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  • "Be Faithful Even To The Point Of Death"

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Apr 11, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,719 views

    Easter 4(A) - Believers are to be faithful even to the point of death. This means the believer need and wants to be faithful to God’s truth and God’s glory.

    “BE FAITHFUL EVEN TO THE POINT OF DEATH” (Outline) April 25, 2010 - Easter 4 - ACTS 7:51-60 INTRO: Faithfulness and commitment are rare words in our society today. Too many break their com-mitments because of unfaithfulness. Divorce is rampant. Living together without marriage is ...read more

  • Where Does God Live? Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on May 3, 2015
     | 6,542 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

  • Stephens Sermon Part 3 Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 25, 2017
     | 3,800 views

    Moses promised that there would come after him another Prophet and warned Israel to take special care to listen to this coming Prophet. But just like Israel rejected Moses, they rejected Jesus, who is the Prophet Moses spoke of....

    January 25, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Lesson II.E.3: Stephen’s Sermon (7:1-53) Part 3: verses 37-53 Series: Stephen's Sermon Commentary 37 This is that Moses, which said unto the children of Israel, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him ...read more

  • "When God Stood Up!”

    Contributed by Bubot Parago on Aug 25, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,036 views

    While we lie down in the green pasture of the 23rd Psalm, the Good Shepherd may not seem to notice us — we are safe; but when the sheep are among the wolves of Matthew 10:16, the Good Shepherd will run to their help — they are in danger.

    “[God] raised [Christ] from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places… . He put all things under His feet and gave Him as head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all.” - Ephesians 1:20–23 In Mark 16:19 after Jesus spoke to ...read more

  • The Martyr's Mindset

    Contributed by Samuel Sampson on Aug 27, 2018
     | 2,104 views

    We are not called to be martyrs in Christianity, but we are called to love God even to the point of readily giving up this temporal life if need be.

    —The Martyrs Mindset— "Let those of us who are mature think this way, and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal that also to you."—Philippians 3:15 We find quite often nowadays in the news, stories like: —'3 men summarily executed by Saudi authorities for converting to ...read more

  • Stephen: The First Martyr Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
     | 5,814 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

  • Beaten But Still Forgiving

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,650 views

    Stephen’s example of forgiveness amidst persecution

    Stephen’s Example of Forgiveness – Acts 7:34-60 Illustration:Karl Menninger, the famed psychiatrist, once said that if he could convince the patients in psychiatric hospitals that their sins were forgiven, 75 percent of them could walk out the next day! Today in the Word, March 1989, p. ...read more

  • Stopping Your Ears

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Oct 5, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,432 views

    There are several interesting similarities between the mob that Stephen preached to and those who will deny the same message today.

    STOPPING YOUR EARS Acts 7:51-60 (vs. 57) INTRO. These are the final moments in the life of one of the first Christian martyrs. The men Stephen was speaking to were the great and mighty men of their day and nation. They knew the Scriptures and should have been among the first to ...read more

  • Stephen's Sermon Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Apr 18, 2002
    based on 135 ratings
     | 22,422 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

  • Growing Pains

    Contributed by Daryl Bahn on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,691 views

    The danger of growth is great. The need for growth is even greater. The love of Jesus, the Good Sheperd for his people is the greatest of all!

    GROWING PAINS (Acts 6:1-9; 7:2a, 51-60) Intro: Wouldn’t it be great if our church suddenly grew by the thousands? The book of Acts demonstrates that this is possible. It also reminds us to be careful what we wish for, because growth isn’t always easy or painless. It often means we have to deal ...read more

  • Prepare For Persecution

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,687 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
     | 3,250 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

  • Sins Against The Holy Spirit: Resisting Series

    Contributed by Alvin Hathaway, Sr. on May 22, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,078 views

    Even though the Holy Spirit may be a mystery, it does have history. Even though the Holy Spirit may seem painful, it is profitable. Even though the Holy Spirit may seem distant, it is distinctively God.

    The Cross cancels Sin Sunday, March 1, 2009 Sins against the Holy Spirit: Resisting Acts 7: 51 – 60 As we move through this Lenten Season, I believe we should drop the pretense of Journeying with Jesus Christ to the Cross and thank God that the Cross cancels Sin. A ...read more

  • Standing Firm In An Unsettled Day

    Contributed by Larry Jones on Feb 27, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,015 views

    The world needs us to be stronger than ever.

    Acts 6:7-10, 7:46-60 Standing Firm In An Unsettled Day Here we see a man of God set up in His work serving God. He stood and preached, witnessed, was a defender of the faith, even to the point of death Some would say, "what a pastor", "he was a great evangelist", "If he lived today he ...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
     | 3,840 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