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  • A Church That Is Alive

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Dec 13, 2015
    based on 5 ratings
     | 14,160 views

    A sermon examining the church that is alive and moving forward for Christ.

    A Church That Is Alive Acts 8:4-12 Thom Rainer wrote a book titled "The Autopsy Of A Deceased Church." In this book he addresses 12 common factors in churches that are dying or seemingly dead. Rainer states that as many as 100,000 churches could be dying. He adds "Their time is short, perhaps ...read more

  • In Search Of A Man

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Jul 22, 2015
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,206 views

    To establish God is always in search of men through us to be saved, and to accomplish his will.

    Outline: 1. God Sought for a Man - Found Philip: 2. Philip Sought for a Man - Found the Eunuch: 3. Eunuch Sought for a Man - Found Jesus: Remarks: 1. In our scripture lesson a call went out. The angel of the Lord directed Philip: “go south into the desert.” He quickly made haste and went, ...read more

  • 4 Things A Church In Revival Will Have

    Contributed by John Gaston on Oct 8, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,493 views

    The Book of Acts gives the model of what an on-fire N.T. church should look like. Philip's revival at Samaria has four distinct signs of what should drive and characterize an awakening. If you want revival, then have a look at the real deal!

    4 THINGS A CHURCH IN REVIVAL WILL HAVE Acts 8:5-20 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: Having the Right Perspective 1. I heard recently about a lady (I won't speculate as to what color her hair was) who went into a Napa auto parts store. She asked for a seven-ten cap. 2. The employees all looked at each ...read more

  • Wherever He Leads, I'll Go

    Contributed by Adrian Rogers on Nov 18, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 21,119 views

    God will use you. God has a plan for you, just as He had a plan for Philip, so long ago.

    Introduction Take your Bibles, please, and turn, this morning, to the Book of Acts, the eighth chapter. We’re making our way through this book under the title, “That Old-Time Religion.” Now, in order to face the future, we need to understand the past. If we want to understand ...read more

  • Receiving The Infilling Of The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Apr 2, 2011
    based on 16 ratings
     | 27,925 views

    The reason why many in the body of Christ are complacent and don’t pursue to seek to receive the Holy Spirit knowing that He is going to shake them up and even rattle them so hard ... they miss out on the unbelievable empowerment and joy of the Lord.

    Opening illustration: The story is told of an elderly woman named Norena, who lived in southern Florida. When a hurricane hit that area, her home was one of many that was severely damaged. Norena received an insurance settlement, and the repair work began. However, when the money ran out, so did ...read more

  • Supernatural #8: Preaching The Word Series

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Aug 31, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,201 views

    The church in Acts continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine - in the Word (Acts 2:42). God’s desire for His church is that we would continue to preach the Word!

    SUPERNATURAL #8: PREACHING THE WORD THE THEME OF ACTS: (Acts 1:8). “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” PREACHING THE WORD = OVER 30 TIMES IN ACTS: ...read more

  • All About Me Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Aug 4, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,328 views

    When I give my life over to Jesus, it is not about me anymore, it is about Jesus Christ. Every event, every problem, every victory are about Jesus Christ. Simon is the personification of the person who does not understand this concept.

    When NASA first started sending up astronauts into space, they quickly discovered that ballpoint pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and 12 billion dollars to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, underwater, on almost any ...read more

  • The Curious Case Of A Man Named Philip

    Contributed by Shane Hargrave on Aug 4, 2009
    based on 22 ratings
     | 6,262 views

    A look at the story of Philip in Acts 8. This message is one that focuses on God’s timing and takes a look at how God can bring something good from something bad.

    The Curious Case of a Man Named Philip Acts 8 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Story of a man who was born old and grew young. That’s not such a new concept. Have you ever heard the statement… Youth is wasted on the young? I never really understood that until I got a little ...read more

  • True Or False - Counterfiet Christianity Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jul 28, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 4,350 views

    the difference between true faith and false faith

    Counterfeit Christianity True Or False? Courage comes with True Faith Insecurity comes with False Faith Christ is the object of True Faith Self is the object of False Faith Joy is the result of True Faith Bitterness is the result of False Faith Slide 1 Have you ever met someone ...read more

  • Getting Sinners Lost

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 26, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,103 views

    A message to today’s church member who does not realize that they might be lost!

    GETTING SINNERS LOST Acts 8:5-25 INTRO: Before anyone can be saved, they must first know that they are Lost!! Church members need to realize that some of them are lost. Today, we will see the tragic story of an unconverted church member. I. ...read more

  • Amazed By Grace Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 10, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 14,650 views

    The truth about Jesus will have a powerful effect on those who receive it and live it.

    Amazed by Grace Acts 8:9-13 Intro: These Samaritans had been amazed and seduced by magic and sorcery for a long time and had become addicted to Simon and his deception. However, they were even more amazed by the straightforward truth of the good news, and they believed on Jesus. Simon himself ...read more

  • A False Faith Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Nov 9, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,967 views

    The devil does not mind a person having a faith, going to church, being religious, doing deeds of service, using Christian vocabulary as long as that person does not experience saving faith in Jesus Christ and His merits.

    A Close Look At A Phony Acts 8:9-25 FALSE HONESTY Several years ago, in Long Beach, California, a fellow went into a fried chicken place and bought a couple of chicken dinners for himself and his date late one afternoon. The young woman at the counter inadvertently gave him the proceeds from ...read more

  • Good Conquers Evil

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Sep 9, 2007
    based on 69 ratings
     | 4,434 views

    In our text, let’s consider the procedure of how good conquered evil. 1- Philip preached - that’s the good 2- Simon boasted - that’s the bad 3- People believed - that’s the good 4- Simon backslid - that’s the bad 5- Peter warned - that’s the good

    INTRO.- ILL.- In Florida, an atheist became incensed over the preparation for Easter and Passover holidays and decided to contact the local ACLU about the discrimination inflicted on atheists by the constant celebrations afforded to Christians and Jews with all their holidays while the atheists had ...read more

  • The Divine Wind

    Contributed by Larry Elder on Aug 2, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,846 views

    The book of Acts opens with a dramatic presentation of three symbols that would characterize the ministry of the Holy Spirit throughout the age of the church. These three symbols are very prominent all through the book of Acts. Mighty rushing wind Tong

    The Divine Wind Acts 8:25-26 Acts 8:25-26… After testifying and preaching the word of the Lord in Samaria, Peter and John returned to Jerusalem. And they stopped in many Samaritan villages along the way to preach the Good News to them, too. As for Philip, an angel of the Lord said to him, "Go ...read more

  • Heart Trouble Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Jul 21, 2007
    based on 43 ratings
     | 12,782 views

    This sermon takes a close look at Simon Magus,the converted sorcerer whose heart was not quite right. It is designed to help Christian deal with old habits and attitudes that sometimes emerge during the Christian walk.

    Subject: Heart Trouble In The Church Text: Acts 8:9-24 Introduction: Up to this point, the early church had experienced its empowerment, which brought signs, wonders and miracles, and rapid growth. In chapter seven, it suffered its first martyr, Stephen. Saul kept the coats of those who stoned ...read more