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  • Lord Jesus, Receive My Spirit

    Contributed by William Baeta on Nov 11, 2013
     | 3,547 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

  • Stephen: A Study Of Martyrdom Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
     | 4,279 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

  • The Martyr's Mindset

    Contributed by Samuel Sampson on Aug 27, 2018
     | 2,177 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

  • Love's Great Offering

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 9, 2018
     | 4,566 views

    This message covers the concept of displaying an unconditional measure of love for God and His cause

    I. "THEN TOOK MARY A POUND OF OINTMENT OF SPIKENARD, VERY COSTLY, AND ANOINTED THE FEET OF JESUS AND WIPED HIS FEET WITH HER HAIR" A. The setting of our text: 1. Jesus had arrived at Bethany six days before the Passover - that is on a Friday 2. The day after was the Sabbath and "they made Him a ...read more

  • Full Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on May 29, 2018
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     | 1,975 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

  • What Do I Stand For?

    Contributed by Michael J Mcinally Jr. on Aug 21, 2015
     | 9,248 views

    We all stand for different things in our lives either physically or personally. Stephen took a stand for Jesus and died for it. So what do you stand for? Is it worth dying for? Then start living for it today

  • Who Will Take Their Place

    Contributed by Eddie Young on Aug 24, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,968 views

    Who will continue on the work for your church?

    One by one, God is calling home His Saints....They have had a place in the house of God, they have been faithful to what God has called them to do, they have been obedient to God, walked with Him, and been faithful to His church. And now, they have went on to claim their reward. I think of some of ...read more

  • "When God Stood Up!”

    Contributed by Bubot Parago on Aug 25, 2018
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     | 9,315 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 Cost Of Love Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jun 2, 2011
     | 6,335 views

    Love is free to those who receive it, but it can cost the giver a great deal.

    Acts 7:55-60 “The Cost of Love” INTRODUCTION There’s an old saying, “One person’s trash is another’s treasure.” How true this is. This fact of life is what fuels garage sales, thrift stores, and institutions like Goodwill and St Vincent de Paul. ...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
     | 3,957 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

  • Beaten But Still Forgiving

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,725 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

  • Standing Firm In An Unsettled Day

    Contributed by Larry Jones on Feb 27, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,152 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

  • Why God Used Stephen In Such Powerful Ways

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 23, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 3,336 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 Church...built On A Rock

    Contributed by Maurice Schaus on Apr 30, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 7,098 views

    In a world where "sticks and stones" can hurt and tear people down, we are called to be "living stones," builting up one another with Chtist’s own love.

    The Church…Built on a Rock “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” This refrain has been used by many a generation of children to ward off the attacks of teasing peers. The image of children throwing rocks at one another has taken on new meaning of late, as our ...read more

  • Stephen’s Death

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 26, 2017
     | 6,989 views

    They cut Stephen’s speech short; they had heard more than enough when Stephen accused them of murdering Jesus. They were filled with uncontrollable rage and gnashed their teeth at him.

    February 3, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Lesson II.E.3: Stephen’s Death (7.54-60) Acts 7.54-60 (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, ...read more