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  • The Early Church

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Feb 16, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 7,835 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 could, ...read more

  • The Church As A Caring Community Series

    Contributed by Galen Hackman on Mar 6, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 9,985 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 the ...read more

  • What's Driving Our Church

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 7, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 4,539 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 Holy Spirit's Community Series

    Contributed by Gregg Strawbridge on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,860 views

    In leading to this first community produced by Jesus through the Spirit, we have seen that Pentecost is likened to the Shekinah glory: As the glory of the Holy Spirit filled the earthly tabernacle, and then the Jerusalem temple, the church born at Penteco

    INTRODUCTION The great church historian, Phillp Schaff, whose library is here in Lancaster said: "As to the numerical strength of Christianity at the close of the first century, we have no information whatever. Statistical reports were unknown in those days. The estimate of half a million among ...read more

  • Fellowship

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Jan 26, 2003
    based on 125 ratings
     | 22,086 views

    Sometimes Christians speak in "Christianese". We talk in terms and words not in common usage outside the church. "Fellowship" is one of those words. This sermon is on our fellowship with God and our fellowship with our fellow man.

    Fellowship Mice Story -- Three pastors met and were talking over conditions at their churches. The first pastor said, "You know, since summer started, I’ve been having trouble with mice in my church. I’ve tried everything----noise, spray, cats---nothing seems to scare them away." The second ...read more

  • The New Testament Church: Its Beginning Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Jan 26, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,660 views

    The New Testament Church was created by God through the preaching of the rsurrection with the purpose of proclaiming pardon to all mankind.

    The New Testament Church, Its Beginning Acts 2:1-6, 37-41 INTRO.: Barton W. Stone was born Christmas Eve in 1772 in Port Tobacco, Maryland. His father died while he was still a baby. He watched his older brothers leave home to fight in the Revolutionary War. He listened to the sounds of artillery ...read more

  • Plan For Action

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Feb 13, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 3,862 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 see ...read more

  • The 3 R's Of The Church

    Contributed by Dan Steadman on Feb 13, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 5,484 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 it ...read more

  • The Church As A Filled Community Series

    Contributed by Galen Hackman on Feb 28, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,441 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 New Testament Church; Its Strengths Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,993 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

  • So That's What It Looks Like!!!

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,628 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 14, 2003
    based on 57 ratings
     | 5,430 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

  • The Church As A Praising Community Series

    Contributed by Galen Hackman on May 9, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 4,010 views

    4th in a series of 5 sermons on the Core Characteristics of the Church. This sermon explores the church as a praising community.

    The Church as a Praising Community Acts 2:42-47 Psalm 111 Acts 2:47 tells us that the early church was praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. Praising is a core characteristic of the church; an essential element in its DNA. Wherever the church exists, there will be praise. What ...read more

  • What Do I Owe My Home Congregation?

    Contributed by William Young on Aug 24, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,742 views

    To Help others come to a Full Understanding of What They Owe Their Home Congregation

    WHAT DO I OWE MY HOME CONGREGATION? Acts 2:42-47 Intro: 1. Too many folks in the world tie themselves to one building. 2. When they tie themselves to one building, they tie the Lord to it as well! 3. We live in a world of individuality; a world where we want to do as we please. 4. We are free to ...read more

  • The Church God Will Bless

    Contributed by Tom Dooley on May 10, 2001
    based on 306 ratings
     | 17,121 views

    This message focuses on following the model of the early church in order to be a church God will bless.

    The Church God Will Bless By Tom Dooley www.preachingtheword.com Acts 2:41-47 Several years ago in the movie Hoosiers, Gene Hackman played the part of Norman Dale, a former college coach with a tainted past who was hired to coach a rural high-school basketball team from Hickory, Indiana. Coach ...read more