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

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 37 ratings

    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 more

  • The Best Of The Best

    Contributed by Rob Ross on Mar 16, 2001
    based on 101 ratings

    To help church members define four key reasons for Christian Education in the Church.

    Sermon Text: Acts 11:19-30 Topic: Christian Education Probing Question: Why should a church be educating people? Key Word: reasons Subject: reasons a church educates people Aim: To help church members define four key reasons for Christian Education. Sermon Title: The Best of the more

  • Living Up To The Name Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Feb 11, 2001
    based on 87 ratings

    Believers were called Christians first at Antioch. What are the characteristics that made this church great.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 22 “Living Up to the Name” Acts 11:19-30 “Now those who were scattered after the persecution that arose over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to more

  • Progressing Through The Storm

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 31 ratings

    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 more

  • How To React In A Contentious Situation

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 77 ratings

    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 more

  • Is There Evidence?

    Contributed by Sonny Thomas, Sr. on Jun 23, 2001
    based on 135 ratings

    If you claim the name of Christian, are there evidences in your life to support that claim?

    I. A Christian Shows Evidences of Believing - v. 21 "And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord." Many today claim the name of Christian or profess Christianity as the basis for their lives. However, a large portion of these same individuals do more

  • Meet Mister Encouragement

    Contributed by Frank Lay on Jan 26, 2005
    based on 34 ratings

    “When he came and had seen the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them that with purpose of heart they should continue with the Lord.” Note two things in this verse that will help us understand why we need more people like Barnabas in the church to

    MEET MISTER ENCOURAGEMENT Acts 11:19-26 As I began focusing on what to preach on Baptist Men’s Day, the Holy Spirit led me to take a fresh look at one of my favorite Bible Characters. A man by the name of Barnabas. We first encounter Barnabas in Acts 4:36, “And Joses, who was also named more

  • Maximizing Your Impact (Acts - Part 19) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    How to let history know that you showed up!

    Maximizing your impact Acts Series: “Completely Irreligious, Yet Radically Christian” Part 19 Pastor Jeff Christopherson May 25, 2003 Acts 11:19-30 HOW TO LET HISTORY KNOW THAT YOU SHOWED UP (the example of Barnabas) 1. Look for God’s Activity. “Now those who had been scattered by more

  • The First Christians

    Contributed by John White on Feb 24, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    As we examine this passage it is easy to see three outstanding things about these who were first called Christians. They had made a CHOICE for Christ. They had been CHANGED by Christ. They were accepting a CHALLENGE for Christ.

    The First Christians Acts 11:19-26 "Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen travelled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to none but unto the Jews only. And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they were more

  • A Place People Yearn To Be

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Aug 3, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    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 more

  • Antioch: A Model Church

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 9, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    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 more

  • The C Word Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Aug 30, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    What really describes what a Christian? What do you do that sombone would give you the nickname of Christian....can anyone tell?

    The C word Acts 11:19-30 If you are keeping up with your reading you know that this scripture is an ongoing story about the growth and expansion of the church. Last weeks reading starts with A gentile Cornelius, a Roman centurion that is a God fearer. He has a visitor, an angel that tells him more

  • Godly Leadership

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Aug 22, 2006

    Crisis had hit the church. This Gentile thing was getting out of control. Soon the church would be swarming with these "foreigners." What should we do?

    Passage: Acts 11:1-18 Intro: In 1972, I had the opportunity to stand in front of the Berlin Wall PP Berlin Wall 1. This wall separated the people of West Berlin from the rest of East Germany, which was communist. 2. this piece of barbed wire is from that wall (I picked it up in 1972 PP more

  • A Ministry Is Born

    Contributed by Mark Wood on Jul 18, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Dr Wood uses this text to show four things that will happen when God is at work in the lives of people.

    Verses 19-20 Hellenist – Greek Speaking Jews The Hellenist were the ones who killed Stephen and attempted to kill Saul Now they are being converted to Jesus in Antioch Antioch is located in the Northeast tip of the Mediterranean Sea What is now the northern part of Syria. This Antioch should more

  • Depots Of Development Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Apr 18, 2005
    based on 20 ratings

    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 more