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  • Surprising Answers To Prayer

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 4,968 views

    An inductive message using biblical narrative to encourage Christians to turn to God in prayer because he will answer them.

    Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to cooperate with God in order to receive answers to their prayers. Response: Individuals will ponder Jesus’ question to the man by the pool of Bethesda – "Do you want to get well?" If they do they can come to the ...read more

  • When God Lends A Hand Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Aug 7, 2001
    based on 209 ratings
     | 16,590 views

    This is the first sermon in the series, "Becoming A Contagious Congregation, A Study of the Church at Antioch".

    Notice Acts 11:21 from our scripture reading - "And THE HAND OF THE LORD WAS WITH THEM and a great number believed, and turned to the Lord." The church at Antioch was a CONTAGIOUS CONGREGATION. The fact that "a great number believed, and turned to the Lord", gets our attention. I want to ...read more

  • The Church God Favors Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Aug 9, 2001
    based on 99 ratings
     | 6,903 views

    This is the second sermon in the series "Becoming A Contagious Congregation, A Study of the Church at Antioch".

    There was something special about the church at Antioch. We’ve already seen (in the first sermon in this series) that God’s hand was on them because they were a praying, Spirit-filled congregation. Notice what Luke says about the way Barnabas perceived the church at Antioch. In Acts 11:23 it ...read more

  • What Is A Christian?

    Contributed by Rodney Byrd on Jul 12, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 10,580 views

    The term Christian is often used loosely my many different people. This sermon discusses the traits of "true" Christians.

    I was reading a great book the other day that gave me the inspiration for this sermon. It discussed ways of growing as a Christian. It really opened my eyes to how ambiguously some people viewed the question, "What is a Christian?" This is a question that has been asked by many people, and ...read more

  • How Important Is A Reputation Series

    Contributed by Brian Winslade on Jul 22, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 12,449 views

    Barnabas’ reputation was so significant they gave him a positive nick-name

    How Important is a Reputation Unedited transcript of sermon delivered at Windsor Park Baptist Church 550 East Coast Rd, Mairangi Bay, Auckland, New Zealand, E-mail: bnw@wpbc.org.nz Sunday 8/4/2001,  Brian Winslade, All rights reserved A group of frogs were travelling through the woods ...read more

  • God Is The Greatest Giver

    Contributed by Dean Meadows on Dec 17, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 10,860 views

    This is a short but simple sermon that would be good for any Christmas Service.

    God is the Greatest Giver Acts 11:17 At this time of the year there is a lot of talk about giving. I was listening to a talk show on the radio the other day and the topics that were mentioned was focused on this subject. How much and how often should you give to the Salvation Army with the bell ...read more

  • Antioch: A Model Church

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 10, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,834 views

    A message encouraging the church to get involved in evangelism

    ANTIOCH: A MODEL CHURCH Acts 11:19-30 INTRO: Any search for a model Church must inevitably begin in the New Testament. Generally speaking, the Jerusalem Church is considered the first Church, and we are indebted to it for many reasons. The influence of the Church ...read more

  • Are You Praying So As To Get What You Are Asking For?

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jul 21, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,260 views

    Praying for results in His presence

    Are you praying so as to get what you are asking for? Acts 12:1-13 5 Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him. Suppose I was to say to you that you could go to the bank tomorrow and could withdraw whatever you are in need of? If I ...read more

  • A Place People Yearn To Be

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Aug 4, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,614 views

    Making a church a place people yearn to be

    Last week I asked you to consider how you might finish the statement, I Like Church But,….. The question was intended make you look at the simple problems in the church, the things that tend to irritate us. The kind of things that an outsider might find a roadblock to Jesus Christ. I hope that I ...read more

  • Acts 11 Series

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Sep 1, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,944 views

    This is study of Acts Chapter 11 it is the 14th studay in the series on Acts

    Study of Acts Acts # 14 Chapter Eleven In Chapter eleven we see some oppositon to the gospel being preached to the Gentiles. Peter was being accused of fellowshipping with them. We can relate to this by seeing the reaction of some to salvation of others. Some time we can not get past the past ...read more

  • Second Wave Of Persecution Series

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Sep 1, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,641 views

    This is study of Acts chapter 12 it is the 15th sermon in Acts

    Acts #15 Chapter Twelve In Chapter twelve the persecution starts up again. All through out the history of the early church persecution came and went. It was not until the later part of the first century that persecution started heavy. In this chapter we can learn two important lessons dealing in ...read more

  • Religion And Politics

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Sep 6, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,037 views

    Sometimes Christians suffer because of their faith, but God is able to deliver and make it right.

    Religion and Politics Acts 12:5 INTRO.: A man once said "I guess no one should talk about religion or politics." I informed him I disagreed since my livelihood involved talking about religion. When he discovered I was a preacher, he proceeded to fill me in on why he didn’t attend church. I had ...read more

  • "Finding True Rest In An Uncomfortable Situation!"

    Contributed by Kevin Smith on Sep 16, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
     | 21,707 views

    One of the greatest desires we have as a people is to go through things that are uncomfortable & still be comfortable.. Peter shows us in this text just how to do that.

    Acts 12:1-7 Ushers, let the worshippers in that they may hear the word of the Lord. You may be seated in the prescense of the Lord. Amen. I want to take a strange twist on this text this morning if I may. Many of you have probably heard this text preached before in terms of being delivered or ...read more

  • Depots Of Development Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Apr 19, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,641 views

    This sermon follows the progression of Acts 11:19-26 and identifies 10 things we should be aware of today. I used train illustrations with the 10 words.

    There are 10 stops along the tracks. (I used train related illustrations for each of these words) 1. Dispersion – v. 19a – Sometimes life takes us in many different directions just as it did in the early Church. 2. Exclusion – v. 19b – Often we like the early Church miss the point that the gospel ...read more

  • To Everything There Is A Season Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Apr 20, 2005
    based on 31 ratings
     | 4,610 views

    This sermon looks at four seasons in the life of the early Church revealed in the passage.

    A Season for… 1. Showing - v. 27-28 - Agabus being a prophet was literally speaking God’s word for the Church. Today we have His perfect revelation that reveals everything necessary for life and Godliness from the beginning to the end of time. There is no longer a need for this type of ...read more