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  • Choosing Church Leaders Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,296 views

    We are going to look at the church’s first business meeting if you will. We are introduced to the remaining eleven apostles tonight. We are going to look at the replacing and the replacement for number twelve, and why this is significant.

    The early church had a vacancy. Jesus had named twelve apostles to carry out the ministry of being His witnesses. Now there was only eleven. There was one position left to fill. That was a big opening to fill. In the past two weeks, we have studied the Great Commission and the Ascension of ...read more

  • Di-Vise-Iveness

    Contributed by Brandon Morrow on Feb 9, 2014
     | 1,603 views

    This is my sermon from 2/9/14 on Acts 1:12-14 to Cornerstone Christian Church in Wichita, KS.

    Di-vise-iveness - 2/9/14 

Before we get started today let's take a second to retrace our steps. Please open up your Bibles to Acts Chapter 1... And follow along with me as I read Acts 1: 1-11. I'll be reading from the New Living Translation.

 The Promise of the Holy ...read more

  • Crashing Through

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Jan 6, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,478 views

    A Sabbath day's journey will get us to the upper room.

    Acts 1:12-14 KJV Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey. [13] And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and ...read more

  • The Vote Is In!

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Apr 18, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 7,007 views

    St. Luke shares with us how the Early Church found God's Will in receiving Matthias as the new 12th Apostle. 1. It is Possible to Find God's Will 2. God' Word is Essential 3. Prayer is Essential

    Scripture: Acts 1:15 – 26 (Call to Worship – Psalm 1) Title: "The Vote Is In!" - Finding God's Will St. Luke shares with us how the Early Church found God's Will in receiving Matthias as the new 12th Apostle. 1. It is Possible to Find God's Will 2. God' Word is Essential 3. Prayer ...read more

  • Sharing The Good News Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Apr 3, 2016
     | 4,554 views

    Jesus commissions his disciples to be his witnesses to Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and to the ends of the earth.

    Acts 1:1-14 “Sharing the Good News” INTRODUCTION The chocolate Easter bunnies have been consumed along with much of the Easter candy. Easter outfits have been cleaned and hung back up in closets. If the Easter decorations haven’t been taken down and stored, then they ...read more

  • The Apostles And Others Gathered In Jerusalem Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 22, 2017
     | 6,078 views

    Their obedience is remarkable, because they could have returned to their homes; but instead, they went into Jerusalem where more of their enemies lived than in any other place. They were obedient to their Lord, who told them to return to Jerusalem.

    May 20, 2013 By: Tom Lowe Lesson I.B.1: The Apostles and Others Gathered in Jerusalem Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1.12-14 Acts 1.12-14 (KJV) 12 Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey. 13 And ...read more

  • Finding God's Will Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on May 14, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,858 views

    Exposition of Acts 1:12-26 as it relates to determining the will of God for your life

    Text: Acts 1:12-26, Title: Finding God’s Will, Date/Place: NRBC, 5/20/07, AM A. Opening illustration: Talk about Chris West, and the days that I moved in to my seminary apt with him as a roommate, and finish with the plaque on his bedpost underneath the skull… B. Background to passage: The scene ...read more

  • Born To Belong Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,486 views

    The best answer to lonliness is true Biblical community, like we see in Acts 1

    Born To Belong Experiencing Biblical Community: Acts 1 Intro: TV Guide recently came up with a list of what they consider the top 50 TV shows of all time; the top 5 were (source: http://www.tvguide.com/50th/features/020429a.asp): 5. The Sopranos – “A complex drama built around a thinking ...read more

  • A Revival Church Lesson 2 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Oct 19, 2018
     | 1,833 views

    A revival church

    A. WHAT IS REVIVAL? 1. Promised. “I will pour out My Spirit upon all people” (Acts 1:17, Joel 2:28, NLT). 2. Preparation. “Do not leave Jerusalem until the Father sends you the gift He promised” (1:4, NLT). “They all met together and were constantly united in prayer” (Acts 1:14, NLT). ...read more

  • God’s Power Through God’s People #2: Judas Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,098 views

    A series of character sketches through the book of Acts - Judas.

    Acts 1:15-20 – God’s Power through God’s People #2: Judas Today we are continuing our series on the Book of Acts, stories of God moving through His people in order to make the world a better place. Now, when I introduced this last week, I mentioned that along the way we would encounter a ...read more

  • Reflecting On The Dark Passages Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 12, 2012
     | 2,036 views

    As in the story of Judas, there are dark passages in the Bible, but they can help us if we use an interpretation which enables their meaning to emerge in the light of the mystery of Christ.

    Feast of St. Matthias 14 May 2012 Verbum Domini Today’s feast gives us an opportunity to reflect on one of the darkest moments in our salvation history. The crucifixion of Jesus was set up by a traitor, Judas “the Iscariot.” It also helps us to consider what the Holy Father ...read more

  • Reaching Our Potential In Christ Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Nov 11, 2012
     | 3,458 views

    Our potential is God's gift to us. What we do with it is our gift to Him. How will you use yours?

    “Reaching Our Potential in Christ” Acts 1:12-26 Dale Carnegie wrote the book titled “How to Win Friends and Influence people.” It was an overnight success selling over 15 million copies. Dale Carnegie was a master at identifying people with great potential. He was once ...read more

  • Preaching The Gospel In Unfamiliar Places

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Sep 9, 2012
     | 1,767 views

    How a people understand themselves and their world goes far in determining how we should present the Gospel.

    PREACHING THE GOSPEL IN UNFAMILIAR PLACES Romans 1:16 & Genesis 3:7-10 Big Idea: How a people understand themselves and their world goes far in determining how we should present the Gospel. INTRO: In Romans 1 the Apostle Paul says, “I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the ...read more

  • "The Week After Easter"

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Apr 25, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 12,502 views

    Three Things the Early Church Did following the Resurrection

    “The Week After Easter” April 27, 2014 Acts 1:1-14 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, ...read more

  • Waiting For Power

    Contributed by Jerry Mckee on Oct 21, 2012
     | 2,987 views

    Just before Jesus took Him place in Heaven He told the disciples to wait. They were to wait for the Holy Spirit to give them power. Today, Jesus may still be telling us to wait for His power. We must take a position of prayer and patience until the Holy S