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  • The Death Of A Deacon Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jun 10, 2013
     | 7,569 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

  • Lord Jesus, Receive My Spirit

    Contributed by William Baeta on Nov 11, 2013
     | 3,554 views

    “And as they were stoning Stephen, he called out, ‘Lord Jesus, receive my spirit’” Acts 7:59.

    Lord Jesus, receive my spirit Text: Is. 9:2-7; Titus 2:11-14; Acts 7:54-60 Today is Saint Stephens’s Day when we remember the first martyr of the Christian Church. His death in the service of Christ, taking place a day after Christmas, reminds us of the cost involved in discipleship. We ...read more

  • He Stood Up For Me

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Jan 27, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 19,081 views

    Our word “MARTYR” is a transliteration of the Greek word for “WITNESS.” By their lives and by their deaths, the martyrs have borne witness for “JESUS CHRIST, THE FAITHFUL WITNESS.”

    TITLE: HE STOOD UP FOR ME SCRIPTURE: ACTS 7:54-60 Can I talk to you this morning from the subject – He Stood Up For Me. Stephen was the President of the Jerusalem Board of Deacons. He was a leader in the church. He seems to have been an eloquent and fiery proclaimer and defender of the ...read more

  • The Martyr's Mindset

    Contributed by Samuel Sampson on Aug 27, 2018
     | 2,200 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

  • Where Does God Live? Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on May 3, 2015
     | 6,763 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

  • "Be Faithful Even To The Point Of Death"

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Apr 11, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,003 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

  • Sins Against The Holy Spirit: Resisting Series

    Contributed by Alvin Hathaway, Sr. on May 22, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,158 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

  • When Jesus Stands Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jul 11, 2020
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,378 views

    This is the 16th sermon in the Action Series. This series began during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Series: Action [#16] WHEN JESUS STANDS Acts 7:54-60 Introduction: Last week we listened to Stephen’s sermon. Stephen went through the spiritual history of Israel and condemned those who disobeyed God and those who destroyed those who proclaimed God’s Word. Once his sermon was completed, we see ...read more

  • Stephen: A Study Of Martyrdom Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
     | 4,310 views

    A vivid picture of martyrdom which should encourage the believer to stand fast when facing persecution.

    Finally, we come to scene 3 in our study of Stephen. Last time we heard a powerful, spirit-filled message from Stephen. He reviewed several of the OT stories and used the examples of Abraham, Joseph, and Moses to lead up to the point of accusing the members of the Sanhedrin of making the same ...read more

  • Where To Look When It Hurts The Most?

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Jun 21, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,055 views

    In our darkness moment when earth has no answer; we must always look up to Christ who is seated at the right hand of God.

    I. Look with Focus into Heaven.( Stephen looked steadfastly to heaven). II . Look at an Opened Heaven. (He saw the heaven opened) III.. Look at the Glory or Presence of God.(He saw the Glory of God) IV. Look at Jesus Standing at Attention. (He saw Jesus Standing on the right side of ...read more

  • Stephen The First Martyr

    Contributed by Greg Thompson on Jul 14, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,784 views

    the story of what it means to be strong

    The First martyr Acts 7:54-60 What a privilege it is to dedicate a child to the Lord. We need more adults dedicated to the Lord. I want us to focus on the meaning of Riker Stephen this morning I have already told you Ricker means strong power and Stephen means to be crowned so we could say ...read more

  • Promises Of Jesus

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on May 2, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,476 views

    In John 14:1-14 Jesus shares with us three promises - 1. Promise of Abiding Peace 2. Promise of an Everlasting Home 3. Promise of ever expanding power through Prayer

    Scripture: John 14:1-14; Acts 7:54-60 and Psalm 31:1-5 Theme: Jesus' Promises Promise #1 - An Abiding Peace #2 - An Everlasting Home #3 - Ever Expanding Power through Prayer INTRO: Grace and peace from God our Father and from Jesus Christ who came to take away the sin of the world! ...read more

  • Rejecting Change Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Aug 4, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,503 views

    Change is hard for people and we need to think about how we deal with rejection.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Today we continue with our Great Complaints series by looking at a complaint on steroids! • There are many things in life that we can complain about, but one of the more difficult things we deal with is change. • It is amazing what we will do sometimes to avoid dealing ...read more

  • Full Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on May 29, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,987 views

    When a man is full of the Holy Spirit he honours the true nature of God and lives as such. Like Stephen emulated Christ by asking for forgiveness for his killers from God at the point of death. He was able to because He was full of the Holy Ghost

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Topic: FULL OF THE HOLY GHOST Acts 7:54-60 King James Version (KJV) 54 When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth. 55 But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, ...read more

  • Pulling Down Strongholds

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Jun 21, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,009 views

    This is our introductory message on pulling down strongholds and we will be talking about a strategy that will make us more effective in that area. People who have bondages and especially when dealing with people who can't/won't endure sound doctrine.

    Pulling Down Strongholds This is our introductory message on pulling down strongholds and we will be talking about a strategy that will make us more effective in that area. Especially when dealing with people who can't/won't endure sound doctrine. In general I think about negative ...read more