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  • Temple Without Walls Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jul 28, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 13,025 views

    The holy place of Jesus Christ resides not in any building, cathedral, or historical site, the holy place of Jesus Christ resides in your heart.

    Stephen stands before the highest religious court in the land to answer charges of blasphemy against Moses and against God. This is the same court that Peter and John recently stood before and the same court Jesus recently stood before. All the same men are there who were at Jesus’ trial, all the ...read more

  • That Same Old Song And Dance Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,624 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

  • The Truth Will Set You Free Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 10, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,215 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
     | 1,512 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

  • A Penetrating Pentecostal Sermon Series

    Contributed by Gerald Van Horn on Sep 11, 2006
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,795 views

    This is one of the most powerful sermons in the Bible next to Jesus’ sermon on the Mount.

    THE BOOK OF ACTS - LESSON # 13 “A Penetrating Pentecostal Sermon” Acts 7:1-60 STEPHEN ANSWERS THE SANHEDRIN This is one of the most powerful sermons recorded in the Bible next to Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. This is one of the longest chapters found in the book of Acts. The main theme is ...read more

  • The Gracious Heart Of God

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on May 4, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,549 views

    In this long defense, Stephen reveals the gracious heart of God as He worked with the nation of Israel for centuries to reveal Himself to them.

    Passage: Acts 7:1-60 Intro: You may be familiar with the famous short story titled “The Gift of the Magi” 1. story of young married couple, very poor, at Christmas 2. Stella had beautiful hair, Jim had a fabulous watch 3. Stella sold her hair to buy Jim a watch fob, Jim sold his watch to ...read more

  • The Importance Of Knowing History

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,369 views

    We must not be set in opposition to God.

    THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWING HISTORY Acts 7.1-53 S: Church C: Purpose of the Community Th: A People with Purpose Pr: WE MUST NOT BE SET IN OPPOSITION TO GOD. We must not set ourselves in opposition to God. KW: Pleas TS: Since Stephen stands accused of blasphemy, we will find four pleas he ...read more

  • Stephen: Giving His Life And Death For Christ Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Oct 1, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,337 views

    Stephens character was shown by Dr Luke in Acts 6. In Acts 7 we see that character lived out as he lives for Christ and because of his witness becomes the first to die for Christ.

    Intro: Last week we learned about the character of a Godly man. We learned about Stephen. Stephen was the first martyr for Christ and what an example to follow! Stephen was not only the first martyr for Christ, but many Scholars and preachers also credit him with being the first Christian ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,912 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

  • How To Use The Wisdom Of God To Overcome The World's Wisdom

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,975 views

    Today it becomes increasingly tempting to rely on the world’s financial, scientific or educational wisdom. New insights are gained everyday. Knowledge doubles every five years according to Alvin Tofler in his landmark best seller Future Shock. Yet, throug

    1. Today it becomes increasingly tempting to rely on the world’s financial, scientific or educational wisdom. New insights are gained everyday. Knowledge doubles every five years according to Alvin Tofler in his landmark best seller Future Shock. Yet, throughout all dimensions of life we come to ...read more

  • Prepare For Persecution

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,261 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

  • Stephen's Sermon Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Apr 18, 2002
    based on 135 ratings
     | 16,615 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

  • Why God Used Stephen In Such Powerful Ways

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 23, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,134 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