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  • That Same Old Song And Dance Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,542 views

    When we are bound by stubborn patterns, we can become hostile when our stubborn ways are exposed.

    That Same Old Song and Dance (Acts 7: 1-53) 1. It is natural for all of us to get absorbed in our own worlds; as a result, we often lose sight of the big picture. 2. Our nation’s current economic meltdown is causing us to rethink life and the way we do things in this country. 3. But God’s ...read more

  • It Takes Faith (Part Five) Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jul 17, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,032 views

    As we continue through Hebrews 11 we come to Abraham. Abraham believed God and was credited with righteousness. Abraham not only believed God but he obeyed God's commands. Let's take a look at Abraham's example and see what it takes faith to do.

    IT TAKES FAITH (part five) Hebrews 11:8-10 INTRODUCTION: As we continue our journey through Hebrews 11 we come to Abraham. Abraham is known as the patriarch or father of the Israelites for he was the father of Isaac who was the father of Jacob who became Israel and fathered 12 sons who would ...read more

  • Stephens Sermon Part 1b

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 23, 2017
     | 2,736 views

    By beginning with God’s appearance to Abraham he indicates that he doesn’t disagree with the fathers on what constitutes true religion—the religion of the Jews. For them, all religion, the worship of God, the doctrine of the law, all prophecies....

    The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham. The God of glory is a Hebrew form of expression denoting "the glorious God." It expresses His "majesty, or splendor, or magnificence"; and the word "glory" is often used to describe the marvelous appearances in which God has shown Himself to ...read more

  • Uncircumcised Ears!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Jul 29, 2014
     | 2,633 views

    You can go to church and still be deaf! Your ears sure need a touch of God, so that the Gospel permeates into the mind and heart.

    Uncircumcised ears! Acts 7:51 "You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so do you.” The people were not ready to hear the voice of Stephen, they tightly shut their ears! Uncircumcised ears! If both the ears are ...read more

  • Where Does God Live? Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on May 3, 2015
     | 5,753 views

    Stephen's Acts 7 defense before the Jewish leaders is a masterful theological treatise on the presence of God. But it was a message with ominous implications to these power-hungry leaders. Stephen's message has applications to us today 2000 years later.

    Where Does God Live? Series: Acts Chuck Sligh May 3, 2015 TEXT: Turn to Acts 7 INTRODUCTION Have you ever heard a church referred to as “God’s house?” I’ve often used this term myself, speaking of the importance of being faithful to “God’s ...read more

  • God's Truth: Still Fresh After Four Thousand Years Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Apr 17, 2017
     | 6,108 views

    This Scripture speaks to us about: 1. Godly wisdom (vs. 1-4). 2. God's world (vs. 4-5). 3. God's Word (vs. 5-7). 4. God's work (vs. 8).

    God's Truth: Still Fresh after Four Thousand Years Acts 7:1-8 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Sept. 15, 2013 BACKGROUND: *In Acts 6-8, God gives us the story of a Christian named Stephen. This New Testament believer was one of the heroes of the early church. Stephen was ...read more

  • Stephen: The First Martyr Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
     | 5,167 views

    Stephen brings up eight charges against his accusers. His sermon was what ultimately led to his death.

    Last time we saw that Stephen was seized and dragged before the Sanhedrin and put on trial. We closed chapter 6 seeing a heavenly glow showing from Stephen’s face, indicating that God’s presence was there. Tonight we begin a very long chapter 7 and we look a little closer at ...read more

  • The Death Of A Deacon Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jun 10, 2013
     | 6,433 views

    The Sanhedrin’s reaction to the Gospel is pretty typical for those who reject it, but the boldness displayed by Stephen is something WE must learn from!

    The Death of a Deacon Acts 7:1-60 Introduction - Open your bible to Acts 7 … put a finger or something at Genesis 12 also Recap: - Stephen (the first deacon) has been seized by the Sanhedrin - He is brought before them to answer the charges of blasphemy (no proof ...read more

  • The Truth Will Set You Free Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 10, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,333 views

    Truth will bring freedom to those who receive it.

    The Truth Will Set You Free Acts 7:1-60 Intro: [Review Stephen’s ministry, arrest, and the charges against Him.] Acts 6:8 ”Now Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and power, did great wonders and miraculous signs among the people.” He faced opposition from other Greek-speaking Jews who falsely ...read more

  • Defense Or Offense? Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Oct 17, 2007
     | 3,324 views

    Exposition of the truth in Acts 7:1-53 regarding Stephen’s defense and indictment toward the Sanhedrin and the Jewish people’s rejection of Christ

    Text: Acts 7:1-53, Title: Defense or Offense? Date/Place: NRBC, 10/21/07, AM A. Opening illustration: Martin Luther writes “(Christians) must be warriors, always equipped with their armor and weapons, and that the lot of a Christian is no leisurely existence, nor one of peace and security; rather ...read more

  • Stephen's Sermon Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Apr 18, 2002
    based on 135 ratings
     | 21,344 views

    This sermon encourages us to let go of human tradtions and seek God only--just as Stephen said to the religious leaders.

    Stephen’s Sermon Acts 7 April 21, 2001 Intro: A. [Seeing Yourself in a Sermon, Citation: From a cartoon by Lee Johnson, The Best Cartoons from Leadership Journal, Volume 1 (Broadman & Holman, 1999)] Following the Sunday morning service, the pastor stood at the back of the church, shaking ...read more

  • Prepare For Persecution

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,276 views

    Have you ever noticed how much the Bible teaches about suffering for the cause of Christ? Are you ready to walk with Jesus through the valley of suffering in order to receive a crown of life? Let’s get ready.

    Preparing for Persecution A couple of years ago we had a bad wind storm and afterward, as Jenny and I walked around our block we saw where a huge tree had fallen on top of a neighbor’s van. The van looked like a new one, but it was totaled by the tree. There were lots of other big trees in the ...read more

  • Why God Used Stephen In Such Powerful Ways

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 23, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,976 views

    The Lord multiplies those who are willing to follow Christ in all aspects of life even if it means personal sacrifice. Stephen spoke out against the idolatry of the people who trusted more in the gods of their own making than Jehovah. (Acts 7:40) It might

    Why God Used Stephen’s Willingness to Die for What He Believed (Acts 7) Illustration:Ministry that costs nothing, accomplishes nothing. John Henry Jowett. 1. Jesus said, “If anyone will come after me let him deny himself, take up his cross daily and follow me.” (Luke 9:23) The Lord ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 6,506 views

    A keyword sermon describing the Holy Spirit as the Paraclete.

    Every Monday our evangelism team goes out to call on people who have visited the church or to parents of the children who attend our school. Last Monday we finished our scheduled call with Darryl and Sharon who are very strong believers in the Lord. Before we left their home we circled for a ...read more

  • Jesus - The King Of Glory

    Contributed by Gbemisola Fafowora on Dec 12, 2019
     | 2,860 views

    Jesus is called the King of Glory and when we have Him in our lives He will always show up in His glory.

    The WORD of God records in the book of Psalm 24: 7 - 10 that Jesus is the King Of Glory Lift up your heads, O you gates! And be lifted up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, The Lord mighty in battle. Lift up your ...read more