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  • Choosing To Obey

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Dec 14, 2014
     | 3,701 views

    This message focuses on the importance of obedience.

    Choosing To Obey Scriptures: I Samuel 15:22-23; Acts 20:25-31 Introduction: In my previous messages the last two weeks I have shared some thoughts with you pertaining to the situations that are occurring across our nation as a results of grand juries choosing not to indict officers for the ...read more

  • “a Life Worth Living” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Mar 2, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,870 views

    A life worth living is a life on mission.

    Paul speaks here of how the Spirit was leading him to go to Jerusalem. Paul said that he was committed to following Christ, even if the only promise given him was that he’d face difficulty. I wonder, if the Spirit spoke to you as He had to Paul, would you obey? If you knew that following God ...read more

  • We Were Made To Thrive Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 7, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,005 views

    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley for sharing. It has been a blessing as well as a great help as I spend my days caring for my dying father. I kept some of the messages to share even after my Father passed way.

    We Were Made to Thrive Acts 20:22-25 Some think being a Christian means living a life as boring as watching paint dry and I’ve known some pretty boring Christians but it’s because they haven’t experienced the Christian life the way God intended it. God never intended for our ...read more

  • Developing The Heart Of A Servant Part 3 Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 3,113 views

    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley 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.

    Inside the Heart of the Apostle Paul part 3 Acts 20:18-38 Most of us wear more than 1 hat, whether we get paid for it or not. You may have a career, but have a heart for other things. The Apostle Paul was much more than a tentmaker. He had other interests and those other interests helped mold ...read more

  • Loving Your Neighborhood Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Apr 1, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,959 views

    In order to follow Christ requires serving others.

    Loving Your Neighborhood Text: Acts 19:13-38 Introduction 1. Illustration: In the book, The Externally Focused Church, it says, "People need exercise for physical health and service for spiritual health. We learn from the Scriptures, but we grow by serving others" (Chp. 4). 2. It's ...read more

  • Leading Like Paul Led Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 25, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,186 views

    In this sermon, we look at two passages that describe Paul's leadership, and then we glean leadership principles from them.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a tribe of Native Americans who came to their Chief one autumn and asked him if the winter was going to be cold or not. 1. Not really knowing for sure how cold the winter would be, the chief replied that the winter was going to be cold and that the members ...read more

  • Triple Giving Series

    Contributed by Tim Zoltowski on Jan 30, 2016
     | 4,644 views

    A look at giving of your knowledge, your time, and your money for the common good. The message discussed our need to use what we have been given to lift up the Body of Christ. The need to use the gift we have been given in accordance with our faith.

    It is better to give than to receive. That is what Paul quoted Jesus as saying. It is more blessed to give than to receive. Today we will conclude our series on giving by talking about HOW we give. Last week, you’ll remember, that we said if you are in Christ Jesus, the question was not ...read more

  • Manner And Message Of Paul

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Feb 1, 2016
     | 4,449 views

    The manner of Paul's life was consistent with the message God had given him to preach. Now Paul is telling these leaders to follow his example (his lifestyle) and hold to the same message. This is something we as Christians must do today.

    Manner & Message of Paul
 (08-16-15 www.LifeChurchSpringfield.org) We take as our text ...read more

  • Visible Servanthood Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Apr 21, 2014
     | 3,032 views

    HERE AS PAUL PREPARES TO RETURN TO JERUSALEM, UNSURE OF HIS FUTURE, HE SPEAKS VERY CANDIDLY OF HIS LIFE OF MINISTRY, AND IN THE PROCESS OUTLINES FOR US THE ACTIVITIES THAT MADE HIM SUCH AN EFFECTIVE SERVANT FOR CHRIST.

    VISIBLE SERVANTHOOD ACTS 20:13-38 Acts 20:36-37 When he had said this, he knelt down with all of them and prayed. 37 They all wept as they embraced him and kissed him. INTRODUCTION: JAMES BOICE WRITES, “It is helpful too because we see Paul toward the end of his ministry among these ...read more

  • Membership Has Its Privileges Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Feb 8, 2014
     | 7,925 views

    Church "Membership" and Kingdom of God citizenship has extraordinary and unusual privileges.

    “Membership Has Its Privileges” Acts 20:20-28 You might remember “back in the 1990s, American Express had an ad campaign for its credit card. Their slogan was: “Membership has its privileges.” The ad implied that those who were fortunate enough to qualify for ...read more

  • The Beauty In The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Feb 4, 2018
     | 6,347 views

    Paul's life was shaped by the Gospel. Even in the face of an uncertain future and difficulty, he embraced change in life through the power of the Gospel. That is the beauty in the Gospel.

    The Beauty in the Gospel Acts 20: 24-27 Our text today finds the apostle Paul on his way to Jerusalem. He is well aware of the animosity of the Jews toward him, and quite uncertain what his future will hold once he arrives. One would expect him to be very nervous and apprehensive about ...read more

  • Generosity: Primarily Like Christ

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Feb 1, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,543 views

    Like Jesus, Christians are to build their lives around the principle of generosity.

    What would you say to people you love who you are never going to see again? For many of us that brings to memory an emotionally powerful moment in our life. May be it was tender words of affection and admiration or it may have been tearful words of confession and forgiveness. I’ve been at this ...read more

  • Commitment: An Effective Tool In Leadership

    Contributed by Bishop Prof. Julius Soyinka on Apr 26, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 11,948 views

    Commitment is taking that first step forward and then pushing through the obstacles and stretching our limits to make our passion and vision a reality.

    COMMITMENT: AN EFFECTIVE TOOL IN LEADERSHIP Study Text: Acts 20: 17 - 24 Introduction: - Paul demonstrates for us that commitment is a key ingredient in successful Christian leadership. He was very sharply focused, was driven by a clear sense of purpose, both in life and ministry, pursued his ...read more

  • It Is More Blessed To Give Than To Receive Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Apr 29, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 15,796 views

    This sermon challenges us to determine what we are living by and how to put our giving into practice

    Acts 20:17-38 It is more blessed to give than to receive Introduction This portion of scripture is part of the Apostle Paul’s farewell tour. He is on his way to Jerusalem and foresees that he will never see the elders in the church of Ephesus again. As Paul speaks his farewell message he ...read more

  • Paul's Words At Miletus With The Ephesian Elders Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 18, 2017
     | 11,973 views

    The journey from Troas to “Mitylene” is described with exceptional detail. It seems to have taken about five days’ sailing time, with each port mentioned representing a day’s journey. They evidently put into port each night. The winds usually died....

    November 28, 2015 Acts of the Apostles By: Tom Lowe Lesson: IV.D.6: Paul's Words at Miletus with the Ephesian Elders (20:13-38) Acts 20:13-38 (KJV) 13 And we went before to ship, and sailed unto Assos, there intending to take in Paul: ...read more