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  • Stephen First Martyr For The Faith

    Contributed by Dale Miller on Sep 28, 2012
     | 2,783 views

    THIS SERMON DEALS WITH THE MESSAGE PREACHED BY STEPHEN.

    HFL AUGUST 16, 2009 ACTS 6;8-15 Now Stephen, a man full of God's grace and power, did great wonders and miraculous signs among the people. Opposition arose, however, from members of the Synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called)—Jews of Cyrene and Alexandria as well as the provinces of ...read more

  • "Stephen: A Heart Of Commitment"

    Contributed by David Henderson on Nov 24, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,327 views

    It is always right to do the right thing, even if it is difficult. Jesus never said the Christian life would be easy. Remember, the symbol of the Christian life is a cross.

    HEARTBEATS “Stephen: A heart of Commitment” Acts 6:8-15 and 8:54-60 One of the things that are clear as you look at the gospels is that popularity can be costly. Most of us if we would admit it, certainly desire to have it. But we sometimes don’t realize what it can cost ...read more

  • Stephen, Love And Truth

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Dec 21, 2013
     | 1,557 views

    St Stephen's sermon was very aggressive, and would not really be expected to work, but his core truth is real.

    St. Stephen December 26 2013 Lumen Fidei I grew up in the fifties and sixties, and being a Catholic was “okay” with the culture back then. So this quote from Jesus about being hated by all seemed to be referring to anti-Catholic bigotry from the early 1900s. After all, ...read more

  • Stephen Brought Before A Council Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 20, 2017
     | 6,858 views

    Stephen, who was the first of seven men chosen for the office of deacon, had a strong faith by which he was enabled to do extraordinary things. Those who are full of faith are full of power, because, by faith the power of God is engaged for us.

    December 30, 2013 By: Tom Lowe Series: The Early Church Title: Stephen Brought Before a Council (6:8-15) Acts 6.8-15 (KJV) 8 And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people. 9 Then ...read more

  • Shine For Jesus! Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Apr 14, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,268 views

    How can we shine for Jesus? 1. Seek to be full of faith (vs. 7-8). 2. Seek to have words of wisdom (vs. 9-11). 3. Seek faithfulness over fairness (vs. 12-14). 4. Seek a radiant relationship with Jesus Christ (vs. 15).

    Shine for Jesus! Acts 6:7-15 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Sept. 8, 2013 *Matt Redman is one of the best-known writers of Christian music today. Shortly after the devastating terror attacks on September 11, 2001, Matt and his wife Beth co-wrote a worship song called Blessed ...read more

  • Standing Tall When It Counts Series

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on May 30, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,461 views

    Stephen stood alone when it counted and became the first martyr, giving his life as a testimony.

    SERIES: Adventures in Acts 007 TITLE: Standing Tall When it Counts TEXT: Acts 6:8-15 INTRO: In the eighth chapter of Acts, we are introduced to a man named Stephen, which means "crown." He was a Greek speaking Jew and a deacon who became the first gospel preacher. He was full of faith and ...read more

  • Why Deacons Are Vital To Church Growth

    Contributed by Mark Stevens on Jan 7, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,427 views

    When the Apostles felt overwhelmed they created an office....DEACONS, and the church GREW!

    Acts 6:1 “And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.” We see, here, the church growing to a large number. As long as the church was small ...read more

  • No Development Without God Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 17, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,672 views

    Like Jesus and Stephen, Pope Benedict's words are rejected by a world that cannot admit its need to be changed from within.

    April 19, 2010 Caritas in Veritate The secular world doesn’t get it. In fact, the leaders of society have rarely gotten it in any age, because they don’t understand what people really want. In New Testament times, they resisted the change urged by the Lord Jesus and the Holy ...read more

  • How Faith Triumphs Over Prejudice

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,107 views

    Prejudice is at the heart of much of the resistance to Christ and His message. In the first century, the religious leaders thought of their knowledge of truth to be superior to that of Christ, the upstart carpenter’s son. Things have not really changed al

    1. Prejudice is at the heart of much of the resistance to Christ and His message. In the first century, the religious leaders thought of their knowledge of truth to be superior to that of Christ, the upstart carpenter’s son. Things have not really changed all that much in 2000 years. People ...read more

  • How Faith Triumphs Over Priestism 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,004 views

    1. A Spirit led faith has the capacity to help everyone overcome the tendency to grow too dependent on priestism.

    1. A Spirit led faith has the capacity to help everyone overcome the tendency to grow too dependent on priestism. Priestism is a faulty notion that only certain people are qualified to act as mediators between God and man. Some ministers become so proud of their positions that they use them as ...read more

  • Lessons From Stephen's Faith

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,812 views

    Stephen was full of faith. All areas of Stephen’s life were influenced by his belief in God and His promises. When a person is full of faith it indicates that they have allowed the mind of Christ to control the emotional, financial, moral, interpersonal a

    Stephen was full of faith. All areas of Stephen’s life were influenced by his belief in God and His promises. When a person is full of faith it indicates that they have allowed the mind of Christ to control the emotional, financial, moral, interpersonal and spiritual aspects of their lifestyle. ...read more

  • The Deacon Who Was Devoted To Jesus

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 208 ratings
     | 14,468 views

    Written anonymously on the walls of a medieval castle were the following words: You call me Master and Obey me not.

    Written anonymously on the walls of a medieval castle were the following words: You call me Master and Obey me not. You call me Light and See me not. You call me the Way and Walk me not. You call me Life and Desire me not. You call me Wise and Follow me not. You call me Fair and Love me me not. ...read more

  • Witness Equals Martyr

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 23, 2022
     | 140 views

    When he opened his mouth, it was a powerful word that came forth. At the end of his speech, they had two choices.

    Monday of 3rd week of Easter I’d like to think that preaching has come a ways since the days of Stephen. If you read the rest of this chapter of Acts, you get the impression that Stephen had some kind of martyr complex. Remember that the word martyr in Greek means witness. He was so on-fire with ...read more

  • Faith Tested

    Contributed by Michael Karpf on Jun 30, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,844 views

    God tests our faith when He closes doors, but this leads to an even better open door.

    FAITH TESTED Hebrews 11:6 Thank you for the opportunity to share with you again. I’ve been asked several times, “Are you ready?” My answer is, I’m never ready. When it’s time you do it relying on God’s help. So let’s do that now. I like hearing Ptr ...read more

  • Standing Under Pressure

    Contributed by Timothy Brown on Feb 28, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,423 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to teach believers that we can continue to stand under any kind of pressure as long as we stand in the grace and power of God.

    Text: Acts 6:8-15 Title: Standing Under Pressure Introduction: Some people don’t know how to handle pressure! They don’t’ know how to stand under pressure. “There are an infinity of angles at which one falls, only one at which one stands.” (G.K. Chesterton) A person can stand under pressure. ...read more