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  • 02 Pursuing What Matters: The Church At Birth Series

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jan 17, 2012

    Features of the early church. 1. v. 3-4 - They Were In Fellowship With The Resurrected Jesus 2. v. 5 They Received The Promise Of The HS 3. v. 12-13 They Were Obedient To His Word 4. v. 14 They Were United In Spirit 5. v. 15-20 They Honored Th

    - What do the disciples think will happen when they receive the SP? – (v. 6) - What are some major ways their idea of the kingdom differs from Jesus? – (v.7-8) - HS brings newness of life - What are the features of the early church? 1. v. 3-4 - They Were In Fellowship more

  • The Church Of The New Testament - Part 7f Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Apr 3, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Part 7f of this series of sermons addresses the function of leadership and overseeing the church as shown in the New Testament by various names - elders, pastors, bishops, overseers, presbyters, and shepherds.

    This 13-part series of classes has been many years in the making. About 25 years ago I began in earnest to examine the features, character and characteristics of the church as it existed in its earliest years. As I sometimes do, I kept my notes all along the way, and this series of classes is to a more

  • Hey, What About Me?

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on May 3, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Matthias is the little known apostle chosen by chance. What motivates our response, when chosen, whether by chance or not?

    Mid-week Message/Devotion May 2, 2018 Acts 1:15-17 Hey, What About Me? Reading Luke’s account to Theophilus about the selection of Matthias to replace the traitor Judas as an Apostle, gives rise to a few questions. 1. Who was Matthias? Matthias is not mentioned anywhere else in more

  • "Don’t Downplay", What You Have Been Given!

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Feb 20, 2011
    based on 8 ratings

    What they had received that day, they knew it was way to important, for them to keep it to their selves. That’s why at nine in the morning, they were taking it to the streets. It was history right there in the making, The power of God was amazing

    “Don’t downplay,” What you have been given! Acts 2:1-8, 12-18 NKJ. 1. When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3. more

  • Waiting On The Spirit

    Contributed by Elder Johnathan Hester on Mar 11, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Think about how comical this must appear from the Lord’s perspective. The apostles (led by Peter) decide the 12th position is empty and therefore it needs to be filled (appropriately reasoned). The only problem is - it is they who chose the two men; cast

    Waiting on the Spirit Acts 1:23-26 So they proposed two men: Joseph called Barsabbas (also known as Justus) and Matthias. Then they prayed, "Lord, you know everyone’s heart. Show us which of these two you have chosen to take over this apostolic ministry, which Judas left to go where he more

  • The Kind Of Person God Uses To Transform The World Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Feb 23, 2011
    based on 10 ratings

    What kind of person does God use to change his/her community with the Gospel?

    INTRODUCTION * God has chosen to accomplish his task of redemption through the efforts of...YOU AND ME! * We have been appointed and chosen to change the world. John 15:16 1 Cor. 12:28 Eph. 4:11 * Before God can use us for this mission, we must become "usable." The kind of person God uses more

  • If This Is That Wheres That At?

    Contributed by Pastor/Author: Terry Sisney on Apr 27, 2011
    based on 85 ratings

    It's time for the Church to take her rightful place in the world: Manifesting holiness, and truth, and integrity and the Power of almighty God. We must contend for the faith once delivered to the saints, and never settle for less than the full manifestati

    Acts 1:1-16 1 ¶ And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues more

  • The Waiting Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Vincent Harry Anobling on May 4, 2011

    The absence of Jesus and the span of the Holy Spirit’s coming is for the disciples… a test of character.

    Acts 1: 13 - 26 The Waiting of the Holy Spirit After the Ascension of Jesus, the angels told them that the same Jesus will come again in like manner. The absence of Jesus and the span of the Holy Spirit’s coming is for the disciples… a test of character. The span is 10 more

  • The Holy Spirit And The Church/

    Contributed by John Gullick on May 18, 2002
    based on 80 ratings

    A sermon that looks at the need for the Holy Spirit using material from David Watson and considers the call for the Christian to ask for the spirit

    There is a Snoopy cartoon where charlie Browns baseball game is rained off - the frames show him going to the telephone and having a chat. When he comes outside his friend Schroeder says - "The rain has stopped Charlie Brown . What did you do, call the weatherman?" His answer No, dial a more

  • "God...i Have A Problem"

    Contributed by Alan Chandler on Jan 28, 2002
    based on 69 ratings

    Facing a problem or challenge? Here is God’s 5 step strategy for working through it!

    "God…I Have a Problem" Acts 1: 12-26 January 27, 2002 I) Intro A) Find current illustration of a problem that people are familiar with. 1) From the illustration make the connection that we all have problems to deal with B) Recap (See notes from Sermon titled Change is Constant) 1) more

  • I'll Serve Him While I'm Waiting

    Contributed by Ralph Jenkins on May 28, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    I have come to learn that there are times and periods in our lives when God says wait and through personal experience I have learned that when God is saying wait we need to wait, be still, be silent, listen, and let God do what it is that He must do. I h

    “I’ll Serve Him While I’m Waiting” Acts 1:9-26 Have you ever had to wait for something? I’m not very good at waiting, I’m not a very patient person. I don’t like waiting at the doctor’s office, I don’t like waiting for a table at the more

  • The Savior's Next Step For Our Church Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 15, 2013

    How can we take the next step? 1. Carry out the Lord’s commands (vs. 12). 2. Pray with passion (vs. 13-14). 3. Believe the Bible (vs. 15-20). 4. Enlist and equip more help (vs. 20-23). 5. Humbly accept the Lord's assignment (vs. 23-26).

    The Savior's Next Step for Our Church Acts 1:12-26 (Initial reading: vs. 8-14) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - May 19, 2013 *This is last week's issue of "The Baptist Message," and the headline for this article is: "Hankins Delivers Sobering News to 2020 Commission." It tells more

  • Choosing Church Leaders Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    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 more

  • Preaching The Gospel In Unfamiliar Places

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Sep 9, 2012

    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 more

  • Supernatural Resources Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Aug 27, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    When you have a decision to make, utilize the supernatural resources you have at your disposal as a child of God. Utilize your spiritual assets of the Word of God and prayer.

    A 32-year-old man was just appointed president of the bank he worked for. He never dreamed of being president, and certainly not at such a young age, so he was a bit intimidated. He sought the advice of his gray-haired predecessor: “Sir, what has been the secret of your success?” more