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  • Peter Reaches Gentiles Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on Feb 19, 2021
     | 136 views

    Gospel reaches the Gentiles through Peter, even before Paul took the Gospel to them. Church accepts the new Challenges and met the needs. Read further to know the mission of Peter.

    Acts 11:01-18 Peter and the Jerusalem Church regarding Gentiles Mission 11:01-03 Church questioned Peter 11:04-17 Peter Explains the Church 11:18 Church rejoiced over the Gentiles Acts 11:01-03 Church questioned Peter. There could have been some communication systems among the first-century ...read more

  • Breaking Down Barriers Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Oct 24, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,870 views

    Peter’s response to these religious rule-keepers is a model for us as we face criticism or complaints. We’ll see that Peter’s answer is more pastoral than argumentative. I see seven correctives to help us handle criticism.

  • Grow And Go Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Sep 13, 2020
    based on 2 ratings
     | 647 views

    This is the 24th sermon in the Action Series. This series began during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Series: Action [#24] GROW AND GO Acts 11:1-18 Introduction: This has been a week of ups and downs. I have cried over great things and I have cried over bad things. At times, it has been a 2 steps forward and 3 steps back type of week. Through this, God has used Sunday School, Wednesday Night ...read more

  • Destroying The Wall Of Hostility Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Sep 10, 2020
     | 1,092 views

    Peter shared the works of God in saving the Gentiles in Cornelius' house. This is the will of God. It brings challenges the church will have to grapple with, but the truth is, God will make the Jews and Gentiles one in Christ.

    Good morning. Glad to be able to meet up again and remember our Lord together as a Body of Christ. We celebrate God’s goodness and lovingkindness despite the challenges. • Let us praise God with Psalm 47 before we look into Acts 11. 1 Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of ...read more

  • Spread The Word Despite The Odds Sermon Ix: Change Of Direction Epitomized By Peter Series

    Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Jan 15, 2020
     | 781 views

    In anti-Christian environments, mature Christians adapt to changing circumstances as led by the Spirit . . . and are willing to make life changes as prescribed for doing the Lord's work without compromising fundamental Christian beliefs.

    PETER EPITOMIZED CHANGE OF HEART AND MIND . . . (Acts 11:1-18) If all church leaders today were like the Apostle Peter, there is no telling what kind of churches our churches would be. A lot would depend on which aspect of Peter’s personality they ...read more

  • All Means All

    Contributed by Beth Garrod-Logsdon on May 23, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,310 views

    This sermon on breaking down draws its primary illustration from Dr. Seuss's story "The Sneetches". This story was read to the children and congregation during the Children's Sermon immediately prior to the sermon.

    All Means All Acts 11:1-18 Tribalism is defined as the state or fact of being organized in a tribe or tribes and the resulting behaviors and attitudes that stem from loyalty to this tribe. On the surface, that doesn’t sound too bad. Human beings naturally migrate into groups of like-minded ...read more

  • The Lord God Made Them All

    Contributed by Roberta Karchner on May 18, 2019
     | 1,320 views

    At a pivotal moment, Peter discovered God loved those outside his inner circle. Who are we including or excluding?

    Acts 11:1-18 The Lord God Made Them All – How many Christians does it take to change a light bulb? It depends upon which denomination you belong to. If you are Methodist, you are welcome no matter what the status of your bulb. You can be bright, dim, or completely burned out. You can be a light ...read more

  • The Explanation Of Peter

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Apr 27, 2019
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,318 views

    Who was I that I could withstand God?

    PETER’S EXPLANATION. Acts 11:1-18. The turning point in Luke’s Gospel was when Jesus ‘steadfastly set His face to go to Jerusalem’ (Luke 9:51). The turning point of Luke’s second volume, the Book of Acts, is found in the breaking down of objections to the inclusion of Gentiles in the church, ...read more

  • Time For A Big Change Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 17, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 19,115 views

    When Peter was sent to the home of Cornelius, God was trying to change Peter's and the churches perspectives toward Gentiles. Peter had some prejudices against Gentiles that needed to change. Perhaps we also have biases and prejudices that God wants to change.

    Introduction: A. One day a preacher went to his monthly meeting with the elders and presented an idea that he believed he had received from God. 1. After giving his most impassioned plea and really “selling” the idea to the elders, they voted down the preacher’s proposed changes 12-1. 2. The elder ...read more

  • The Gift Of New Tongues Series

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Mar 22, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 7,636 views

    To establish that the gift of speaking in tongues – was granted by the direct empowerment of the Holy Spirit - or by the “laying on of hands” by the apostles. If the gift of new tongues was part of the infant church; are they necessary today?

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Confusion with New Tongues 2. Commission of New Tongues 3. Conclusion of New Tongues Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are going to be discussing the theme: “The gift of new tongues.” It is important to understand the work and purpose of the “gift of new tongues” in the ...read more

  • An Analysis Of Joel's Prophecy Series

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Mar 10, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 7,002 views

    This lesson is an analysis of Joel’s Prophecy regarding the “pouring forth of the Holy Spirit upon all flesh.” It will esstablish that there was only one “pouring forth” of the Holy Spirit in the fulfillment of this prophecy.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. An Analysis of Joel’s Prophecy Remarks. 1. In this lesson we will conduct a complete analysis of Joel’s prophecy regarding the “out pouring” or the “pouring forth” of the Holy Spirit upon all flesh on the Day of Pentecost. Many consider this event as the “pouring out of the ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit - Part 2 Of 9 Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Jul 3, 2017
     | 6,796 views

    The Holy Spirit in the New Testament with power, foretold to Jesus' mother and others, the Spirit on Pentecost, and baptism in the Holy Spirit as compared to baptism of believers today.

    THE HOLY SPIRIT This nine-part series was originally developed for a class environment, and later adapted for use in a prison ministry conducted via correspondence. Because of that background, questions were developed for each lesson for participants to use in a setting conducive to discussion, ...read more

  • God Is At Work In Our World! Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 1, 2017
     | 6,038 views

    God works to: 1. enlighten us about what matters (vs. 1-3). 2. encourage our trust in Him (vs. 4-12). 3. enlist our witness for Him (vs. 12-15). 4. establish a life-changing relationship with Him (vs. 16-18).

    God Is at Work in Our World! Acts 11:1-18 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 9, 2014 *Have you ever seen the Hand of God at work in your life? Most of us can say "absolutely yes!" And I hope you can too. God wants us to see His Hand at work in our world, and in today's ...read more

  • Peter Defends Himself Before The Jerusalem Church Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 10, 2017
     | 5,218 views

    It appears that when the church leaders in Jerusalem had heard of Peter’s experience in Joppa at the home of Cornelius, they challenged his action and recalled him to Jerusalem for the purpose of justifying it.

    May 6, 2014 Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.D.7: Peter Defends Himself Before the Jerusalem Church (11:1-18) Scripture (Acts 11:1-18; KJV) ...read more

  • Cornelius, Thy Prayer Is Heard

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Aug 11, 2016
    based on 23 ratings
     | 10,849 views

    To establish that Cornelius was instructed by the Angel to send for the preacher to hear words whereby he and his entire house might be saved. This lesson deals with the false notion – that God does not hear or answer prayers from the unsaved or sinners.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. The Message of an Angel 2. The Message of Cornelius 3. The Message of Peter Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are going to be discussing a theme: “Cornelius, thy Prayer is Heard.” These are the words of the angel that instructed him that God has remembered his ...read more