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  • Four Helpful Senses Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 27, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,264 views

    We can see in the writing of the story of Cornelius and Jesus's words about the sheepfold very helpful examples of the literal and spiritual senses of Scripture.

    Monday of 4th Week of Easter Verbum Domini The richness of today’s Scripture readings should suggest to us a couple of responses. First, we need several hours of study of the text and its meanings. Second, we should, in worshipful awe, spend a few more hours before the Blessed Sacrament ...read more

  • The Character Of The Early Church

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Sep 1, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,469 views

    Characteristics of the early church

    “The Character of the Early Church” Acts 11:19-30, 13:1-3 One Sunday morning, the pastor noticed little Alex standing in the foyer of the church staring up at a large plaque. It was covered with names and small American flags mounted on either side of it. The six-year old had ...read more

  • God Likes To Cross The Lines Series

    Contributed by Chris Heimsoth on Aug 1, 2011
     | 2,607 views

    8th Sermon in our Action in Acts series, we look at how God pushes us out of our natural divisions and understandings, and when we are willing to follow him there, he can do huge things through us.

    Action – God crossing the line (Show a coloring page) Who recognizes this? It’s a coloring page, which most of us can remember from when we were children or from when we had children... And for most of our lives, we have learned that this is what we are to do with it (show a well ...read more

  • Real Christians Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Mar 17, 2011
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,292 views

    The disciples were first called Christians at Antioch. This message takes a look at what a "real," biblical Christian looks like and does.

    * Explain how the meanings of many words have changed over time (i.e., spam; cell; wicked; awful; etc.) * How the meaning of "Christian" has changed: today there are many "types" of Christians (i.e., active/inactive; marginal; radical; involved/uninvolved; secret; casual; etc.) * The most ...read more

  • Believing Outside The Box Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Jan 14, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,488 views

    verse by verse through Acts

    Open the eyes of my heart Lord, I want to see you; I want to see you. Do we really mean the words of that song? Do we really want to see God? Do we really want to see Him for who He is, and what He expects and what He’s doing? Do we really want to see God? I’m convinced that one of ...read more

  • May They Be One

    Contributed by Richard Hosea on Jun 15, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,792 views

    To help bring unity among believers

    May They Be One Acts 11:1-18 Baptist Churches in America have divided and split off until there are hundreds of Baptist denominations. The Christian faith has some 33,830 denominations. That’s an awful lot of diversity! On the one hand, with that many approaches, there should be ...read more

  • Breaking Down Barriers Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on May 3, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,910 views

    The Spirit descends upon Gentile believers before Peter is ale to finish her sermon. When Peter shares what happened with the church leaders they realize that the kingdom of God is open to more people than they had first imagined.

    INTRODUCTION In the Book of Acts, the Holy Spirit moves in a mighty, miraculous way. On the day of Pentecost, which is the birth of the Christian church, over 3,000 people responded to the gospel of Jesus Christ and became Christians. A man who had been lame from birth was healed and began ...read more

  • Go As Far As You Can See, And See What You Can From There

    Contributed by Matt Hoffmann on Apr 28, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,185 views

    In Acts 11:1-18, we begin to see the legacy of faith and risk-taking for the sake of the Gospel that included us in the promises of Christ

    Acts 11:1-18 It all started when they saw Jesus for the last time. His last words to them, “And you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and all Judea, and Samaria, and to the very ends of the earth.” Peter was among those who heard these words, and believed them. I’m sure, ...read more

  • Carrying Christ With You Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 31, 2009
     | 1,835 views

    The Holy Spirit is constantly working in our lives. We are always a bridge in someone’s life. Our obedience to God is a big thing. It is always worth it!

    Last week we learn about overcoming prejudice. • God has no favourites. Salvation is for all men. • Israelites were chosen as a forerunner. God’s purpose was to save them and through them, the whole world. • The Jews were not intended to be the END of God’s plan, but the MEANS. • Because ...read more

  • Receiving The Gift Of Worship Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,045 views

    As changes in worship style come, many will find the changes difficult to accept, but it will be easier if we see Liturgy as primarily a divine gift.

    May 4, 2009 Sacramentum Caritatis when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcision party criticized him, saying, "Why did you go to uncircumcised men and eat with them?" When the RSV translation talks about “the circumcision party,” we get an unintended pun in English. Literally, it refers ...read more

  • A Theology Of Change Series

    Contributed by David Rumley on Apr 16, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,047 views

    Is there a theology of change in scripture? Does God change? In this message there is a discussion of scriptures view of change and why we must change.

    A theology of change… Acts 11: 1 The apostles and the brothers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him 3 and said, "You went into the house of ...read more

  • A Peter Revelation Series

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Feb 11, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,445 views

    The work of the Lord was important enough to have the Holy Spirit move Luke to write down the events of Peter’s ministry, it should be important enough for the Body of Christ to take note of the truths proclaimed in this message. Peter shows a spiritual

    I am going to read to you Acts 11:1-4 and then verse 18 Title: A Peter Revelation Theme: The Enjoyment of Ministry Accountability Series: Essentials for Church Growth Listen as I read, Acts 11:1-4 and verse 18, “The apostles and the brothers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also ...read more

  • Need For Speed Series

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jan 28, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,549 views

    We can experience God by learning to be silent.

  • Getting Out Of God's Way Series

    Contributed by Stephen Collins on Jan 6, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 7,845 views

    Part 6 of "Being the Church," focusing on the crucial importance of letting God have His way in the life of a church.

  • Model For Unity

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Sep 29, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,812 views

    This message is intended to stress the need for unity and provide instruction on how we can gain and keep it: in the church and family.

    MODEL FOR UNITY Acts 11:1-18 INTRODUCTION: A. How many of you have ever built a model? 1. There are all kinds: a. Cars & Trucks b. Military vehicles & Trains c. Planes & boats 2. At present I am working on a ship, the HMS Bounty. a. There are many reasons a ship ...read more