obstacle Could Be An Opportunity.

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Sep 27, 2016
     | 2,842 views

    You understand what sandpaper could be to wood? Well, problems and obstacles could be a tool that brings us closer to God? It is up to you.

    THIS OBSTACLE COULD BE A GREAT OPPORTUNITY. By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I have heard discussed WHAT IS THE OPPOSITE OF FAITH? Well, the logical answer is DOUBT.... Might we add several other elements. FEAR --- WORRY... APATHY --- DO NOTHING... ERROR BECAUSE OF NOT KNOWING ...read more

  • Peter! Wake Up!

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Aug 31, 2016
     | 6,129 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
     | 3,306 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

  • Get Out Of Jail Free

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Jul 4, 2016
     | 2,818 views

    Peter and his adventure in jail and being sprung by the angel. We should shout for joy when our prayers are answered and standing at our front door. We serve an amazing God that does answer prayer in amazing ways

    Get Out of Jail Free Acts 12:6-17 My family loves to play Monopoly We have the NASCAR addition Where instead of buying properties, you purchase drivers Instead of New York Avenue, Reading Railroad and Water Works You have Mark Martin, Grandstands and Pit Pass You have champion drivers like ...read more

  • All Things Are Possible...only Believe!

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Jul 4, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,404 views

    It's like this...sometimes the need may seem monumental to you, “Guess What” its not monumental to God! And since your not the one who is going to have to meet the need, it shouldn’t be to you either! Praise God!

    A blonde, a brunette and a redhead are stuck on an island. One day, the three of them are walking along the beach and discover a magic lamp. They rub and rub, and sure enough, out pops a genie. The genie says, "Since I can only grant three wishes, you may each have one." The brunette ...read more