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  • Surprising Answers To Prayer

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Jul 22, 2001
    based on 67 ratings

    An inductive message using biblical narrative to encourage Christians to turn to God in prayer because he will answer them.

    Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to cooperate with God in order to receive answers to their prayers. Response: Individuals will ponder Jesus’ question to the man by the pool of Bethesda – "Do you want to get well?" If they do they can come to the more

  • More Than A Miracle - Part One

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Sep 8, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    I want to talk to you about the miracle working power of the Lord. If you have confessed Jesus Christ as your Savior, then you know something about having a miracle take place.

    This morning I want to talk to you about the miracle working power of the Lord. If you have confessed Jesus Christ as your Savior, then you know something about having a miracle take place. Personally, I know that Jesus has miraculously saved my soul from eternal judgment. He is my Savior. more

  • Where To From Here

    Contributed by Steve Boyd on Feb 17, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Often the Lord leads us, but there are points in our lives that we have to move forward by faith...

    Where To From Here Acts 12:4-10 4 And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him(this was 4 teams of four, or 16 soldiers altogether); intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people. 5 Peter therefore was kept in more

  • Pray Expectantly Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jul 24, 2004
    based on 48 ratings

    If we are going to pray expectantly, we must: 1. Pray passionate prayers. 2. Pray persistent prayers. 3. Pray believing prayers.

    It was around 1870 when New York City had one of the most hotly contested mayor’s races in its history. The incumbent was Mayor John Tweed. Everybody called him “Boss Tweed,” and it was a name that suited him well. The time came when he ran for reelection, and Boss Tweed’s political machine 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

  • Chained Up But Not Chained In

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Nov 9, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    The eighth sermon in a Fall 2005 series through Acts

    (To the reader: I created the following dramatic reading for this sermon. I recorded it onto a CD and then played it during the worship service. I portrayed Peter writing his account of the event to Timothy several years after it occurred as the CD played.) My Dear Timothy, I am sorry to hear of more

  • Peace In The Prison

    Contributed by Ervin Kimrey on Jun 3, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    The greatest tool to win others to Christ is the peace that only God can give. Peace that allowed petter to sleep even though the in a few hours he was to be killed, even though he was in an uncomfortable situation he could sleep.

    PEACE IN THE PRISON Acts 12:1-11 Intro: The Church was growing by leaps and bounds, God was blessing. So the devil came a messing. Persecution had fallen on the church, and Herod killed James and because it pleased the Jews, he sought to kill Peter. But God, had other plans. How can we go through more

  • The Praying Church

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Apr 22, 2006
    based on 114 ratings

    We need to be convinced of the NEED to pray, understand the POWER of prayer, seize the OPPORTUNITY to pray and have FAITH in God when we pray.

    In the book of Acts, we see a common sight – the church at prayer. • Not a few disciples, but the whole community of believers praying together • This was a unique sight, because in the Gospel we hardly read of the disciples gathering to pray. • We saw Jesus praying alone, most of the time. And more

  • Are You Praying So As To Get What You Are Asking For?

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jul 20, 2005
    based on 13 ratings

    Praying for results in His presence

    Are you praying so as to get what you are asking for? Acts 12:1-13 5 Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him. Suppose I was to say to you that you could go to the bank tomorrow and could withdraw whatever you are in need of? If I 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

  • Religion And Politics

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Sep 5, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    Sometimes Christians suffer because of their faith, but God is able to deliver and make it right.

    Religion and Politics Acts 12:5 INTRO.: A man once said "I guess no one should talk about religion or politics." I informed him I disagreed since my livelihood involved talking about religion. When he discovered I was a preacher, he proceeded to fill me in on why he didn’t attend church. I had more

  • "Finding True Rest In An Uncomfortable Situation!"

    Contributed by Kevin Smith on Sep 15, 2005
    based on 37 ratings

    One of the greatest desires we have as a people is to go through things that are uncomfortable & still be comfortable.. Peter shows us in this text just how to do that.

    Acts 12:1-7 Ushers, let the worshippers in that they may hear the word of the Lord. You may be seated in the prescense of the Lord. Amen. I want to take a strange twist on this text this morning if I may. Many of you have probably heard this text preached before in terms of being delivered or more

  • Experiencing Release Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Sep 10, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    2 of 4 messages on prayer in the church. This message is based on Peter’s experience in jail and his miraculous release. Acts 12:1-10

    Confronted by Extreme Challenges Experiencing Release Sunday, September 3 Last week we talked about Peter and John’s arrest and the pressure put on them to stop talking about Jesus. We saw how the church gathered and prayed for boldness to speak the truth’s of God and the message of Jesus – and more

  • Questions On Prayer Pt 1 Series

    Contributed by Robert Higgins on Aug 22, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Answers to some questions on prayer.

    Questions on Prayer I A few weeks ago, I received an email with a question about prayer. The question was so heart-felt and sincere, that I felt it necessary to share that question and its answer with you. In fact, this week and next, we will be looking at several “questions about prayer.” I more

  • The Battle Goes On

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Aug 22, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    The battle for the hearts and souls of men is still raging, even though we may not like the image. Satan will always oppose God, and use men to do it. What is our response?

    Passage: Acts 12:1-19 Intro: In my lifetime, I have observed a paradigm shift in the church. 1. the Christian life used to be viewed as a battle, the participation in a war. Il) Onward Christian Soldiers, Am I a Soldier of the Cross, Faith is the Victory 2. but that has changed. Now it is an more