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  • "Faith Of Our Fathers"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on May 2, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 7,931 views

    It is living still, inspite of all that has come against it; inspite of all who have tried to pervert it. Keep the faith!

    What an august gathering we would witness, if we were able to transport back in time and go to Jerusalem for this first official council on the doctrines of the faith. All the big names are there. Paul and Barnabas, who have had much God-given success in ministry among the gentiles, which is ...read more

  • Turning Failure Into Achievement

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 74 ratings
     | 19,983 views

    This sermon takes a look at the character John Mark and how he came back from failure.

    Turning Failure Into Achievement Acts 13:13 -- “Now when Paul and his company loosed from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to Jerusalem.” Acts 15:35-41 -- “Paul also and Barnabas continued in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, ...read more

  • The Power Of Encouragement

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Nov 25, 2005
    based on 161 ratings
     | 93,928 views

    A little encouragement will go a long way!

    INTRODUCTION • There is an old story about a preacher leaving a church. At his farewell dinner, he tried to encourage one of the pillar members, “Don’t be so sad. The next preacher might be better than me.” She replied, “That’s what they said last time, but it keeps getting worse.” (Source: John ...read more

  • Churches Are People, Too

    Contributed by David Richardson on Feb 6, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,632 views

    Church is the people that make up the Body of Christ. We are the Body of Christ, and He, that is Jesus, is the Head of this Body. Church is two or more believers gathered in the name of Jesus for the express purpose of worshiping God.

    Churches are People, TOO Acts 15:22-41 Introduction: Today we are going to look at Church. Church, such a formal sounding word, a stately word, and, according to the secular world, there are many definitions for this word. Here are a few: 1. A building for public, especially Christian worship. ...read more

  • Legalism And Grace

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 8, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 6,583 views

    Where the law cannot save, Grace can

    Legalism and grace. Acts 15. 08/18/02 On the first missionary journey of Paul there were attacks on his body. Satan thought with enough stoning with enough beating with rods, he would quit the ministry. None of these stopped this great man of God, so the Devil was going to have to go back ...read more

  • The First Board Meeting Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jul 25, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 6,929 views

    This sermon explians and illustrates why Christians should become all things to all people so that by all possible means we might save some.

    The First Board Meeting July 28, 2002 Acts 15:1-35 Intro: A. [None Survived, from the book, "God Has Never Failed Me, But He’s Sure Scared Me to Death a Few Times" by Stan Toler] There was a family who decided to move to the country. They bought a ranch and made plans to raise cattle. They ...read more

  • Resolving Conflicts By God's Power

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,408 views

    Conflicts can be resolved when people are willing to avoid defining the other party as incorrigible. Even though all people have a sinful nature, Spirit led individuals are able to find unity, peace and harmony through the mutuality of our shared union in

    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

  • Never The Same Again

    Contributed by Kevin Mullins on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,051 views

    God is intent on His church being a church of change and when we are not obedient he will accomplish that change by any means necessary

    Never The Same Again Acts 15:4-19 Read the text--I want to talk to you one more time about change-- Specifically about this idea of our ability to relate to and engage the culture that we are a part of— As far as I can see it there are a couple of kinds of churches- Book of Revelation does a ...read more

  • The New Creation

    Contributed by William Baeta on May 14, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 9,882 views

    “Jesus answered and said to him, ‘if anyone loves me, he will keep my word; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. He who does not love me does not keep my words; and the word which you hear is not mine but the Fa

    Theme: The New Creation Text: Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Rev. 21:10-14, 22-23; Jn. 14:23-27 Love today is only a word that is often spoken and not demonstrated. We hardly hear of news that relate to love but very often of news that relate to hate. We hear of violence, crime and wars. We hear of ...read more

  • Radical Cleansing

    Contributed by Bob Hunter on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 5,820 views

    Contemporary Holiness sermon with object lesson and communion medidation at the close. Part of series on Acts. Updated 12/05

    Radical Cleansing Acts 15:8,9 Pastor Bob Hunter (Others sermons on Acts available at www.sermoncentral.com) Today I want to bring to a conclusion our summer series on Acts. Last summer we journeyed through the book of Acts from Chs. 1-8. This summer we covered Chs. 8-16, I gave you chapter ...read more

  • These Necessary Things - Life Change Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jul 19, 2005
    based on 90 ratings
     | 10,410 views

    Salvation...Cause and Effect...The chicken and the egg. This is about how we are saved and how we should live as a result of being saved. Link included to formatted text, Powerpoint, and handout.

    These Necessary Things Acts 15:28 In our last message from ch. 15 it was settled once and for all by Christ’s disciples in council: salvation is by grace alone, thru faith alone, in Christ alone…plus nothing, minus nothing…and good works have no part in our receiving of salvation. v. 11 Only 1 ...read more

  • The Jerusalem Council Series

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Aug 31, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,642 views

    This is the study of the Jerusalem Council and the 17th study in the Bookl of Acts

    The Jerusalem Council Acts 15:1-35 Acts # 17 In this chapter we will see conflict within the church. We will look at what is known as the Jerusalem Council. This is the first major conflict of the church. This was a conflict about Salvation. This conflict was asking the question of how a person ...read more

  • Legalism Rears Its Ugly Head! Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 2, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
     | 7,806 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

  • When Christians Disgree

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 5,954 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

  • Why Are Elders Important

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,016 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