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  • The Church In The Storm

    Contributed by Brian Chavarria on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,758 views

    INTRODUCTION: People who live Godly lives will suffer persecution, and where the gifts of the Spirit of God are in operation, the dirty old devil will stir up trouble.

    INTRODUCTION: People who live Godly lives will suffer persecution, and where the gifts of the Spirit of God are in operation, the dirty old devil will stir up trouble. The gifts in operation in Acts chapters 12 and 13 were the gifts of power: the gift of faith and the gift of working of ...read more

  • "Through The Iron Gate" Series

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Aug 12, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 8,395 views

    Discovering the power of prayer in our lives.

    “Through the Iron Door” Pastor Allan Kircher SPBC Date: Aug 14th, 2011 Scripture: Acts 12:1-30 Introduction: "Have you ever experienced a 'dead end' in life?" • Have you ever been faced with a problem that you just knew was impossible to solve? • Have you ever ...read more

  • Comment Ont-Ils Prie

    Contributed by Patrick Berthalon on May 29, 2011
     | 1,494 views

    How shoud we pray to get an answer

    COMMENT ONT-ILS PRIÉ ? « Sans relâche, la prière montait de l’église vers Dieu pour lui » Actes 12 : 5. Ce texte est un élément clé d’une bonne compréhension de la prière. Il en ressort les principes suivants : 1. « VERS DIEU ». La prière efficace est toujours « vers ...read more

  • Breaking The Chains To Set You Free Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Mar 29, 2001
    based on 138 ratings
     | 19,173 views

    Through passionate prayer, you can be set free from the adversities and conflicts of life.

    Sermon.966 “Breaking The Chains To Set You Free!” Acts 12:1-19a Sometimes, life holds more bad news for us than good news! Today’s text from the Bible in the book of Acts lets us know very quickly that our perspective on life makes all the difference. Like the 96 year old man who ...read more

  • Praying With The Early Church

    Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Feb 10, 2001
    based on 240 ratings
     | 7,690 views

    The power of and need for corporate prayer

    Introduction: In Connecting with God, Herb Miller tells the story of a nightclub opening on Main Street in a small town. Upon hearing the news, the only church in that town organized an all-night prayer meeting. The members asked God to burn down the club. Within a few minutes, lightning struck the ...read more

  • Gatekeeper, Gateopener

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Nov 19, 2000
    based on 77 ratings
     | 8,012 views

    The pastor has two roles that must not be reduced -- a gatekeeper to guard against useless ideas and hateful attitudes, and a gateopener to let in God's surprises.

    Do you think the Lord has a sense of humor? I do. I see a delicious little coincidence that God’s word drops in our laps today. Some of us remember a 70’s TV program, the Mary Tyler Moore show. If you remember that program, you will recall that sweet, nice, loveable Mary lived in an apartment ...read more

  • Great Jail Breaks - Part I

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 7, 2000
    based on 55 ratings
     | 6,454 views

    No time for sleeping.

    The year was approximately AD 47. Apart from the stoning of Stephen thirteen years before, the infant church had enjoyed almost a decade and a half of relative peace in which to grow. When many believers had scattered to their homelands following Stephen’s stoning, the gospel had gone with ...read more

  • The Power Of Prayer

    Contributed by Jose R. Hernandez on Apr 11, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,165 views

    Today I would like to speak to you about an aspect in our Christian life that oftentimes is underestimated and neglected by a large number of believers. What am I talking about? I am talking about our prayer life.

    Today I would like to speak to you about an aspect in our Christian life that oftentimes is underestimated and neglected by a large number of believers. What am I talking about? I am talking about our prayer life. As I have said in other occasions, a great reality about human beings is that we ...read more

  • Acts 12:1-4 "Easter” & Christ Resurrection

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Apr 22, 2011
    based on 11 ratings
     | 6,342 views

    As Christians we would never knowingly even consider belittling the RESURRECTION of Christ, but most of us have never gave very much thought as to why “THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST SHOULD BE THOUGHT OF IN CONNECTION TO EASTER”, so I want to point out a few

    Acts 12:1-4 “EASTER” & CHRIST RESURRECTION 4-23-11 Today I want to talk for a few minutes on the subject of “EASTER.” Let me say before we began that I’m not trying to cause it to rain on any ones Easter parade, but I’m aware of the fact that most people ...read more

  • The Power Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Feb 19, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 18,123 views

    Peter is miraclously released from prison through the power of prayer.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 23 “The Power of Prayer” Acts 12:1-24 “but constant prayer was offered to God for him by the church.” Acts chapter twelve is set in a context of mounting persecution, about which the ...read more

  • The Rewards Series

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Sep 13, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,827 views

    Last in a series of sermons from the lives of Jesus’ disciples and how they changed the world. This one looks at the personal rewards brought about by being a disciple of Jesus.

    Be a World Changer III The Rewards Acts 12:1-17 Introduction: Last in the series on changing the world. Here we have James martyred. He had been called from his fishing boat about 15 years before and now he has truly given all to Christ. Peter faces the same fate. Normally prisoners were ...read more

  • Night Visits

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Feb 17, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 6,681 views

    Sermon for Black History Month, incorporating the poetry of recently deceased African poet and statesman Leopold Senghor; focus on imprisonment, liberation, empowerment, and forgiveness.

    It was night. Nothing else need be said. That short and simple phrase says it all. It was night. It was night when they visited my bedroom, when I was a child of six, to tell me that my mother would not be coming home for a long time. The stress of giving birth to my brother had been too ...read more

  • Herod The Great"? It Depends On Your Perspective

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,393 views

    Criteria for real greatness

    “Herod the Great”? It Depends on One’s Perspective (Acts 12:1-19) 1. Greatness from the world’s perspective is very different from greatness in eyes of God. Consider how some people might have considered Herod a great man. Here was an individual who was keenly fond of popularity. Through ...read more

  • Surprising Answers To Prayer

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 3,844 views

    An inductive message using biblical narrative to encourage Christians to turn to God in prayer because he will answer them.

    Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to cooperate with God in order to receive answers to their prayers. Response: Individuals will ponder Jesus’ question to the man by the pool of Bethesda – "Do you want to get well?" If they do they can come to the ...read more

  • Iron Gates

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 5,154 views

    There are "iron gates" that confront both the saved and the sinner but God provides safe passage through them if we turn to Him.

    “IRON GATES” “And when they had passed the first and second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads into the city, which opened for them by itself; and they went out and went along one street; and immediately the angel departed from him.” Acts 12:10 I. “Iron gates” that imprison the ...read more