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  • Herod The Great"? It Depends On Your Perspective

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,432 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

  • Praying With The Early Church

    Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Feb 10, 2001
    based on 240 ratings
     | 7,801 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

  • Breaking The Chains To Set You Free Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Mar 29, 2001
    based on 138 ratings
     | 19,481 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

  • Your Sacrifice To God

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jul 10, 2010
     | 6,014 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

  • ¿contesta Dios Las Oraciones Hechas Sin Fe?

    Contributed by Adrián Olivas on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 106 ratings
     | 4,672 views

    ¿Necesita liberación de la prisión del pecado, enfermedad, depresión o hábito? No se desanime; continúe orando y pronto tendrá liberación—porque Dios está a su lado.

    ¿Contesta Dios las oraciones hechas sin fe? Hechos 12:5-8, 11-17 Esta porción nos relata una de las contestaciones a la oración más maravillosas que se registran en el Nuevo Testamento. Seguramente se escribió para dar ánimo a los cristianos llenos de esperanza en Dios en vez de su propia ...read more

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

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,166 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

  • Peters Great Escape Series

    Contributed by Eric Olson on Mar 7, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 10,266 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

  • Night Visits

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Feb 17, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 6,775 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

  • Chains That Hold Us Back

    Contributed by Duane Boehm on Jun 14, 2002
    based on 130 ratings
     | 18,959 views

    This is from Acts 12. Peter was held in prison with chains, we as a church can be held back with chains. View the chains that keep us from growing as a church.

    THE CHAINS THAT HOLD US BACK Acts 12:6 Acts 12:1-10 Intro: In this text we here ...read more

  • The Rewards Series

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Sep 13, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,938 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

  • Surprising Answers To Prayer

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 3,907 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

  • Why Did You Sign Up?

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Nov 27, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 5,634 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 ...read more

  • Perseverance In A Dry Place

    Contributed by Noal Atkinson on Apr 29, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,654 views

    This sermon looks at how God honours our prayers and dedication even when we are spiritually dry. When we do not 'feel' like serving him but serve him anyway. It encourages perseverance, stretching out, prayer and faith that God can do 'big things'.

    Perseverance in a dry place John Ortberg from Menlo Park Presbyterian Church recalls A man I'll call Paul (because that's actually his name) told me he recently started going to church. In his mid-seventies, with no faith background, he woke up one morning with a sudden urge to hear the ...read more

  • Eres Libre En Jesucristo?

    Contributed by Major Gerardo Balmori on Mar 22, 2010
    based on 21 ratings
     | 21,164 views

    Debemos de aprender a aceptar la libertad que Cristo nos regala por medio de su gracia. Si estamos en el, seran rotas las cadenas!

    Mayor Gerardo Balmori El Ejército de Salvación Libres por Jesucristo Hechos 12:1-11 Introducción: En la vida de muchas personas se encuentran cadenas que detienen el fluir de la bendición de Dios en sus vidas. Cuando venimos a Cristo esas cadenas son rotas y somos libres ...read more

  • Expect God To Be God Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Jan 14, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,173 views

    verse by verse through Acts

    Isn’t it funny how we get surprised by things that shouldn’t surprise us at all? [Gaining weight, speeding ticket, pregnancy examples.] Isn’t it funny how we get surprised by things that shouldn’t surprise us at all? Especially when it comes to God-things. ...read more