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  • Thankful For The Commission

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Nov 25, 2018
     | 2,536 views

    Many are the blessings we receive through a relationship with Christ. One of which is being commissioned with sharing the Gospel. Rather than a burden, this is a tremendous honor!

    Thankful for the Commission Acts 5: 40-42 This morning I want to continue the thought we began last week in regard to the blessings we have through a personal relationship with the Lord. As believers in Christ, pardoned from sin, placed within the body of Christ, and promised eternal life, there ...read more

  • Do We Really Love Jesus?

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 13, 2013
     | 2,466 views

    Sometimes we get a wake-up call, like Peter did. Our culture is assailing Christianity. Will we wake up and take action--prayer, fasting and giving?

    Third Sunday of Easter 2013 “Do You Love Me?” There’s an old story about a farmer who had a mule to sell. When the buyer came around to see the mule, he tried several times to get the mule to pull his wagon. The mule would not move. The seller was walking off with his money ...read more

  • First Christmas Risk-Takers

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Dec 21, 2011
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     | 3,673 views

    Risk taking at times needs to be bold and calculated. Other times require spontaneity. Risk taking is taking on something that causes fear and has the possibility of failure. Risk taking is an essential ingredient in ministry in the Kingdom of God. Most B

    Opening illustration: Three pastors have been called Monday to report to prison in Shiraz, a city in southwestern Iran, within the next 30 days in what is estimated to be an act of religious persecution. The pastors were essentially being sentenced for having meetings at home, making the government ...read more

  • The Jealousy Of The Leaders Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 14, 2017
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     | 11,770 views

    But not everyone was happy with the success of the Church. The religious establishment that had opposed the ministry of Jesus, and then crucified Him, took the same hostile approach toward the Apostles.

    November 21, 2013 Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles By: Tom Lowe Topic #II: The Church in Jerusalem, Acts 2.1-8.3 Subtopic D: Struggle from Within and Without (Acts 5.1-6.7) Subtopic 2: The Sanhedrin and the Apostles (5:12-42) Lesson ...read more

  • Celebrating True Freedom Series

    Contributed by Scott Jewell on Oct 14, 2016
     | 3,784 views

    We often change the way we use words over time. One such word is freedom. Today we see what it means to really be free. Sermon originally presented on Independence Day.

    Our language is constantly changing, words take on new meanings, while a word may mean one thing to this person over here, it might mean something completely different. Sometimes that word takes on different connotation because of something that has happened in our lives. Irene Hannon wrote a ...read more

  • Acts Of The Apostles

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on May 23, 2017
     | 4,406 views

    we again are looking at the 40 days Jesus ministered after His resurrection. We see He spoke of power that was outside of ourselves and that by His Holy Spirit disciples of Christ would do amazing things in the power of God working in our lives.

    Acts of the Apostles Book of Acts selected verses Introduction- This week our leaders spent 2 ½ days at District convention. It was a great time of refreshing. It was a time to hear God’s Word from someone other than me. That is good for them and good for me. If we are not careful, ...read more

  • If It Be Of God

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on May 11, 2010
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     | 4,989 views

    someone intervened. His name was Gamaliel. His calm advice assuaged their anger,

    As we just heard from the Book of Acts, Peter and “the other apostles” had a real knack for ticking off the Sanhedrin. They were just so darn persistent about spreading this new gospel that nothing seemed to discourage them. The fact was that they were actually making progress, and ...read more

  • Are You Opposed, Neutral Or Favourable?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 32 ratings
     | 2,397 views

    In a university speech class we were taught that every audience contains three groups of listeners: those who will be opposed to what you say, those who are neutral to your position and those who have a favorable disposition toward you or your issues. Whe

    1. In a university speech class we were taught that every audience contains three groups of listeners: those who will be opposed to what you say, those who are neutral to your position and those who have a favorable disposition toward you or your issues. When Peter spoke to the Sanhedrin he ...read more

  • A Model Of Wise Toleration

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
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     | 2,572 views

    Gamaliel gives us a fine example of one who practiced wise toleration without sacrificing what is true, honorable and God inspired.

    1. Today’s media continually stresses the importance of tolerating other peoples’ beliefs, practices or viewpoints with a measure of respect. Yet, Christians know that Jesus is THE way, the truth and the life, no one comes to the Father but by Him. Gamaliel gives us a fine example of one who ...read more

  • Gamaliel - The Compromiser

    Contributed by Derek Adamsbaum on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 73 ratings
     | 5,883 views

    Intro (i) Refer to prev.

    Intro (i) Refer to prev.2 sermons: 1. Stephen -The Committedâ then ÎThe Cowardly Crowdâ today ÎGamaliel - the Compromiserâ (ii) Not all agree with designation e.g. Blaiklock Î..the Christians found an ally. God sometimes provides help in strange and unexpectzed places·.But here it was , in the ...read more

  • Doing What God Wants Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Dec 7, 2010
     | 4,695 views

    Learning how to be the church in today's world through learning from the book of Acts.

    [2] Has God ever asked you to do something that was really hard? You knew God wanted you to do something, but you had a difficult time following through. Even though you knew it was the right thing to do; that it was God’s thing to do; but you just couldn’t do it? [Seeing car with ...read more

  • A Lesson In Divine Providence Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Jul 13, 2010
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     | 5,234 views

    The early church was on fire for God, but it did have its share of problems and opposition. It was how they handled those problems that made them attractive to a lost and dying world.

    A Lesson in Divine Providence Acts 5:12-42 Introduction There was never a dull moment around First Church of Jerusalem! Pentecost came in a blaze of glory. Healings occurred around the city. There were lessons on hypocrisy. The wave of power was building within the Church to a great ...read more

  • Which Way Did They Go? Series

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jul 7, 2011
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     | 2,120 views

    What happens when the church is what it is supposed to be?

    • After two attempts by Satan to stop this NT church from making progress the revivals keeps piling up one on top of the other. 1) Revival following Peter’s preaching at Pentecost(2) 2) Revival following Peter and John healing the man crippled from birth(4) 3) Revival following ...read more

  • Under Pressure. Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 17, 2012
     | 3,614 views

    Peter & John Under Pressure. (Powerpoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    SERMON OUTLINE: The Places: (1). The Colonnade (vs 12) (2). The Jail (vs 18) (3). The Temple Courts (vs 21) (4). The Court Room (vs 27) (5). House to House (vs 42) The Events: (1). Power on the Porch (Vs 12-16) (2). Joy in Jail (vs 17-20) (3). Teaching in the Temple (vs ...read more

  • A Lesson In Divine Providence Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 29, 2012
     | 4,526 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