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  • The Holy Spirit And You - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by James Capps on Feb 12, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,334 views

    This series is on the Holy Spirit and how He he works in the Christians life.

    Why is it that when we read the Bible or even hear a sermon we always try and relate it to someone else? Someone else has the duty Someone else has the job Someone else has the calling Someone else has the power of God SURELY IT CAN?T BE ME! The fact of the matter is in the Bible there ...read more

  • Who Is The Holy Spirit?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 8, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,392 views

    There are two reasons why we need to allow the Holy Spirit to be present in our lives – strength to live God’s way and power to do God’s mission.

    MAIN THEME/TOPIC: Who is the Holy Spirit? TEXT: Isaiah 40:31 “ But those who wait on the Lord will find new strength. They will fly high like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.” Acts 1: 8 “But when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, you will receive power and ...read more

  • "He'll Give You Power”

    Contributed by Timothy Proctor Sr. D. Min on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 80 ratings
     | 12,031 views

    Whenever you face trials and problem, don’t try to work it out yourself, give it to Jesus, and He’ll work it out for you. He said He’ll give you power!

    But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become, the Son of God, even to them that believe on his name. 1. First you have to receive God; in order to receive God, the Bible said be changed or transformed. How many people know that we still have some changing to do? He tells you in ...read more

  • Witnessing By The Power Of The Spirit Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 490 ratings
     | 59,883 views

    At times Christians know their theology of the Holy Spirit without sensing the miracle that lies within them

    OPEN: This is the first our series on “Connecting with Jesus” and our text tells of how we can connect with Jesus in our witnessing. TEXT: Acts 1:8 One night a wife found her husband standing over their infant’s crib. As she watched him looking down at their very first baby, she saw on his face ...read more

  • A Christian Approach To Jehovah`s Witnesses

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on Nov 18, 2001
    based on 170 ratings
     | 4,890 views

    WHAT TO DO WHEN THEY STAND AT YOUR DOOR

    In 1973 there were 67,500 Jehovah`s Witnesses in Britain. In the year 2,000 there were 126,000 of them, an 87% increase in 27 years. America has seen a similar rise in their numbers to nearly a million last year. The Christian Church needs to be aware that this sect, recovering from the failure of ...read more

  • Prayer Cover

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,254 views

    one of a series on Acts

    Prayer Cover Out of this Present Darkness/Piercing the Darkness by Frank Peritti - are both powerful stories. They illustrate several important reality for Christians today. We are not in a battle with flesh and blood. We are in a battle with spiritual forces. Eph 6 makes it clear - we are in a ...read more

  • The Antioch Concept

    Contributed by Tom Anglin on Feb 20, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 5,862 views

    A challenge to the Church, to take up where the church at Antioch left off, the task: the unfinished business of taking the Gospel to the ends of the Earth!

    Percentage of new church members who have come from another church: 80 -- Pentecostal Evangel, 3/210/92. "To Verify," Leadership. The church is the only cooperative society in the world that exists for the benefit of its nonmembers. -- William Temple, Leadership, Vol. 5, no. 4. The ...read more

  • Having God's Power To Prevail In This Hour

    Contributed by Kris Young on Feb 14, 2001
    based on 234 ratings
     | 6,981 views

    The Power of God, how we can receive it, how we can use it, and how we can maintain it.

    Introduction – A. The Medal of Honor. 1. What is the Medal of Honor? a. Gilt-bronze star suspended from a pale blue ribbon with 13 tiny white stars. b. Highest medal given to a soldier. 2. How does one receive the Medal of Honor? a. Deed must be witnessed by at least 2 other ...read more

  • Do We Need The Gift Of Pentecost?

    Contributed by Larry Jones on Feb 26, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 2,424 views

    The Holy Spirit is essential for service to Christ.

    Acts 1:8 "Do We Need The Gift of Pentecost?" Today there is a trend among Christians to rely on experience, reason, and self. However, there was a gift given to those on Pentecost that overwhelmed their self control. And through this gift those Christians experienced the harvest. This scripture ...read more

  • Treasure Hunt (Part 4) -The Power Of His Spirit Series

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 181 ratings
     | 6,699 views

    Discover the power of His Holy Spirit in your life!

    Part IV – The Power of His Spirit I. The Promise of Power A. Text: Acts 1:4-8 B. First of all, this book is called “The Acts” because it lists the “acts” of the apostles. You’ll notice in reading this book that the only act the Jesus performs is that of ascending unto heaven. Therefore, this ...read more

  • In Search Of A Kingdom

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 134 ratings
     | 4,352 views

    We often seek kingdoms based on power, wealth, and fame; however, Christians should seek the kingdom of God, which is based on love.

    "In Search Of A Kingdom" -Acts 1:1-12 Rev. A.L. Torrence Pastor of the Cross of Life Lutheran Church In our text, we see a group of Galileans searching for a kingdom and the power that goes along with it. They asked the question, "Lord is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to ...read more

  • Becoming Powered For Real Living Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Dec 7, 2000
    based on 91 ratings
     | 7,122 views

    What it takes for the power of God to be enfused in ones life is explained.

    In the book Scully, there is a dialogue between Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple Computers and John Scully, who at the time was president of Pepsi. Jobs was attempting to recruit Scully for the top job at Apple and he asked Scully, “Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared ...read more

  • The Most Powerful Gift

    Contributed by James May on Apr 19, 2001
    based on 143 ratings
     | 7,133 views

    The Gift of the Holy Ghost with the evidence of Speaking in Other Tongues as the Spirit gives the utterance is not an option. It is commanded by Jesus for all believers to seek after this gift.

    THE MOST POWERFUL GIFT Acts 1:4-8 “And being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith He, ye have heard of me. For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not ...read more

  • Living Up To The Name Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 5, 2000
    based on 159 ratings
     | 18,763 views

    As believer

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 1 “Living Up to the Name.” Acts 1:1-11 We have bought the idea of many around that the church is quite irrelevant, a not at all an important segment of society. That view is absolutely false. The church is the most important body in the world today -- far and ...read more

  • Relationships: Empowered By God -- Christ's Invisible Imprit Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on May 29, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 9,935 views

    God will empower our relationships so that others will see the invisible imprint of Jesus in our lives.

    Acts 1:8 You will RECEIVE POWER when the Holy Spirit comes upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the earth. Jesus said that when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, you will be energized with “explosive power.” Power is the Greek word “ ...read more