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  • Getting Christ Out Of Church

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Feb 20, 2013
     | 2,148 views

    What do you get out of Church? If you don't get Christ, you miss it all!

    Getting Christ Out of Church Acts 8:9-24 Have you ever said, “I just didn’t get anything out of that”? I hear of people who leave church services and say things like that. “I just don’t get anything out of church.” Perhaps you’ve said that yourself. ...read more

  • A Study On Revival Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,238 views

    In all this we see that the fruit of revival is more revival, the opening of hearts for both the preaching and receiving of the gospel. That was the case at this time in Samaria. There was a great revival going on.

    Tonight’s passage shows us the great need for revival both within and outside the church. Let’s get into this long passage. READ v. 5. The preacher was Philip, a layman, one of the first deacons. As we said last week, the importance of this verse is in declaring that the first ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit Is Not For Sale Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Dec 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,101 views

    Man's religion is at war with God's revelation.

    Introduction “A king who wished to express his affection for a private soldier of his army gave him a richly jeweled cup, his own cup. The soldier, stepping forth to receive the gift, exclaimed shamefacedly, "This is too great a gift for me to receive." "It is not too great for me to give," ...read more

  • What Must We Do? Series

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Apr 11, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,703 views

    So what does Scripture say is necessary for a person to be saved? What are the non-negotiables, the things that don’t require any interpretation? Well, as always let’s go to the source of all matters of Christian faith and practice, the Bible. And let’s n

    There was man named Simon who was a sorcerer or magician in Samaria. People thought he was great and he thought he was great. But then Phillip comes along, a nobody really, and he preaches the good news and also did many signs and miracles. And in Acts chapter 8 it says after seeing all this, even ...read more

  • You've Fallen ...but You Can Get Up! Series

    Contributed by Russ Adams on Sep 19, 2013
     | 4,278 views

    Three tips on how to avoid spiritual backsliding.

    August 25, 2013 Church Planting You’ve Fallen …But You Can Get Up! Acts 8:9-25 Opening words: The end is near. This summer we are looking at the first eight chapters of the Book of Acts. I have called this sermon series, Church Planting. So much has happened to this point. The ...read more

  • Thankfulness In The Face Of Trouble Series

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Oct 25, 2013
     | 4,097 views

    Stephen has just been stoned, Saul is ravaging the church, and many believers are going to rancid prisons getting beaten and fighting off the rats, just because they love Jesus. is the basis for my Thanksgiving sermon. Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Bear with me.

    Here in chapter 8 of the book of Acts we are finally introduced to this Pharisee named Saul. Perhaps no other religious person in Israel had more of a zealous hatred for Christ and Christians. Let’s pay close attention to the very first verse of Acts chapter 8: “Saul approved of his ...read more

  • God’s Power Through God’s People #6: Simon Magus Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011
     | 3,622 views

    A series of character sketches through the book of Acts - Simon Magus.

    Acts 8:9-24 – God’s Power Through God’s People #6: Simon Magus Today we are continuing our journey through the Book of Acts. We first started in chapter 1, looking at how Jesus promised the Holy Spirit for all of us to live upright lives. That was followed by Judas, a fellow ...read more

  • Leave The Past Behind Series

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Nov 26, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,590 views

    A look at Simon and how his half in, half out thinking has become a common problem in the church.

    Acts 8:9-25 Simon the Sorcerer 9 Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great, 10 and all the people, both high and low, gave him their attention and exclaimed, “This man is rightly called ...read more

  • Wherever He Leads, I'll Go

    Contributed by Adrian Rogers on Nov 18, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 30,110 views

    God will use you. God has a plan for you, just as He had a plan for Philip, so long ago.

    Introduction Take your Bibles, please, and turn, this morning, to the Book of Acts, the eighth chapter. We’re making our way through this book under the title, “That Old-Time Religion.” Now, in order to face the future, we need to understand the past. If we want to understand ...read more

  • Buying Blessings?

    Contributed by B H Grace on Jan 31, 2015
     | 2,855 views

    Do you have a Simon the Samaritan spirit??

    Acts 8 17 Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost. 18 And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money, 19 Saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Holy ...read more

  • The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Brett Dague on Jan 8, 2015
     | 2,939 views

    The difference between the gift of the Holy Spirit (regeneration), and the baptism of the Holy Spirit (entire sanctification).

    I’d like to look at a few things this morning that are relatively apparent in this passage of scripture. I’d like to take a look at the two distinctive works of God’s grace—salvation, and sanctification. I’d like to look at the qualifications for receiving ...read more

  • Spiritual Thermodynamics Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Nov 19, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,976 views

    When you know the Lord, He turns your pain into praise. He turns opposition into opportunity for the spread of the Gospel if you will take that opportunity to preach the Word to all without prejudice and without price.

    Eagles are fascinating birds. Did you know a mother eagle constructs her nest with thorns and jagged rocks? These are the first things she lays down. Then she covers that prickly nest with wool, feathers, and the fur of animals she has killed. That makes the nest soft and comfortable, a nice home ...read more

  • Discerning Genuine From Counterfeit Christianity Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Mar 10, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,561 views

    What is Genuine Christianity and what does it look like? Is there such a thing as Counterfeit Christianity? And how can we recognize the difference, in our own life and for our own protection in the lives of those who try to influence and lead us?

    Discerning Genuine from Counterfeit Christianity Genuine Christianity produces Courage Counterfeit Christianity produces Insecurity Genuine Christians are focused on Christ Counterfeit Christians are focused on Self Genuine Christianity results in Joy Counterfeit Christianity results ...read more

  • Becoming Spirit Filled And Empowered Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 20, 2015
     | 3,629 views

    The Holy Spirit was sent by Jesus to empower us- immerse us in His presence so as to enable us to live Christ like and to do the work of the Kingdom of Heaven.

    Opening Video Illustration: Holy Spirit everyday Sermon Series: Soul Care and the role of the Holy Spirit Thesis: The Holy Spirit takes an active role in the life of the spirit filled believer to help care for their soul. Scripture: John 14:15-18: 15 “If you love me, you will obey ...read more

  • Taking The Next Step Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jun 6, 2015
     | 4,033 views

    Sometimes God uses trials to get us to take the next step.

    Taking The Next Step Text: Acts 8:1-25 Introduction 1. Video Clip 2. We are continuing our exploration of the book of Acts and the TV series A.D. today. A prevailing theme in Acts, which is clear in A.D. and mirrors our own lives to a somewhat lesser degree, is the trials and ...read more