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  • Excess Baggage Part 1 Series

    Contributed by John Pearrell on Aug 9, 2018
     | 1,388 views

    We tend to import extra requirements into our Christian life making it unnecessarily complicated

    Projectionist start with BibleConnection_HighDef.mp4 We are so glad you are here this morning, whether in the auditorium or on line! Thanks for joining with us. We are on the front end of a new series that I think you will find challenging, helpful and hopefully freeing. To get started, how many ...read more

  • The Balance Doesnt Change The Position Of Grace

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on Aug 6, 2018
     | 294 views

    No matter the balance you seek to reach between Grace and the Law, Grace still rules and move things according to Him not the law

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Topic: THE BALANCE DOESNT CHANGE THE POSITION OF GRACE Acts 15:6-21 King James Version (KJV) 6 And the apostles and elders came together for to consider of this matter. 7 And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men ...read more

  • Great News About The Gospel Of Jesus Christ Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Mar 30, 2018
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     | 2,233 views

    The gospel of Jesus Christ: 1. is based on God's grace (vs. 11-19). 2. liberates us from Old Testament law (vs. 19-29). 3. calls us to live by love (vs. 28-29). 4. leads us to serve our Savior (vs. 22-31).

    Great News about the Gospel of Jesus Christ The Book of Acts - Part 50 Acts 15:11-31 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 27, 2014 INTRODUCTION: *I have heard a lot of great news in my life. "Yes, I'll marry you!" "I'm pregnant!" (I got to hear that one 3 times!) "You're ...read more

  • Who Can Join Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on May 17, 2017
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     | 2,266 views

    The council at Jerusalem concludes that grace and faith come to both Jews and Gentiles.

    INTRODUCTION They are called “Watershed Events.” They may seem insignificant at the time, but they change our lives or even the course of human history. Today’s story of the First Church Council of Jerusalem is such an event. The decision to allow Gentiles into the new, growing Christian ...read more

  • The Problem: Those From Syrian Antioch, Parts 1-4 Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 26, 2017
     | 5,113 views

    The letter brought from Jerusalem by the delegation caused quite a stir at Antioch. When Barnabas and Silas read the letter and confirmed it personally a great cloud was lifted from the minds and hearts of the believers in Antioch...

    December 7, 2014 Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles By: Tom Lowe Topic #IV. The Church Advancing to the End of the Earth (Acts 13-28) Subtopic B: The Jerusalem Council (15:1-35) ...read more

  • The Life Of Paul Part Vi Series

    Contributed by Dan Carroll on Aug 31, 2016
     | 2,592 views

    Talks about what it means to follow Jesus. The Council of Jerusalem in Acts 15 deals with this issue and still impacts us today.

    INTRODUCTION • Last week we talked about Paul’s suffering and how he was permanently and painfully ill. How we approach God in suffering. • There are moments in history that alter the shape of life. • Sometimes they are well chronicled and noted like landing a man on ...read more

  • Work And Pray Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 23, 2016
     | 1,876 views

    To be effective at evangelization, we must be firmly rooted in prayer and adoration.

    Thursday in Fifth Week of Easter 2016 Joy of the Gospel Early in St. Paul’s ministry in Anatolia, his success in planting new congregations of Christians inspired others to do missionary work outside the more traditional areas of Judea and the adjoining provinces. But something else was ...read more

  • Be A Conduit Not A Detour Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Nov 4, 2015
     | 4,236 views

    We should do our best to lead others to Christ and not around him.

    Be A Conduit Not A Detour Text: Acts 15:1-21 Introduction 1. Illustration: Recently, I was having a phone conversation with my brother, and he was telling me about a detour to get to his house. He told me that when I come to his house, rather than turning where I normally turn and cross a ...read more

  • Living Under Grace

    Contributed by Leon Dasrath on Aug 12, 2015
     | 2,627 views

    Grace is available to everyone,just believe

    INTRODUCTION Paul preached last week from Acts 14 which was such an awesome message After the Lord used Paul and Barnabus to perform a miracle the people wanted to worship them When the Apostles told them not to worship but worship Christ, some Jews turned the crowds away from them The result ...read more

  • Can I Also Be Included?

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Aug 6, 2015
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     | 3,456 views

    This is an adaptation of a Fred Craddock Sermon. We must guard against being exclusive in our approach to evangelism and the church.

    The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -- Martin Luther King, Jr. * They knew it was going to be a rough meeting because: Controversy was high. * It was going to be confrontational ...read more

  • The Special Role Of The Laity Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 2, 2015
     | 2,449 views

    Lay people in the Church, especially women, serve a vital role in spreading the Gospel and building community.

    Thursday of the 5th Week of Easter 2015 Joy of the Gospel Both of our readings today are concerned with what the Catechism calls “The Christian Life,” or the moral and virtuous way of life. Paul and Barnabas were traveling through the lands of what is now Turkey and Greece, going ...read more

  • Rebuilding The Tabernacle Of David (Praise)

    Contributed by Jeremy Poling on Jun 4, 2014
     | 2,443 views

    God dwells in the praises of Israel!

    Thank you Rev. Kirk VanOoteghem Rebuilding the Tabernacle of David (Praise) Acts 15:13-17 Intro to text: In the early church there arose a controversy over Circumcision as commanded in the law of Moses. It was decided that all of the Apostles and church leaders would meet in Jerusalem to ...read more

  • Faith Is One And Catholic Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 17, 2014
     | 1,531 views

    The word "catholic" means universal. It means we are open to all humans and open to all Truth.

    Thursday of 5th Week of Easter 2014 Lumen Fidei Today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles gives us a glimpse of the first ecumenical council, and an important look at the hierarchical structure of the early Catholic Church. Remember that the debate was over circumcision. Some of the ...read more

  • Is It Grace Plus Works?

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 12, 2014
     | 5,822 views

    To add anything whether it is baptism or good works or whatever it may be as a requirement for salvation is to diminish grace.

    “Is It Grace Plus Works?” Acts 15:1-23 Paul and Barnabas had just returned from their first ...read more

  • Working Through Conflict

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 9, 2014
     | 1,441 views

    Trying to answer the question, “Does a person have to accept the whole law before he can be saved?

    JUL 21 2013 PM Working through Conflict Acts 15:5-22 Last Sunday we found ourselves in the middle of the Great Jerusalem Council. We saw that part one of the meetings was Paul and Barnabas reporting all the good things God had done on the first mission trip. The second meeting involved ...read more