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  • #1 - Faith Matters Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Feb 13, 2013
     | 3,511 views

    A series on Theology and how it's relevant for today. This message asks "Does it really matter WHAT I believe?"

    Easter Sunday THE ONE THING: I can face life or death with courage if I know Jesus is risen. The point of the jelly beans: What you believe ________________________. He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty ...read more

  • Opportunities In Athens

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Apr 20, 2013
     | 3,467 views

    Paul preaches on Mars hill. (Powerpoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    SERMON OUTLINE: Athens: A City of Extremes Paul: A Man of Courage Communication: A Message of Impact Response: A Reaction of Conflict SERMON BODY: Ill: • Mercedes Benz were the company who first produced; • A car body design that absorbed the force of a collision on ...read more

  • To The Unkown God

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Jun 29, 2015
     | 3,657 views

    From Acts 17, how we witness to our culture. Who God is.

    Title: The Unknown God Becomes Known Theme: Text: Acts 17:17 - 31 Introduction It has been an historical two weeks. A little over a week ago the church gathered together to show its support for Emmanuel AME church and its 9 victims. Then this week we hear the ruling of the Supreme ...read more

  • The Work In Athens Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 2, 2017
     | 8,694 views

    Paul works among Gentiles for eighteen months in Corinth and for nearly three years in Ephesus, but no example of his preaching is given. The reason is that it has already been given—in Athens, in the very center of Gentile culture and intellect.

    March 21, 2015 By: Tom Lowe Lesson: The Work in Athens (17:15-34) Acts 17:15-34 (KJV) 15 And they that conducted ...read more

  • An Evangelist Tours Athens

    Contributed by Dr. Michael Pope on May 16, 2017
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     | 3,596 views

    Paul's heart is stirred over what he sees in Athens, the idols.

    AN EVANGELIST TOURS ATHENS ACTS 17: 16-34 17 July 2016 Dr. M Pope INTRO: What Paul Sees Stirs His Heart, He Sees: 1. ABUSE OF GOD’S GLORY 2. ASTONISHED AT MAN’S BLINDNESS 3. ANGERED OVER THE DEVIL’S ENSLAVEMENT 4. AFFECTION FOR THE SOULS OF MEN Four Types ...read more

  • It's Time To Unfold Your Deck Chair

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on May 19, 2017
    based on 29 ratings
     | 14,259 views

    Lucy said, "On the great cruise ship of life, some people take their deck chairs to the bow. And some people take their deck chairs to the stern. Where do you put your deck chair, Charlie Brown?" Charlie replied "I can't even get my deck chair unfolded."

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service there are four Scripture readings prior to the Message or Homily. Today's assigned readings are: Acts 17:22-34; Psalm 66:7-18; 1 Peter 3:13-22 and John 14:15-21. In a "Peanuts" strip, ... Charlie Brown and Lucy were discussing ... theology. ...read more

  • Why Can't I See God? Lesson 2 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 24, 2017
     | 4,133 views

    People can’t see God because they are not looking for Him

    A. WHY PEOPLE WANT TO SEE GOD People can’t see God because they are not looking for Him. The same reason why a crook doesn’t look for a policeman. 1. Information, they would not recognize God if they saw Him. 2. Curiosity, desire for knowledge they don’t have. 3. Personal fulfillment, ...read more

  • What's God Really Like? Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on May 23, 2018
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     | 7,874 views

    God wants us to help other people know: 1. That He is glorious (vs. 23-25). 2. That He is mysterious (vs. 26-27). 3. That He is generous (vs. 25-31). 4. That He is righteous (vs. 30-31).

    What's God Really Like? The Book of Acts - Part 59 Acts 17:22-31 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - September 21, 2014 BACKGROUND: *In this chapter, Paul was on his second missionary journey, and was now in Athens alone. He was sent there mainly to keep him safe from a ...read more

  • Cpr For A Healthy Walk Part 11 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Jun 5, 2018
     | 2,080 views

    This is message 11 exploring the basics of the Christian life. This message continues discussion of element three resolutely restoring righteousness and resisting evil. Specifically Refuse conformity with the world.

    “This World Is Not My Home” I. Continually cultivate a dynamic relationship with God. II. Persistently Pursue, develop and maintain meaningful community with the body of Christ. III. Resolutely restore righteousness and Resist the world the flesh and the devil A. Renew and purify Your ...read more

  • Contend For The Faith

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Sep 17, 2018
     | 4,149 views

    A couple of weeks ago I talked about the command to go and make disciples. Then last Sunday I talked about sharing the right gospel message. Today, I'll be talking about some practical things we can do and what we're up against as we contend for the faith.

    CONTEND FOR THE FAITH 1) Contend for the faith. Jude 1:3, "Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt I had to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to the saints." To contend means to put yourself ...read more

  • The Gospel Happens In Athens Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 2, 2018
     | 5,351 views

    When it comes to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ, it helps if we understand the approach Paul took. Let’s look at 3 principles that will help us become more frequent sharers.

    The Gospel Happens in Athens (Acts 17:16-34) 1. Philosophers can be interesting and sometimes deep. Joke about 2 Greek philosophers arguing: Euclid tells the other: You've been a very good pupil this past year, Eubulides, but now it's time for you to pay the 50 drachma you owe me for all ...read more

  • Knowing God

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Sep 12, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 42,119 views

    Paul wrote to Timothy, "I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until that day." There is a great difference between knowing about God, and knowing God. Paul knew the one to whom he trusted all.

    Note 1: This sermon can be used as a companion sermon to "Knowing Christ," which is also posted on Sermon Central. They are not redundant, and may be used separately or presented on consecutive occasions. Note 2: I have developed some PowerPoint slides that I used in presenting this sermon. If ...read more

  • Preaching To A Postmodern Culture

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Oct 17, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,907 views

    In today’s sermon we are going to examine the manner in which Paul implored the Athenians to seek the Creator, sustainer and ordainer of all life in hope that we might learn how to evangelize this postmodern culture!

    Preaching to a Postmodern Culture Acts 17:16-34 Online Sermon: http://www.mckeesfamily.com/?page_id=3567 How do we fulfill the command to “go and make disciples” of all nations when most believe that truth is infinitely complex, relational and contextually dependent on socially constructed ...read more

  • You Must Carry A Burden (Your Time Not Just Your Money Is Needed By Jesus)

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on Aug 24, 2018
     | 1,136 views

    Your time to work in the vineyard is also very important to God not just your money

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Topic: YOU MUST CARRY A BURDEN (YOUR TIME NOT JUST YOUR MONEY IS NEEDED BY JESUS) Acts 17:16 King James Version (KJV) 16 Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry. *READ ACTS ...read more

  • Unstoppable - Tomb Of The Unknown God Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Dec 10, 2018
     | 5,637 views

    The 11th message in a series on the book of Acts

    Unstoppable – Tomb of the Unknown God 11/26/17 Acts 17:16-34 Sunday AM This week I received a link to an interview on the Voice of the Martyr radio w/ a missionary to Iran who shared an amazing story of the power/presence of God. B/c this missionary has a target on his back; they ...read more