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  • The Power Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Feb 18, 2001
    based on 104 ratings

    Peter is miraclously released from prison through the power of prayer.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 23 “The Power of Prayer” Acts 12:1-24 “but constant prayer was offered to God for him by the church.” Acts chapter twelve is set in a context of mounting persecution, about which the people more

  • Herod The Great"? It Depends On Your Perspective

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 25 ratings

    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 shrewd more

  • Second Wave Of Persecution Series

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Aug 31, 2005
    based on 24 ratings

    This is study of Acts chapter 12 it is the 15th sermon in Acts

    Acts #15 Chapter Twelve In Chapter twelve the persecution starts up again. All through out the history of the early church persecution came and went. It was not until the later part of the first century that persecution started heavy. In this chapter we can learn two important lessons dealing in more

  • Day Of Prayer For The Persecuted Church

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Nov 11, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    This is for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.

    [[A word about this sermon. This was a message for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. This sermon was preached in four movements, or parts. We gathered. We read Psalm 23 responsively. We sang 2 songs. I then preached Part I. We sang 3 songs. I then preached Part II. more

  • A Tale Of Two Apostles

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Apr 19, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    James is killed; Peter is set free.

    A Tale of Two Apostles Acts 12:1 – 12:19 Jeff Hughes – August 17, 2003 Calvary Chapel Aggieland I. Introduction a. Have you ever been in a situation that you though was completely hopeless, just to have something happen to turn things around? God has a unique way of bringing hope to hopeless more

  • The Mystery Of Providence And The Majesty Of Peace Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Nov 17, 2004
    based on 74 ratings

    God’s Providence is PERSONAL, PATIENT, PERFECT. God’s Peace comes thru being SAVED, and SECURE! Link inc. to formatted text, audio/video, PowerPoint.

    The Mystery of Providence and the Majesty of Peace Acts 12 We looked at Ch. 11 last week…I put up my sermons each wk. in an accordion folder…so you could say this week I filed ch. 11! There’s a very interesting triangle around the church more

  • What Do You Worship?

    Contributed by Bob Hunter on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    Contemporary treatment of Herod’s tragic death. Video clip suggestion, relevant illustrations, practical points of application.

    "What do you worship?" Acts 12:20-25 By Pastor Bob Hunter Suggested Video Clip: "What do you worship?" Available at Introduction: As we continue our series in Acts, I want to call your attention to rather peculiar death of King Herod the Agrippa. Now, I’m warning you more

  • God's Dramedy Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    In strife or in humorous situations, God is still in control.

    SERIES: “LESSONS FROM THE EARLY CHURCH” TEXT: ACTS 12:1-25 TITLE: “GOD’S DRAMEDY” INTRODUCTION: A. Are you confused by the title of this message? 1. It’s probably because you’ve never heard the term dramedy more

  • Prayer: Companions Of Pray-Ers Series

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    Lean how prayer works and pray.

    How many people have appliances or software at home you don’t use, because you don’t know how they work? I know some people with VCRs, and they don’t know how to program their VCR to record a certain channel at a later time. Others have software programs on their computer that they never use or more

  • "Don't Kill Me In Your Mind!"

    Contributed by Kevin Smith on Jun 29, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    We as a people of God need to be careful how we treat and look at one another, because the one that you thought you spiritually thought you put to death, may be the same one that shows up knocking on your doorstep one day & says, "You thought I was dead!"

    I. Introduction: In this particular text, Peter, after miraculously escaping from prison, shows up at the doorstep of Mary, John’s mother, to tell them the good news of what had taken place. Many people in the house had already deemed Peter to be doomed, as he was locked up in jail awaiting more

  • How Does God Do His Work?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 38 ratings

    Amidst the clouds of doom, gloom and stubborn opposition, God sheds His light to the dark regions of menâs minds. In this passage we learn a little bit more about how the Divine work of God overshadows every difficulty, discouragement or predicament. Alth

    1. Amidst the clouds of doom, gloom and stubborn opposition, God sheds His light to the dark regions of menâs minds. In this passage we learn a little bit more about how the Divine work of God overshadows every difficulty, discouragement or predicament. Although God’s purposes may not be clear more

  • What Happens When A Church Prays Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jun 8, 2004
    based on 84 ratings

    When faced with a crisis, prayer was the New Testament church’s first impulse not its last resort.

    WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A CHURCH PRAYS Acts 12:1-24 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: Acts is the story of the church from birth to powerhouse. Dr. Luke records how a handful of frightened believers rocked the mighty Roman Empire. If Acts is more

  • The Night Of Darkness Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 11, 2004
    based on 61 ratings

    1st Person portrayal of Peter during his imprisonment by Herod and his angelic deliverance.

    (Setting: Peter is kneeling. His wrists are in chains - plastic chains wrapped twice around the wrists with the end held in the palm of each hand. The stage is dark and the lights are bro’t up to half power on this section of the stage.) (These first words are mournful, reflecting the despair that more

  • The Price Of Pride Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 24 ratings

    This sermon looks at the pride of Herod Agrippa in Acts 12:1-4 and 20-24.

    The Purpose Pride ruled (v. 1) – Herod Agrippa is the grandson of Herod the Great. He is the first heir of Herod’s to hold the title of King since his grandfather’s death. He is also the first person to rule over the same complete kingdom since his grandfather. He had been in previous trouble more

  • "Don't Be Surprised" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Apr 7, 2005
    based on 25 ratings

    Do you often think that because God doesn’t answer prayer quickly that He is not going to answer at all? That doesn’t matter. Don’t be surprised WHEN He answers your prayer.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches April 10, 2005 “Don’t Be Surprised” Acts 12:11-19 INTRODUCTION: When has God surprised you by intervening in a situation that you thought was hopeless? Probably you can think of a time when at the last minute things began to miraculously turn around, things started more