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  • Detained, But Not Defeated Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Apr 9, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 15,949 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

  • Say A Little Prayer Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 25, 2018
     | 5,679 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

  • God Is In Control Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 24, 2018
     | 14,558 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

  • How We Can Defeat The Darkness Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 22, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 11,936 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

  • Enhancing Our Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Graham Kettle on Jan 6, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,830 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

  • Eres Libre En Jesucristo?

    Contributed by Major Gerardo Balmori on Mar 22, 2010
    based on 21 ratings
     | 21,158 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

  • Your Sacrifice To God

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jul 10, 2010
     | 6,013 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

  • Love's Great Offering

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 9, 2018
     | 4,589 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

  • The Madness Of Prayer

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Jun 24, 2019
     | 6,917 views

    This Sermon is about the MADNESS of PRAYER that leads to MIRACLES!

    Scripture: Acts 12:1 – 19 (cf. verses 6 – 16) Title: The Madness of Prayer This Sermon is about the madness of prayer that leads to miracles. INTRO: Grace and peace this morning from God the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit! I want to talk to you today about prayer – praying – ...read more

  • Surprise, Surprise!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 22, 2010
     | 3,344 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

  • The Mystery Of Providence And The Majesty Of Peace Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 3,917 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

  • Are You Expecting A Miracle? Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Aug 21, 2015
     | 7,332 views

    Let's trust God for a miracle!

    Are You Expecting A Miracle? Text: Acts 12:1-19 Introduction 1. Illustration: Faith expects from God what is beyond all expectation. — Andrew Murray 2. Hebrews 11:1 (NLT) Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we ...read more

  • Soul Care 4 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 23, 2015
     | 3,763 views

    You soul needs to be healthy and whole if you want a successful life. But to do this requires soul searching on our part as well as soul care. Soul care is our responsibility so we need to make sure that we do it regularly.

    Testimonies: Melinda, Tom, Rochelle, myself Soul Care pt. 4 Opening Video Illustration: Soul Surfer – The Bethany Hamilton Story Quotes on Power point by Bethany: “I believe in Jesus Christ, and I believe He gave me the passion and determination to continue surfing. You fall off ...read more

  • There Is Always Darkness Before Deliverance!

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Mar 23, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,429 views

    Peter and the church experienced great darkness before God brought deliverance! Today we as we experience darkness God has promised He will deliver those who serve Him! His deliverance may not what you expect, or when you desire it, but its always best!

    SERMON BRIEF Date Written: March 21, 2015 Date Preached: March 22, 2015 Church: OPBC (AM) Sunday FOUNDATIONAL ELEMENTS Title: There is ALWAYS Darkness before Deliverance! Text: Acts 12:1-19 (NASB) ETS: Peter and the ...read more

  • No Prison Doors Can Hold Me Down

    Contributed by Jeremiah Menyongai on Mar 19, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 17,507 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