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  • There Is Jesus Power In The Hard Times

    Contributed by Craig Fenton on Sep 9, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 4,366 views

    THE POWER OF JESUS DRAWS ALL MEN UNTO HIMSELF, HE USES OUR HARD TIMES TO DRAW MEN UNTO HIMSELF.

    There is Jesus Power in the hard times Acts 9:32-43. Hard times are nothing new. Hard times, times of trials and tribulations, seem to be as constant as the sunrise. You can watch the news on any given day and hear of the hard times of those around our country. You can read the morning paper ...read more

  • Doing The Stuff

    Contributed by Fredrik Rich on May 6, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 6,944 views

    This message looks at the raising to life of Tabitha (Dorcas) as a more affective means of evangelism to her community than her good works, good and necessary as they were in preparing the way.

    Reading 1: Acts 9:32-43 Reading 2: Colossians 3:22-4:1 Sermon Miracles don’t really happen anymore, do they? Our passage this morning would certainly suggest that miracles were once common in the church. In fact, the Bible is full of miracles. You might even have your own ...read more

  • Marks Of Effective Ministry

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 10, 2001
    based on 48 ratings
     | 3,875 views

    Peter reveals the patterns for effective, life changing and life giving ministry

    Marks of Effective Ministry Acts 9.32-43 July 6, 1997 Evening Service Introduction 1. People taking time with me to help make the adjustment 2. Ministry is all about making time: Jesus made time for the sick, Annias took time to minister to Saul, Paul took the time to train Timothy and to ...read more

  • Prayers That Can Raise The Dead Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on May 25, 2003
    based on 104 ratings
     | 13,853 views

    5th in the series "Patterns for Prayer." Considers the question of why God performs miracles in order to help us to know how to pray for the miraculous.

    Have you ever heard a miracle? Not heard of a miracle, but heard a miracle? This morning you’re going to. We’re going to play for you a portion of a Sunday school class at First Baptist Church in Brenham, Texas, on January 17, 1993. The teacher of this class in Reverend Duane Miller. Duane ...read more

  • "How To Explain The Death Of A Gazelle?"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,162 views

    When bad things happen to good people, people can begin to draw "Bad" conclusions about the character of God, and in turn they begin to acting badly... Dorcas died, why?

    Title: “How to explain the death of a Gazelle?” Text: Introduction: The meaning of the name of Dorcas is "Gazelle." It seems clear in scripture that Dorcas died a premature death. She died because of "sickness," not old age. Everyone seemed startled that God would allow the death of ...read more

  • Meanwhile…. Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Aug 31, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,870 views

    The story of Acts is like an old westerns whrer several stories are happening at the same time. Peter, is suddenly back in the story.

    Meanwhile…. Acts 9:32-43 So in today’s reading we are suddenly back at what is going on with Peter. It is like one of the old westerns…Meanwhile back at the ranch… In chapter 8 we have all the things that were happening with Philip. We have the trip to Samaria with the sorcerer Peter and ...read more

  • When Faith Is What You Need Series

    Contributed by A. David Hart on Mar 26, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,713 views

    This text is to teach that we should depend on our faith when there is no hope.

    WHEN FAITH IS WHAT YOU NEED Acts 9:36-43 My brothers and sisters there are times in our lives that we need to examine the faith that we have. Too often our common reasoning stands in the way of our Christian faith. Not only common reasoning, but we ...read more

  • "The Initiative Is God's"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Jan 16, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,958 views

    All that we have from God, including a relationship with Him, is by His initiative. This should strengthen our faith in all His promises for the future.

    We’ve recently taken time to study the passage concerning Paul’s conversion experience, and not so much for focusing on Paul himself, but in order to get a closer look at this obscure fellow named Ananias and determine what we might learn from the very brief glimpse we are given of him in ...read more

  • A Servants Call

    Contributed by Chanon Mullens on Mar 16, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,304 views

    Divine Appointments/Time

    1. THE SITUATION • Tabitha was a Godly woman v36 • She was full of ‘good works’ v36 • We need to ask ourselves ‘Do works provide salvation?’ • No: Ephesians 2:8-9 “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:” “Not of works, lest any man should ...read more

  • "Making An Impact Through Work" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Aug 30, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 20,162 views

    What practical ways can we relieve the suffering of others and make life better for people. How can we translate our Christianity into our daily life through work.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches September 4, 2005 Dr. Marilyn S. Murphree Making an Impact Through Work Acts 9:32-43 INTRODUCTION: “What do you do for Christ each day?” a faithful Christian said. And I replied, “I drive a truck and fill the ...read more

  • Peter Softening To The Law Series

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Sep 1, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,780 views

    This is the 12th study in the book of Acts this study deals with Peter softening his heart to the Law so he could open the door of salvation to the Gentiles.

    Peter Softening to the Law Acts 9:31-43 Acts # 12 As we start this section of Acts we will see that Salvation is getting ready to come to the Gentiles. The Gospel is meant for all people not just the Jewish people. In the start of this section we see that Peter, the leader of the church, is ...read more

  • It's All About What God Can Do Through Us

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Sep 1, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,908 views

    It was not so much about what Peter could do FOR God, but much more about what God was doing THROUGH Peter. It’s the same with us.

    “More tea Vicar?” Would you like another piece of cake Vicar? Ten years ago I never dreamt that I would be on the receiving end of phrases like that, even if they do get said jokingly. When Peter headed out from Jerusalem and “travelled about the country” (9:32) tea and cake were not his ...read more

  • Helping People - Our Method Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Aug 13, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,149 views

    1 of 3 messages setting the vision for ministry at Meridian Christian Church. In three weeks we explore and examine the core values of MCC.

    8/5/07 – Helping People: Our Method Helping People Find The Way Home Helping People Have you ever thought about how some things just didn’t seem to belong together. For example a Karate Studio and Senior Home just don’t seem to fit well with each other. Or consider the idea of starting a ...read more

  • Effective Personal Ministry Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 9, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,707 views

    Exposition of Acts 9:32-43 regarding Peter’s ministry in Lydda and Joppa healing the sick and raising the dead

    Text: Acts 9:32-43, Title: Effective Personal Ministry, Date/Place: NRBC, 2/10/08, AM A. Opening illustration: In all the recent church growth and development books a common thread that runs through them is how to get all the members in your church to be ministers and involved in ministry—to move ...read more

  • The Raising Of A Corpse Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Jan 10, 2008
    based on 19 ratings
     | 8,249 views

    Tabitha had a reputation among the believers as being "full of good works." She helped people by using the talents she had to encourage others. Her death stunned the community, where she was adored for her sweet , giving spirit.

    I. The Restoration Of A Cripple (32-35) A. A Paralyzed Man B. A Powerful Miracle The Raising Of A Corpse Acts 9:36-43 Tabitha, whose Greek name is Dorcas lived in Joppa, which was about fifty miles northwest of Jerusalem on the Mediterranean Sea. Joppa is the city where Jonah ...read more