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  • Mars Hill

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jul 16, 2015
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,316 views

    Mars Hill: The Acropolis vs the Areopagus, God does not live in temples made of stone but dwells in the hearts of his people. Rend your heart. An insight on how a bare rock trumps a temple.

    Mars Hill: The Acropolis vs the Areopagus In Acts 17 we get this description of part of Paul’s travels taking him to Athens. While he waited there for some of his travel companions to join him, he got on the business of preaching the Good News of the gospel of Jesus to the Athenian ...read more

  • Revealing The Unknown God Acts 17:16-34 We’ve Watched Paul And His Partners Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 7,576 views

    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley and Pastor Tom Owen for sharing this series on Acts. It has been a blessing as well as a great help. I have used these for our church, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

    Revealing the Unknown God Acts 17:16-34 We’ve watched Paul and his partners, as they left Jerusalem to begin the journey to the utter most parts of the world and everywhere they went people got saved and in each city a church was established, even though Paul and his team met resistance in ...read more

  • Preaching Like Paul Preached Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 25, 2016
     | 9,265 views

    In this sermon, we explore Paul's preaching and teaching by looking at his sermon in Acts 17.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a preacher, who one day at the end of the worship service was shaking the hands of the congregation as they departed. 1. A very old lady went past him with a big smile on her face. 2. Following her was her middle-aged, adult son, who said to the preacher: ...read more

  • Dealing With Unbelievers Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jan 22, 2016
     | 4,115 views

    Just because someone doesn't believe in the Bible doesn't mean we can't witness to them.

    Dealing With Unbelievers Text: Acts 17:16-34 Introduction 1. A recent study by the George Barna Group showed how Americans feel about the Bible. While many Americans still believe in the authority of the Bible, the survey showed "the biggest jump of any group are those American adults who ...read more

  • Getting To Know God Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Oct 13, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,287 views

    This sermon focuses on how Paul revealed God's heart and desire at Athens

    INTRODUCTION * To know God biblically means to know him as the Bible reveals him, not as we imagine him or as someone portrays him * The importance of knowing God biblically: Proverbs 9:10 = knowing God helps us understand life better than if we do not know him biblically * The paradox of ...read more

  • That Thing You Do Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jul 1, 2012
     | 2,773 views

    Worship: it’s that thing we do. It’s what we were created to do. There are five things we learn about this thing we do called worship.

    Worship: That Thing We Do Acts 17:16-28; John 4:19-26 The crowd jumps to its feet. Many clench tissues and wipe tears on from their reddened cheeks. The applause is thunderous, intermingled with cheers and praises to God as Christopher Kline from Madison, AL leads worship. It marked a great ...read more

  • Demonstration Of Power

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Oct 5, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 10,284 views

    Today there is a lot of talk, but very little evidence by way of demonstrating God's power

    DEMONSTRATION OF POWER JUST ANOTHER RELIGION In Paul's day, Greek philosophers would meet regularly to discuss philosophies, viewpoints and various gods people believed in. But when it came to the message of Jesus Christ, who died for the sins of the world and rose again, Paul was reluctant ...read more

  • The Great Debate

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Oct 6, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,713 views

    In Athens Paul had a great debate with the wisest about the "Unknown God" There are lessons to be learned on how to win the debate.

    This week the Presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romeny dominated the media. A lot of poles felt that Romney won the debate. There have been many famous debates over the years. The debate between Abraham Lincoln and Steven A. Douglas is certainly well known. Perhaps the most ...read more

  • Connecting With The World Series

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Feb 10, 2016
     | 3,703 views

    Understanding your audience is important! But while it is EASY to see this in MISSIONS, we fail to apply this to evangelism!

    Let me share a fictitious story about two missionaries and their approach to missions. These two missionary couples are not real. Their stories however are very real and reflect a variety of common missionary situations. To add simplicity (and a small degree of good-heartedness) to our story, ...read more

  • Mission Strategy Series

    Contributed by Emma Hodge on Sep 25, 2016
     | 4,107 views

    How Paul's mission in Athens is relevant to our life today and our community

    My Gracious Master and My God, Assist me to Proclaim, and spread through all the earth abroad the honours of thy name. Amen Today is the third in our series of “Mission Shaped Church”, so far we have looked at “A Vision for Mission”; “Becoming a Mission Shaped ...read more

  • Mission Strategy Series

    Contributed by Emma Hodge on Sep 25, 2016
     | 3,486 views

    How Paul's mission in Athens is relevant to our life today and our community

    My Gracious Master and My God, Assist me to Proclaim, and spread through all the earth abroad the honours of thy name. Amen Today is the third in our series of “Mission Shaped Church”, so far we have looked at “A Vision for Mission”; “Becoming a Mission Shaped ...read more

  • An Evangelist Tours Athens

    Contributed by Dr. Michael Pope on May 16, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,110 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

  • The Work In Athens Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 2, 2017
     | 7,513 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

  • Preaching To A Postmodern Culture

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Oct 17, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,787 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

  • Alone And Outnumbered -- What Should I Do? Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on May 21, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,423 views

    1. Know that we will face the same feelings (vs. 15-16). 2. Be properly provoked about lost people (vs. 16-18). 3. Tell the truth about Jesus to everyone you can (vs. 17-21). 4. Remember that we are never really alone (vs. 34).

    Alone and Outnumbered -- What Should I Do? The Book of Acts - Part 58 Acts 17:15-21 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - September 14, 2014 BACKGROUND: *Here in God's Word, Paul was alone in Athens, and he has some things to teach us about being alone. But before we read Acts ...read more