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  • What If His People Prayed?

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Mar 3, 2014
    based on 24 ratings
     | 60,288 views

    What happens when the people of God pray to God.

    What If His People Prayed? Acts 12:1-10 Casting Crowns sing a song that says this: ”What if His people prayed” ”And those who bear His name” ”Would humbly seek His face” ”And turn from their own way” ”And what would happen if we ...read more

  • Worms With Intestinal Fortitude!

    Contributed by Thomas Mccracken on May 29, 2012
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,724 views

    the oldest sin, pride, remains our oldest enemy and is not confined nor limited to the unsaved but has crept its way into Christianity even to the precious, once revered, pulpit. It is pride that asks “what about me? It is pride that demands “do somet

    WORMS WITH INTESTINAL FORTITUDE! Or Man vs. God ACTS 12:20-24 Introduction: What you just witnessed is a parody on pride. (I entered the sanctuary with "Eye of the Tiger" playing over the sound system, high-fiving a few members hands as I made my way to the pulpit) This is not too far ...read more

  • "Through The Iron Gate" Series

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Aug 12, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,754 views

    Discovering the power of prayer in our lives.

    “Through the Iron Door” Pastor Allan Kircher SPBC Date: Aug 14th, 2011 Scripture: Acts 12:1-30 Introduction: "Have you ever experienced a 'dead end' in life?" • Have you ever been faced with a problem that you just knew was impossible to solve? • Have you ever ...read more

  • Why God Cannot Be Defeated Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Mar 17, 2011
    based on 16 ratings
     | 8,524 views

    Acts 12 records another attempt of Satan to defeat God and his plan for the church. However, God cannot be defeated. This sermon explains why.

    * Concept of being undefeated: a rare occurrence - Only 1 NFL team; 7 NCAA basketball teams; no NBA or MLB teams * Being undefeated symbolizes that no one was able to be better, play harder, or accomplish more * It's practically impossible to always be undefeated: the longer you play, the less ...read more

  • Perseverance In A Dry Place

    Contributed by Noal Atkinson on Apr 30, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,777 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

  • Our Unpredictable God Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 28, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,329 views

    God chooses to let things happen or supernaturally intervenes based upon His own purposes.

    Our Unpredictable God (Acts 12:1-23) 1. We love predictable sayings. In Texas, for example, they say, "Everything is big in Texas." But not always. 2. This week, we read of a special birth in Indonesia. Take note that Indonesia is not in Texas: KISARAN, Indonesia – Indonesia’s ...read more

  • Delivered! How We Can Experience Miracles In Our Lives. Series

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Feb 8, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,062 views

    As Peter was delivered from prison, we can experience miracles ourselves.

    Delivered! How we can experience miracles in our lives. February 8, 2009 Do you need a miracle? Have you experienced a miracle…lately? Review: God of suffering: Thriving in Adversity. Acts 11 Text Acts 12:1-24: From bad to worse… We can experience miracles of deliverance… I. ...read more

  • A Feast For Worms

    Contributed by Richard White on Nov 13, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,001 views

    Gleaned from several sermons at this website. Pride, envy, jealousy are hungry worms that eat us from the inside out.

    A feast for Worms. Acts 12:18-25 Point: We have heard it said “Pride comes before the fall.” It literally happens in this scene. The time is about 46 AD. This chronology might fit between the time Paul goes to Antioch and sending the famine relief to Jerusalem. Agrippa grew up in the ...read more

  • The High And The Mighty

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 9, 2007
    based on 76 ratings
     | 3,934 views

    Consider these thoughts about the high and mighty of all ages: 1- They throw their weight around 2- They portray themselves as great 3- They seek the praise of men 4- BUT...They are no match for God

    INTRO.- ILL.- During the 1964 Presidential campaign an elderly woman was said to have told a reporter that she intended to vote against Senator Barry Goldwater because “he’s the guy who’s going to get rid of TV.” “But, madam,” said the reporter, “I think you’re making a mistake. Senator ...read more

  • The Prison That Couldn't Hold Peter

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Sep 17, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 8,887 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 With Great Expectation Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Aug 1, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 8,859 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

  • Second Wave Of Persecution Series

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Sep 1, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,864 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Price Of Pride Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Apr 27, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,500 views

    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 ...read more

  • Trusting God To Do Miracles (And Not To Do Miracles) Acts - Part 20 Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 17, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,494 views

    What to remember in life’s darkest moments...

    Trusting god to do miracles (and not to do miracles) Acts Series: ¡§Completely Irreligious, Yet Radically Christian¡¨ Part 20 Pastor Jeff Christopherson June 1, 2003 Acts 12:1-24 The Range of Our Responses to Troubles: 1. Remaining FAITHFUL through incredible ...read more

  • The Mystery Of Providence And The Majesty Of Peace Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Nov 24, 2004
    based on 73 ratings
     | 3,672 views

    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 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/MysteriesOfProvidence.html 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 ...read more