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The church, the body of Christ, must shine the light of Christ in a wicked world. How can we accomplish this?
Shining As Lights In A Darkened World
1. Illustration: Your loved one is very sick and in desperate need of medicine from the drug store. You are sent to get it and bring it back home. When you enter the store, do you look over the sale
Paul Views of Persecution and Power Encounters
Paul Views of Persecution and Power Encounters
Paul, as many Christian leaders in Africa, have not been strangers to persecution, misunderstandings, and imprisonment for the sake of the truth. Part of the promise of living Godly in Christ Jesus involves abuse. Just as Paul suffered persecution so
How can we accomplish our mission for the Lord?
1. With a strong commitment to spread the Word of God (vs. 5-7).
2. With strong courage to face our opposition (vs. 6-8).
3. With strong confidence in our God (vs. 9-12).
How We Can Accomplish Our Mission for the Lord
Sermon by Rick Crandall
Grayson Baptist Church - May 18, 2014
*From 1990-2000, church attendance remained basically the same in churches across America. Unfortunately, during that same time, our population grew by over 30 million people.
Satan is busy with great men and men in power, in order to keep them from being religious, for their example will influence many. Saul is called Paul for the first time, and never again is he called Saul. Saul was his Hebrew name; Paul was his name....
August 20, 2014
By: Tom Lowe
Title: Cyprus and the Proconsul (13:4-12)
Scripture (Acts 13:4-12; KJV)
4 So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto
The Devil has put many things in our lives that distract us from hearing the word of God.
June 28, 2015
Runnin’ with the Devil
Opening words: At the very heart of this morning’s scripture lesson is a very complex topic, the Devil. Did you know, in the Bible, the Devil is called by 42 different names? Those names are interchangeable. In this
Acts 13:4-12, Acts 11:1-23
Life is full of surprises. With observation, we see that the Holy Spirit is as much in the detours as He is in the plans we carefully map out. Two passages in the New Testament & one in the Old demonstrate the truth of this insight.
GOD IS IN THE DETOURS TOO
A. HUMOR: DECISIONS
1. Harry and Kitty are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.
2. Max and Betty said, “You must let us in on your secret - how have you managed to stay married for so long?"
3. Harry turns to Kitty and asks, "OK for
Assembly Of God
Barnabus & Saul Sent off and opposition at Cyprus.
(Powerpoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
(A). Making the Move: A Need (vs 1-3)
• The City (VS 1).
• The Believers (Vs 1).
• The Holy Spirit (vs 2-3).
(B). Making the Move: An Adventure (vs 4-12)
• A Good Beginning (vs 3-5).
• A Unique Island (Vs 4b-5a).
• A Difficult Experience (vs
This passages explores the first deliberate missionary act of Paul and Barnabas, and that the pattern they set is appropriate for us as missionaries of the Great Commission.
SEEING THE MISSIONARY IN EACH OF US.
ACTS 13:4-12 THE TWO OF THEM, SENT ON THEIR WAY BY THE HOLY SPIRIT, WENT DOWN TO SELEUCIA AND SAILED FROM THERE TO CYPRUS. 5 WHEN THEY ARRIVED AT SALAMIS, THEY PROCLAIMED THE WORD OF GOD IN THE JEWISH SYNAGOGUES. JOHN WAS WITH THEM AS THEIR HELPER. 6 THEY
Paul begins the first of his three meaningful adventures. Here I believe that we are going to see some of the things that we can all expect in our personal adventure for God.
APR 14 2013PM The First Missionary Journey Part 1
Acts 13: 1-52
Tonight we come to the 13th chapter of Acts were Paul begins the first of his three meaningful adventures. Here I believe that we are going to see some of the things that we can all expect in our personal adventure for God.
I used a sermon by Pastor Rich Dunbar, which has been a blessing as well as a great help in sermon preparation, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.
“Can You See What Satan Sees?” Acts 13:4-12
I love to ride down the road and see how many animals I can spot. Most seem to be hidden from view but when you have what some call “Woods eyes” you can spot the turkeys, the deer and other critters.
We’ve been talking
verse by verse through Acts
[Newlyweds vs. couple married for 40 years view of marriage.]
Now let’s translate that thought into our relationship with God; Our faith; etc.
[New vs. old Christian’s view of the church.]
Today we need to make sure that we haven’t lost our first love. You see,  when
If we serve the Lord in the Spirit's power, God will assist and bless our efforts.
The Holy Spirit vs. A Spiritual Nuisance
1. The Upshot newsblog carried a breath-taking article this week:
Jordan Rice, a 13-year-old Australian boy, has emerged as a tragic-heroic figure in news accounts of the disastrous Australian floods, after he asked a rescuer to save his
Should the glad tidings be denied?
Should the Doctrine which God has given by express Revelation be held up to scorn?
Woe to the men who dare provoke God!
Paul, Elymus, and Paul.
Shell Point Baptist Church Sept 4 2011
“Then the proconsul, saw what had happened, he believed, for he was amazed at the teaching of the Lord.” Acts 13:12.
We continue our journey in Acts w/Paul’s first missionary trip.
CYPRUS was by no means a
Many things are done that are attributed to the Spirit, but He did not do them. Discernment is needed.
The Holy Spirit is Not A Side Show Act
When I was a new Christian I latched on to anything that had Christian in it. I had every part of Jesus Christ Superstar memorized. Then I found out it was written by a Jew and an atheist and was not meant to be a
Acts 2:4-8, Acts 4:7-8, Acts 4:29-33, Acts 5:12, Acts 5:40-42, Acts 6:5, Acts 11:22-24, Acts 13:8-11
The church of Antioch characterized a successful church because of its quality leaders. You can determine the quality of most organizations by the character of their leadership. The Antioch church proved to be the most influential and illustrious of all t
1. The church of Antioch characterized a successful church because of its quality leaders. You can determine the quality of most organizations by the character of their leadership.
The Antioch church proved to be the most influential and illustrious of all the first century churches because of