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  • The First Christians

    Contributed by John White on Feb 25, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,236 views

    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 ...read more

  • Extend Blessing Series

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Nov 26, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,652 views

    Bringing the gospel outside our comfort zones

    Ethnocentricity - my nationality is superior to yours (A) Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. (B) The French eat a lot of fat and also suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. (C) Japanese drink very little red wine and ...read more

  • A Good Man

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Oct 25, 2005
    based on 25 ratings
     | 13,119 views

    In this sermon you will study the life of Barnabus. Barnabus is described as a good man. This sermon will cause people to rethink their definition of "goodness."

    Have you ever known anyone you would describe as “a good person?” A person is described as “good” based upon varying criteria. For some it means a person of integrity. For some it means a person who treats their neighbors kindly. For some it refers to a person of upstanding moral character. ...read more

  • Acts 11 Series

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Sep 1, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,542 views

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

  • A Place People Yearn To Be

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Aug 4, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 711 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

  • Antioch: A Model Church

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 10, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,425 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 ...read more

  • Depots Of Development Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Apr 19, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,139 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 ...read more

  • Meet Mister Encouragement

    Contributed by Frank Lay on Jan 27, 2005
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,952 views

    “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 ...read more

  • Maximizing Your Impact (Acts - Part 19) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,459 views

    How to let history know that you showed up!

  • The Funeral Of A Good Man

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Nov 29, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 28,374 views

    Funeral message for a Christian man.

  • You Bunch Of Christians! Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Nov 10, 2004
    based on 55 ratings
     | 2,792 views

    The People of Antioch meant it as a derogatory term...but we can wear it as a badge of honor! Powerpoint at website.

  • The Hand Of The Lord

    Contributed by J. Hail on Oct 6, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 866 views

    This outline describes that God’s work can be traced through his judgment and his blessing.

    The Hand of the Lord Acts 11:19-30 Intro: This phrase is a metaphor speaking of God’s might or power.God’s hand is revealed in two ways. 1) judgment, and 2) blessing. What evidence do we have that God’s power is at work in our lives? It can be revealed in many ways but here are some ...read more

  • A New Name Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Sep 14, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,677 views

    The importance of the name "Christian" and its attributes as demonstrated in Antioch.

    SERIES: “LESSONS FROM THE EARLY CHURCH” TEXT: ACTS 11:19-30 TITLE: “A NEW NAME” INTRODUCTION: A. What is in a name? 1. In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Juliet asks that very question: a. ...read more

  • Never Give Up Seeking Breakthrough

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Apr 21, 2004
    based on 68 ratings
     | 5,576 views

    Every advancement in the way people live has come about because someone saw what could be and was no longer willing to accept what is!

  • Spreading Branches

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Apr 20, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,327 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