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  • How Hardships Work For Good

    Contributed by Greg Nance on May 25, 2013
     | 2,936 views

    Acts 5 gives us two cases where the church faced hardship. One was internal and the other was external. Both were used by God for the good of the church. How can that happen for us today?

    (Read Acts 5 with slides) What does it take to ruin a church? What does it take to stop God? Acts 5 gives us two stories about threats to the church, one from the inside and the other from the outside. First. The threat from the inside produced two deaths and great fear upon the whole ...read more

  • The $10,000,000 Challenge Series

    Contributed by Russ Adams on Jul 1, 2013
     | 5,030 views

    The faith calls us to be people of integrity

    June 30, 2013 Church Planting The $10,000,000 Challenge Acts 5:1-10 Opening words: You know the story. I have told you several times. Jesus was executed on a Friday. Everyone thought it was over. However, everyone was wrong. It was just beginning. On Sunday morning a few women showed up at ...read more

  • Who Is The Holy Spirit? Series

    Contributed by Jason Smith on Sep 14, 2013
     | 4,858 views

    There are many different views in the religious world about who/what the Holy Spirit is. Some believe the Holy Spirit is an impersonal force while others believe He is a personal being and God. What do the scriptures say?

    These lessons on the Holy Spirit of God are meant to just “whet your appetite.” I am attempting to condense a good bit of what we see mentioned about the Holy Spirit into 4 lessons. This series could very easily be expanded into 15-20 lessons, if not more. I pray that these lessons will ...read more

  • Treasuring God's Holiness Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Nov 7, 2012
     | 3,940 views

    Some things are so surprising they simply shock us. The early church has many such surprises and shocks, one of the biggest of which concerned the generosity of two of her members.

    “Treasuring God’s Holiness” Acts 5:1-11 Some things are so surprising they just simply shock us. The team with the huge lead falls apart in the closing moments and loses. The golfer with only an easy, short birdie putt between himself and the championship, winds up with a ...read more

  • A Lesson In Divine Providence Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 29, 2012
     | 4,736 views

    There was never a dull moment around old Jerusalem First Church! Pentecost came in a blast of Glory. It was fifty days after Jesus’ Resurrection when the Holy Spirit came upon the believers during the Feast of Pentecost. The presence of God filled t

    A Lesson in Divine Providence Acts 5:12-42 Introduction There was never a dull moment around old Jerusalem First Church! Pentecost came in a ...read more

  • The Fallacy Of The Perfect Church Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Sep 14, 2012
     | 3,486 views

    THIS PASSAGE BEFORE US TODAY IS THE FIRST INTERNAL ATTACK ON THE EARLY CHURCH. THIS ATTACK SHOULD MAKE THE CURRENT CHURCH REALIZE THE WE, AS THE BODY OF CHRIST ARE NOT IMMUNE TO SUCH ATTACKS, AND THAT WE MUST BE ON GUARD SO AS TO PREPARE FOR AND DO OUR B

    THE FALLACY OF THE PERFECT CHURCH The Peril of Deception Acts 5:1-11 Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. 2 With his wife's full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles' feet. 3 ...read more

  • Picture Of Abuse

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Oct 9, 2012
     | 1,917 views

    Satan continues, once again, resorting to external methods to stop the church’s growth. The experience of Peter and John gives a clear picture of persecution. Wherever and whenever these things take place among believers, there will be persecution of on

    The early church was doing well. However, last time (Acts 5:1-11) we saw the introduction and the punishment of hypocrisy as it entered the church for the first time. We saw that it was Satan’s way of trying to stop the growth of the church. Well Satan continues in tonight’s passage ...read more

  • Being Smart With My Money What Should I Avoid

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Oct 12, 2012
     | 3,648 views

    This message is on dealing with two motivating factors of how we spend our money 1) it looks good now and 2) it will impress others later. We should be more concerned with pleasing God than each other.

    Being Smart With My Money—What To Avoid Genesis 13:5-13 and Acts 5:1-11 We are in part 2 of our series, Being Smart With My Money. Last week Pastor Toby preached “What Do I Need”. Next Week Pastor Kellie will do “What Cost Me The Most”, Pastor Toby will return ...read more

  • The Game Is Over Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 8, 2012
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     | 8,512 views

    Ananias and Sapphira had a scheme for misleading the apostles and getting the admiration of their fellow believers. They sold some land, but they only brought a portion of the proceeds to lay at the apostle’s feet. They intended to keep the rest. Why di

    The Game is Over Acts 5:1-11 Introduction As children, many of us played a game called let’s pretend. My grand daughter and I still play the game. Last week, we ...read more

  • Yet

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Apr 17, 2013
     | 2,065 views

    YET….read it again YET, there were people who did not dare to join them!

    Acts 5:13”……..Yet none of the rest dared join them, but the people esteemed them highly.” Observe, this scripture opens with the word ‘yet!’ If you scroll backwards in the same chapter, you would read of the death of Ananias and Sapphira who lied to ...read more

  • Me And My Shadow

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Feb 3, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,547 views

    A sermon for Groundhog Day focused on our shadows (Outline and some material adapted from Sermon Central's Travis Moore at: http://www.sermoncentral.com/sermons/my-shadow-and-i-travis-moore-sermon-on-faith-30995.asp)

    HoHum: Groundhog Day is a day celebrated on February 2 (today). According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, then spring will come early; if it is sunny, the groundhog will see its shadow and retreat back into its burrow, and the winter weather will ...read more

  • The Family Of God #3: Praying For Miracles

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Jun 11, 2015
     | 5,080 views

    Because our Heavenly Father is a supernatural, prayer-answering God, people who are a part of God’s family will pray for miracles.

    THE FAMILY OF GOD #3: PRAYING FOR MIRACLES INTRO TO THE BOOK OF ACTS: “The former account I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, until the day in which He was taken up, after He through the Holy Spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom He had chosen, ...read more

  • A Picture Of Abuse Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
     | 2,270 views

    The experience of Peter and John gives a clear picture of persecution.

    The early church was doing well. However, last time (Acts 5:1-11) we saw the introduction and the punishment of hypocrisy as it entered the church for the first time. We saw that it was Satan’s way of trying to stop the growth of the church. Well Satan continues in tonight’s passage ...read more

  • Little White Lies?

    Contributed by Robert Glass on Jul 12, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,969 views

    Is there such a thing as a "little White Lie" How God view the fib and little white lie.

    Little White Lies? Can there be such a thing as a “little white” lie; probably not. Children, are often attributed with little white lies, are not capable of knowing truth or lies. A five year old “fib” is not sin, but we are not children and yet we attempt to cover our ...read more

  • In The Trenches: Pastor’s Church Growth Conference

    Contributed by Kelly Benton on Mar 2, 2011
    based on 33 ratings
     | 6,628 views

    A speech I presented at Manhattan Christian College during a church growth conference in 2007. I was one of four speakers, Myself, Ben Merold, Wayne Smith, and Richard Crabtree.

    In The Trenches: Pastor’s Church Growth Conference Location: Manhattan Christian College Date: 31 March 2007 Acts 5:14 (NKJ) And believers were increasingly added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women. Ah, the banner verse of the ...read more