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  • It Was Grace That Taught My Heart To Fear

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 13, 2016
    based on 6 ratings
     | 12,065 views

    John Newton believed that God’s grace taught him to fear. But we’re not supposed to be afraid of anything are we?

    OPEN: Does anybody know what the date was this Last Friday? (Friday the 13th) Both Fridays and the number 13 have both been considered “unlucky” down thru the ages. The number 13, for example: The Turks so disliked that number that they practically removed it from their vocabulary ...read more

  • The Power Of The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jan 23, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,323 views

    The outpouring of the Holy Spirit is not a ritual but real; it is the coming of a Person. It is not about a program but a power. It is not about propaganda but witnessing.

    Jesus gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem…” • They need to wait. No time frame was given but they were called to wait. • Apparently this is really important. They need to receive the gift the Father has promised – the baptism of the Holy Spirit. • They are not to leave the city ...read more

  • Do We Count On Jesus To Return And Reward? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 2, 2008
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,643 views

    God changes those who count on Jesus.

    Scripture Introduction The Bible contains four books (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), called together, “The Gospels.” These describe the work of Jesus while he was on earth. Virtually unknown at birth, by the end of his thirty-three years, Jesus assembled a following of men and women who ...read more

  • What To Do While You Wait

    Contributed by Jamie Wright on Sep 21, 2007
    based on 104 ratings
     | 13,442 views

    Ever prayed and then waited on the anwser. What are we to do after we pray and we are just waiting on God to answer? This sermon peers into the upper Room as we learn from the disciples of Jesus what to do while we wait on Him!

    Intro: Hunters wait for the kill Pregnant women wait 9 months for the birth Patients wait on the doctor Husbands wait on their wives while they shop Teenagers can hardly wait until theycan drive Psalm 62:5 “My soul, wait quietly on God alone.” Waiting is not the absence of ...read more

  • What Is Ascension Day?

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on May 28, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 9,335 views

    Benefits for believers of Christ in His ascencion.

    1In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3After his suffering, he showed himself to these men and gave many convincing proofs that ...read more

  • Where Is Jesus Right Now?

    Contributed by Trevor Woodget on May 18, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 15,852 views

    Ascension of Jesus to encourage our mission and witness for him

    Acts 01:01-11 Basingstoke 20th May 2007 Where is Jesus Right now?? I expect you’ve seen the film, “Forrest Gump.” Where Tom Hanks plays a slow witted southern man by whose simplicity, good-heartedness, and good luck, moves from an obscure childhood to become a millionaire shrimping tycoon. ...read more

  • Last Words And Last Sighting

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Apr 27, 2007
    based on 97 ratings
     | 4,828 views

    This text deals with Jesus’ last words and His last sighting. - Wait patiently - Worry not - Witness everywhere - Wonder not

    INTRO.- In my former book. Do you like books? Do you read books? ILL.- TEACHER: Who is your favorite author? PUPIL: George Washington. TEACHER: But George Washington never wrote any books. PUPIL: You got it. TEACHER: How many books have you read in your lifetime? PUPIL: I don’t know. ...read more

  • The Journey Of Church Series

    Contributed by Eric Bain on Apr 26, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,368 views

    This sermon challenges the congregation to consider the journey of church (as a community)… and the adventure it provides.

    The Adventure of Church Acts 1:1-11 © 2007 Eric Bain NOTE: This sermon is available in audio format @ www.sanctuary-church.com Big Idea - The journey of Church is an adventure into the known… unknown. Open up your Bibles to the book of Acts. • It’s the first book after the ...read more

  • The Lost Tomb Of Jesus???

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Mar 6, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,380 views

    This is a apologetic response to the March 4, 2007 Discovery Channel documentary on "The Lost Tomb of Jesus."

    THE LOST TOMB of JESUS??? Acts 1:1-4 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he showed himself to these ...read more

  • Waiting On God For His Promises!

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Feb 3, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 5,266 views

    WAITING ON GOD FOR HIS PROMISES! The of the most difficult things a person has to do is wait. I do not like to wait at long stop lights, nor stand in lines. I think I learned to dislike lines when I was in the US Army. Hurry up and wait. We much learn to

    WAITING ON GOD FOR HIS PROMISES! (Acts 1:1 KJV) The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, (Acts 1:2 KJV) Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had ...read more

  • It's Your Move

    Contributed by William Noel on Dec 3, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,148 views

    Easter admonitions for Christians to get and stay busy for Christ

    “It’s Your Move” Acts 1:1-11 Intro. · Easter should be the most important day, in the life of a Christian! · It should remind us of the uniqueness of our faith, and the power of our God! · It should also be a reminder of our responsibilities as a Christian! o Christ has done His part in ...read more

  • Find Courage In Jesus' Ascension

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on May 31, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,031 views

    Find Courage In Jesus’ Ascension 1) Our place in heaven is secure 2) Our purpose on earth is clear

    Tears filled his eyes as he watched his brother go. “So this was it,” he thought. His brother was really going. He could hardly believe it. No on in the family could really believe it. They never thought that someone they knew, much less a sibling, would become Prime Minister! What a difference ...read more

  • 7 Things Jesus Left Behind [ascension] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 25, 2006
    based on 348 ratings
     | 62,013 views

    40 days after the resurrection is the ascension. We should never forget 7 things Jesus remembered to leave behind. Link included to formatted text, audio & video, PowerPoint.

    What Jesus Left Behind Acts 1:6-11 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/7ThingsLeftBehind.html Goodbyes aren’t easy, especially if the one leaving will be gone long. Ill—Babe Ruth said goodbye at Yankee Stadium, eaten up w/ cancer, and w/ tears he said goodbye. Ill—Watergate hearings, Nixon ...read more

  • Interpreting Acts Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on May 23, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,411 views

    Sermon lays foundation for a study of Acts by addressing three key hermeneutical issues. (1) Unity of Acts and Luke’s Gospel (2) Theological value of Luke’s writings (3) Context of Luke’s writings, particularly Acts.

    Interpreting Acts Series: Book of Acts #1 Acts 1:1-2[1] 10-2-05 Intro Today we begin a study of the Book of Acts. It is perhaps the most exciting book in the Bible. It is a book of action. In Acts the world is being turned upside down and right side up by the gospel of Jesus Christ ...read more

  • Three Foundational Issues For Understanding Acts Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on May 23, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,673 views

    Acts can only be understood when the following issues/revelations are embraced: (1) The reality of Jesus’ resurrection (2) The instruction Jesus gave His followers in His post-resurrection appearances (3) The promise of the Holy Spirit that Jesus gave to

    Three Foundational Issues Series: Book of Acts #3 Acts 1:1-5 10-16-05 Intro The book of Acts opens with an amazing account of Jesus interacting with His followers for forty days after His resurrection. Can you imagine what it would be like to have Jesus here in His resurrection body ...read more