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  • Missionaries – The 12 Apostles

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 19, 2011

    Jesus and the 12 disicples. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    Sermon Outine: A strategy (vs 13-14) A calling (vs 14-15) A listing (vs 16-19) Sermon Content: Ill: • British sculptor Sir Jacob Epstein was once visited in his studio; • By the eminent author and fellow Briton, George Bernard Shaw. • The visitor noticed a huge block of stone more

  • The 12 Apostles: Bartholomew

    Contributed by John Gaston on Feb 26, 2015

    This 4th apostle, of royal blood, was a scholar. Jesus had 2 Words of Knowledge about him, and a God-moment together. Jesus pronounced the Jacob dream over him and he made the 1st great confession. He had a fig-tree experience. Check him out!

    THE 12 APOSTLES: BARTHOLOMEW Jn. 1:43-51 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: CHRISTMAS PRESENT 1. Louis (‘Loo-ee’) Boudreaux asked his little daughter, Louise, what she wanted for Christmas. 2. Louise said what she wanted the most was a baby brother. So the next winter, a baby brother was more

  • The 12 Apostles Of Jesus: Andrew

    Contributed by John Gaston on Feb 5, 2015
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    We're studying these courageous first-century lives and what discipleship meant in the time of Christ in the hope that we'll glean Spirit-directed twenty-first century principles for discipleship and Christian living. Andrew was the first disciple.

    THE 12 APOSTLES OF JESUS: ANDREW John 1:29-42 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Jim Dunn was serving as the pastor of the First Baptist Church, and his wife, Gladys, was very friendly and welcoming to people. One particular Sunday when the sermon seemed to go on forever, many in the congregation fell more

  • The 12 Apostles Of Jesus: Peter

    Contributed by John Gaston on Feb 12, 2015

    Look at the 2nd apostle of Jesus called and His best friend. Study the 25 incidents in Peter's life. Watch his growth in faith, his decline, and his 2nd rise to greatness. Great for the development of character in our lives.

    THE 12 APOSTLES OF JESUS: PETER Jn. 1:41-42, etc. INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. We’re going to look at Peter & when he walked on water. 2. I heard a story about 3 pastors who went fishing. They agreed on a lot of doctrine except one believed that miracles and gifts ceased with the apostles. more

  • The 12 Apostles: Philip

    Contributed by John Gaston on Feb 22, 2015

    Looking at the 3rd apostle, chronologically.His unique call, witnessing to a skeptic, asked to feed 5,000, introduced Greeks to Christ, asked to see the Father & more Philip had unique challenges & opportunities. So do we!

    THE 12 APOSTLES: PHILIP INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: CLIMB THE WALLS 1. “Oh, I sure m happy to see you,” the little boy said to his Grandmother on his mother’s side when she came to visit. 2. “Maybe now Daddy will do the trick he’s been promising us.” 3. more

  • The 12 Apostles: Judas Iscariot

    Contributed by John Gaston on May 11, 2015

    A look at the 12th Apostle, an enigma and archtype even 2,000 years later.

    THE 12 APOSTLES: JUDAS ISCARIOT INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Years ago in Ireland, there was a priest who was very anti-British. Every Sunday he would blast them from the pulpit. He became so notorious that the Pope himself summoned the priest to Rome for an audience. 2. The Pope, "I want peace more

  • The 12 Apostles Of Jesus: Matthew

    Contributed by John Gaston on Mar 26, 2015

    Jesus asked a "black sheep" to be one of the 12 apostles. It probably caused a stir among the apostles, and sure did with the Pharisees! But it changed Levi's life and he celebrated it with a party for Jesus!

    THE 12 APOSTLES OF JESUS: MATTHEW Mark 2:13-17 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: THE FLY SWATTER 1. Marie walked into de kitchen & saw Boudreaux with a fly killer (Swatter). She axe him, “Any Luck?” 2. He said, “Yah, three males and two females.” Marie exclaimed, “Mercy, more

  • The 12 Apostles, Thomas

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 16, 2015

    Tonight we’re going to look at a disciple whose gotten worse press than any but Judas, but he was actually one of the most outstanding of the Apostles.

    THE 12 APOSTLES, THOMAS INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: X MARKS THE SPOT 1. Boudreaux and Thibodeaux went fishing. They found a great fishing spot, right out in the middle of a lake. 2. Boudreaux said, "Thibodeaux, we need to mark this spot so we can find it again!" Thibodeaux took out a big more

  • The 12 Apostles: Thaddaeus

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 16, 2015

    He was one of the 12 men chosen by Jesus to bear witness to His life, death, and resurrection. This Judas was the opposite of another Judas. He became a missionary preacher and died testifying to Jesus’ reality.

    THE 12 APOSTLES: THADDAEUS John 14:22 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR Memorandum to: Jesus, son of Joseph, Wood crafter Carpenter Shop, Nazareth. From: Jordan Management Consultants, Jerusalem. 1. Dear Sir: Thank you for submitting the resumes of the 12 men you have picked for management positions more

  • The 12 Apostles: James Son Of Zebedee

    Contributed by John Gaston on Mar 5, 2015

    James had character flaws like being brash, bragging who'd be the greatest, wanting to call down fire on people and asking to sit on a throne next to Jesus. But he became an Apostle of love and became the first apostle to be martyred.

    THE 12 APOSTLES: JAMES SON OF ZEBEDEE Mk. 3:17 INTRODUCTION A. HELL’S ANGELS 1. I was running a service station outside of Springfield Missouri one time. I had 16 pumps. It was a large station and along a major highway. 2. There were two men on the pay phones. I was outside taking more

  • The 12 Apostles: John Son Of Zebedee

    Contributed by John Gaston on Mar 22, 2015

    Here is the mysterious person who leaned on Jesus at the last supper, the only one of the 12 to die a natural death, and who was vouchsafed with the greatest prophetic insight of any person in Scripture.

    THE 12 APOSTLES: JOHN SON OF ZEBEDEE INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Rabbi Levy was walking home from synagogue one Sabbath when he saw Issy, a leader in his congregation, going into ‘The Chinese Crab’ restaurant. 2. As he looked through the window, Rabbi Levy saw Issy order a plate more

  • 12 Apostles: James Son Of Alphaeus

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 16, 2015

    This man is worthy of our time! He was one of the 12 men chosen by Jesus to bear witness to His life, death, and resurrection. This James became a missionary preacher and died testifying to Jesus’ reality.

    THE 12 APOSTLES: JAMES SON OF ALPHAEUS INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: Origin of the 10 Commandments 1. The Jewish people love to make good financial deals, hence the term – “he Jew-ed them down.” Different people groups have different characteristics. The story is told… 2. more

  • Part 2 - Matthew 10:2-6 - Who Gave You The Authority? ... Oh. Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Apr 23, 2010
    based on 15 ratings

    Did Apostleship die with the 12 Apostles and Paul?

    Part 2 - Matthew 10:2-6 - WHO GAVE YOU THE AUTHORITY? ... OH. I was speaking to Alexandra Batchelor, a Regional Chaplain for Baptist Community Services in Sydney, Australia, and she was saying that Jesus prayed all night before choosing His disciples, from 6 pm to 6 am - 12 hours for 12 more

  • Discover The 12 Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2011

    This message looks at the 12 Apostles, how they lived and how they died.

    Discover the 12 What a group. In another time and another place they would have killed one another or at least inflicted grave injury on each other. We know some of their stories and others we only know by name. But we do know who they were and even if we can’t name them all we can name more

  • Good Friday: Celebrating The Last Supper

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Apr 9, 2018

    In this pictorial presentation the 12 Apostles speak their minds to themselves in the light of the words which they have just heard Jesus speak, "One of you will betray me." (Powerpoint Available - #352)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this service are available at no charge. Just email me at & request #352.) (12 different men representing the Apostles express what they might have been thinking just after Jesus said, "One of you more