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  • In Step With The Spirit Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 23, 2007
     | 2,313 views

    I preach expository messages, and this is the fourteenth in my series on the Book of Acts.

    In Step with the Spirit Acts 8:1b-40 August 12, 2007 Raised a Baptist, I’ve still got Baptist feet. In other words, you don’t want to see me try to dance. That doesn’t mean I don’t have rhythm; I’m okay there, but dance? No. I’ve never laughed as much in my life, I don’t think, as I did a ...read more

  • A False Faith Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Nov 8, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,716 views

    The devil does not mind a person having a faith, going to church, being religious, doing deeds of service, using Christian vocabulary as long as that person does not experience saving faith in Jesus Christ and His merits.

    A Close Look At A Phony Acts 8:9-25 FALSE HONESTY Several years ago, in Long Beach, California, a fellow went into a fried chicken place and bought a couple of chicken dinners for himself and his date late one afternoon. The young woman at the counter inadvertently gave him the proceeds from ...read more

  • Faith That Doesn't Save Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,962 views

    Don’t be misguided on where you will spend eternity. Only true faith, will set you free.

    Intro One of the most fearful realities in all of scriptures is that some who think they are saved will be eternally lost. They think they are on the narrow path that leads to heaven, but in reality they are on the broad path of religion that leads to destruction. Once day they will hear the ...read more

  • Danger And Opportunity Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,164 views

    Philip’s story: persecution to opportunities for evangelism to building bridges to baptism and the Holy Spirit.

    Danger and Opportunity: Experiencing Biblical Community Acts 8:1-25 Intro: Do any of you read Chinese? I wonder if you can read the characters on the screen behind me and translate them for us. (Chinese word for crisis; two distinct characters, put together these = “crisis”) What is ...read more

  • Heart Trouble Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Jul 19, 2007
    based on 44 ratings
     | 16,230 views

    This sermon takes a close look at Simon Magus,the converted sorcerer whose heart was not quite right. It is designed to help Christian deal with old habits and attitudes that sometimes emerge during the Christian walk.

    Subject: Heart Trouble In The Church Text: Acts 8:9-24 Introduction: Up to this point, the early church had experienced its empowerment, which brought signs, wonders and miracles, and rapid growth. In chapter seven, it suffered its first martyr, Stephen. Saul kept the coats of those who stoned ...read more

  • Good Conquers Evil

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Sep 4, 2007
    based on 69 ratings
     | 6,419 views

    In our text, let’s consider the procedure of how good conquered evil. 1- Philip preached - that’s the good 2- Simon boasted - that’s the bad 3- People believed - that’s the good 4- Simon backslid - that’s the bad 5- Peter warned - that’s the good

    INTRO.- ILL.- In Florida, an atheist became incensed over the preparation for Easter and Passover holidays and decided to contact the local ACLU about the discrimination inflicted on atheists by the constant celebrations afforded to Christians and Jews with all their holidays while the atheists had ...read more

  • Lessons From Philip

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,868 views

    Even though the believers were scattered through persecution, Philip went about doing good and preaching the good news and leading many to Christ.

    Summer Survival: lessons from Philip in Acts 8 Who was he? Not Philip the apostle, but one of the deacons, "seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom" who were appointed to distribute food fairly amongst the Jewish and Gentile widows of the early church in Jerusalem ...read more

  • Holy Nudges

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Apr 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,254 views

    A devotional talk prepared for a men’s breakfast about how the Holy Spirit tries to communicate with us if we allow Him to. I also invited the men to share "Holy Nudges" that happened to them.

    “Holy Nudges” (Inspired by Article written by Clark Cothern, Discipleship Mag. Mar./Apr. ’08, Issue #164, p. 57-59) An example of a “holy nudge:” At one point in my previous ministry in Santa Fe. Tx. I remember getting a repetitive urging to call on a man named Larry who was attending our ...read more

  • Simon Says Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 20, 2009
     | 3,828 views

    If you want to get right with God, you had better humble yourself!

    Simon Says (Acts 8:9-25) 1. Listen to this true story: "My father began teaching business classes at the local prison through a community college. On his first night of class, he started a chapter on banking. During the course of his lecture, the subject of ATMs came up, and he mentioned that, ...read more

  • Uncommon Service Series

    Contributed by Quint Pitts on Oct 17, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,780 views

    A look at how Philip’s life was an example of uncommon service.

    UNCOMMON SERVICE The Cure For The Common Life—Part 4 Jesus lived and breathed service. Jesus stooped to love. He bent over backward to concern himself with others’ needs. It doesn’t seem logical that God would choose service as the path to try to impact the world. Yet the most strident ...read more

  • Can We Fall

    Contributed by Steven Haguewood on Jul 22, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,600 views

    Is the claim, "Once Saved, Always Saved" accuate, this sermon investigates this topic and answers this question

    CAN WE FALL? Text: Acts 8:1-24 INTRODUCTION: 1. Many groups today believe in the doctrine that once you are saved, you are always saved. 2. In other words, they do not believe that a person can become lost once they have acquired salvation. 3. We answered the question, “Can you be separated ...read more

  • Dare 2 Share

    Contributed by Jefferson Williams on May 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,793 views

    A sermon based on Acts 8:5-40 and focuses on evangelism

    Dare 2 Share Pastor Jeff Williams 07-08-07 I think I’m going to throw up! This past April, we took twenty-nine students to a youth evangelism conference in Chicago called “Dare 2 Share.” Started by Pastor Greg Stier after the Columbine school tragedy, Dare 2 Share seeks to train students to ...read more

  • Getting Sinners Lost

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 25, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,753 views

    A message to today’s church member who does not realize that they might be lost!

    GETTING SINNERS LOST Acts 8:5-25 INTRO: Before anyone can be saved, they must first know that they are Lost!! Church members need to realize that some of them are lost. Today, we will see the tragic story of an unconverted church member. I. ...read more

  • The Amazing Incredible Flexible Philip Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Aug 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,047 views

    Does life happen to you or do you happen to life? See how Philip adjusted to changing life circumstances and how learning from him can help us cope too.

    How you look at life really can determine whether you act on life or life acts on you. Is life a series of unrelated coincidences? Is it the cosmos is conspiring to bring about the most pain and suffering possible? Is it something you command like an army to bend to your will? None of these are ...read more

  • The Curious Case Of A Man Named Philip

    Contributed by Shane Hargrave on Aug 4, 2009
    based on 23 ratings
     | 8,550 views

    A look at the story of Philip in Acts 8. This message is one that focuses on God’s timing and takes a look at how God can bring something good from something bad.

    The Curious Case of a Man Named Philip Acts 8 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Story of a man who was born old and grew young. That’s not such a new concept. Have you ever heard the statement… Youth is wasted on the young? I never really understood that until I got a little ...read more