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  • Paul's Pep Talk Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 26, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Sometimes in the face of difficulty we need some encouragement to stay the course. That’s what Paul gives us as we prepares for a very difficult time in his life.

    I dislike performance evaluations. (Performance Evaluation Dictionary). Giving or getting employee evaluations are a little like going to dentist, but without the Novocain. I like coaching better. I took golf lessons as a youngster. I really liked it when the coach would come over and put his hands more

  • Sleeping In Church Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Jan 8, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    This continues in my expository series through the book of Acts.

    There’s no getting around the fact that today’s text contains a part that strikes us as humorous, and the fact of the matter is that sometimes, we can do some funny things in church. A preacher was completing a temperance sermon: with great expression he said, “If I had all the beer in the more

  • Why Not To Sleep In Church Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 29, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition on Acts 20:1-16 regarding the ministry of encouragement and edification that Paul had to the early church

    Text: Acts 20:1-16, Title: Why Not to Sleep in Church, Date/Place: NRBC, 2/1/09, AM A. Opening illustration: Just in case your boss catches you asleep at your desk, be ready to blurt out one of these excuses: *They told me at the blood bank that this might happen. *This is just a 15-minute power more

  • Getting Ready For Our Final Goodbye (Part 1)

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 27, 2007

    Paul was ready for his final goodbye. How can we get ready?

    Getting Ready for Our Final Goodbye (Part 1) Acts 20:13-24 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - Dec. 5, 2007 *The rest of Acts 20 is an extremely important portion of Scripture. In these verses Paul reflects on the past and tries to prepare the church leaders of Ephesus for life more

  • Marks Of A Spiritual Person Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Dec 15, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Spiritual people are followers of Christ who bring life and hope to those around them.

    Marks of a Spiritual Person Acts 19:21-41 Intro: Much could be said about what it means to be spiritual. [Ask for response- What are spiritual people like?] Spiritual people pray a lot, worship in spirit, they read the Bible and faithfully obey God’s commands, they fast in order to get closer more

  • Living With No Regrets Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Dec 15, 2009
    based on 11 ratings

    You can have a life free from regret as you faithfully serve Jesus from this day forward.

    Living with No Regrets Acts 20:13 – 27 Intro: Most of us have some things in our lives that we would change if we could. If we could just snap our fingers and change some things about ourselves, most of us would start snapping. I know there are some things in my past that I am not very proud more

  • Just What Is Important, Anyway?

    Contributed by David Richardson on Mar 30, 2005
    based on 28 ratings

    The important thing is to remember where you are going and how you’re going to get there. Jesus continues to show us, through the apostle Paul and through your teachers, leaders, pastor and friends what are the important things in Kingdom life.

    Title: The Important Thing is to … Scripture: Acts 20:1-38 Introduction: The important thing is to … Just what is the important thing anyway? One book tells us to focus on our successes and we’ll be successful. One book tells us that the important thing is to think only positive more

  • The Danger Of Falling Asleep During This Sermon Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 35 ratings

    Generations come and go and are very different from one another -- but some Christian values and characteristics remain the same.

    When I was a Junior in High School, my last class of the day was Chemistry. By that time of the day, I was dragging. I needed a nap, or a candy bar or something to keep me awake. But I never had any of that – just chemistry. And chemistry could not keep me awake. Now I know this has never, more

  • What Get's To You?

    Contributed by Timothy Finch on Mar 6, 2006

    This is a message of steadfast commitment to God’s calling.

    What Gets To You Acts 20:13-24 13 We went on ahead to the ship and sailed for Assos, where we were going to take Paul aboard. He had made this arrangement because he was going there on foot. 14 When he met us at Assos, we took him aboard and went on to Mitylene. 15 The next day we set sail more

  • Why Did Paul Participate In Festivals?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 15 ratings

    Paul gives us insights into why he participated in religious festivals for the sake of the kingdom of God.

    Why Did Paul Participate in Festivals? (Acts 20:13-16) 1. Why do you suppose that Paul was in such a hurry to get to the festival of Pentecost in Jerusalem in this passage? Illustration:Experience comes from what we have done. Wisdom comes from what we have done badly. Theodore more

  • Why Trust And Love Bring Out The Best In A Person

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 67 ratings

    If you want to have the greatest impact on others then let love and trust be your emphasis

    Why Trust and Love Brings Out the Best in a Person (Acts 20:7-15) Paul’s goal: "The goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith." (2 Tim. 1:5) Illustration:In his book Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis wrote, "Do not waste your time bothering more

  • Fly High - Acts Part 18 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 4, 2006

    The farewell teachings of Paul to many of the churches in this chapter are filled with great spiritual insight. Paul expresses that he will never see these brothers and sisters again so He shares his heart with them and gives them final instructions to li

    Fly High – Acts part 18 Video of Youth Retreat and the Baptisms: Testimonies from the Youth about the retreat and from this last week after coming home. Scripture Text Acts 20: The Holy Bible, New International Version. Pradis CD-ROM: Ac 20:1. Through Macedonia and Greece Ac 20:1 more

  • The Heart Of A Shepherd Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Feb 6, 2021
    based on 1 rating

    Paul's farewell speech to the Ephesian elders reveals his conduct (of the past), his commitment (in the present) and his concern (for the future). We see the heart of a shepherd.

    Having been speaking to a laptop screen for the last 10 months, it feels good to be able to speak to you face-to-face again! • We give thanks to God for this day. Let us look into His Word, taken from Acts 20. Read Acts 20:13-38. LET US PRAY: Our heavenly Father, we have come again into your more

  • Serve The Lord Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Sep 5, 2021
    based on 2 ratings

    This is the 68th sermon in the series "Action". This series is from the Book of Acts and the Epistles. This series began when the COVID19 pandemic began.

    Series: Action [#68] SERVE THE LORD Acts 20:13-38 Introduction: We have talked several times about the difficulty of being in Ministry, (and it can be tough); but there is also a lot of joy and fulfillment serving the Lord. God could just take care of all of the ministry needed to be done; but more

  • Farewell Speech Of Paul Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on Aug 10, 2021

    The long-lasting speech of Paul starts with the testimony of his commitment, humility, sincerity in serving the public and the church. He never withdrew any sound doctrines, will of God, profit teachings and blessings from his hearers.

    Acts 20:13-38 Farewell Speech of Paul at Ephesus 20:13-17 Paul at Seaport of Ephesus 20:18-35 Long lasting speech 20:36-38 Tearful Farewell to Paul Acts 20:13-17 Paul at Seaport of Ephesus Paul decided hurriedly go back to Jerusalem for the feast of Pentecost. But, before that, he would like to more