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  • When God Sends His Angels

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 31, 2013
     | 6,104 views

    God sends His angels: 1. When His people face great problems (vs. 1-4). 2. When His people are in prayer (vs. 5-7). 3. To help His people see His power (vs. 7-11). 4. To carry out His plan for His people (vs. 1-2 & 11).

    When God Sends His Angels Acts 12:1-11 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 21, 2013 *Some day you are going to see an angel. It's not a matter of "if" but "when." God's mighty angels are as real as we are today. And in this wonderful story from the early church, we can see ...read more

  • Wild Praying Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 11, 2013
    based on 114 ratings
     | 26,687 views

    Do you believe in praying bold and wild prayers? Do you believe that if you asked God to do something "impossible" that He would? Frankly, the story in Acts 12 doesn't look like these folks believed that. Did God look down on them for their doubt?

    OPEN: Back in 1540 Martin Luther was very distressed. His good friend and assistant, Friedrich Myconius, was sick and was expected to die within a short time. From his bed Myconius wrote a tender farewell letter to Luther. When Luther received the message, he immediately sent back this ...read more

  • Jailbreak: When God Unlocks The Chains Of Injustice

    Contributed by Cohss Spiritsong on Aug 20, 2013
     | 5,070 views

    Biblical story of Peter's miraculous release from prison and how we, too, can be released from injustice

    Jailbreak: When God Unlocks the Chains of Injustice Pastor Leslie A. Rutland-Tipton Enemy uses several tactics to make us fearful 1. King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church a. A direct threat or action toward you 2. King Herod intended to persecute them b. Intentions of ...read more

  • A Surprise Behind The Door Series

    Contributed by Stu Hodges on Jun 11, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 10,098 views

    God specializes in surprises on the other side of a closed door.

    Have you ever been surprised by what’s behind the door? I told you last week that my older brother used to wait behind closed doors just to scare the heeby jeebies out of me. That was always a surprise. In fact, last week I did this thing where all throughout my sermon I opened and closed ...read more

  • Peter! Wake Up!

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Aug 31, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 14,785 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

  • Say A Little Prayer Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 25, 2018
     | 5,376 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

  • Peter Delivered Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 16, 2017
     | 14,507 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

  • James Put To Death Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 15, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,649 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

  • Detained, But Not Defeated Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Apr 9, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 15,137 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.

    Detained but not Defeated Acts 12: 1-16 Our text deals with an intense time for the early church. God was clearly at work, and the church was growing. Thousands had been saved by the grace of God and the church’s influence was spreading. Such growth created much concern for the religious ...read more

  • Love's Great Offering

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 9, 2018
     | 4,374 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

  • God Is In Control Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 24, 2018
     | 13,657 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

  • Enhancing Our Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Graham Kettle on Jan 6, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,597 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

  • Jailhouse Prayer

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Aug 12, 2016
     | 7,205 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

  • Peters Great Escape Series

    Contributed by Eric Olson on Mar 7, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 9,954 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 ...read more

  • Your Sacrifice To God

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jul 10, 2010
     | 5,852 views

    God desires to have us live our lifes as a living sacrifice to Him. We are not to conform to this world, but be transformed by the power of God.

    Your sacrifice to God Romans chapter 12:1-8 Introduction- The book of Romans is a book of the Bible that will get us to salvation if we desire. It will teach us as believers what is acceptable lifestyle. Some don’t like to hear some of ...read more