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  • Stephen's Speech

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Mar 3, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,457 views

    Wherever God meets His people is a holy place, not just in the Temple or in a Church building.

    STEPHEN’S SPEECH Acts 7 Standing before the Sanhedrin, the Jewish council in the Temple of Jerusalem, false witnesses alleged that the Christian deacon Stephen had claimed that ‘Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and change the customs which Moses delivered us’ (Acts 6:14). Stephen's ...read more

  • It Takes Faith (Part Five) Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jul 22, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,329 views

    As we continue through Hebrews 11 we come to Abraham. Abraham believed God and was credited with righteousness. Abraham not only believed God but he obeyed God's commands. Let's take a look at Abraham's example and see what it takes faith to do.

    IT TAKES FAITH (part five) Hebrews 11:8-10 INTRODUCTION: As we continue our journey through Hebrews 11 we come to Abraham. Abraham is known as the patriarch or father of the Israelites for he was the father of Isaac who was the father of Jacob who became Israel and fathered 12 sons who would ...read more

  • God's Truth: Still Fresh After Four Thousand Years Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Apr 26, 2017
     | 2,495 views

    This Scripture speaks to us about: 1. Godly wisdom (vs. 1-4). 2. God's world (vs. 4-5). 3. God's Word (vs. 5-7). 4. God's work (vs. 8).

    God's Truth: Still Fresh after Four Thousand Years Acts 7:1-8 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Sept. 15, 2013 BACKGROUND: *In Acts 6-8, God gives us the story of a Christian named Stephen. This New Testament believer was one of the heroes of the early church. Stephen was ...read more

  • Stephens Sermon Part 1b

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 28, 2017
     | 652 views

    By beginning with God’s appearance to Abraham he indicates that he doesn’t disagree with the fathers on what constitutes true religion—the religion of the Jews. For them, all religion, the worship of God, the doctrine of the law, all prophecies....

    The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham. The God of glory is a Hebrew form of expression denoting "the glorious God." It expresses His "majesty, or splendor, or magnificence"; and the word "glory" is often used to describe the marvelous appearances in which God has shown Himself to ...read more

  • Stephen’s Sermon Part 1a Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 27, 2017
     | 1,792 views

    Stephen makes a rather long defense of himself before the council, after all, he is facing a death sentence. He doesn’t go directly to the point raised by his accusers, but instead goes into a lengthy history of his nation.

    January 15, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Series:The Early Church Title: Stephen’s Sermon (7:1-53) Part 1a: verses 1-14 Introduction Stephen makes a rather long defense of himself before the council, after all, he is facing a death ...read more

  • Where Does God Live? Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on May 4, 2015
     | 2,995 views

    Stephen's Acts 7 defense before the Jewish leaders is a masterful theological treatise on the presence of God. But it was a message with ominous implications to these power-hungry leaders. Stephen's message has applications to us today 2000 years later.

    Where Does God Live? Series: Acts Chuck Sligh May 3, 2015 TEXT: Turn to Acts 7 INTRODUCTION Have you ever heard a church referred to as “God’s house?” I’ve often used this term myself, speaking of the importance of being faithful to “God’s ...read more

  • Uncircumcised Ears!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Jul 30, 2014
     | 1,343 views

    You can go to church and still be deaf! Your ears sure need a touch of God, so that the Gospel permeates into the mind and heart.

    Uncircumcised ears! Acts 7:51 "You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so do you.” The people were not ready to hear the voice of Stephen, they tightly shut their ears! Uncircumcised ears! If both the ears are ...read more

  • Power In The Word!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Oct 30, 2013
     | 983 views

    We make drastic mistakes because we do not know the truth. We believe every claptrap that is uttered by people and fall for false prophesies, because we do not know the truth. Read the Bible and live it out.

    Power in the Word! Acts 7:1”Then the high priest said, "Are these things so?" The question ‘are these things so?’ opened up the dam inside Stephen who goes on to give a long narration of events, starting from his forefathers. Stephen was now at the bar before the great ...read more

  • The Death Of A Deacon Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jun 10, 2013
     | 3,595 views

    The Sanhedrin’s reaction to the Gospel is pretty typical for those who reject it, but the boldness displayed by Stephen is something WE must learn from!

    The Death of a Deacon Acts 7:1-60 Introduction - Open your bible to Acts 7 … put a finger or something at Genesis 12 also Recap: - Stephen (the first deacon) has been seized by the Sanhedrin - He is brought before them to answer the charges of blasphemy (no proof ...read more

  • Stephen: The First Martyr Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
     | 2,991 views

    Stephen brings up eight charges against his accusers. His sermon was what ultimately led to his death.

    Last time we saw that Stephen was seized and dragged before the Sanhedrin and put on trial. We closed chapter 6 seeing a heavenly glow showing from Stephen’s face, indicating that God’s presence was there. Tonight we begin a very long chapter 7 and we look a little closer at ...read more

  • Temple Without Walls Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jul 28, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 12,504 views

    The holy place of Jesus Christ resides not in any building, cathedral, or historical site, the holy place of Jesus Christ resides in your heart.

    Stephen stands before the highest religious court in the land to answer charges of blasphemy against Moses and against God. This is the same court that Peter and John recently stood before and the same court Jesus recently stood before. All the same men are there who were at Jesus’ trial, all the ...read more

  • That Same Old Song And Dance Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,523 views

    When we are bound by stubborn patterns, we can become hostile when our stubborn ways are exposed.

    That Same Old Song and Dance (Acts 7: 1-53) 1. It is natural for all of us to get absorbed in our own worlds; as a result, we often lose sight of the big picture. 2. Our nation’s current economic meltdown is causing us to rethink life and the way we do things in this country. 3. But God’s ...read more

  • The Truth Will Set You Free Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 10, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,975 views

    Truth will bring freedom to those who receive it.

    The Truth Will Set You Free Acts 7:1-60 Intro: [Review Stephen’s ministry, arrest, and the charges against Him.] Acts 6:8 ”Now Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and power, did great wonders and miraculous signs among the people.” He faced opposition from other Greek-speaking Jews who falsely ...read more

  • Defense Or Offense? Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Oct 17, 2007
     | 1,386 views

    Exposition of the truth in Acts 7:1-53 regarding Stephen’s defense and indictment toward the Sanhedrin and the Jewish people’s rejection of Christ

    Text: Acts 7:1-53, Title: Defense or Offense? Date/Place: NRBC, 10/21/07, AM A. Opening illustration: Martin Luther writes “(Christians) must be warriors, always equipped with their armor and weapons, and that the lot of a Christian is no leisurely existence, nor one of peace and security; rather ...read more

  • A Penetrating Pentecostal Sermon Series

    Contributed by Gerald Van Horn on Sep 15, 2006
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,666 views

    This is one of the most powerful sermons in the Bible next to Jesus’ sermon on the Mount.

    THE BOOK OF ACTS - LESSON # 13 “A Penetrating Pentecostal Sermon” Acts 7:1-60 STEPHEN ANSWERS THE SANHEDRIN This is one of the most powerful sermons recorded in the Bible next to Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. This is one of the longest chapters found in the book of Acts. The main theme is ...read more