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  • The First Christians Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jun 28, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,090 views

    This sermon looks at three characteristics of the church in Antioch that teach us about church growth.

    The First Christians Acts 11:19-29 June 30, 2002 Intro: A. [illustration] John Bisagno former Pastor of Houston’s First Baptist Church tells the story of his coming there to candidate for the position of pastor many years ago. He said that as he entered the auditorium it was dimly lit, ...read more

  • Encouragement

    Contributed by Ken Gilmore on Jun 20, 2002
    based on 181 ratings
     | 9,650 views

    We need more encouragers in our churches. What are the characteristics of an encourager and a discourager. And some Bible examples of encouragers.

    ENCOURAGE Hebrews 10:19-25 What is encouragement? - The Greek word for "encourage" may be translated as comfort, console, inquire, beg, plead, counsel, urge, challenge. We see from this that encouragement has a two-fold emphasis: to comfort or reassure, to challenge or caution. - To ...read more

  • God's Church Is Called Christian

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on May 8, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,338 views

    EASTER 6(B) - May 5, 2002 - God’s church is called Christian because it is given good news for all and it is given a ministry for all.

    GOD’S CHURCH IS CALLED CHRISTIAN Acts 11:19-26 - May 6, 2002 19Now those who had been scattered by the persecution in connection with Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, telling the message only to Jews. 20Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went ...read more

  • A Definition Of Christianity

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Apr 8, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,131 views

    This sermon is an effort to clarify the true meaning of the term "Christianity."

    Scripture: Acts 11:26 Title: “A Definition of Christianity” Introduction: What a sweet, suggestive title “Christian.” They were called after the name of Christ because they had believed on Him, and turned to Him, and were now, with full purpose of heart, living for Him. Wouldn’t it be ...read more

  • One Year Later

    Contributed by Ronnie Thrower on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,046 views

    In this passage of Scripture we see that Paul had returned to Antiock with Barnabas , and for a whole year they labored there evangelizing, teaching, and preaching the Word. I want you to note that in this early church the only change is souls being saved

    ONE YEAR LATER Acts 11:19-30 Hebrews 13:8 INTRODUCTION Note: Verse 26 In this passage of Scripture we see that Paul had returned to Antiock with Barnabas , and for a whole year they labored there evangelizing, teaching, and preaching the Word. I want you ...read more

  • Word Power

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,227 views

    one of a series on Acts

    I have made a lot of mistakes in my life. Some of them are real dandies. I was calling on a family with a dog that was wheezing in the corner. I ignored it for a while and then said, "If that was my dog I’d have it put to sleep". Somehow the family, who loved that old dog, didn’t see things the ...read more

  • "An Old-Fashioned Christian"

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Jan 5, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 2,432 views

    This sermon details some of the characteristics of the true people of God.

    AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTIAN Text: Acts 11:26 Introduction- I’m afraid that the modern day definition of a Christian that some people proclaim just won’t fit into the Bibical description of what a true child of God is like. A true believer, according ...read more

  • A Definition Christianity

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Oct 16, 2001
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,198 views

    This is an attempt to clear up the blurred condition in the minds of people concerning the basics of Christianity.

    Scripture: Acts 11:26 Title: “A Definition of Christianity” Introduction: What a sweet, suggestive title “Christian.” They were called after the name of Christ because they had believed on Him, and turned to Him, and were now, with full purpose of heart, living for Him. Wouldn’t it be ...read more

  • Why Did They Call Them Christians? Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Aug 22, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 8,082 views

    This is the third sermon in the series, "Becoming A Contagious Congregation, A Study of the Church at Antioch".

    Ever wonder why the disciples were first called Christians at Antioch? We’ve already learned in the first two sermons in this series that Antioch was a Spirit-filled, praying, good news-sharing, missions-minded body of believers displaying evidence of God’s power and grace in their ...read more

  • The Church God Favors Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Aug 9, 2001
    based on 99 ratings
     | 3,709 views

    This is the second sermon in the series "Becoming A Contagious Congregation, A Study of the Church at Antioch".

    There was something special about the church at Antioch. We’ve already seen (in the first sermon in this series) that God’s hand was on them because they were a praying, Spirit-filled congregation. Notice what Luke says about the way Barnabas perceived the church at Antioch. In Acts 11:23 it ...read more

  • When God Lends A Hand Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Aug 7, 2001
    based on 209 ratings
     | 13,340 views

    This is the first sermon in the series, "Becoming A Contagious Congregation, A Study of the Church at Antioch".

    Notice Acts 11:21 from our scripture reading - "And THE HAND OF THE LORD WAS WITH THEM and a great number believed, and turned to the Lord." The church at Antioch was a CONTAGIOUS CONGREGATION. The fact that "a great number believed, and turned to the Lord", gets our attention. I want to ...read more

  • What Is A Christian?

    Contributed by Rodney Byrd on Jul 12, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 6,565 views

    The term Christian is often used loosely my many different people. This sermon discusses the traits of "true" Christians.

    I was reading a great book the other day that gave me the inspiration for this sermon. It discussed ways of growing as a Christian. It really opened my eyes to how ambiguously some people viewed the question, "What is a Christian?" This is a question that has been asked by many people, and ...read more

  • Is There Evidence?

    Contributed by Sonny Thomas, Sr. on Jun 24, 2001
    based on 135 ratings
     | 19,004 views

    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 ...read more

  • Progressing Through The Storm

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,259 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 Be An Encourager In A Discouraging Situation

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,538 views

    Finding encouragement from God and godly friends despite all the discouragement you may be facing

    How To Be An Encourager in Discouraging Situations (Acts 11:22-26) Illustration: Thomas Edison said, "If I had not had 230 failures I would never have discovered the right filmanet to invent the electric light bulb. Failure often proceeds success." 1. Have you ever wondered how to encourage ...read more