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  • All Things Are Possible...only Believe!

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Jul 3, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 14,165 views

    It's like this...sometimes the need may seem monumental to you, “Guess What” its not monumental to God! And since your not the one who is going to have to meet the need, it shouldn’t be to you either! Praise God!

    A blonde, a brunette and a redhead are stuck on an island. One day, the three of them are walking along the beach and discover a magic lamp. They rub and rub, and sure enough, out pops a genie. The genie says, "Since I can only grant three wishes, you may each have one." The brunette ...read more

  • This Obstacle Could Be An Opportunity.

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Sep 21, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,575 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

  • Jailhouse Prayer

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Aug 12, 2016
     | 7,467 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

  • Easter Energizes Christians!

    Contributed by Jonathan Kruschel on Apr 23, 2012
     | 2,737 views

    Easter Energizes Christians to courageously proclaim Christ, pray to him and live for him. Unlike today's energy drinks that eventually wear off, discover how Easter provides a continual source of energy for Christians. Based on Acts 12:1-19

    Have you noticed the number of so-called “energy drinks” that are on the market these days? Some have some pretty interesting names like, “Full Throttle”, “Red Bull”, “Monster”. Their purpose is rather self-explanatory. They are supposed to be able ...read more

  • Soul Care 4 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 23, 2015
     | 3,760 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

  • The Madness Of Prayer

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Jun 24, 2019
     | 6,866 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

  • Perseverance In A Dry Place

    Contributed by Noal Atkinson on Apr 29, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,609 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

  • Say A Little Prayer Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 25, 2018
     | 5,663 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 Hears And Answers Earnest Prayer Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Oct 2, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,979 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

  • Peter Delivered Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 16, 2017
     | 15,190 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

  • Detained, But Not Defeated Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Apr 9, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 15,896 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

  • The Power Of Prayer

    Contributed by Jose R. Hernandez on Apr 11, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,436 views

    Today I would like to speak to you about an aspect in our Christian life that oftentimes is underestimated and neglected by a large number of believers. What am I talking about? I am talking about our prayer life.

    Today I would like to speak to you about an aspect in our Christian life that oftentimes is underestimated and neglected by a large number of believers. What am I talking about? I am talking about our prayer life. As I have said in other occasions, a great reality about human beings is that we ...read more

  • Surprise, Surprise!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 22, 2010
     | 3,339 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

  • Prayer And Worship Series

    Contributed by Rich Anderson on Feb 18, 2011
     | 6,597 views

    Jesus Christ is never too late to provide healing, comfort, cleansing, peace, answers to impossible questions,

    A country boy went to visit a friend in New York City. It was about noon and they were downtown by Times Square in Manhattan. The streets were filled with people. Cars were honking their horns, sirens were wailing and the sounds of the city were almost deafening. The country boy said, “I hear ...read more

  • Expect God To Be God Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Jan 14, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,132 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