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  • Bringing God Into Our Decisions Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 23, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,554 views

    Much of life is out of our hands, but our lives are greatly influenced by the choices we and others make.

    Bringing God Into Our Decisions (Acts 1:15-26) 1. This was a very rough week for many people. 2. The Williams family had a traumatic time. 3. We had 8 surgeries in the church family within a 7 day period, all during one of our two busiest weeks of the year, camp time. 4. I have been ...read more

  • Your Part In The Story Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,899 views

    God begins the write an exciting story after Jesus returns to heaven. He does it not through kings and princes but through ordinary people called to extraordinary things through the power of the Holy Spirit. What’s your part in the story God is writing?

    Every good story contains lots of drama and action. The story we are about to study has it all: ship wrecks, riots, chases, miracles, prison breaks, magic, the supernatural, snakes on a plain, courtroom drama, powerful preaching and debating, strong bonds made and broken, and lives changed. The ...read more

  • Out Of Sight

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,339 views

    For Ascension Sunday: Whether we work diligently when our supervisor is out of sight is a measure of commitment and character. Compare Matthias, who took a job he did not ask for; and Joseph Justus, who was passed over.

    When you see your supervisor, you work. When you do not see your supervisor, you may work, but your work style is likely to slow down. The difference between those two things is the measure of your character and your commitment. When you see your supervisor, you work diligently. You know that ...read more

  • Business As Usual

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Apr 12, 2008
     | 859 views

    A short sermon fictionalzing what it might have been like in the early church, showing us that the Apostles were normal men, and that everything we do should be done to the glory of God

    Business as usual Early Church Business Meeting I want us to imagine what an early church business meeting was like Lets imagine Peter was the moderator Ok I declare us in conference for discussion of this months business First lets hear our clerks report Brother Matthew Last month on the ...read more

  • Doing God's Will

    Contributed by Monte Brown on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 670 views

    So many times we run ahead and miss out on the blessings that god has for us. We must rely on the power that God hs given us.

    Doing God’s Will Acts 1: 4-26 Monte T. Brown May 20, 2007 Sunday Morning First Baptist Riverton Introduction Adhere to God’s Precepts We need to listen to God. So many times we run ahead and miss out on the blessings that God has for us. On ...read more

  • Taking Care Of Business Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,941 views

    We can know God’s will if we keep our hearts right and trust Him completely.

    Taking Care of Business “Discerning God’s Will” Acts 1:15-26 Intro: This might be the 1st church business meeting in history. Prop: We can know God’s will if we keep our hearts right and trust Him completely. Interrogative: How do we do that? TS: The following perspectives will help us ...read more

  • Replacing Judas Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 23, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,278 views

    I preach expository messages, and this is the third in my series on the Book of Acts.

    “Replacing Judas” Acts 1:12-26 5.6.07 Curtis had for me a great remark this week; I had emailed the leaders and asked them for an opinion on today’s passage, and he emailed me back his, and then had something interesting to say about the disciples, something he’d been ...read more

  • Empowering The Kfc - #3 Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Sep 30, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,846 views

    Inspired by several resources. Gene Mimms’ books "The Kingdom Focused Church" and "Kingdom Principles for Church Growth, Rick Warren’s "Purpose Driven Church and Thom Rainer’s "Simple Church."

    The Kingdom Focused Church “Empowering the Kingdom Focused Church” Acts 1:9-26 > Acts 2 records the beginning the church age. Candidly, the church as we know it today was born right here. To read Acts 2 is to see the chapter opening with some 120 believers in the upper room and the Manifest ...read more

  • What To Do While You Wait

    Contributed by Jamie Wright on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 104 ratings
     | 13,770 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

  • Living In Expectation Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,714 views

    How does a church with a sense of expectancy act

    Living in Expectation Acts 1:9-26 My daughter is reading a book that appears to be a popular book in the homes of mothers who are expecting today. It has a catchy title and I’ll bet some of you have seen it, too. It’s entitled, “What to Expect when You’re Expecting.” Isn’t that a great ...read more

  • It Was Grace That Taught My Heart To Fear

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 13,140 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

  • A Fresh Wind Of The Spirit

    Contributed by Robert Bravo on Jul 1, 2007
     | 4,199 views

    Life can get tough at times. The enemy is always trying to destroy us. Sometimes we need a fresh filling of Gods spirit. It empowers for life and mininstry. We can be overcomers.

    The fresh wind of the Spirit Acts 1 says: Acts 1:1 - 26 (NASB) 1The first account I composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen. 3To these He ...read more

  • Finding God's Will Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on May 14, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,563 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
     | 2,091 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

  • Preparing For Spiritual Breakthrough

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on Feb 6, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 9,184 views

    In these verses, there are at least three indicators of how believers prepared for and displayed openness to the Holy Spirit acting powerfully through their lives and through the church.

    Preparing for Spiritual Breakthrough Acts 1:13ff It is the model church. Members of the church are involved in daily sharing their faith, so that friends, family and associates were making regular decisions for Christ. On two occasions the church has had a crowd of thousands making a first ...read more