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  • How Jesus Instilled Confidence In The Disciples

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 1, 2006
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,143 views

    There is a crisis of confidence in our country. Faith gives us the courage to face the present with confidence and the future with expectancy.

    How Jesus Instilled Confidence in the Disciples (Acts 4:13-20) Acts 4:13 - "Now as they observed the confidence of Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrained men. They marveled. They realized that they had been with Jesus." There is a crisis of confidence in ...read more

  • They Had Hung Out With Jesus Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jun 24, 2006
     | 2,049 views

    Hanging out with Jesus is the wat people can see Jesus on you. Peter and Johe let the HS lead them in word and deed.

    They had “hung out” with Jesus Acts 4 1-31 Last week we heard the first half of the story. We heard about a crippled man that had sat near the gate called Beautiful for close to 40 years. Peter and John are going up to the Temple and stop and heal this life long beggar. He goes with them into ...read more

  • You're The President Of What? Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Aug 9, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,013 views

    Exposition of three truths in Acts 4:1-22 regarding the trial of the apostles before the Sanhedrin

    Text: Acts 4:1-22, Title: You’re the President of What? Date/Place: NRBC, 8/12/07, AM A. Opening illustration: John Kenneth Gailbraith, in his autobiography, A Life In Our Times, illustrates the devotion of Emily Gloria Wilson, his family’s housekeeper. It had been a wearying day, and I asked ...read more

  • The Sharing Church Series

    Contributed by Jon Daniels on Aug 27, 2007
     | 2,183 views

    The second in a series of messages based on our the 3 points of our church’s purpose statement: "Seek God, Share Christ, & Serve Others."

    “THE SHARING CHURCH” Acts 4:8-31 INTRO – Football season is upon us. How many of you are ready for it? Looking forward to it? I know these guys seated down here in front are ready. Monday Night Football kicks off September 10! Football is a game of strategy, hard hits, and ...read more

  • A Powerful Church

    Contributed by Alton Coleman on Feb 4, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 11,630 views

    In spite of the persecution and opposition it endured, the early church was a powerful church. They experienced and operated in the power of the Holy Spirit daily. The Lord desires no less for His church today.

    A Powerful Church Scripture Reading: Acts 4:5-35 Scripture Text: Ephes. 3:20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, Ephes. 3:20 [Living] Now glory be to God, who by his mighty power at ...read more

  • Playing To Win

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Sep 17, 2011
     | 4,156 views

    We need to develop a culture of winning in the church today.

    September 18, 2011 Morning Worship Text: Acts 4:1-22 Subject: Gaining Victory Title: Playing to Win I love to watch pro football. I am not a football fan but really am just a home team fan. I loved the football Cardinals when they were in St. Louis and despised them when the moved to ...read more

  • Kingdoms In Conflict Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 23, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,913 views

    I preach expository messages, and this is the eighth in my series on the Book of Acts.

    “Kingdoms in Conflict” Acts 4:1-22 6.17.07 The book of Acts chronicles the story of the early church in the days following the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the grave. Until we get to chapter 4, it’s just one tremendous event after another. Jesus ascends to Heaven before the eyes of His ...read more

  • Keeping On Keeping On Series

    Contributed by Mike Gilbert on Apr 13, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,343 views

    Lessons we can learn from Peter and John’s example in refusing to stay silent or testifying in Jesus’ name.

    *Intro>The French Foreign Legion has an inspiring motto: “If I falter, push me on. If I stumble, pick me up. If I retreat, shoot me.” -Obviously, neither Peter nor John were members of the French Foreign Legion, but they demonstrated a similar determination. -After being used by God to ...read more

  • Courage To Proclaim The Good News

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Aug 30, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,059 views

    In the following sermon we are going to examine Acts 4:1-22 and conclude that through the power of the Holy Spirit ordinary Christians are to have courage that they can overcome their Sanhedrin and effectively profess that salvation is only found in the Lord Jesus Christ.

    Courage to Proclaim the Good News Acts 4:1-22 Online Sermon: http://www.mckeesfamily.com/?page_id=3567 Ever wonder what keeps believers from obeying the Great Commission to “go and make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:19-20)? For many Christians the mere thought of going outside of ...read more

  • Time To Stand For Jesus

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Jul 25, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,585 views

    Just as the early apostles were called to give an account for preaching and healing in the name of Jesus of Nazareth, it's time for us to Stand and let all know we are people of the Cross.

    Time to Stand for Jesus Christ of Nazareth July 12, 2020 Acts 4 New International Version (NIV) Peter and John Before the Sanhedrin 4 The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people. 2 They were greatly disturbed ...read more

  • Persecution: The Opening Salvoes

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Dec 25, 2013
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,443 views

    Religious opposition to the Gospel!

    PERSECUTION: THE OPENING SALVOES. Acts 4:1-31; Acts 5:12-42. Soon after the early success of Pentecost, the fledgling New Testament church found herself facing persecution. This is not surprising, and quite in keeping with the pattern of the earlier ministry of Jesus. For example, Herod the ...read more

  • Responding To Persecution Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Nov 18, 2019
     | 4,762 views

    We must keep speaking even when told not to.

    Responding to Persecution Acts 4:1-22 Rev. Brian Bill November 16-17, 2019 Imagine a church that lives on mission by gathering with God’s people, by growing in their faith, by giving what God has given to them and by going with the gospel, all for the glory of God. This church is known as a place ...read more

  • These Are Not Idiots Series

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Jan 2, 2020
     | 2,441 views

    Peter and John are emboldened by the Spirit to defend themselves before the Sanhedrin.

    These Are not Idiots Acts 4:5-22 Peter and John had been under great pressure before when Jesus was arrested by both the Temple guard and Roman soldiers. Peter made a temporary and futile attempt at bravado before he caved miserably. The two of them followed at a distance and came into the ...read more

  • Spread The Word Despite The Odds Sermon Iv: Let Courage Rise With Danger Series

    Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Jan 14, 2020
     | 1,710 views

    Despite multiple attacks against Christianity today, mature Christians maintain spiritual courage to speak the truth in love and to intervention desperate situations to overcome evil with good.

    LET COURAGE RISE WITH DANGER AND STRENGTH TO STRENGTH OPPOSE “No good deed goes unpunished.” Although I do not totally subscribe to the cynicism of that expression, because it is my naïve nature to believe that nobody would be opposed to acts of kindness and deeds ...read more

  • They Had Been With Jesus Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Mar 17, 2009
     | 10,798 views

    When Peter speaks of Jesus, the Holy Spirit convicts. He was in a crisis but God turned it into an opportunity for the Gospel.

    Two men plus Jesus and you have a miracle. • You do not need a lot of people to make an impact. Just two disciples plus Jesus and you can have a miracle. • And that was just the beginning. The next thing we know it caused a stir and a preaching opportunity. • The Name of Jesus was proclaimed, ...read more