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  • Public Pressure

    Contributed by Darren Sirmans on Jul 29, 2012
     | 1,636 views

    Not everybody that says they love Jesus loves Jesus

    Today, I want you to get your bible, and turn to Acts 11: 1 and read it out loud. What I want you to focus on is the word (heard). The apostles, who along with the brethren, are in Judaea; and they have the right kind of faith. Looking at the word (heard) is now faith, which comes be hearing and by ...read more

  • Who Let Those People In?

    Contributed by Dale Miller on Sep 28, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,278 views

    THIS SERMON DEALS WITH THE REACTION OF THE EARLY CHURCH LEADERS TO PETER AFTER THE HOUSEHOLD OF CORNELIUS.

    HFL SEPTEMBER 27, 2009 ACTS 11;1-4 1The apostles and the brothers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him 3and said, “You went into the house of uncircumcised men and ate ...read more

  • Four Helpful Senses Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 27, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,812 views

    We can see in the writing of the story of Cornelius and Jesus's words about the sheepfold very helpful examples of the literal and spiritual senses of Scripture.

    Monday of 4th Week of Easter Verbum Domini The richness of today’s Scripture readings should suggest to us a couple of responses. First, we need several hours of study of the text and its meanings. Second, we should, in worshipful awe, spend a few more hours before the Blessed Sacrament ...read more

  • Dealing With Prejudice Series

    Contributed by Landon Winstead on Dec 31, 2013
     | 4,085 views

    Sometimes the person we judge in front of us may be Jesus

    Dodie Gadient, a schoolteacher for thirteen years, decided to travel across America and see the sights she had taught about. Traveling alone in a truck with a camper in tow, she launched out. One afternoon, rounding a curve on 1-5 near Sacramento in rush hour traffic, a water pump blew on her ...read more

  • Gaining A Worldwide Vision

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 7, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,139 views

    What happened in this passage is of critical importance to church history. The events in this passage need to be studied by every church and every body of believers.

    MAR 17 2013PM Gaining a Worldwide Vision Acts 11: 1-18 Usually as we begin each study, I lead in to the message with the ending of the previous week’s message. I don’t have to do that tonight because our passage comes from Acts 11: 1-18 and in it, Peter recaps the whole episode. ...read more

  • What To Do With God’s Word

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Sep 7, 2015
     | 2,959 views

    A church split could have occurred in the Jerusalem church, but it didn't. That's the background of Acts 11:1-21. But a subtext is the role the Word of God played in the entire passage. Thats the subject of this passage.

    What to Do with God’s Word TEXT: Acts 11:1-21 – “And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God. 2 And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him, 3 Saying, Thou wentest ...read more

  • Peter, Jew Got Some Splaining To Do Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Aug 21, 2015
     | 3,556 views

    When we follow the leading of the Holy Spirit amazing things will happen.

    "Peter, Jew Got Some Splaining To Do!" Text: Acts 11:1-18 Introduction 1. Illustration: For those that are old enough to remember it, or even if your not, you may have seen old re-runs of the I Love Lucy Show. It was a show about a big time Cuban bandleader named Ricky Richardo and his ...read more

  • The Unlimited Gospel Series

    Contributed by Gavin Rushton on Jul 28, 2016
     | 3,554 views

    The gospel is available to all and we are the ones who are called to take it out to the people (an audio version of this sermon is available at www.stkweb.org.uk/media)

    Acts 11:1-18 I have a friend called Paul, One day Paul read a report in his local newspaper about his home town, Halifax. The headline for this news story was Halifax the wild west of west Yorkshire. Basically the report was all about how Halifax town centre had become a no go area for many ...read more

  • A Voice A Vision And A Visit

    Contributed by Judith Hand on Jan 14, 2015
     | 3,467 views

    Paul is commissioned to preach to the Gentiles

    Title: A VOICE, A VISION, and A VISIT Acts 11:1-18 and John 13:31-35 Peter was staying at the home of Simon the Tanner. This wasn’t a place that a Jew should have been staying. Simon dealt with dead animals and that made him unclean. But Peter was there anyway. (How many of you know ...read more

  • Cornelius' Conversion Series

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Feb 9, 2016
    based on 18 ratings
     | 9,417 views

    To establish that this conversion also follows the New Testament’s “pattern of conversions” as outlined in the Book of Acts. This lesson will establish that these uncircumcised Gentiles were added to the church in a same manner as all other believers.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Cornelius’ Character before the Lord 2. Cornelius’ Call by the Lord 3. Cornelius’ Conversion to the Lord Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are still continuing the discussion of New Testament conversions. As we continue to plow through this theme one thing has ...read more

  • God's Wonderful Surprises

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Apr 13, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,132 views

    In Acts 11:1-18; Luke reminds us 1. Our God loves to surprise His People 2. Our God is passionately bringing about His Kingdom of Heaven here on earth 3. Our God is cleansing, tranforming and guiding His People through His Holy Spirit

    Scripture: Acts 11:1-18; Psalms 148 and John 13:31-35 Title: God's Wonderful Surprises Proposition and Theme: In Acts 11:1-18; Luke reminds us 1. Our God loves to surprise His People 2. Our God is passionately bringing about His Kingdom of Heaven here on earth 3. Our God is ...read more

  • Changes Unites Us

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Apr 23, 2016
     | 2,674 views

    We often resist change, but Jesus wants us to accept and even promote the Gospel of Jesus Christ to everyone. He wants us to drop all barriers to the cause of Christ.

    I want to start my message this morning by asking the older members a question, and the answer might take you on a trip down memory lane. How many of you remember the TV series “I Love Lucy?” Ricky Ricardo always had a line he used when Lucy did something wrong. It was “Lucy, ...read more

  • "You Mean They Can Be Saved Too?"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Apr 24, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,371 views

    A sermon about a seismic shift in the Christian Church.

    "You Mean They Can Be Saved Too?" Acts 11:1-18 Acts Chapter 10 and 11 tell a story that is one of the major turning points in Christianity; really it's like a seismic shift!!!! It is something so radical that it causes the early followers of Christ to readjust their entire ...read more

  • Peter Defends Himself Before The Jerusalem Church Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 10, 2017
     | 5,776 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

  • God Is At Work In Our World! Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 1, 2017
     | 6,495 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