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  • Minsitry Of Paul At Athens Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on Jun 17, 2021

    Paul was greatly distressed seeing full of idols in the city of Athens. His thirst for the souls motivated him to pray, observe and share the gospel despite the previous experiences of imprisonment and persecution. Paul won the hearts of few men who became followers of Christ.

  • Paul's Sermon At Athens: The Right Place And The Right Time

    Contributed by Donald Whitchard on Jun 7, 2021

    Paul's preaching in the synagogues and the markets of Athens drew the attention of the city's philosophers and intellectuals who invited him to speak at the Areopagus. When the Gospel is proclaimed, it has the power to win souls for the glory of God (Hebrews 4:12).

    Paul's mission to carry the Gospel to the Gentile nations continued while he was in Athens. Even though persecution had driven him out of one area, the LORD in His Sovereignty placed Paul right where He wanted him, and that was at the intellectual capital of the Roman Empire, the city of more

  • Paul's Sermon At Athens: The Evidence Of A Shepherd's Heart

    Contributed by Donald Whitchard on Jun 6, 2021

    When Paul arrived in Athens, he was grieved over the rank idolatry of the city with its statues and temples dedicated to various gods and goddesses. He knew that the Gospel had to be proclaimed. Souls hung in the balance. This is the heart of a man of God and the example we need to follow today.

    When Paul arrived in Athens to wait for Silas and Timothy to join him, he looked around the city and did not marvel at the beauty of the city's temples or the culture or anything typical of a tourist's curiosity. If he were to be classified as a "sightseer", the sights he saw more

  • Paul's Sermon At Athens: The Historical Background

    Contributed by Donald Whitchard on May 31, 2021

    This is the first of a series of messages centering on the sermon that the Apostle Paul gave before the groups of philosophers in Athens, and how it is a perfect model for Biblical apologetics and evangelism.

    People today tend to sidestep, ignore, deter, apologize and question the concept of reality in a world which gladly embraces the concept that reality, truth, and fact are not absolute but just a matter of opinion, experience, or personal interpretation. We have become terrified of the more

  • Introducing The One True God Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Apr 18, 2021
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    This is the 49th sermon in the series "Action". This series is from the Book of Acts and the Epistles. This series began when the COVID19 pandemic began.

  • Educational Evangelism Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 20, 2021

    Paul knew that nobody could be saved without the knowledge of the Gospel, and so in preaching he imparts to Jews and Gentiles alike the knowledge which can, if they believe it, lead them to eternal life in Christ.

    Marcus Bach tells of vacationing in Arizona where his 7 year old son came in to the house with a snake in his pocket. "What kind of a snake is this daddy," he asked? "I don't know," he responded. "Some harmless snake suppose. You wouldn't be carrying it around if it more

  • Fatalism Or Faith Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 20, 2021

    America is Christian in its thinking in that we are a nation that says folly does not need to be repeated. We can learn from our mistakes and go on to change the future for the better and prevent tragedies that otherwise would be inevitable.

    A young man driving through the rich part of the city could not believe his eyes when he saw a sign on a Mercedes Benz that said, "For Sale $100.00. He pulled into the driveway and went to the door, and he asked if the sign was correct. The woman assured him that it was. He asked, "Is more

  • Idolatry Is Not Dead Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 20, 2021

    We tend to dismiss idolatry because we think only of those who have visible forms of idols. This is still a part of our world, and it is amazing that people in the modern century have been just as foolish as were the pagans in the days of the prophets.

    Does it ever bother you that good things that should happen don't, and bad things that shouldn't happen do? Dr. Larry Crabb whose book Inside Out was a great seller tells of the parents who decided to enroll their 13 year daughter in a Christian school. One of the teachers introduced more

  • God Is Merciful Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 9, 2021

    The Christian life is to be a life of mercy. We are to have compassion on people who are lost, and in mercy share the light that leads out of darkness into life. We are to have compassion concerning every human need.

    In 1867 a bearded Norwegian named Lars Skrefsrud, and a Danish colleague found two and a half million people called the Santals living in a region north of Calcutta, India. He quickly learned their language and began to proclaim the Gospel. To his utter amazement the Santals were expecting just more

  • Here For A Reason!

    Contributed by Chuck Brooks on Dec 3, 2020
    based on 1 rating

    You Aren't An Accident...

    You Aren't An Accident – A Christian counselor once encouraged a woman who felt lonely and abandoned. As she explained how she felt he couldn’t concentrate on what she was saying, because a Scripture (Psalm 100:3) kept running through his mind: “It is He who has made us, and not we more

  • Holy Discontent

    Contributed by Kumar Aryal on Oct 26, 2020

    We will continue our series from the book of Acts and our text for this morning is Acts 17:16-34. In the beginning of this chapter, Paul was in Thessalonica. He visited the synagogues to dialogue with the Jews there.

    Good morning church! What a privilege to come together as a body of Christ to study His word. Let us begin our time with the word of prayer. Prayer: We will continue our series from the book of Acts and our text for this morning is Acts 17:16-34. In the beginning of this chapter, Paul was in more

  • What's Your Opinion?

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Sep 6, 2020

    To have an opinion is to have a viewpoint; to have a belief about something. A person's opinion can be based on their feelings, what they've been taught, what the people they admire say, etc. But are they true? Should opinions matter when it comes to God's word?

    WHAT'S YOUR OPINION? To have an opinion is to have a viewpoint; to have a belief about something. A person's opinion can be based on various factors: their feelings, what they've been taught, what the people they admire say, etc. Sometimes opinions are valuable and sometimes more

  • God Of The Pandemic

    Contributed by Roberta Karchner on Jun 4, 2020

    Paul confronts the Athenians with an Unknown God - that alter was placed for the God who removed the epidemic from Athens ... they wanted to know his name

    Acts 17:16-32 (NLV) While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply troubled by all the idols he saw everywhere in the city. He went to the synagogue to reason with the Jews and the God-fearing Gentiles, and he spoke daily in the public square to all who happened to be there. He also had more

  • Opportunities Not Obstacles Series

    Contributed by Greg Lindsey on Mar 7, 2020
    based on 1 rating

    What Jesus Says the Church Should and Should Not Be

    So good morning and welcome to this place we call DCC. So pumped that you are here. We want to give a special shout out to all of our friends watching online, and to all of our new friends who are here for the very first time today. If you’re new we want you to know that we have all made more

  • Spread The Word Despite The Odds Sermon V: Any Culture, Any Era, Any Place Series

    Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Jan 15, 2020

    Despite multiple attacks against Christianity today, mature Christians will not be deterred by those who hate us as we go about our God-given task of spreading Good News of God's love.

    ANY CULTURE, ANY PLACE ON EARTH, ANY ERA - GOD IS AND CAN BE KNOWN! The man’s name I cannot tell you but his story I cannot forget. He burst into the Waffle House with unbridled enthusiasm praising God and telling anyone who would listen how thankful he was to be alive. I more