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  • Acts 11 Series

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Sep 1, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,435 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

  • Majoring In The Minors Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Apr 7, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,698 views

    This message looks at the problem in Acts 11:1-18 of those in the early church focusing on the wrong aspects of what took place there.

    Sometimes we as Christians can get all bent out of shape over the smallest, most insignificant things. You might think that it has something to do with today’s “drive thru” culture but you would be wrong. In fact, today we will see that it goes all the way back to the early Church. That is why I ...read more

  • Spreading Branches

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Apr 22, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,230 views

    Peter is confronted about spreading the gospel to gentiles.

    Spreading Branches Acts 11:1 – 11:30 Jeff Hughes – August 3, 2003 Calvary Chapel Aggieland I. Introduction a. The gospel had come to the house of Cornelius there in Caesarea. We saw last week, where he and his entire family, and some of his friends came into a relationship with Jesus ...read more

  • The Contention Concerning The Centurion.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Feb 27, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,004 views

    Whenever a change takes place in a church there is often a stir among some of the members. And unfortunately, when the change is good, there is more contention. That tells a great deal about the character of the church.

    The contention concerning the centurion. Acts 11:1 -- 18. 02/25/04 You remember I said a great change came into the early church when the Gentiles got saved. This change produced contention in the early church and Peter was right in the middle of it. “When the apostle’s and brethren that ...read more

  • The Centurion Experiencing The Change.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jan 28, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,300 views

    a tremendous change in the dealings of God with man occurred when the Gentile became a part of the church.

    The Centurion experiencing the change. Acts 11:1 -- 18. 01/28/04 Folks I don’t know if you have noticed it but a tremendous change in the dealings of God with man occurred when the Gentile became a part of the church. Before that, the blessings of God had been almost exclusively Jewish. The ...read more

  • "Then I Remembered"

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on May 27, 2003
    based on 58 ratings
     | 1,689 views

    It is altogether proper that we pay tribute to the memory of those who have died in the defense of our freedom, but we must never cease to remember the wonderful things we have as a result of the death of our Savior on Calvary.

    “THEN I REMEMBERED” “Then I remembered the word of the Lord, how He said, ‘John indeed baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit.” Acts 11:16. Memorial Day is a holiday designated as a day of remembrance. Tomorrow, in national cemeteries across our land, we will ...read more

  • What Has Jerusalem To Do With Antioch Series

    Contributed by Gregg Strawbridge on Apr 15, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,150 views

    We must take hold of THE GRANDNESS OF GENTILE SALVATION The Great Commission, in biblio-theological development, is the predictable Messianic restatement of multitudes of Old Testament commissions and promises and prayers for all the nations to be made

    INTRODUCTION "What has Athens to do with Jerusalem? What has the Academy to do with the Church? What have heretics to do with Christians? Our instruction comes from the porch of Solomon, who had himself taught that the Lord should be sought in simplicity of heart. Away with all attempts to produce ...read more

  • Out Of The Box Series

    Contributed by Paul Fredericks on Mar 6, 2003
    based on 89 ratings
     | 14,743 views

    We will prevent conflicts from splintering the church, when we allow God to have the Last Word!

    Out of the Box 2 March 2003 Acts 11:1-18 fellowship community INTRODUCTION: Comedian Emo Philips used to tell this story: In conversation with a person I had recently met, I asked, "Are you Protestant or Catholic?" My new acquaintance replied, "Protestant." I said, "Me too! What ...read more

  • What To Do When You Are Placed In A Position Of Contention 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jan 3, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,482 views

    Occasionally we all find ourselves in a position where we face a prickly difference of opinions with our peers. When Peter returned from visiting the house of the Gentile Cornelius, his Jewish friends cried out in anger, "You went to the uncircumcised men

    Illustration:No great advance has been made in science, politics or religion without controversy. Lyman Beecher 1. Occasionally we all find ourselves in a position where we face a prickly difference of opinions with our peers. When Peter returned from visiting the house of the Gentile ...read more

  • Progressing Through The Storm 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jan 3, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,122 views

    Have you ever wondered why some people are afraid to progress when conditions appear difficult? Most of us are hesitant to try something new unless we are given guarantees

    Illustration:When Pablo Casals reached 95, a young reported threw him a question: "Mr. Casals, you are 95 and the greatest cellist that ever lived. Why do you still practice six hours a day?" And Mr. Casals answered, "Because I think I’m making progress." Your goal is to make progress every day ...read more

  • Recognizing Your Deliverance Series

    Contributed by Tommy Davis on Aug 28, 2001
    based on 145 ratings
     | 9,032 views

    5th and Last Watch night of Revival Series focusing on Philippians 1:19.

    Recognizing Your Deliverance Theme Verse: For I know that as you pray for me and as the Spirit of Jesus Christ helps me, this will all turn out for my deliverance. (Philippians 1:19) Monday: For I know: “What Do You Believe” Tuesday: As you pray for me: ...read more

  • Progressing Through The Storm

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,197 views

    Whether we progress or not often depends on whether we more afraid of God or men. Peter knew that it was impossible to withstand the power of God without losing big time! Making progress despite difficult circumstances

    Progressing Through the Storm (Acts 11:10-26) Illustration:"THEY MAY TRIP SEVEN TIMES, BUT EACH TIME THEY WILL RISE AGAIN." (PROVERBS 24:16 NLT) GET UP, GET OVER IT, GET GOING Jonas Salk, who invented the vaccine that wiped out polio, conducted 200 experiments before he got ...read more

  • How To React In A Contentious Situation

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 3,798 views

    How to respond when you face sharp differences of opinions with others

    What To Do When You Have a Sharp Difference of Opinion With Others (Acts 11:1-20) Illustration: Paul overcame differences with the good of love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. (2 Tim. 1:5) Few do so today because they end up giving into feelings of anger, hurt or ...read more

  • A Rooftop Vision And A Basement Mentality

    Contributed by E.t. Cummings on May 23, 2001
    based on 127 ratings
     | 5,177 views

    This sermon is for letting Christians know that they can achieve whatever goals in life they want too. This sermon is to get the believer to know that there mentality determines their level of blessings.

    In our text today, we are dealing with a young man by the name of Peter. I know you know Peter. Peter was the one who stood up after everyone was slain in his or her own language and preached a sermon and told them what had just happened. You know Peter, he was the one who when Jesus asked, "Who ...read more

  • (Resurrection) Life Is Full Of Surprises

    Contributed by Michael Pahls on May 21, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,808 views

    Peter’s explanation of the events leading to the conversion of Cornelius (a Roman soldier and Gentile) bears witness to the surprising and yet familiar ways of God and points us to the new possibilities for surprise that the Resurrection message opens in in our lives.

    Fifth Sunday of Easter - Year C May 13, 2001 Acts 11:1-18 1st CENTURY PALESTINE: A WORLD WITHOUT SURPRISES This passage is all about the surprising works of God but to get the surprise you must have the back story. Hang in there, the payoff in this passage for your life is worth the ...read more