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  • Working Through Conflict

    Contributed by Timothy Craver on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,403 views

    Looking at the Jerusalem Council, we see conceopts to help us work through conflict.

    3 weeks ago, I spoke on the topic of conflict and how to prevent unnecessary disputes. I want to return to the topic of conflict today, but I’ll be taking a different approach this time. Whereas three weeks ago I talked about how to stop conflict before it starts, today I’ll be talking about how ...read more

  • Where Always Is Heard An Encouraging Word

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jun 20, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,461 views

    3 encouragements for Christians

    Where Always Is Heard an Encouraging Word Acts 15:11-31 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - June 13, 2007 *Encouragement is such a wonderful thing. Mark Twain once said, “I can live for two months on one good compliment.” (1) *We all need encouragement, and believers, God ...read more

  • A Critical Crossroads

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Dec 7, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,691 views

    The church was at a critical crossroads in it’s history. Would they remain a Jewish sect, or would they embrace the full radical doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ?

    Passage: Acts 15:1-21 Intro: The other day I saw a man polishing the wheels of his car. He was working hard, and the wheel cover he was working on looked very good. 1. but I glanced up at the open drivers side door, where I saw duct tape outlining a hole in the dashboard, other issues. 2. but ...read more

  • Avoiding Costly Mistakes At All Costs - Tolerance Series

    Contributed by Don Jones on Sep 30, 2006
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,448 views

    The fourth message in the series deals with tolerance. It focuses on inconsistent behaviors that tell others we are "not of God"

    Avoiding Costly Mistakes At All Costs - Tolerance Acts 15:1-29; Galatians 2:11-14 Pastor Don Jones West Glendale Baptist Church We live in a world today that expects tolerance; tolerance of alternate life-styles, tolerance of other religions, and tolerance of others habits and sexual ...read more

  • The Council At Jerusalem Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 25, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 7,150 views

    At the first Council of teh Church, held in Jerusalem it was affirmed that the preaching of the gospel brings freedom because the gospel is all about the grace of God, the freely given forgiveness won by Christ on the cross.

    What are we on about as a Church? How do we decide what’s central to our life together? What is there that we must have if we’re to be a truly Christian Church? What are the guiding principles that govern our life together? They’re the sorts of questions that arise out of today’s passage from ...read more

  • The Jerusalem Council Series

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Sep 3, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,181 views

    This is the study of the Jerusalem Council and the 17th study in the Bookl of Acts

    The Jerusalem Council Acts 15:1-35 Acts # 17 In this chapter we will see conflict within the church. We will look at what is known as the Jerusalem Council. This is the first major conflict of the church. This was a conflict about Salvation. This conflict was asking the question of how a ...read more

  • When Jesus Said "It Is Finished", He Meant It! Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Jul 11, 2005
    based on 32 ratings
     | 4,284 views

    This sermon looks at three things we risk losing if we don’t recognize and affirm the sufficiency of Jesus sacrifice alone for our salvation.

    So many times we have trouble realizing the full impact of something that has taken place. Historically we have seen it happen time and time again. Here are two examples that each of us can relate to. When Henry Ford went to a bank to seek a loan to begin his automobile company the banker told ...read more

  • How To Be Completely Irreligious (And Completely Pleasing To God) Acts - 24 Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 17, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,663 views

    How to be less religious and more spiritual...

    How to be completely irreligious (and completely pleasing to God) Acts Series: “Completely Irreligious, Yet Radically Christian” Part 24 Pastor Jeff Christopherson June 29, 2003 Acts 15:1-35 re•li•gion: ri-’li-j&n, from Latin religio supernatural constraint, sanction, ...read more

  • Church Conflict Resolution Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Dec 1, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,413 views

    When God brought the Gentiles in it was a major hurdle for some of the Jewish Christians. How did they deal with the divisive fall out? How can we practice what God taught them?

    We really need to review where we’ve been to appreciate where we are in Acts 15. Here it is in a nutshell. Just before he ascended back to heaven, Jesus commissioned the apostles to wait in Jerusalem for power from God to accomplish the witnessing work of bringing the gospel to the whole world. ...read more

  • Never The Same Again

    Contributed by Kevin Mullins on Jun 4, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,378 views

    God is intent on His church being a church of change and when we are not obedient he will accomplish that change by any means necessary

    Never The Same Again Acts 15:4-19 Read the text--I want to talk to you one more time about change-- Specifically about this idea of our ability to relate to and engage the culture that we are a part of— As far as I can see it there are a couple of kinds of churches- Book of Revelation does ...read more

  • The Church Takes A Stand

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Dec 16, 2003
    based on 95 ratings
     | 6,517 views

    Introduction 1. Today we consider at one of the most crucial decisions in the history of the church of Jesus Christ. Iit took place 1950 years ago - in the year 49AD. Today we are also facing what amounts to the same crucial decision. Within the RCA and within many denominations. As we consider ...read more

  • Legalism And Grace

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 13, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 3,957 views

    Where the law cannot save, Grace can

    Legalism and grace. Acts 15. 08/18/02 On the first missionary journey of Paul there were attacks on his body. Satan thought with enough stoning with enough beating with rods, he would quit the ministry. None of these stopped this great man of God, so the Devil was going to have to go ...read more

  • Growing Pains

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,812 views

    Salvation is by grace through faith alone.

    Growing Pains Acts 15:1-2,5-21 Primary Purpose: To emphasize the importance of the early church doctrine that salvation is by grace through faith alone. Acts 15 takes us to a time of great growing pains in the church. I call them growing pains because the church was for the first time ...read more

  • Resolving Conflicts By God's Power

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,515 views

    Conflicts can be resolved when people are willing to avoid defining the other party as incorrigible. Even though all people have a sinful nature, Spirit led individuals are able to find unity, peace and harmony through the mutuality of our shared union in

    How to Resolve or Prevent Conflicts (Acts 15:1-35) Conflicts, like the one in Acts 15, often occur because of differences of perspectives. Some people viewed the will of God differently because of their personal, cultural or religious conditioning. Resolving conflicts should always ...read more

  • The Benefit Of Godly Elders

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 952 views

    Here is an example of how multiple gifts, abilities and perspectives can synergistically work together for a greater total effect than the sum of several individual’s efforts. Without elders, the church can easily be led astray by one person’s agenda, per

    Why Elders Are Important - Acts 15:1-29 Illustration:Peter Drucker offers insightful guidance to the church when he calls leadership a peak performance by one who is "the trumpet that sounds a clear sound of the organizations’ goals." His five requirements for this task are amazingly reliable ...read more