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  • The Spirit Driven Life

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Nov 21, 2005
    based on 65 ratings
     | 4,832 views

    What really drives us? Should it be a purpose of the Spirit? Does it only last 40 days?

    The Spirit Driven Life A lot of folks have been on the Purpose-Driven train and Dr. Warren has sold a bunch of books. Nothing I read was very new or different. I had heard most of what he was saying preached by others. I have even preached a lot of it myself. It sells because of the way it ...read more

  • Scraping Barnacles

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Oct 29, 2005
    based on 44 ratings
     | 7,150 views

    The ship of the church of Jesus Christ has been sailing for a long time. It has grown some barnacles that have slowed it’s movement. Let’s listen to the Lord and do some scraping.

    Passage: Acts 1:1-11 Intro: As far as the church is concerned, there are no passages more important than this one. 1. It is as clear a mission statement as you will find. 2. these words of Jesus fueled a world-wide revolution that has rescued and transformed hundreds of millions of ...read more

  • Powered By The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by James May on Oct 4, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 5,205 views

    If we are going to be all that God wants us to be, we must be powered by the Holy Spirit.

    POWERED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT Pastor Jim May Acts 1:8, "But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth." On the home page of our church’s ...read more

  • May The Force Be With You

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 30, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,329 views

    Living in the Spirit

    Intro: years ago they started advertising this new movie Star Wars so I called a friend up and asked him if he wanted to go opening night. I said, we better show up a little early, there may be a line. When we arrived, there was about 3000 people lined up, there wasn’t even one parking place at the ...read more

  • Don't Mess With Us Devil

    Contributed by James May on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,825 views

    Satan does his best to thwart the plans of God and the preaching of the gospel, but he is a defeated enemy because God has anointed the church with the Holy Ghost and fire!

    DON’T MESS WITH US DEVIL By Pastor Jim May One of the marks of a true church and of a true Born Again Child of God is that they have power at their disposal beyond anything that the world can produce or that Hell can gush forth. In Acts 1:8, Jesus said these words to the disciples before ...read more

  • Proof Of The Resurrection

    Contributed by Ryan Davis on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,986 views

    Evidence that Christ rose from the Dead

    INFALLIBLE PROOFS OF THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST Text: Acts 1:4 1:1 The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, 2 Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he ...read more

  • Ending Your Power Shortage

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 7, 2005
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,544 views

    There seems to be a critical shortage of power in the lives of people regarding Christ’s great commission. When we read about terrorists threats around the world, many seem to grow hesitant to be involved with missions. However, the Lord Jesus said, "You

    Ending Your Power Shortage (Acts 1:8) Right before Jesus acended into heaven He gave us a promise: "But you shall receive power (ability, efficiency, enablement and might) when the Holy Spirit has come upon you and you shall be My witnesses in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and to the ends of ...read more

  • Promises, Promises, Promises Series

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Jul 26, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,458 views

    God has given us so many promises that can be an everlasting encouragement in our service to Him. Three of the greatest are in our passage.

    PROMISES, PROMISES, THE PROMISES Acts 1:4-11 INTRODUCTION: A. Promises 1. They flow so easily a. But how soon we forget - Parents, how may of us can remember when we promised our children something, of which we did not follow through on, just to hear them say – “But dad, you ...read more

  • Witnessing 101: Developing A Desire Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Jun 11, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 6,406 views

    This is the first in a 5 part series on becoming a witness for Christ. This sermon focuses on developing a desire to be a witness.

    You Shall Be My Witnesses Pt 1 ¡V Developing a Desire Acts 1:8 You shall be my witnesses. Those words mark the beginning of the Christian Church. They mark the heart of the church. They represent the calling, purpose, and potential of the church. They also mark the greatest shortcoming in ...read more

  • Until God Fixes Things

    Contributed by William Nieporte on May 23, 2005
    based on 139 ratings
     | 12,035 views

    Sermon for Ascension Sunday

    Introduction: Some of my most interesting theological conversations take place in the hot-tub at the YMCA. Kind of a strange thought, isn’t it? Well, let me tell you about a conversation I had with a guy this past week. We’ll call him Hank. Hank is nearly 70 years old and works out almost ...read more

  • Power For Life

    Contributed by Glenn Branham on May 13, 2005
    based on 144 ratings
     | 37,497 views

    God desires His power flow through us empowering you, equipping you, enabling us.

    "Power For Life" Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. Intro: Jesus said those who receive the Holy Spirit, receive power. Power for living, power to ...read more

  • It's My Responsibility Series

    Contributed by Keith Ogden on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,168 views

    Evangelism "It’s my Responsibility" 1. Our Commission Make Us Responsible 2. Our Blessing Make Us Responsible 3. Our Commission Male Us Responsible

    Serious: Personal Evangelism Subject: It’s My Responsibility – Part One Dr. Charles Matthews’s made a challenge years ago -- that is still relevant today. He said, and I quote, that it is important -- that pastors and church leaders help their congregations to understand that witnessing to ...read more

  • Power With A Purpose Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Feb 15, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,168 views

    Part one of this series deals with the Holy Spirits power in the Church of today. What is it for and what does God want from us?

    Walking In the Spirit Pt 1 ¡V Power with a Purpose Acts 1:4-11 George Barna ¡V several years back brought a man to the US from China to see the church and it¡¦s impact. As he left Barna asked him what he thought of the church in the US ¡V ¡§It¡¦s amazing, he said, how much you have accomplished ...read more

  • Experiencing God Series

    Contributed by John Park on Oct 14, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,521 views

    A sermon from the first chapter of Acts from a chapter by chapter series on Acts.

    EXPERIENCING GOD I. Introduction A. Author and Date 1. Although the author is not named in the book we can gather from external evidences and from inferences of the book itself that Luke was the author. 2. The earliest of the external evidences appear in the Muratorian Canon ...read more

  • Witnessing The Difference

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jun 7, 2004
    based on 159 ratings
     | 8,243 views

    How was the early church able to grow so fast and steadily? They believed three key truths: Jesus is Risen, Jesus is Ruling, and Jesus is Returning!

    If this sermon is helpful to you look for my latest book, “The Greatest Commands: Learning To Love Like Jesus.” Each chapter is sermon length, alliterated, and focuses on the life and love of Jesus. You can find it here: ww.amazon.com/gp/product/1606471120 Witnessing The Difference by ...read more