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  • What We Believe...about The Church

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 913 views

    I used this sermon in my series of studying the doctrine of the Nazarene Church, however, I don’t focus much on the doctrine part. I decided to focus more on the encouragement of the Christians to be the Church that God desires us to be.

    Larry C. Brincefield larkayb@earthlink.net April 6, 2003, Sunday Evening Title: What we believe...about the Church Text: Acts 2:42-47 Introduction We have been talking about the various doctrines of the Nazarene Church. Tonight, we come to Article 11, the Doctrine of the Church But ...read more

  • Revival Must Come!

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Apr 2, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,710 views

    We see a pattern of revival emerge: Obedience to Christ, Group Prayer, Unity, Personal Revival, Empowerment, Evangelism, Conversions, Discipleship, Church Growth.

    REVIVAL MUST COME! The Church in America is losing influence and members faster than any other major institution in the nation. If a massive spiritual revival doesn’t come within the next few years America will experience total moral anarchy. (From George Barna’s book The Second Coming of the ...read more

  • So That's What It Looks Like!!!

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 618 views

    Healthy things grow. See what a healthy church looks like.

    This morning I would like to show tell you about a wonderful church. This is a church that is growing, meeting needs and changing the world for Christ. Our message this morning will be a snapshot provided of the early church from the book of Acts. "They spent their time learning from the ...read more

  • "Building An Attractive Church"

    Contributed by Gary Smith on Mar 15, 2003
    based on 57 ratings
     | 3,213 views

    If you were looking for a church to serve as your home church, what kind of church would you look for?

    Lexington Church Of God, March 16th, 2003 PM Service “Building An Attractive Church” Text: Acts 2:41-47 (KJV) 41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. 42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ ...read more

  • What's Driving Our Church

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 8, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,471 views

    A fully functioning church is one driven by the five main functions – worship, outreach, fellowship, discipleship, and service.

    Rick Warren tells the story of Westside Church’s yearly church council meeting whose sole agenda item was to determine the church program for the next year. Convened by the chairperson, Steve Johnson this is a summary what happened: “We’ve got a lot to cover tonight, folks, so we’d better get ...read more

  • The Church As A Caring Community Series

    Contributed by Galen Hackman on Mar 7, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 6,034 views

    This is the 3rd in a series based on Acts 2:42-47 looking at the core characteristics of the church. This sermone deals with community.

    The Church as a Caring Community Acts 2:45-46 Acts 4:32 – 5:11 (Third in the series “The Core Characteristics of the Church) I have just read the most riveting story in the Book of Acts. The traumatic and sudden death of Ananias and Sapphira has caused both the casual reader of the Bible and ...read more

  • When The Message Is Over

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Mar 3, 2003
    based on 67 ratings
     | 4,099 views

    Now the vital issue of concern to all of us is: What Act or Activity Follows the SpokenWord? Following the Public Proclamation of the Lecture or Lesson, the Exposition or Exegesis, or the Sermon or Message, the question is: What Happens?

    I submit to us that the Preaching of the Gospel, the Teaching of the Text,the Sounding of the Script,Should Effect a Host of Heavenly Activity Among the Hearers of the Word! Yet, I hasten to add this appendage, the Ideal is seldom Realized in the Realm of Our Here and Now. A Host of Heavenly ...read more

  • The Church As A Filled Community Series

    Contributed by Galen Hackman on Mar 1, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,554 views

    Second in a series of 5 sermons on the Core Characteristics of the Church. Acts 2:42-47 describes the nature of the Early Church and in this sermon we see how God filled their daily lives and how he desires to fill ours.

    The Church as a Filled Community (Second in the series: The Core Characteristics of the Church) Acts 2:43 John 14:15-21 For our Lenten emphasis this year we are embarking on a journey that takes us inside the early community of believers, asking the question, “What made these people able to ...read more

  • The Church As A Devoted Community Series

    Contributed by Galen Hackman on Mar 1, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,406 views

    First in a series of 5 sermons on the Core Characteristics of the Church basoed on Acts 2:42-47. In this sermon we explore what it means to be a devoted community.

    The Church as a Devoted Community (Second in the series: The Core Characteristics of the Church) Acts 2:36-47 In Matthew 13 Jesus tells a series of stories (actually, parables) about the nature of the kingdom of heaven. One of them is called the Parable of the Mustard Seed and it goes like ...read more

  • Observing The Ordinances

    Contributed by Billy Kryger on Feb 20, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,343 views

    This message deals with both Communion and Baptism.

    INTRODUCTION We believe, as a New Testament Church, that there are two ordinances that God gave to the Church to observe. Both of them are mentioned in the text today as being practiced by the first Church at Jerusalem. They are baptism (41) and the Lord’s Supper (42, 46). Likewise we are ...read more

  • The New Testament Church; Its Strengths Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 20, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,992 views

    The strength of the Church in its observance of the Apostol’s doctrine, fellowship, breaking of bread, and prayer.

    The New Testament Church; Its Strengths Acts 2:42 INTRO.: The Church at Jerusalem, whose beginning is recorded in Acts 2, is often thought of as a model church because it was the first congregation of the Body of Christ ever established. I believe God intends that church to serve as an example for ...read more

  • The Early Church

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Feb 17, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,706 views

    A look at the results of Peter’s sermon and the community of faith that had sprung up.

    The Early Church Acts 2:37-47 Jeff Hughes – February 16, 2003 Calvary Chapel Aggieland I. Introduction a. Remember what it was like to be a new Christian? Remember how excited and joyful you were? If you were like me, you wanted to read your Bible all the time, pray, go to church all you ...read more

  • What's Right With The Church

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Feb 14, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 1,114 views

    Often we hear folks talk about what’s wrong with the church...but that which is RIGHT with the church is what we need to share with the world.

    What’s RIGHT With the Church! "So continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they ate their food with gladness and simplicity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily those who were being ...read more

  • The 3 R's Of The Church

    Contributed by Dan Steadman on Feb 14, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,811 views

    This sermon outlines the three primary functions of the Church:Reconciliation, Rejoicing, and Reproduction.

    Jn 3:16-21, Acts 2:41-47 THE THREE R’S OF THE CHURCH Why does the church exist? You may have many answers to that question, but what does God think? Let’s look at His answer. It can easily be summed up in one word: RELATIONSHIP. Relationships are definitely number ONE with God. To make ...read more

  • Plan For Action

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Feb 14, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,841 views

    A message on growing in the Christian life.

    PLAN FOR ACTION Acts 2:42-47 INTRO: “He who fails to plan plans to fail.” God has a plan for us. Once we know God’s plan for us, we are free to pursue His plan of action as we seek to accomplish His purpose. God’s people ought to expect growth as a normal part of the Christian life. We ...read more