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  • He Ascended Into Heaven

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,663 views

    What Christ's ascension and glorification means for us today.

    Introductory Considerations 1. This Thursday is ascension today - a day on which we remember Christ’s ascension into heaven. Used to be a special service - still for some. Last year someone mentioned that I had not even mentioned or preached on ascension since I had been here. Made promise that I ...read more

  • Why Are God's Precedents Often Accompanied With Demonstrations Of Great Power?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,408 views

    The Pentecostal outpouring of power was a demonstration of God’s divine influence on an epic setting event - the inauguration of the Christian church. Whenever the Lord sets an important precedent He accompanies it with a demonstration of power to signal

    1. The Pentecostal outpouring of power was a demonstration of God’s divine influence on an epic setting event - the inauguration of the Christian church. Whenever the Lord sets an important precedent He accompanies it with a demonstration of power to signal His Divine energetic approval. By the ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Empowers Us To Be Christ's Witnesses

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 59 ratings
     | 13,339 views

    Many people are afraid of witnessing because they fear being rejected, criticized or misunderstood. However, Christ knew that every single individual needs a Spirit empowered testimony to be delivered from an eternity in hell, sin and misery

    1. Many people are afraid of witnessing because they fear being rejected, criticized or misunderstood. However, Christ knew that every single individual needs a Spirit empowered testimony to be delivered from an eternity in hell, sin and misery. Without the strength of the Holy Spirit, the facts of ...read more

  • How Jesus Kept His Disciples United

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,045 views

    Every group contains of a wide variety of personalities, interests and backgrounds.

    Every group contains of a wide variety of personalities, interests and backgrounds. When Jesus brought people together with such stark perceptional differences, He knew that in fighting might become a real problem. Instead of insisting that the disciples be unified, Jesus pointed His men toward ...read more

  • How Jesus Delegated Responsibility And Authority

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 118 ratings
     | 16,615 views

    Jesus knew that the disciples would do their greatest work after He left them to do their ministries with the indwelling power of the Holy Spirit. Jesus said, "He who believes in Me the works that I do will he do also and greater works than these will He

    How Jesus Delegated Responsibility and Authority - Acts 1:8 Illustration:Peter Drucker offers insightful guidance to the church when he calls leadership a peak performance by one who is "the trumpet that sounds a clear sound of the organizations’ goals." His five requirements for this task are ...read more

  • The Ascension Of Our Lord Jesus Christ

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 20, 2000
    based on 630 ratings
     | 138,545 views

    Seeks to expound the Ascension in its Historical, Spiritual and Practical context

    THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST If you had looked at your diary last Thursday (that would have been six weeks after Easter) you might have seen the heading "Ascension Day", but then it might not be there because Ascension Day is one of the neglected feast days of the Christian church. That ...read more

  • Living Up To The Name Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 6, 2000
    based on 159 ratings
     | 18,767 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

  • In Search Of A Kingdom

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Nov 24, 2000
    based on 134 ratings
     | 4,353 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

  • Star Gazers Or Earth Shakers? Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 124 ratings
     | 5,999 views

    How do we spend our time, staring out hoping or moving forward and doing?

    I remember several years ago rearranging my schedule to watch Tiger Woods in his attempt to win the Masters. I hurried home from the office at 3 for the afternoon coverage, turned on the television, and snow. We had paid the cable bill, so I knew that wasn’t the problem. So I called the cable ...read more

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

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Jan 9, 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

  • Having God's Power To Prevail In This Hour

    Contributed by Kris Young on Feb 15, 2001
    based on 234 ratings
     | 6,982 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

  • Jesus - His Ascension

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
    based on 394 ratings
     | 41,598 views

    The ascension of Jesus is just a continuation of His resurrection, & one is lacking without the other.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. Very few of us ever enjoy the luxury of coming to the end of even our most productive day & saying, "It is finished. I’m through. I’ve accomplished everything I set out to do today." Instead, most of us have ...read more

  • The Power Of A Personal Pentecost

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,143 views

    In a positional sense there were only two "Pentecosts" mentioned in the Bible recorded in Acts 2 and Acts 10 but a "personal pentecost" is available to every Christian who earnestly seeks the anointing power of the Holy Spirit in their life.

    THE POWER OF A PERSONAL PENTECOST "But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." Acts 1:8. The Book of Acts records two great "Pentecostal" experiences in the early ...read more

  • How To Multiply Conversions

    Contributed by R. Stanley on Dec 1, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,655 views

    A Biblical response to the Anticonversion Bill promulgated by the Tamilnadu Government in India.

    How to multiply Conversions ****************************** This message is a sequel to my article, Can Conversions be Stopped? which was pasted on this website (www.stanleyonbible.com) on 18 October 2002 and published in the November 2002 issue of Blessing monthly. I am humbled by the ...read more

  • Powered By The Holy Ghost

    Contributed by James May on Dec 4, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 8,257 views

    Just like Peter, we will be enabled, or "powered" by the Holy Spirit once we receive the Baptism in the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in other tongues as the Spirit gives the utterance.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more