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  • Prison Break! Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 23, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,199 views

    I preach expository messages, and this is the 22nd in my series on the Book of Acts.

    Prison Break! Acts 12:1-24 November 4, 2007 Front page of the AJC every day has a headline like this: “Water Wars Land in Washington’s Lap”, and the editorial page contains two or three pieces on our need for water. Meanwhile, church signs plead, “pray for rain”. Can we just be ...read more

  • Love's Great Offering

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 9, 2018
     | 3,665 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

  • God Is In Control Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 24, 2018
     | 12,126 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

  • He’s A Chain Breaker!

    Contributed by John Gaston on Oct 7, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 17,829 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

  • Detainment, Delivery, And Denial

    Contributed by Rich Vanarsdalen on Jan 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,876 views

    Watch how the power of God moves in such a way that the early church can barely believe their eyes!

    Detainment, Delivery, and Denial Acts Chapter 12:1-16 We are continuing in the Book of Acts today – looking at chapter 12 where we are going to see a roller-coaster ride in the life of one Apostle Peter. Really God is doing some amazing things in the life of His followers – the gospel is now ...read more

  • Prison Break: And The Chains Fell Off Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 21,509 views

    The Lord rescues and delivers those who put their trust in Him.

    Prison Break “And the Chains Fell Off” Acts 12:1-17 …and the chains fell off Peter’s wrists (7). Intro: This was the ultimate prison break. How does a person escape while chained to two guards, being watched by several more guards, and being locked behind doors and a secure gate? It was ...read more

  • Free At Last

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Feb 1, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,317 views

    God is setting people free from chains that we didn’t even know existed.

    February 3, 2008 Morning Worship Text: Acts 12: 1-19 Subject: Breaking Free From Bondage Title: Free at Last There is a strange phenomenon that takes place when I am driving. And I would be willing to bet (if I bet) that I am not the only person that this happens to. When I am driving ...read more

  • A Bad Situation Plus Prayer Equals Deliverance Series

    Contributed by A. David Hart on Jul 22, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 10,801 views

    This sermon is to allow the listener to know that prayer should be our first response, rather than our last resort.

    A BAD SITUATION + PRAYER = DELIVERANCE Acts 12:1-17 My brothers and sisters when it comes to bad situations the first thing that we should do is pray. In fact our church’s moto is “Prayer should be our your first response, rather than our last resort.” And even ...read more

  • Praying With Great Expectation Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 13,377 views

    This sermon encourages believers to pray with great expectations because God sees out trials, God hears our prayers and God will deal with our enemies.

    Subject: Praying With Great Expectations Acts 12:5-25 Introduction: The graphic scene of Acts 12 is not strange to the Church. The church has always faced opposition. Since its inception, the devil has been trying to stop the church and even to destroy the church. But each persecution has cause ...read more

  • In Prison But Praying

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 9, 2007
    based on 91 ratings
     | 16,931 views

    In prison some things were happening. 1- the church was praying 2- the angel was working 3- the apostle was waiting

    INTRO.- ILL.- A man who had been caught embezzling millions from his employer went to a lawyer seeking defense. He didn’t want to go to jail. But his lawyer told him, "Don’t worry. You’ll never have to go to jail with all that money you have." And the lawyer was right. When the man was sent ...read more

  • The Prison That Couldn't Hold Peter

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Sep 14, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 12,306 views

    This shows how faith is necessary in prayer and how answered prayer increases our faith.

    THE PRISON THAT COULDN’T HOLD PETER TEXT: Acts 12:1-19; 24 INTRODUCTION: Some people have trouble staying out of prison because of their criminal conduct, but Peter had trouble staying out of prison because of his Godly conduct. This chapter records ...read more

  • Praying Church Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Feb 19, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,913 views

    We have an example in this text of the Local N.T. Church in Jerusalem in prayer during a time of crisis in their church. And we can see also in this text that their prayer was miraculously answered. Anytime a church is not experiencing souls being saved o

    Illustration: There was a tenant in an apartment building who was a widow woman who loved God dearly. Her landlord on the other hand despised God and her faith. One day she ran out of food and money and with no one to help she turned to God in prayer. She prayed, “Oh dear God please help me in my ...read more

  • Getting Some Much Needed Rest

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Mar 25, 2012
     | 3,293 views

    Are you losing sleep?

    Acts 12:1-11-Now about that time Herod the king stretched out his hand to harass some from the church. Then he killed James the brother of John with the sword. And because he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to seize Peter also. Now it was during the Days of Unleavened Bread. ...read more

  • Hope For The Hopeless

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Sep 9, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,992 views

    The Shortest distance between two people to solve a problem is through the mercy seat

    Hopeless Situations Sat. 8/12/12 - Youcef Nadarkhani ( Nadar-Khani) , pastor in a network of house churches in Iran, was arrested on Oct. 13, 2009, after protesting the government's decision to force all children, including his own Christian children, to read the Quran. - He was sentenced to ...read more

  • Celebration Of Freedom Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Sep 13, 2012
     | 4,172 views

    Today we will discover that the non-Christian world was deeply disturbed and determined to do everything possible to halt the spread of the gospel. When things are going well in the Church-look out! Satan will find a way to create problems.

    Celebration of Freedom Acts 12:1-16 Introduction Our study of Acts has been very exciting for me, and I hope that’s been ...read more