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  • Strongholds Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on May 20, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Whatever the source of stronghold – you have a choice (you always have a choice) – harden yourself to the message or be broken before God and turn from the sin. Don’t protect the sin by keeping it in a dark corner.

    onTRANSFORMATIONS Dungeons and Dragons Are you familiar with the fantasy game called “Dungeons and Dragons?” It became very popular for a time in the late 70’s and early 80’s. It’s been controversial from the beginning with many people claiming that it encourages behavior that can become very more

  • The Baptism In The Spirit - Spiritual Warfare Part 7 Series

    Contributed by Emile Wolfaardt on May 7, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    (PowerPoint Slides and Cell Study Notes freely available by emailing

    Spiritual Warfare (SW-07) The Baptism IN the Spirit Acts 8:12-17 If you had to ask me what the most underutilized resources was in the Church in the West both collectively as the Body of Christ and individually believers, I would say ‘power’, the supernatural, miraculous power of God that is more

  • The Amazing Incredible Flexible Philip Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Aug 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    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 more

  • And The Gospel Goes On Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Aug 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    The theme of Acts is not just the works of the apostles but that nothing stops God from spreading His word.

    And the Gospel goes on. Acts 8:1-24 Very anticlimactically written, from this point on there is a shift from Peter and John to a man named Saul. Saul is introduced as being present when Stephen was stoned and that he gave his approval. Dr. Luke gives us insight into Saul and then will compare it more

  • True Or False - Counterfiet Christianity Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jul 26, 2008
    based on 17 ratings

    the difference between true faith and false faith

    Counterfeit Christianity True Or False? Courage comes with True Faith Insecurity comes with False Faith Christ is the object of True Faith Self is the object of False Faith Joy is the result of True Faith Bitterness is the result of False Faith Slide 1 Have you ever met someone who claimed to more

  • If My People Will...give It Away Series

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Oct 27, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Money is not the answer. We cannot buy spiritual power. The people of God must pray and repent for our nation to be healed. It is our responsibility.

    If my people will…Give it away October 28, 2008 Money is not the Answer: We Cannot Buy What We need the Most: Spiritual Power I was at a football game and ready to eat my lunch. I have been trying to eat better, so I brought some peanuts. Peanuts are like dessert when you are trying to eat more

  • How God Uses Evil For Good Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Nov 21, 2019

    In the opening verses of this critical chapter of Acts 8, three progressive features show "How God uses Evil for Good", describing: 1) Persecution (v.1–3), which stems from 2) Preaching (v.4-7), which results in 3) Productivity (v.8).

    Acts 8:1-8 [8:1] And Saul approved of his execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. [2] Devout men buried Stephen and made great lamentation over him. [3] more

  • Wind Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Dec 3, 2010


    “Wind” Acts 8:14-17 INTRODUCTION Tornado’s are one of the most powerful forces in nature. They are a violent wind that is unstoppable. A tornado goes where the wind leads is and nothing gets in the way. The coming of the Holy Spirit is described that way in Acts 2. Acts more

  • Supernatural #8: Preaching The Word Series

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Aug 28, 2009
    based on 9 ratings

    The church in Acts continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine - in the Word (Acts 2:42). God’s desire for His church is that we would continue to preach the Word!

    SUPERNATURAL #8: PREACHING THE WORD THE THEME OF ACTS: (Acts 1:8). “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” PREACHING THE WORD = OVER 30 TIMES IN ACTS: Here more

  • Off To See The Wizard Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Nov 12, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    This message focuses on wizardry and those who teach false doctrine. Many seems to want to buy God but they do not want to serve God.

    “Off to See the Wizard” Acts 8:1-3 and 9-25 Last week we wrapped up chapter 7 as we saw the death of the first martyr in the local church. His name was Stephen. According to church history it would have happened something like this ... The criminal would be taken to a place where there was a more

  • The Transition From "Jews For Jesus” To "Semi-Jews For Jesus” Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 19, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Sometimes our routines keep God from working, so He brings change and even persecution to awaken us as to what He is doing.

    The Transition from “Jews for Jesus” to “Semi-Jews for Jesus” (Acts 8:1-8) 1. People try playing all sorts of tricks. Two friends run into each other while walking their dogs. One suggests lunch. The other says, "They won’t let us in a restaurant with pets." Undeterred, the first guy and his more

  • Simon Says Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 19, 2009

    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, on more

  • All About Me Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Aug 2, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    When I give my life over to Jesus, it is not about me anymore, it is about Jesus Christ. Every event, every problem, every victory are about Jesus Christ. Simon is the personification of the person who does not understand this concept.

    When NASA first started sending up astronauts into space, they quickly discovered that ballpoint pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and 12 billion dollars to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, underwater, on almost any more

  • The Curious Case Of A Man Named Philip

    Contributed by Shane Hargrave on Aug 3, 2009
    based on 25 ratings

    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 bit older. more

  • Uncommon Service Series

    Contributed by Quint Pitts on Oct 16, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    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 atheist more