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  • Simon Says

    Contributed by Dean Meadows on Apr 8, 2022
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,087 views

    This is a sermon that deals with how close someone can come to accepting Christ but still be lost.

    Simon Says! I assume everyone here at one time or another has played the game Simons say. One person calls out the commands but unless you add the phrase, “Simon Says” to it, you are not to do it. It was the jumping on one foot that always got me. My grandbabies love to play it with me. Today we ...read more

  • Restructuring The Church For Expansion During A Pandemic Of Presecution

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on May 12, 2022
     | 1,195 views

    Rapid growth, constant persecution and limited resources made the Apostles rethink their future and the future of the church. They reorganized their ministry team to maximze their efficiency and effectiveness. Let;s see how!

    Sermon Restructuring The Church For Expansion Acts 8:1-8 “Saul was one of the witnesses, and he agreed completely with the killing of Stephen. A great wave of persecution began that day, sweeping over the church in Jerusalem; and all the believers except the apostles were scattered through the ...read more

  • Simon Magus Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Sep 11, 2022
     | 577 views

    Simon magus, also known as Simon the Sorcerer or the Magician, was a religious figure whose confrontation with Peter is recorded in Acts 8:9–24. The act of simony, or paying for the position, is named after Simon, who tried to buy his way into the power of the Apostles.

    Simon Magnus Simon and Peter were intense rivals until Simon challenged Peter's authority and fell out of the sky. Simon magus, also known as Simon the Sorcerer or the Magician, was a religious figure whose confrontation with Peter is recorded in Acts 8:9–24. The act of simony, or paying for ...read more

  • Truthbombs - Pt. 1 - Delivery Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 17, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,884 views

    Just because we don't like the truth, can't handle the truth or it doesn't line up with our experience/feelings doesn't make it any less truth. Can you handle truth bombs?

    Truth Bombs Pt. 1 - Delivery I. Introduction Truth is talked about a lot. It has been said that truth is different for everyone. I would beg to differ. Truth is truth because it is truth across the board. That is what makes it truth. There has to be a standard of truth by which what we believe ...read more

  • The Real Deal Series

    Contributed by Scott Jewell on Oct 19, 2016
     | 7,478 views

    People are tired of finding phony. How can we make sure they find the Real Deal?

    We have been looking at the beginnings of the church. You may recall that in Acts 1 Jesus declared they would be His witnesses, “first in Jerusalem and Judea, then in Samaria and the ends of the world.” However, up until today’s passage, the church has remained in Jerusalem. It ...read more

  • Carry On The Work Of God's Church! Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on May 16, 2017
     | 10,482 views

    How can we carry on the work of God's church today? 1. By preaching God’s Word (vs. 9-13, 25). 2. By the presence of God's Spirit (vs. 14-17). 3. By standing against the poison of sin (vs. 18-23). 4. By praying for the lost (vs. 22-24).

    Carry on the Work of God's Church! Acts 8:9-25 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Dec. 29, 2013 BACKGROUND: *As we continue to explore Acts 8, remember that the chapter began with a great travesty and tragedy for God's church: Stephen the deacon was stoned to death for boldly ...read more

  • Philip In Samaria Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 28, 2017
     | 12,177 views

    The refugees who were driven from Jerusalem by the persecution of Saul found numerous opportunities to preach Christ in areas where He was not known. Jerusalem may have rejected the truth, but that was not the only place to serve Christ....

    February 11, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Series: The Early Church Lesson III.A.1: Philip in Samaria (8:4-25) Introduction The refugees who were driven from Jerusalem by the persecution of Saul found numerous opportunities to preach Christ in areas ...read more

  • The Puzzle Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 25, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 19,808 views

    The story in Acts 8, that tells of Philip's preaching in Samaria resulting in an Evangelism Explosion, contains 3 puzzles that many folks overlook. What are these puzzles and what can they teach us about our walk with Christ?

    OPEN: People have created puzzles for centuries. There’ve been crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, Rubik's cube, and scads of others in all shapes and sizes. The better the puzzle, the more difficult it is to solve, and by that standard, one of the Holy Grails of such puzzles is this one: ...read more

  • The Church Driven Into The World Series

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on May 30, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,068 views

    The church at Jerusalem is driven into the world as result of persecution and carries the Gospel everywhere.

    SERIES: Adventures in Acts 008 TITLE: The Church Driven into the World TEXT: Acts 8:1-25 INTRO: After His resurrection, Jesus had told His Disciples, "You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to ...read more

  • The Pure & The Phony Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 7, 2016
     | 6,438 views

    Philip & Simon the Sorcerer - The Pure & the Phony – Acts chapter 8 verses 9-25 - sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    SERMON OUTLINE: A wrong view of self (vs9-11) A wrong view of salvation (vs 12-13) A wrong view of the Spirit (vs 14-23) A wrong view of sin (vs 22-24) SERMON BODY: Ill: • When architect Sir Christopher Wren; • Designed the interior of Windsor Town Hall near London in ...read more

  • Becoming Spirit Filled And Empowered Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 24, 2018
     | 8,285 views

    The Holy Spirit takes an active role in the life of the spirit filled believer to help care for their soul. 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 Kingdo

    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 what I ...read more

  • The Anointing Is Not For Sale Neither Can Money Influence The Anointing

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on Jun 5, 2018
     | 5,750 views

    Beloved have the right mind and heart for the Work of God

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Topic: THE ANOINTING IS NOT FOR SALE AND NEITHER IS IT INFLUENCED BY MONEY Acts 8:18-24 King James Version (KJV) 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 ...read more

  • Uprooting Bitter Roots 2 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 14, 2018
     | 6,313 views

    This message continues exploration of the second deadly virus in the church family -- bitterness.

    “Uprooting Bitter Roots 2” Introduction Two weeks ago we began exploring a subject that affects every person in the world. Either you or someone you know has been paralyzed by this insidious infection at one time or another in your life or perhaps even now. It is so devastating that is one of ...read more

  • Discerning Genuine From Counterfeit Christianity Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Mar 10, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,855 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

  • Walking In The Spirit And Hearing God's Voice

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Jun 11, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,390 views

    God wants His children to learn how to walk in the Spirit and hear His voice so we can be a blessing to other people.

    THE FAMILY OF GOD #4: WALKING IN THE SPIRIT AND HEARING GOD’S VOICE INTRO TO TOPIC: Compare cell reception to hearing God’s voice. “Can you hear me now?” THE BIG IDEA: God wants His children to learn how to walk in the Spirit and hear His voice so we can be a blessing ...read more