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  • Paul's First Convert In Europe

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 3, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 8,941 views

    To learn from Paul’s approach how he spoke to people about the gospel- emphasizes Lydia and her conversion

    Paul’s First Convert in Europe Acts 16:11-15 Primary Purpose: To learn from Paul how he approached people with the gospel message. Background: As we begin our second missionary journey with Paul we see that the Holy Spirit is directing their path toward new territory for them. He has closed 2 ...read more

  • Help! A Cry For The Gospel

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Sep 25, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,992 views

    a stewardship sermon on evangelizing based on a WELS sermon study

    September 28, 2003 Acts 16:6-15 Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia. When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus ...read more

  • You Can Find Your Place In Life

    Contributed by Jeffrey Sackett on Jan 23, 2003
    based on 100 ratings
     | 12,261 views

    Lydia was a person who found her true place in life, an accomplishment that many people throughout the years have tried to achieve.

    YOU CAN FIND YOUR PLACE IN LIFE Acts 16:13-15 Her name was Lydia. She wasn’t your everyday ordinary woman, at least not in her day! Today she would fit right in with so many women becoming more and more prominent in the work place. But in her day it was almost unheard of for a woman to work out ...read more

  • How God Closes One Door And Opens Another

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 111 ratings
     | 18,523 views

    God guides us by using closed doors and opens doors if we are willing to submit to His total control

    How God Closes One Door and Opens Another (Acts 16:6-18) Illustration:Sir Alexander Mackenzie is a Canadian hero. An early fur trader and explorer, he accomplished a magnificent feat when he led an expedition across Canada from Fort Chippewyan on Lake Athabasca to the Pacific Ocean. His incredible ...read more

  • Be The Door To Your Household Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on May 6, 2002
    based on 80 ratings
     | 12,525 views

    Third sermon in series encouraging the home.

    This is the third sermon in the series where we have been looking at the biblical word "household". We’ve looked at Aachan’s household and King David’s household. Today on Mother’s Day let’s consider a household spiritually influenced by the woman of the house. Her name was Lydia. While in Asia ...read more

  • Purple Passion

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 21, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 9,596 views

    We can become passionate about Kingdom work if we will first listen eagerly to God’s word; then take a step of commitment (feelings follow facts and faith); and maintain the passion by surrounding ourselves with God’s people. Then we will prevail in our

    Passionate people are frightening, and yet I admire them. I like passionate people, whose feelings run very deep. But they are scary. They remind me that it is possible to go out of control and to commit to things so intensely that we lose sight of everything else. That scares me. That sort ...read more

  • Good News Of Great Joy

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 14, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,163 views

    Just as the shepherds experienced great joy over finding Jesus, so we Christians should be experiencing joy with Him.

    December 10, 2000 Acts 16:6-34 “Good news of great joy!” INTRODUCTION It was a night like any other. The shepherds were out in the fields with their flocks. Everyone except maybe the shepherd keeping watch had already bedded down for the night. The lambs were curled up next to their ...read more

  • "Yes We Can"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on May 14, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 6,053 views

    God opens and closes doors so that we can do His will.

    Acts 16:9-15 “Yes We Can” By: Rev. Kenneth Emerson Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA www.parkview-umc.org What were the chances that Jeanne and I would ever meet each other? Jeanne was born in Arkansas. I was born in Ohio. Jeanne grew up in Georgia and ...read more

  • How To Unleash God's Power In Your Life (Acts - Part 27) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 7,898 views

    6 Ways to Tap into God’s Power

    How to unleash god¡¦s power in your life Acts Series: ¡§Completely Irreligious, Yet Radically Christian¡¨ Part 27 Pastor Jeff Christopherson July 20, 2003 Acts 16:9-40 6 WAYS TO TAP INTO GOD¡¦S POWER: 1. Follow God¡¦s Vision: (Do the Last Thing that God said to ...read more

  • How To Hear God Speak (Acts - Part 26) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,001 views

    How to prepare my heart to hear God

    How to hear God speak Acts Series: “Completely Irreligious, Yet Radically Christian” Part 26 Pastor Jeff Christopherson - July 13, 2003 One of the most basic claims of Christianity is that God speaks to people… … “and God said…” (over & over..) The ...read more

  • God Guides Our Gospel Outreach

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 14, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,082 views

    God Guides Our Gospel Outreach: Not always where we expect but always where his work awaits.

    I love travelling. There’s nothing like getting out to explore the world God has created. Before I head out on any trip, however, I like to consult a guidebook or two. Written by someone who knows the area, a guidebook will point you to things that you won’t want to miss and steer you from those ...read more

  • Open Door Evangelism

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on May 27, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,185 views

    You’ve heard of the "Open Door" Policy, well, did you know about Open Door Evangelism? God opens the door. We also see Open Eyes, Open Ears, Open Minds, Open Hearts, and Open Homes.

    Sermon Preached by Pastor Larry C. Brincefield on 5/16/2004 Title: “Open” Door Evangelism Text: Acts 16:9-15 Introduction 1. I subscribe to the “open door” policy… • When I was an Administrator in a Nursing Home… • I always had my door open… • Unless I was meeting with someone about something ...read more

  • God In Conversions And Conflicts Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Dec 10, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,962 views

    Look for God’s hand in all of life. We rejoice in his presence when souls are won to Christ. We can also rejoice in his presence when things look critical.

    Acts 16 describes the conversions of Lydia and an unnamed Philippian Jailer. Some commentators also believe that the girl with the spirit of divination whom Paul exercised was converted. That may be possible, but we have no information to confirm or deny it. What the Holy Spirit did inspire to ...read more

  • When God Changes Our Plans! Series

    Contributed by Izak Shipman on Feb 6, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 9,518 views

    A sermon giving meaning to the things that happens in your life.

    When God changes our plans! Acts 8:26-40 Jeremiah 29 11For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. 1 st Need to have a relationship with God. Let’s look at this man called Phillip and see what we can learn ...read more

  • Lydia, A Model For The Working Woman

    Contributed by Richard Pfeil on May 16, 2005
    based on 39 ratings
     | 17,078 views

    A Mother’s Day message that looks for and identifies a Christian model for those moms who work outside the home, "working moms."

    Lydia, A Model for the Working Woman Sunday, May 12, 2002 TEXT: Acts 16: 11-15, 40 For me as a teenager, Mother’s day was a wonderful experience at church. I looked forward to it because it was a lot of fun. There were always little prizes and awards and everyone was happy for the mothers ...read more