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  • No Reason To Run Out Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Jun 22, 2010
    based on 15 ratings
     | 5,653 views

    Nothing is more embarrassing or dangerous than believers running out of fuel on the Holy Spirit.

    No Reason to Run Out Acts 4:23-31 Introduction Have you ever run out of gas? It can be embarrassing. It can be inconvenient. Your driving down the road on a mission to get somewhere, then your car starts to stutter and stall, and then just gives out. You pull over to the side of the ...read more

  • One Extraordinary Prayer Series

    Contributed by Geoff Surratt on Nov 4, 2009
    based on 18 ratings
     | 9,675 views

    The Extraordinary Prayer: "Lord, let us live such extraordinary lives that they can only be explained by the power of God."

    Let’s start with a trivia contest. This is only for old people like me. How many of you remember something specific about the summer of 1969? Raise your hand...something about the summer of 1969. It’s funny. For the old people, they’re doing a couple of things. One...they’re saying, "I don’t want ...read more

  • I-Give Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 18, 2009
    based on 23 ratings
     | 19,609 views

    The early church sold their lands to help the poor and needy amongst them. Were they setting the pattern for a communist commune? Were they socialists? Or was there something more basic going on here?

    OPEN: The past two weeks we’ve been talking about iPods. Ever since Apple Computers began marketing these miniature music machines in 2001 they’ve been a popular item with both adults and kids alike. iPods have been marketed in various shapes and sizes and colors, and there are all kinds of ...read more

  • A Dynamic Church Devotes Themselves To Prayer (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Jul 8, 2008
    based on 30 ratings
     | 8,374 views

    God shakes the world through our prayers.

    Scripture Introduction A man asked his friend, “What color are your pastor’s eyes?” He answered: “I don’t know. When he prays he closes his eyes, and when he preaches, I close mine.” That has little or nothing to do with today’s sermon; I simply liked it. Dr. D. A. Carson, professor ...read more

  • Becoming People Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Apr 27, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,249 views

    We need to follow the biblical model and seek God in prayer

    Becoming People of Prayer Acts 4:23-31 Spring Life Series April 27, 2008 Morning Service Introduction A friend of mine took his small son with him to town one day to run some errands. When lunch time arrived, the two of them went to a familiar diner for a sandwich. The father sat down on ...read more

  • Keeping On Keeping On Series

    Contributed by Mike Gilbert on Apr 13, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,720 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

  • A Powerful Church

    Contributed by Alton Coleman on Feb 4, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,636 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

  • Accomplishing The Will Of God

    Contributed by Rich Middleton on Jan 12, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,731 views

    This sermon is about having the determination and information and to take the steps that will result in real success.

    We are going to look at a text from Acts 4:23-31 this morning that deals with accomplishing the will of God. Here is a definite fact about God, He wants us to succeed. If our desire is to accomplish the will of God and be a part of building His kingdom He will do all He can to help us. That’s ...read more

  • Life-Shaking Prayer Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 10, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 17,389 views

    God will shake our lives in a good way, when we ask Him for courage and power to do His will.

    Life-Shaking Prayer Acts 4:23-31 Intro: Peter, John, and the other believers gathered together and prayed a prayer that shook the Church. I’ve never experienced a church-quake in response to my prayers. Why do you suppose God did this for the early church? Perhaps it was God’s way of saying, ...read more

  • Where Do You Go When You Are Free To Go Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Oct 4, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,678 views

    The important thing about a man is not where he goes when he is COMPELLED to go, but where he goes when he is free to CHOOSE where he will.

    Acts 4:23-31 Where Do You Go When You Are Free To Go Peter and John have been taken before the Jewish Supreme Court (Sanhedrin) of the first century. They are charged and then released. What do they do? Where do they go? They go to a prayer meeting. The secret of the strength of the ...read more

  • When We're Released

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jun 27, 2007
    based on 71 ratings
     | 3,726 views

    Let’s consider from this text what should happen once we’ve been released from the prison of sin. 1- When released we must go to God’s people 2- When released we must raise our voices in prayer 3- When released we must allow God’s Spirit to work

    INTRO.- ILL.- The warden of a Midwest prison sent a note around to inmates asking for suggestions on the kind of party they’d recommend to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The prisoners all had the same idea—OPEN HOUSE. ILL.- Not long after a wealthy contractor had finished building the Tombs ...read more

  • Apostolic Boldness

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on May 22, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 6,173 views

    Peter and John possessed a boldness in the face of hostility that inspires and motivates us to be faithful in our witness.

    Apostolic Boldness Acts 4:1-31 WHEN GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH was Vice President of the United States, he represented our nation at the funeral of former Soviet Communist leader, Leonid Brezhnev. He was deeply moved by the silent protest carried out by Brezhnev’s widow. She stood ...read more

  • Dead Hypocrites: Ananias And Sapphira [halloween] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 141 ratings
     | 14,507 views

    Have you ever lied to God? Made Him a promise you didn’t keep? Cared more about what others think than what God knows? The Problem, the Purging, the Punishment. Link included to parts 1 & 2 in formatted text w/ PowerPoint Presentation.

    Dead Hypocrites Acts 5:1-11 Begin w/ 4:36, then read 5:1-10 [the ushers that day had a hard job…no wonder old churches put their cemeteries so close!] v. 11 Great Fear? I guess so! The early church in our text is in great revival w/ thousands getting saved…and the devil didn’t like ...read more

  • When The Church Prays

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Sep 27, 2006
    based on 75 ratings
     | 13,049 views

    things happen when the church prays

    WHEN THE CHURCH PRAYS Acts 4:23-33 If you study the history of revival, you will discover this undeniable fact: in the recorded history of the church there has never been a mighty outpouring of the Spirit in a Revival which did not begin in the persistent, ...read more

  • A Penecostal Refilling Series

    Contributed by Gerald Van Horn on Aug 9, 2006
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,862 views

    The pattern that appears in the text indicates that there is a need for a refilling.

    The Book of Acts Lesson #8 “A Pentecostal Re-filling” Acts 4:23-37 The pattern that appears in these verses as well as other places in Acts indicates that there is a need for a refilling of the Holy Spirit. This is very important in the life of a believer. Vs. 23 - Peter ...read more