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  • Godly Lessons From An Ungodly Leader Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jan 1, 2018
     | 7,231 views

    1. Evil will always rise when God is rejected (vs. 18-20). 2. Christ is in control (vs. 18-19). 3. We should always give glory to God (vs. 20-23). 4. We should always keep our minds on our mission (vs. 24-25).

    Godly Lessons from an Ungodly Leader Acts 12:18-25 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - April 13, 2014 BACKGROUND: *Tonight, we come to the surprising and gruesome end of a story that began with the murder of James the brother of John, and the arrest of the Apostle Peter. Peter ...read more

  • Worms With Intestinal Fortitude!

    Contributed by Thomas Mccracken on May 29, 2012
    based on 8 ratings
     | 9,364 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

  • A Summary Report Of The Church Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 19, 2017
     | 3,535 views

    Barnabas and Saul had gone to Jerusalem to give the Christians there the collection taken up among the churches at Antioch, and now they have returned to Antioch. “Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers....

    July 21, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.G: A Summary Report of the Church (12:24, 25) Scripture (Acts 12:24-25; KJV) 24 But the word of ...read more

  • The Mystery Of Providence And The Majesty Of Peace Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 3,348 views

    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley for sharing this series on Acts. It has been a blessing as well as a great help. I have used these for our church, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

    The Mystery of Providence and the Majesty of Peace Acts 12:1-25 They say there’s two side to every story but my baby sister will tell you there’s three. There is your side, my side and the truth. When we look at Acts chapter 12 there seems to be 3 sides to this story as well. ...read more

  • Prison Break! Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 23, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,510 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

  • A Tale Of Two Lives Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,483 views

    When we align our faith with God’s purposes, we can be sure that His will is going to be done in our lives.

    A Tale of Two Lives (Paths) Intro: Psalm 1:1 provides us a contrast with a wicked ruler, Herod Agrippa 1, whom we will read about in a moment. Ps. 1:1 says, “Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the ungodly….” Agrippa 1 did walk in the counsel of the ungodly and eventually ...read more

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

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Feb 8, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,522 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
     | 3,479 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 Word Of God Continues Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jan 29, 2013
     | 2,765 views

    THIS IS ONE OF THOSE PASSAGES THEY MAKES YOU SCRATCH YOUR HEAD AND WONDER WHY IT IS INCLUDED IN OUR BIBLE. IT DOES NOT SEEM TO CONNECT WITH THE CONTEXT BEFORE IT OR AFTER IT. SIMPLY, IT STANDS ALONE AND AS SUCH GIVES IS CAUSE TO PONDER WHY IT IS HERE;

    THE WORD OF GOD CONTINUES Acts 12:19-24 After Herod had a thorough search made for him and did not find him, he cross-examined the guards and ordered that they be executed. Then Herod went from Judea to Caesarea and stayed there a while. 20 He had been quarreling with the people of Tyre and Sidon; ...read more

  • God Answers Prayer Though The Church Didn’t Believe He Would!

    Contributed by Gordon Weatherby on Feb 2, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,253 views

    The account of God answering a church's prayer for deliverance from persecution. Like many times today, the church prayed, yet lacked faith God would answer their prayer until He delivered them.

    GOD ANSWERS PRAYER THOUGH THE CHURCH DIDN’T BELIEVE GOD WOULD! Acts 12:1-25 Audio Link to hear this sermon: http://chirb.it/pnrewg INTRODUCTION: 1.) Today, I want us to look at a scene when there was a great turnabout in the climate of the church. A.) One of the things I ...read more

  • Stealing God's Most Valued Commodity Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Apr 2, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,682 views

    Exposition of Acts 12:18-25 about the death of Herod when he stole God’s most valued commodity--his glory

    Text: Acts 12:18-25, Title: Stealing God’s Most Valued Commodity, Date/Place: NRBC, 4/6/08, AM Opening illustration: Blog Entry on Glory to God or self A. Background to passage: The guards were executed for their failure, but there has been some time pass in between the deliverance of Peter and ...read more

  • The High And The Mighty

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 9, 2007
    based on 76 ratings
     | 5,717 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

  • Perseverance In A Dry Place

    Contributed by Noal Atkinson on Apr 29, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,630 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

  • Fly High - Acts Part 10 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 18, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,201 views

    Acts 12 is a scenario filled with murders – arrests – jail breaks – miracles – humor – and judgment. The chapter reveals that God is in charge not kings or presidents of nations. The text reveals that God responds to prayer and God judges sin.

    “Fly High” – Acts part 10 On the lighter side of life: See funny slides Illustration on the condition of the present day church: ** IS THE CHURCH ON THE ENDANGERED LIST? Many Americans are on a spiritual quest. This should be good news for the church. But, according to researchers, ...read more

  • Where Is Our Trust?

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Aug 23, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,174 views

    In our country, we are encouraged by some to put our trust in politicians who we expect to bring about great change and increased godliness. But this passage gives us fair warning about doing just that.

    Passage: Acts 12:19b-25 Intro: It’s interesting that God has providentially brought us to this passage on our 4th of July weekend. 1. there is always a danger lurking for every human being. 2. it is the danger to worship things of this world instead of God. PP Romans 1:25 3. it is a general ...read more