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  • Say A Little Prayer Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 25, 2018
     | 5,531 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
     | 20,097 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

  • Gods Protection, Plan & Promise Are Yours

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Jun 20, 2018
     | 5,986 views

    God has a plan to protect us so that his promises for us will come true. Listen carefully Saints, not the plans you have or desires you have for yourself, no quite the contrary. Here we are talking about God’s plan for your life as His servants.

    Gods Protection, Plan & Promise are Yours Matthew 2:13-22 Psalm 139 We are a full week into 2018 and the Christmas story is fresh in our minds. Many of you may have taken down your decorations and have stored away the cards and the gift wrap for another year. What remains is the ...read more

  • Herod Killed By An Angel Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 18, 2017
     | 6,499 views

    Many heathen kings claimed and received Divine honors, but it was far more horribly impious when Herod accepted such idolatrous honors without rebuking the blasphemy, for he knew the word and worship of the living and true God. And such men as Herod....

    July 11, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.F.4: Herod Killed By an Angel (12:22-23) Scripture (Acts 12:22-23; KJV) 22 And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice ...read more

  • A Summary Report Of The Church Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 19, 2017
     | 3,781 views

    Barnabas and Saul had gone to Jerusalem to give the Christians there the collection taken up among the churches at Antioch, and now they have returned to Antioch. “Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers....

    July 21, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.G: A Summary Report of the Church (12:24, 25) Scripture (Acts 12:24-25; KJV) 24 But the word of ...read more

  • This Obstacle Could Be An Opportunity.

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Sep 21, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,460 views

    You understand what sandpaper could be to wood? Well, problems and obstacles could be a tool that brings us closer to God? It is up to you.

    THIS OBSTACLE COULD BE A GREAT OPPORTUNITY. By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I have heard discussed WHAT IS THE OPPOSITE OF FAITH? Well, the logical answer is DOUBT.... Might we add several other elements. FEAR --- WORRY... APATHY --- DO NOTHING... ERROR BECAUSE OF NOT KNOWING ...read more

  • Peter Delivered Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 16, 2017
     | 14,767 views

    The Jews were pleased to see that the government in Palestine, Herod Agrippa being the current ruler, was taking action against the followers of this new religion, for they saw Christianity as a threat to their way of life and to the Jewish religion.

    June 17, 2014 Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.F.2: Peter Delivered (12:3-17) Scripture (Acts 12:3-17; KJV) 3 ...read more

  • Herod Puts Peter’s Guards To Death Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 17, 2017
     | 4,387 views

    The angel must have come and released him during the fourth watch (three to six A.M.), otherwise Peter’s escape would have been discovered by his keepers at the time of the changing of the guard.

    June 27, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Title: Herod Puts Peter’s Guards to Death (12:18-21) Scripture (Acts 12:18-21; KJV) 18 Now as soon as it was day, ...read more

  • James Put To Death Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 15, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,813 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...

    June 5, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.F.1: James Put to Death. (12:1, 2) Scripture (Acts 12:1, 2; KJV) 1 ...read more

  • Stolen Glory Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 12, 2017
     | 8,450 views

    Usurping God's glory leads to judgement. A study of Herod Agrippa's death because he accepted glory that properly belonged only to God.

    “Now Herod was angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon, and they came to him with one accord, and having persuaded Blastus, the king’s chamberlain, they asked for peace, because their country depended on the king’s country for food. On an appointed day, Herod put on his royal robes, took his seat ...read more

  • Great Things Happen When The Church Prays Series

    Contributed by Matthew Botha on Dec 1, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,212 views

    When we pray God moves in a supernatural way

    2 December 2015 GREAT THINGS HAPPEN WEHEN THE CHURCH PRAYS Key Scripture: Acts 12:1-24 Prayer carries a wonderful privilege with it. God has opened the door to His throne and invited us to come to Him by way of petitioning (Heb 4:16) God hears us when we call to Him and answers us when we pray ...read more

  • The Mystery Of Providence And The Majesty Of Peace Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 3,734 views

    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley for sharing this series on Acts. It has been a blessing as well as a great help. I have used these for our church, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

    The Mystery of Providence and the Majesty of Peace Acts 12:1-25 They say there’s two side to every story but my baby sister will tell you there’s three. There is your side, my side and the truth. When we look at Acts chapter 12 there seems to be 3 sides to this story as well. ...read more

  • Enhancing Our Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Graham Kettle on Jan 6, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,692 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

  • God Hears And Answers Earnest Prayer Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Oct 2, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,765 views

    How many churches band together to reach their community by having an all night prayer service! Prayer is VITAl to our survival as believers and to our fellowship! If we are to reach our community for Christ, we must start on our knees! And when we pray f

    Date Written: October 1, 2010 Date Preached: October 3, 2010 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: Reaching our Community Sermon Title: God Hears & Answers Earnest Prayer Sermon Text: Acts 12:5-17 MPT: God heard and answered the earnest prayers of the church for ...read more

  • Surprise, Surprise!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 22, 2010
     | 3,204 views

    Peter's miraculous escape from prison. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    Reading: chapter 12 verses 1-19: Ill: Former heavy-weight boxer James (Quick) Tillis; • Was a cowboy from Oklahoma who fought out of Chicago in the early 1980s. • He still remembers his first day in the Windy City after his arrival from Tulsa. “I got off the ...read more