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  • He’s A Chain Breaker!

    Contributed by John Gaston on Oct 7, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 21,310 views

    God’s in the business of setting captives free. Throughout the Bible He's freeing prisoners. In Acts 12 we see God answer intense prayer to free Peter from Herod's clutches. He's a chain-breaker!

    HE’S A CHAIN BREAKER! Acts 12:1-17 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. An airline company was disturbed over a high percentage of accidents so they decided to eliminate human errors by building a completely computerized plane. 2. On its maiden voyage, the plane was filled with passengers. "Ladies and ...read more

  • How We Can Defeat The Darkness Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 22, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 11,945 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

  • Peter! Wake Up!

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Aug 31, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 15,583 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

  • The Madness Of Prayer

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Jun 24, 2019
     | 6,954 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
     | 10,660 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
     | 5,694 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

  • There Is Always Darkness Before Deliverance!

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Mar 23, 2015
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     | 9,443 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

  • Soul Care 4 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 23, 2015
     | 3,766 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

  • Surprised By Prayer Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 19, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 19,248 views

    Even as I’m concerned about people who misunderstand the purpose of prayer, I’m also concerned about those who do understand, but who seem to pray with no expectation of God honoring prayers or acting on our behalf. (Powerpoint available - #150)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this message are availble at no charge. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #150.) (In preparing this message as part of a sermon series on ...read more

  • Breaking The Chains To Set You Free Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Mar 29, 2001
    based on 138 ratings
     | 19,499 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

  • Praying With The Early Church

    Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Feb 10, 2001
    based on 240 ratings
     | 7,815 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

  • What Does God Say When People Pray (Part 2)

    Contributed by James Wilson on Mar 2, 2001
    based on 98 ratings
     | 2,526 views

    How Does God Respond to our Prayers?

    What Does God Say When People Pray (part 2) Acts 12:12-17 For thirteen extraordinary days in October of 1962, the world stood on the brink of an unthinkable catastrophe. Across the globe, people anxiously awaited the outcome of a harrowing political, diplomatic and military confrontation that ...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

  • Prayer Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 20, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 40,955 views

    Four examples of prayer from the early church.

    Intro: A bus driver and a minister were standing in line to get into heaven. The bus driver approached the gate and St. Peter said, "Welcome, I understand you were a bus driver. Since I’m in charge of housing, I believe I have found the perfect place for you. See that mansion over the hilltop? It’s ...read more

  • Acts 12 - Enduring Hardships Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jul 5, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,604 views

    Be prepared for challenges. We can expect hardships in life. We can stay on course by praying.

    The moment the disciples put their faith in Jesus, they were declaring war against the devil. They have chosen to make a stand for the truth. • The authorities and the people come against what they preach, sometimes out of selfish reasons, sometimes out of intolerance, and at other times, ...read more