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  • Out Of Sight

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,336 views

    For Ascension Sunday: Whether we work diligently when our supervisor is out of sight is a measure of commitment and character. Compare Matthias, who took a job he did not ask for; and Joseph Justus, who was passed over.

    When you see your supervisor, you work. When you do not see your supervisor, you may work, but your work style is likely to slow down. The difference between those two things is the measure of your character and your commitment. When you see your supervisor, you work diligently. You know that ...read more

  • Spiritual Power

    Contributed by Olorunnisola Oni on May 3, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,547 views

    This sermon tells us what spiritual power is and how we can receive it.

    Introduction: When Jesus Christ was on earth, He was responsible for all the needs (including spiritual) of His disciples. When He was about to ascend to heaven, He recognized that they would need power. He therefore promised and reminded them on the day of ascension that they would receive ...read more

  • Jesus Ascends To Heaven

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on May 2, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,673 views

    Jesus demonstrated God’s power through the Holy Spirit and left that power to every believer as He ascended into Heaven.

    Text: “…He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight” (Acts 1:9). When Jesus started his ministry on earth, He preached these words: “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” (Matthew 4:17). Prior to Jesus’ appearance on earth, “the kingdom of heaven or the kingdom of God” ...read more

  • Be A Witness, You've Got A Mansion, Be Ready To Go!

    Contributed by Egerton Gbonda on May 1, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,365 views

    AN ASCENSION DAY SERMON

    ASCENSION DAY MESSAGE (Thursday- 1st May, 2008) At THE HOLY TRINITY CHURCH (Mossford Green, Barkingside- London, United Kingdom) By REV EGERTON GBONDA (Anglican Diocese of Bo- Sierra Leone, Church of the Province of West Africa) THEME: Be a Witness, You’ve Got a Mansion, Be ...read more

  • The Ascension Of Jesus

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on May 1, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,094 views

    The Ascension is an important part of the ministry of Jesus. He came to save our sins and He will come again when we least expect it. Be ready!

    The Ascension of Jesus Acts 1:1-11 In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3 To them he presented himself alive ...read more

  • "Life Is Not A One Way Trip To Nowhere"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Apr 30, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,032 views

    Life in Christ is what brings meaning.

    Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:15-23 “Life Is Not a One Way Trip to Nowhere” by: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Soddy Daisy, TN www.graceumcsd.org In the 1997 blockbuster movie, As Good As It Gets Jack Nicholson plays the dysfunctional, acid-tongued, romance novelist ...read more

  • The Resurrection Is Over, Now What?

    Contributed by Ronnie Mcneill on Apr 24, 2008
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,873 views

    Jesus expects us to be witnesses throughout the world until His return. We are not to stand around wasting time. We are to be the disciples that we were called to be.

    Introduction: Listening to our friends or relatives, at times it is hard to believe some of the stuff that they say. Some of the things that they say are so far fetched, that we say to ourselves “Where in the world did they come up this idea?,” or Who did they hear this ridiculous thing from?” ...read more

  • Five Works Jesus Left The Church To Do In His Name.

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Apr 18, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,678 views

    I believe that the supreme task of the Church is the evangelism of all mankind. Not only did Jesus do evangelism, most of His last Words to the Church were to go into the entire world and tell everyone the ’Good News’ of the Gospel. I thank God for every

    Five Works Jesus Left the Church to Do in His Name. I believe that the supreme task of the Church is the evangelism of all mankind. Not only did Jesus do evangelism, most of His last Words to the Church were to go into the entire world and tell everyone the ’Good News’ of the Gospel. I thank God ...read more

  • Two Words To Count On

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,554 views

    This message explores the promise of the Holy Spirit to bring power and a witness to our lives.

    Any “Wheel of Fortune” fans here today? “Wheel of Fortune” is very different than when I was, well, let’s just say younger. How many of you remember that when a person used to win a puzzle, they would go shopping? Remember that? They don’t do that anymore. And now they have some different ...read more

  • Holy Ghost

    Contributed by Robert Cox on Apr 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,650 views

    Time to put Pentecost back into our churches

    ACTS 1:1 The former account 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 He through the Holy Spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom He had chosen, 3 to whom He also presented Himself alive after His suffering by many ...read more

  • Empowered For A Purpose

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Apr 7, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,198 views

    cts 1:4-8 outlines the purpose of Christ’s ascension into heaven and the coming of the Holy Spirit. Acts 1 gives the exit strategy of Jesus. Jesus told them to wait in Jerusalem until they received the baptism of the Holy Spirit. (verse 4)

    Empowered for a Purpose Acts 1:4-8 The last chapter of Luke and the first chapter of Acts Dr. Luke testifies to the final words of Jesus and His ascension into heaven. Why didn’t Jesus continue His ministry on earth? He rose from the dead. Why didn’t He continue to lead His disciples in ...read more

  • Do We Count On Jesus To Return And Reward? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 1, 2008
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,740 views

    God changes those who count on Jesus.

    Scripture Introduction The Bible contains four books (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), called together, “The Gospels.” These describe the work of Jesus while he was on earth. Virtually unknown at birth, by the end of his thirty-three years, Jesus assembled a following of men and women who ...read more

  • What Happens After Easter? Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Mar 28, 2008
    based on 40 ratings
     | 52,437 views

    What is the church going to do after Easter? We find there is a time for waiting, wondering and working!

    What Happens After Easter? And being assembled together with them, He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the Promise of the Father, "which," He said, "you have heard from Me; for John truly baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many ...read more

  • One Last Thing Before I Go Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 27, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,450 views

    Jesus left us the Holy Spirit to empower us to accomplish the great commission.

    One Last Thing Before I Go Text: Acts 1:1-11 Introduction 1. Illustration: While I was in Bible College, I had a professor who was famous for saying at the end of class, "One last thing before we go." The problem was, his one last thing usually lasted another 15-20 minutes, which made you ...read more

  • Be Empowered Series

    Contributed by Ryan Akers on Mar 10, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,806 views

    We are in the easter season and this is an awesome time for us to share our story of how God brought us out of a sin filled life and into a life filled with hope for life now and hope for what is to come.

    Spring Life Part 1- This series theme is being preached all over the country by Wesleyan pastor’s for the 2008 Easter season. The outline of each message is inspired from the denomination but the content is original to Pastor Ryan Akers. Be Empowered Pastor Ryan Akers Easter Season! What an ...read more