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

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 18, 2017
     | 12,993 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

  • Renewing Your Mind About Leadership

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 24, 2018
     | 4,486 views

    Leaders must: 1) Be Right with God (Acts 20:28a), 2) Shepherd the flock (Acts 20:28b), 3) Guard the flock (Acts 20:29–31), 4) Study and pray (Acts 20:32), and 5) Be free from self-interest.

    The crucial component in any organization, institution, or business is its leadership. Good leadership can lift an organization to the heights of success, whereas poor leadership can plunge it into the depths of ruin. Not surprisingly, a vast amount of material is available for those wishing to ...read more

  • Beware Of The Grievous Wolves!!!

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on Sep 28, 2018
     | 2,116 views

    People will always deceive others and try to lead them to destruction

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Topic: BEWARE OF THE GRIEVOUS WOLVES!!! Acts 20:29-32 King James Version (KJV) 29 For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. 30 Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse ...read more

  • Leadership Blessing Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Oct 11, 2015
     | 5,121 views

    Paul wanted to encourage church leaders to continue serving faithfully after he's gone. We who lead live out what we've learned. As witnesses to the truth, we apply the wisdom we've acquired through experience and by time spent in prayer.

    As General George Patton was preparing for combat operations in North Africa during WWII, he called on his aging mentor, General John J. Pershing, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Patton thanked Pershing for giving him his start as a Company Commander. Pershing said, “I can always pick a ...read more

  • Visible Servanthood Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Apr 21, 2014
     | 3,621 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

  • Characteristics Of A Good Leader

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Dec 31, 2015
     | 5,751 views

    In his farewell speech Paul advises the leaders at Ephesus how to become good leaders of the flock.

    Imagine after spending nine years in missionary work being asked by God to leave your ministry area to go to a place where persecution and then prison are guaranteed! Instead of being concerned of his own welfare Paul was genuinely concerned for the leaders of the church at Ephesus. He spent ...read more

  • Triple Giving Series

    Contributed by Tim Zoltowski on Jan 30, 2016
     | 5,277 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

  • The Proper Christmas Attitude

    Contributed by David Rigg on Dec 20, 2015
     | 3,566 views

    Here's a sermon on Jesus' words, "It's better to give than to receive." An amusing story is included.

    The Proper Christmas Attitude Acts 20:32-35 32 So now, brethren, I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified. 33I have coveted no one's silver or gold or apparel. 34Yes, you yourselves know ...read more

  • Developing The Heart Of A Servant Part 2 Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 3,947 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.

    Developing the heart of a servant part 2 Acts 20:18-38 We discussed, last Sunday, the need for faithfulness…to our families, in our finances, to the fellowship of the body, and to the faith. Today, as we continue developing the heart of a servant we will need to think about two more things ...read more

  • Developing The Heart Of A Servant Part 3 Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 3,493 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

  • Four Essential Perspectives To Give To Those You Are Discipling – Acts 20:1

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Mar 30, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 4,051 views

    Four Essential Perspectives to Give to those you are Discipling – Acts 20:16-38

    Four Essential Perspectives to Give to those you are Discipling – Acts 20:16-38 Illustration: There is power in peer pressure. One day as I took my campers, from the Navigator Eagle Lake Camp, in the mountains of Colorado Springs, to the dining hall, the rumor spread that we were having lima ...read more

  • Generosity: Primarily Like Christ

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Feb 1, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,666 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

  • Loving Your Neighborhood Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Apr 1, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,440 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

  • 8 Ways To Follow Jesus -But Only One Is The Right Way

    Contributed by Peter Pilt on Apr 29, 2019
     | 7,532 views

    Various people followed Jesus when He walked the Earth. I have found 8 different ways that people followed Him. But only one way leads to life.

    In Mark 1:16-20 – Jesus calls to some men to come and follow him. Here is he story 16 And as He walked by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 17 Then Jesus said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” ...read more

  • Divine Assurance Series

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on May 31, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,903 views

    To establish that one of the church’s greatest needs is a sound and faithful leadership. That means the appointing of elders and deacons (along with their families), who are committed to their divine assignment of: lovingly watching over, caring for and shepherding, the children of God.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 3. The Leadership’s: Divine Assurance Remarks. 1. Today we will be discussing point three, of the lesson series: “Divine Call to Leadership.” This lesson deals with the leadership’s, divine assurance. As mention before, one of the church’s greatest needs is sound and faithful ...read more