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  • Increase Our Faith - Part One Series

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Feb 16, 2003
    based on 251 ratings
     | 31,330 views

    ...a church will pray and pray for a miracle to take place and then when it happens…they don’t believe it.

    INCREASE OUR FAITH Text: Luke 17:5 There is a legend of a small town in which there were no liquor stores or nightclubs. Eventually, however, a nightclub was built right on Main Street. One of the churches, in the area, was so disturbed that they conducted several all-night prayer meetings, ...read more

  • Night Visits

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Feb 16, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 8,435 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 much; ...read more

  • Prayer Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 19, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 44,153 views

    Four examples of prayer from the early church.

    Intro: A bus driver and a minister were standing in line to get into heaven. The bus driver approached the gate and St. Peter said, "Welcome, I understand you were a bus driver. Since I’m in charge of housing, I believe I have found the perfect place for you. See that mansion over the hilltop? It’s ...read more

  • Prayer Power Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 161 ratings
     | 24,097 views

    This sermon demonstratest the power of prayer, showing how God can and will do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine if we just PRAY!

    Prayer Power Acts 12:1-25 July 7, 2002 Intro: A. [Traveling On Your Knees] Last night I took a journey to a land across the seas. I didn’t go by ship or plane I traveled on my knees. I saw so many people there In bondage to their sin, And Jesus told me I should go, That there were souls to ...read more

  • Taking The Good With The Bad - Rom 8:28

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 14, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,651 views

    Taking the Good with the Bad - Rom. 8:28

    Taking the Good with the Bad - Romans 12:1-3 Introduction - Why do you suppose that many people live stressed out by anger, fear and worry? What are some of the reasons that more people seemed to suffer from burn out and fatigue than ever before. It is important to remember that "There is no ...read more

  • Breaking The Chains To Set You Free Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Mar 28, 2001
    based on 138 ratings
     | 22,643 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 was asked ...read more

  • Why Did You Sign Up?

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Nov 26, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 6,456 views

    This sermon deals with discipleship and why is it that we chose to become Christians in the first place.

    Why Did You Sign Up? GNLCC 11/10/2002 Job 1:6-22 Luke 5:1-11 Text Acts 12:1-4 Eric Jackson was a nineteen year old junior in high school who wanted some excitement in his life. He had failed the proficiency exams three times and it didn’t look as though he was going to graduate next ...read more

  • Don't You Just Love Surprises?

    Contributed by James May on Jan 18, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 6,933 views

    God’s ability to answer prayer will even surprise those who are praying.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • How To Know Where To Go Series

    Contributed by Marty Baker on Mar 9, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 4,165 views

    This sermon focues on determining the will of God in your life. It is the final messsage in a series of talks based on Romans 12:2. Topical in nature.

    How to Know Where to Go Romans 12:2 Mind Games / Dr. Marty Baker / February 23, 2003 www.stevenscreek.net Last summer, our family took a vacation that we will always remember. We loaded the van, drove to Atlanta and hopped on a plane and flew into the wild blue yonder. We arrived at our ...read more

  • Peters Great Escape Series

    Contributed by Eric Olson on Mar 6, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 11,821 views

    Peter was freed from prison because the church prayed. This sermon covers six key points about prayer,discusses its importance,and follows with a 7 question quiz to examine our own prayer life.

    Sermon Title: PETERS GREAT ESCAPE Sermon Series: P.O.W.E.R. Main Script: Philippians 4:6 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Other Scripture Studied: Acts 12:1-19, John 5:14 Talk about Peters great ...read more

  • Praying With The Early Church

    Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Feb 9, 2001
    based on 240 ratings
     | 9,102 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

  • The Power Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Feb 18, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 22,481 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 people ...read more

  • Guardian Angels

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Nov 24, 2000
    based on 140 ratings
     | 14,885 views

    This message deals with the reality of, and the skepticism surrounding, guardian angels.

    GUARDIAN ANGELS based on Acts 12:1-11 By Pastor Glenn Pease There are few stories more exciting than escape stories. One of my favorite kinds of movie when I was a kid was prison escape movies. They are so full of suspense, and the obstacles to overcome are enormous. There is a great need to ...read more

  • What Does God Say When People Pray (Part 2)

    Contributed by James Wilson on Mar 1, 2001
    based on 98 ratings
     | 3,262 views

    How Does God Respond to our Prayers?

    What Does God Say When People Pray (part 2) Acts 12:12-17 For thirteen extraordinary days in October of 1962, the world stood on the brink of an unthinkable catastrophe. Across the globe, people anxiously awaited the outcome of a harrowing political, diplomatic and military confrontation that ...read more

  • Great Jail Breaks - Part I

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 6, 2000
    based on 55 ratings
     | 7,595 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