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

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Apr 3, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 12,782 views

    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 ...read more

  • Here Is A Great Leadership Lesson From Acts One Series

    Contributed by Ps Trevor Bartley on Jun 17, 2017
     | 4,251 views

    Let’s look at how they replace the leadership void that was vacated by one of the twelve

    Let’s look at how they replace the leadership void that was vacated by one of the twelve. They do not just replace this disciple with just anybody. Peter gives the qualifications right there in verses 21-22 of Acts 1. He said the qualification for this disciple to become an Apostle, must be ...read more

  • The Hinge Of Resurrection-3

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Apr 18, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 20,175 views

    3 of 3. Christian faith hangs upon Jesus’ Resurrection. But How or Why? Christian faith Hangs upon The Resurrection...

    The HINGE Of RESURRECTION-III Attention: The Trapper’s Stove! An engineer, a psychologist, & a theologian were hunting in the wilderness of northern Canada. Suddenly, the temperature dropped & a furious snowstorm was upon them. They came across an isolated cabin, far removed from any town. ...read more

  • The Vote Is In!

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Apr 18, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 8,299 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

  • Just For Today

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Jan 30, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,574 views

    we must wait for God's plan for us

    There are a lot of people who simply seem unable to live without excitement, without stimulation. Whether it comes from pleasure - or from crisis - they thrive on activity, on chaos, confusion – on dealing with problems - on adrenalin – on constant drama – in fact, we sometimes call them ‘drama ...read more

  • The Criteria For An Apostolic Replacement Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 24, 2017
     | 5,546 views

    Matthias was evidently a good man. He met the requirements of an apostle, which meant he must have been with the Lord from His baptism by John until His ascension; and, more importantly, he must have been a witness of the resurrection,as the others were.

    JESUS THE WORD OF GOD John 1:1-18 One of the names of the Lord Jesus Christ is "The Word." 1. THE WORD WAS GOD’S POWER AT WORK IN CREATION (John 1:1-3). (i) In the beginning was the Word. This compares with the Creation account (Genesis 1:1-3). When God spoke the Word, all things ...read more

  • It Starts With One: Part Two, Acts 1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Monica on Jul 6, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,972 views

    The mission in Acts

    Matthias Chosen to Replace Judas 12Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day’s journey away. 13And when they had entered, they went up to the upper room, where they were staying, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, ...read more

  • The Waiting Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Vincent Harry Anobling on May 4, 2011
     | 5,397 views

    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 ...read more

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

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Feb 23, 2011
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,949 views

    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 ...read more

  • Waiting On The Spirit

    Contributed by Elder Johnathan Hester on Mar 11, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,461 views

    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 ...read more

  • Why Are Some People Disqualified For Positions Of Service?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,844 views

    1. Many people are disqualified for positions of service in the church because of their sins of omission.

    1. Many people are disqualified for positions of service in the church because of their sins of omission. James wrote, "Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn’t do it, sins." (James 4:17) In this passage we read about how the apostles were forced to choose a replacement for Judas ...read more

  • Preparing To Recieve The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 8, 2000
    based on 116 ratings
     | 27,115 views

    How the disciples prepared to recieve the promised coming of the Holy Spirit.

    “Preparing to Receive the Holy Spirit.” Acts 1:12-26 Last week we began a study of the Book of Acts by noting five foundational principles on which Christ wanted to build his church. 1.) The Believers Message – Christ is Risen, 2.) The Believers Might – the power of the Holy Spirit, 3.) The ...read more

  • Reasons For Disqualification For Service

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 10, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,770 views

    Why some people are disqualified for being used of God

    Why Are Some People Disqualified for Positions of Service Acts 1:21-26 1. Many people are disqualified for positions of service in the church because of their sins of omission. ILlustration:There’s a fine line between courage and foolishness. Too bad it’s not a fence. Do not be a fence ...read more

  • You Can Learn A Lot From A Lot Series

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jun 28, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,045 views

    The book of ACTS shows that this new church seeking to make sure that everything is ready for the Lord to move upon the church.

    • One of the first acts in the book of ACTS shows that this new church seeking to make sure that everything is ready for the Lord to move upon the church. • While they are waiting in Jerusalem, as told to do, they begin to deal with the issue Judas, what he did, and what they should ...read more

  • Can You Worship At A Church Business Meeting Series

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Mar 18, 2015
     | 4,289 views

    Everything the church does must be worshipful, even the business meetings.

    Can You Worship at a Church Business Meeting? Acts 1:15-26 The Apostles, in obedience to the Lord’s directive had just returned to Jerusalem. Luke records that they were full of joy and went into an upper room where they continued in prayer and making intercession. It also says that they ...read more