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  • When Christians Disgree

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 31, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 5,996 views

    There are lessons to help avoid the dangers of disagreement.

    WHEN CHRISTIANS DISAGREE Acts 15:1-2, 36-41 INTRO.- Do people ever disagree? Do Christians ever disagree? What a question! Of course, they do. All people disagree at times. ILL.- Two boys were fighting and one was on top of the other. Finally, the mother of the boy who was on top came out ...read more

  • Legalism Rears Its Ugly Head! Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 3, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
     | 7,817 views

    Reasons why legalism must be resisted.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 22 "Legalism Rears Its Ugly Head" Acts 15:1-23 Tonight I want to speak to you on the very touchy subject of legalism. I thought, Oh well I spoke on money this morning I might as well ...read more

  • The Church Takes A Stand

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 95 ratings
     | 10,295 views

    Introduction 1.

    Introduction 1. Today we consider at one of the most crucial decisions in the history of the church of Jesus Christ. Iit took place 1950 years ago - in the year 49AD. Today we are also facing what amounts to the same crucial decision. Within the RCA and within many denominations. As we consider ...read more

  • How To Help Resolve Conflicts With Difficult People

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,012 views

    Conflict resolution is exemplified in Acts 15 by James and the apostles.

    ILlustration: Many people find themselves stuck in ruts unable to find a way out of their conflicts. Millions in North America suffer from depression because they are unable to properly channel their feelings of anger, resentment and frustration.Unconsciously, people take out their exasperation ...read more

  • Why Elders Are Important

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 47 ratings
     | 5,562 views

    Why Elders Are Important Acts 15:1-29 Quality leadership is best seen in the plurality of godly servants

    Why Elders Are Important - Acts 15:1-29 Illustration:Peter Drucker offers insightful guidance to the church when he calls leadership a peak performance by one who is "the trumpet that sounds a clear sound of the organizations’ goals." His five requirements for this task are amazingly reliable and ...read more

  • How To Help Resolve Conflicts In The Church

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 69 ratings
     | 5,531 views

    How to Resolve or Prevent Conflicts

    How to Resolve or Prevent Conflicts (Acts 15:1-35) Conflicts, like the one in Acts 15, often occur because of differences of perspectives. Some people viewed the will of God differently because of their personal, cultural or religious conditioning. Resolving conflicts should always begin by ...read more

  • Reasons To Fight The Good Fight

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 24 ratings
     | 11,356 views

    Many people do not enjoy arguing, fighting or quarreling. Yet, you can tell what a person considers vital by what they are willing to fight for. The apostles found it necessary to fight the good fight of faith against "false brethren" who wanted to restri

    Quotation: Paul wrote, "Fight the good fight of faith." Many people are fighting battles that are not really worth fighting. Illustration: When I hear my friends say they hope their children don’t have to experience the hardships they went through--I don’t agree. Those hardships made us what we ...read more

  • Resolving Differences In Six Steps

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,090 views

    Resolving Differences in Six Steps - Acts 15:12-35

    Resolving Differences in Six Steps - Acts 15:12-35 Illustration:While a $100,000 fire truck stood by unused because nobody knew how it operated, fire destroyed a power plant in the tiny village of Akiachak, Alaska. Damage to the plant was estimated at $250,000. Too many people fail to realize ...read more

  • Benefits Of Controversy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 50 ratings
     | 4,026 views

    The Spirit taught Paul and Barnabas how controversy may produce many benefits for individuals and the church. When some believing Pharisees said, "It is necessary to circumcise the Gentiles and to direct them to observe the Law of Moses."

    Illustration: Paul wrote, "My grace is sufficient for you. Therefore I rejoice in weakness, in insults, and hardships. So that your faith does not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God." (2 Cor. 12:9,10) Illustration: Lord, deliver me from the lust of vindicating myself. ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Keeps Us Balanced

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 39 ratings
     | 5,214 views

    The Holy Spirit keeps us balanced with His sensitivity to our inclination to get out of balance

    How the Holy Spirit Keeps Us Balanced Illustration:The more we know of God, the more unreservedly we will trust him; the greater our progress in theology, the simpler and more childlike will be our faith. J. G. Machen. 1. The Holy Spirit keeps us balanced with His sensitivity to our ...read more

  • Why We Have Elders Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 6,509 views

    Outline is semi origional with illustrations borrowed from sermon central contributers.

    Leadership Lessons Elders, Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ Acts 15:1-30 July 22, 2001 A husband and wife, prior to marriage, decided that he’d make all the major decisions and she the minor ones. After 20 years of marriage, he was asked how this arrangement had worked. ...read more

  • Resolving Differences

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 6,276 views

    How to resolve vexating differences in your relationships

    Resolving Differences (Acts 15:12-35) Illustration:Labour mightily for a healing spirit. Away with all discriminating names whatever that may hinder the applying of balm to heal your wounds...Discord and division become no Christian. For wolves to worry the lambs is no wonder, but for one lamb to ...read more

  • Why Are Elders Important

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,025 views

    Reasons why God uses a plurality of godly elders to lead the church in making wise decisions

    Why Are Elders Important? (Acts 15:4-23) 1. These elders allowed the church to be administered by a plurality of godly leaders who met the Godly criteria stated in I Tim. 3:1-6. Here is an example of how multiple gifts, abilities and perspectives can synergistically work together for a greater ...read more

  • Benefits Of A Healthy Debate

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,705 views

    Learn how you can profit from a healthy debate

    Benefits of a Healthy Debate (Acts 15:1-5) Illustration:"The apostles and elders met to consider this question if the Gentiles must be circumcised and required to obey the law of Moses." (Acts 15;5,6) 1. Have you ever considered how controversies can produce beneficial effects? The Spirit ...read more

  • Reasons To Fight The Good Fight

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 25 ratings
     | 5,605 views

    There are some fights that are worth fighting and others that are better avoided. Many people do not enjoy arguing, fighting or quarreling. Yet, you can tell what a person considers vital by what they are willing to fight for. The apostles found it necess

    Reasons to Fight the Good Fight (Acts 15:1-11) 1. Many people do not enjoy arguing, fighting or quarreling. Yet, you can tell what a person considers vital by what they are willing to fight for. The apostles found it necessary to fight the good fight of faith against “false brethren” who wanted to ...read more