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  • Becoming Ill-At-East With The Way Things Are: Idolatry Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Jun 2, 2014
     | 2,188 views

    When you grow accustomed to the way things are, you no longer see things for what they are... idols that affect the way we think and live and ultimately deter us in our devotion to God.

    Series: All-American Idols Title: Becoming Ill-At-Ease with the Way Things Are: Idolatry Text: Acts 17:16-34 Thesis: When you grow accustomed to the way things are, you no longer see things for what they are… idols that affect the way we think and live. Disclaimer While in North ...read more

  • Living In The Mission Field

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Jul 22, 2014
     | 2,329 views

    America is no longer “culturally Christian”, thus we are living in a mission field.

    Living in the Mission Field Acts 17:30-31 Introduction: Today is Our Celebration of Missions Sunday Latin: Missio - one sent off (same root as missile); has come to be associated with those who seek to take the Gospel to different cultures. America is no longer “culturally ...read more

  • Your God Is Too Small!

    Contributed by John Gaston on May 5, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,741 views

    Many Christians are half-hearted because they don’t know the True God. We’re going to see that the True God will incite our wonder, He’ll be a God we feel honored to serve, and that He’s big enough to meet any need we have.

    YOUR GOD IS TOO SMALL! Acts 17:24-31 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: 1. Two ropes walk into a restaurant to get something to eat . The waiter leans over to address the first rope and asks, "Are you one of them ropes?" 2. "Why yes," quavers the rope. "We don’t serve ropes here," growls the ...read more

  • "The Un-Known God"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on May 13, 2017
     | 5,106 views

    The God at Marrs Hill is unknown to the community an there are some thing we dont know about God.

    “The UN-Known God” Acts 17:22-31 1. Today Paul is in Athens those intellectuals would gather at the city forum called Areopagus 2. They Gathered ,they worshipped, 3. Paul desired that the folks of Athenian to know more about this ...read more

  • An Evangelist Tours Athens

    Contributed by Dr. Michael Pope on May 16, 2017
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     | 3,296 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

  • Knowing God

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Sep 12, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 40,359 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
     | 11,160 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

  • Mission Strategy Series

    Contributed by Emma Hodge on Sep 25, 2016
     | 4,387 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
     | 3,691 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

  • Preaching Like Paul Preached Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 25, 2016
     | 9,796 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

  • The Work In Athens Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 2, 2017
     | 7,950 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

  • It's Time To Unfold Your Deck Chair

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on May 19, 2017
    based on 29 ratings
     | 13,407 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

  • In A World Gone Mad, Where Is God?

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Feb 28, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,246 views

    When we cry out "It's not fair," we are forgetting that God has fixed a day when He will judge the world in righteousness. Followers of the Christ must look to Him to make right the wrong that now permeates the world.

    “[God] has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.” [1] Sexually frustrated men driving vans on city sidewalks intent on killing innocent and helpless women, out-of-control ...read more

  • The Gospel Happens In Athens Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 2, 2018
     | 4,854 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

  • Paul Goes To Athens Lesson 44 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Oct 19, 2018
     | 2,708 views

    Paul goes to Athens

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. The Berean Christians accompanied Paul to Athens because they were concerned for his safety. 2. In the province of Achaia, Paul ministered to Athens and Corinth, but preached the same message of the gospel. a. Athens – philosophy, center of science, arts and ...read more