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  • Unstoppable - Onward Christian Soldier Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Dec 10, 2018
     | 300 views

    The 9th message in a series on the book of Acts

    Unstoppable – Onward Christian Soldier 11/12/17 Acts 12:1-19 Sunday AM In 1865, on Whit Monday, a holiday 7 weeks after Easter, the children of Sabine Baring-Gould’s Sunday school were invited to walk in a parade in Yorkshire, England. Baring-Gould thought the children should have ...read more

  • Love's Great Offering

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 9, 2018
     | 898 views

    This message covers the concept of displaying an unconditional measure of love for God and His cause

    I. "THEN TOOK MARY A POUND OF OINTMENT OF SPIKENARD, VERY COSTLY, AND ANOINTED THE FEET OF JESUS AND WIPED HIS FEET WITH HER HAIR" A. The setting of our text: 1. Jesus had arrived at Bethany six days before the Passover - that is on a Friday 2. The day after was the Sabbath and "they made Him a ...read more

  • He’s A Chain Breaker!

    Contributed by John Gaston on Oct 7, 2018
     | 2,561 views

    God’s in the business of setting captives free. Throughout the Bible He's freeing prisoners. In Acts 12 we see God answer intense prayer to free Peter from Herod's clutches. He's a chain-breaker!

    HE’S A CHAIN BREAKER! Acts 12:1-17 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. An airline company was disturbed over a high percentage of accidents so they decided to eliminate human errors by building a completely computerized plane. 2. On its maiden voyage, the plane was filled with passengers. "Ladies and ...read more

  • God Is In Control Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 24, 2018
     | 2,256 views

    In this sermon on Acts 12 and Peter's miraculous escape from prison, we wrestle with the truth that God is in control. This leads to a lot of assurance, but it also leads to trust.

    Introduction: A. You have probably heard the glib saying, “Every cloud has a silver lining.” 1. Although it is true that suffering can lead to blessing, it is easier to say it than experience it. B. One day a young man who sold magazine subscriptions door to door, came home with $25 which he ...read more

  • Say A Little Prayer Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 25, 2018
     | 2,106 views

    God can take even our smallest prayers and turn them into great success as in the case of freeing Peter from Herod's prison.

    1. Have you ever prayed and then said, “That will never happen.”? 2. Welcome to the club! Acts 12.1-17 About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church. 2 He killed James the brother of John with the sword, 3 and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he ...read more

  • (A Praying Church)

    Contributed by Derrick White Sr on Jun 21, 2018
     | 5,966 views

    MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS IF THERE HAS EVER BEEN A TIME WHEN WE AS A BOBY OF BAPTIZE BELIEVERS NEED TO BE PRAYING NOW IS THE TIME WITH THE SINFUL CONDITIONS OF THIS SIN SICK WORLD WE ARE LIVING IN IT`S PRAYING TIME

    Acts 12:1-5 (GW) About that time King Herod devoted his attention to mistreating certain members of the church. [2] He had James, the brother of John, executed. [3] When he saw how this pleased the Jews, he arrested Peter too. This happened during the days of Unleavened Bread. [4] After ...read more

  • When God's People Pray

    Contributed by Timothy Miller on Mar 31, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,529 views

    No lasting progress is made in the Kingdom of God without earnest prayer. When the early church faced crisis, they instinctively went to prayer. How, where, when, and what did they pray? What was the effect? What can modern Christians learn from them?

    INTRODUCTION “There is more than one way to get into prison,” one preacher said, and Peter found this to be true. He had broken no law, and he had done nothing wrong, but he found himself in prison, where even while he slept, he was chained between two guards. While there’s more than one way ...read more

  • Enhancing Our Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Graham Kettle on Jan 6, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,951 views

    What can we do to strengthen our life together, enhance the fellowship we enjoy in Christ? We will take a look at various acts of worship that we do in our public assemblies, which are designed to build and improve our fellowship in Christ.

    ENHANCING OUR FELLOWSHIP - PART 4 OF 5 1. INTRODUCTION 1. So far we have looked at the doctrinal basis of Our Life Together by: a. Noticing the intimacy and interdependency of our fellowship in the local church b. Examining acceptance and freedom in Christ c. Reviewing what is said ...read more

  • How We Can Defeat The Darkness Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 22, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,906 views

    How can we defeat the darkness? 1. Put a priority on prayer (vs. 1-5). 2. Rely on our Redeemer (vs. 6-16). 3. Strive to stick together (vs. 12-16). 4. Live in loyalty to the Lord (vs. 17).

    How We Can Defeat the Darkness Acts 12:1-17 (Reading vs. 1-5) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church April 6, 2014 (Revised Sept. 18, 2016) *Anybody paying any attention at all knows we are living in a time of growing darkness. A five-minute glance at the headlines is enough to prove ...read more

  • James Put To Death Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 15, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,881 views

    If the apostles remained largely untouched by the persecution that followed Stephen’s death, the situation radically changed when Herod Agrippa assumed rule over Judea. The apostles then became the specific targets of the king’s efforts to suppress the...

  • Detained, But Not Defeated Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Apr 9, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,353 views

    With Peter in prison, the church prayed continually for his release. When God answered their prayers, they lacked faith to believe. We can overcome in Christ, but we must possess faith to believe the Lord will provide.

  • Peter! Wake Up!

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Aug 31, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,204 views

    In the 12th chapter of Acts we see the deliverance of Peter from the hand of Herod. It is an amazing deliverance. James is executed and Peter delivered. Both were ready to die. Shouldn't we be as well?

    Acts 12:1-19 (As people look up this Scripture briefly explain the first phrase in the first verse ...) The first verse says, “It was about this time …” The events leading up to Chapter 12 Stephen is martyred Great persecution breaks out Believers are scattered ...read more

  • Jailhouse Prayer

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Aug 12, 2016
     | 4,504 views

    Can we be honest? we have all thrown up jail house prayers to the Lord when we were in a jam and needed His help. What is the better solution?

    Jailhouse prayer Acts 12:1-12:19 Introduction- Jailhouse prayer because we have all prayed desperation prayers when we were in a jam. We have been in the book of Acts looking at the life of the early church. We saw what a Barnabas church would look like in generosity and service. The ...read more

  • A Crumb From The Master's Table

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Apr 2, 2016
     | 2,591 views

    This sermon will present four reasons as to why we don't experience or see many miracles today.

    “A CRUMB FROM THE MASTER’S TABLE” Acts 12:1-9, NIV For the Live Sermon go to: http://www.mckeesfamily.com/?page_id=3567 There are so many promises in the Bible that we as Christians can ask for and will receive miracles in our lives. Jesus says “anything ...read more

  • No Prison Doors Can Hold Me Down

    Contributed by Jeremiah Menyongai on Mar 19, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,819 views

    There Are Many Iron Gates, Chains, Darkness, Prisons, death threats, fears, that hinder and imprison believers. Some are Self-righteousness, Pride, Worldly pleasure, The approval of the world, Doubt, Weariness in our labor for Christ, Discouragement.

    NO PRISON DOOR CAN HOLD ME DOWN ACTS 12:1-19 1 It was about this time that King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, intending to persecute them. 2 He had James, the brother of John, put to death with the sword. 3 When he saw that this met with approval among the Jews, he proceeded to ...read more