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  • God's Favorite House Part 1: The Tabernacle Of David Series

    Contributed by Randy West on Mar 13, 2002
    based on 141 ratings
     | 23,317 views

    God had a favorite house; The house of Praise and worhsip built by David

    God’s favorite house!!! Part 1 the tabernacle of David Acts 15:16 After this I will return, and will build again the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down; and I will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up: Acts 15:17 That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all ...read more

  • Conflict: The Other Side Of Love

    Contributed by Wayne Searls on Feb 15, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 1,399 views

    To motivate the believer to seek reconciliation with anyone with whom they have had or may have a disagreement with.

    CONFLICT: THE OTHER SIDE OF LOVE Acts 15:36-41 TEXT: Then after some days Paul said to Barnabas, "Let us now go back and visit our brethren in every city where we have preached the word of the Lord, and see how they are doing." 37 Now Barnabas was determined to take with them John called Mark. ...read more

  • Why We Have Elders Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 4,402 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

  • Seven Things That God Does Not Know

    Contributed by Ronnie Thrower on Jul 24, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 6,022 views

    Now before you Question what I am about to do, would you consider them first and I will show you without taking scripture out of context and see what the outcome is.

    Seven Things That God Does Not Know! Text: I John 3:20; Acts 15:18; John 21:15-17 Introduction: In these three passages we find that God knows all things. Would you agree with me this morning that God is omniscient? In other words let’s say that God is infinite in knowledge! ...read more

  • Overcoming Contentious People

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 33 ratings
     | 8,825 views

    Paul teaches us how to overcome contentious people as well as our our self-destructive tendency to argue

    Overcoming Contentiousness (Acts 15:36-41) Illustration:Advice from Dr. Mitchell’s life: Someone in his congregation pointed out several faults in him and his preaching. Instead of retaliating, or trying to defend himself, he looked at the woman and said, "If what you say is true, would you ...read more

  • Lessons Of Conflict Resolution

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,737 views

    Successful people know how to apply the principles of the art and science of conflict resolution

    Lessons of Conflict Resolution (Acts 15:36-41) Illustration:Years ago, a large statue of Christ was erected high in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile. Called "Christ of the Andes," the statue symbolizes a pledge between the two countries that as long as the statue stands, ...read more

  • Resolving Differences

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 4,633 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 ...read more

  • Why Are Elders Important

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,319 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
     | 791 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 ...read more

  • Reasons To Fight The Good Fight

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,695 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 ...read more

  • Legalism Rears Its Ugly Head! Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 3, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
     | 4,883 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 ...read more

  • When Christians Disgree

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 31, 2001
    based on 73 ratings
     | 2,300 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 ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Keeps Us Balanced

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,666 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

  • The Church Takes A Stand

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 95 ratings
     | 6,885 views

    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 55 ratings
     | 3,762 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