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  • Don't Deny Gravity - It Hurts! Series

    Contributed by Tim May on Apr 26, 2015
     | 3,598 views

    Peter and John looked the religious leaders in the eyes, which truth would actually be heard? Peter and John were determined to make sure it would be their truth that would stand the test of time.

    INTRODUCTION: We had been out in the field for about a week moving from one position to another. This time we had stopped for a short rest. It was late in the morning, probably around 2am so I was standing around with several Marines when one of them asked, “Hey Chaps do you believe in ...read more

  • From Fear To Boldness Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Apr 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,939 views

    How was it that the disciples of Jesus went from locking the doors in fear of the Jews to giving them the message about what a mess they had made of things, how do we boldly approach our faith?

    Sermon: from fear to boldness. There was a shift that occurred in the lives of the disciples. I remember as a young boy doing things for the first time and a lot of them involved overcoming fear, swimming across the Maitai River, riding a bike, riding a bike no handed, riding a bike down the ...read more

  • Made To Make A Difference (Acts 4) Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Mar 14, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 8,259 views

    This expository sermon series is adapted from Max Lucado's book, Out Live Your Life, and credit for most the series belong to him. Outlines are original. In Acts 4, we see the church was Fearless with Persecution, Faithful with Prayer, and Free with Posse

    Made to Make a Difference: Acts 4 Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 7/10/2011 This series is inspired by and portions adapted from Max Lucado’s Out Live Your Life. The early church didn’t have any of the advantages that some ministries boast and depend on ...read more

  • The Courage Of The Church

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Sep 14, 2015
     | 3,273 views

    THE CRY OF THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF THE CHURCH, IS FOR MEN AND WOMEN COMMITTED TO CHRIST, IN THE FACE OF THE SWORD, TIED TO THE STAKE, IMPRISONED, AWAITING THE AXE, ALL WITH THE SAME COURAGE, NOT TO DENY THEIR FAITH.

    THE COURAGE OF THE CHURCH ACTS 4:1-35 OFFERATORY PRAYER HEAVENLY FATHER, IN THE QUIETNESS OF THIS SACRED HOUR, WE HEAR YOUR VOICE CALLING US AWAY FROM THE AFFAIRS OF LIFE THAT OFTEN CLOUD OUR VISION OF YOU. AS WE TURN OUR EYES UPON JESUS, LET THE THINGS OF THIS WORLD GROW STRANGELY DIM IN ...read more

  • My Faith Is Saying Go But My Fear Is Shouting No! Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 4,272 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.

    Acts series # 15 My Faith is saying Go but my fear is shouting NO!! Acts 4:1-12: We have been looking at the early church and trying to understand what Elim Bible should look like. If you remember the very beginning of this series we talked about writing Acts chapter 29 and we discussed the blunt ...read more

  • Quote The Verse Which Declares Only Jesus Can Give Us Salvation Series

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Jan 28, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,336 views

    This is an declaration meant to inform the listener that if salvation is desired, then there is only one path and that is through Jesus Christ.

    The Junior Bible Quiz Sermon Series Quote the verse which declares only Jesus can give us salvation. Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved. (Acts 4:12) Purpose: This is an declaration meant to inform the ...read more

  • How To Thrive In Persecution

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Feb 29, 2016
     | 5,872 views

    Dr. Tow shares six keys to thriving in persecution. Persecution is discussed in context of personal struggle as well as through the lens of our cultural climate.

    How To Thrive In Persecution 07-05-15 (www.LifeChurchSpringfield.org) In Matt 5:10-15 Jesus said, ...read more

  • Handling Persecution Series

    Contributed by Bill Brazell on Mar 1, 2016
     | 5,866 views

    Persecution has always been a part of following Christ. Don’t react harshly to persecution. Be filled with the Spirit. Use persecution as an opportunity to be a witness for Christ. Be obedient to God above all. Draw together with the church in prayer and fellowship to complete the mission.

    Completing the Mission that Jesus Began Handling Persecution Acts 4:1-33 Dec 9,2012 Evangelism, ministry In Chapter 3 of Acts, Peter and John healed a crippled man. A crowd gathered and Peter and John stood and proclaimed Jesus as Messiah and God. The one that the rulers and people had ...read more

  • The Church's First Opposition Series

    Contributed by Jay Tigner on May 7, 2016
     | 3,556 views

    Satan attacked the church and attacks the church often by using opposing philosophies and beliefs held by man.

    The Book of Acts is the record of the “firsts” of the Church: First Sermon. First Invitation. First Salvations. First Baptisms. First Corporate Commitments. First Recorded Miracle… First Opposition ACTS 4:1-12 “What About Mother’s Day???!!!???” I ...read more

  • The First Persecution Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on May 30, 2016
     | 3,496 views

    The church persecuted by the world, but is triumphant

    SERIES: Adventures in Acts 004 TITLE: The First Persecution of the Church TEXT: Acts 4:1-12 INTRO: After the Holy Spirit came upon the disciples at the Feast of Pentecost, Peter preached his first sermon and 3,000 people were saved. Following that, he and John healed a man who had been lame ...read more

  • You Need A Notable Miracle

    Contributed by Rudolf E. Y. Mensah on Mar 14, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,245 views

    Friend, not until you ask God to bestow upon you the power to manifest your manifestation; your entire life will never be programmed for any notable miracle at all. A notable miracle is very important and deserving attention. A notable miracle is very crucial and good looking by appearance.

    And he leaping up stood, and walked, and entered with them into the temple, walking, and leaping, and praising God. And all the people saw him walking and praising God: And they knew that it was he which sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple: and they were filled with wonder and ...read more

  • Characteristics Of A Healthy Church 2 Series

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on Dec 15, 2015
     | 3,676 views

    Churches need to be Spiritually Healthy

    Characteristics of a Healthy Church Matthew 16:18 - Acts 4 Introduction: “Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.” - Erma Bombeck I. A Healthy Characteristic is a Church that Prays together. - "We are too busy to pray, and so we are too busy to have power. We have ...read more

  • Show Your Love For The Lord

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on May 9, 2016
     | 4,915 views

    How can we show our love for the Lord Jesus Christ? 1. Give glory to the Lord (vs. 7-11). 2. Speak up about His salvation (vs. 10-12). 3. Demonstrate the difference Jesus has made in your life (vs. 13).

    Show Your Love for the Lord Acts 4:1-13 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - April 26, 2015 BACKGROUND: *In Acts 3, Peter and John were on their way to pray at the Temple. But they were stopped by a beggar who had been lame for all of his life. The man asked for money, ...read more

  • Responding To Opposition Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 5, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,036 views

    THE PASSAGE BEFORE US THIS MORNING IS THE RESULT OF ACTIVITIES IN THE PREVIOUS CHAPTER. IF YOU WERE TO FLIP THE PAGE BACK INTO CHAPTER 3, YOU WOULD SEE THAT PETER AND JOHN, WHILE WALKING UP TO THE TEMPLE, ENCOUNTER A MAN WHO CANNOT WALK, AND THROUGH THE

    RESPONDING TO OPPOSITION ACTS 4:16-22 Proposition: OUTWARD OPPOSITION NEEDS TO BE RESISTED AS A FOLLOWER OF CHRIST. Introduction: THE PASSAGE BEFORE US THIS MORNING IS THE RESULT OF ACTIVITIES IN THE PREVIOUS CHAPTER. IF YOU WERE TO FLIP THE PAGE BACK INTO CHAPTER 3, YOU WOULD SEE THAT PETER ...read more

  • All Paths Lead To God... Not!

    Contributed by Monty Newton on May 5, 2012
     | 4,251 views

    All religious paths do not converge at the same place, rather they diverge and end at different places... the only path that leads to salvation is the Jesus path.

    Title: All Paths Lead to God… Not! Text: Acts 4:5-12 (John 14:6) Thesis: All religious paths do not converge at the same place, rather they diverge and end at different places… the only path that leads to salvation is the Jesus path. Introduction Imagine one of our staff of ...read more