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  • Giving Alms Series

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Oct 27, 2016
     | 7,752 views

    Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven

    Introduction A. A hiker came across another guy lying under a tree, but the shade of the tree was not on the napper’s face. The hiker said to the man under the tree, “why don’t you move so that you’re in the shade?” The man on the ground replied, “if I wait ...read more

  • "Alms And Legs"

    Contributed by Alan Chandler on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,636 views

    Here we see how Peter healed a crippled man. But what can we learn from the account of a man that came begging for "alms" and got legs instead?

    “ALMS AND LEGS” Acts 3: 1-10 I) Intro:Something current in your community that relates to changes in plans or greatness, etc.) II) Text: A) Recap 1) Last week looked at snapshot of early church (See notes on "Needs and Wants") B) Read Text C) Apologize for the Pun in title 1) Man ...read more

  • Fast And Give Alms And Pray

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 6, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,526 views

    The key to making Lent a time of growth.

    Ash Wednesday Homily 2010 There’s not much chance today that someone will see the ashes on your forehead and say “Oh, what a wonderfully pious person that is.” It’s more likely that someone who doesn’t know you are Catholic will ask, “did you know ...read more

  • Lent From Ashes To Alms

    Contributed by Bruce Lee on Feb 23, 2015
    based on 9 ratings
     | 28,157 views

    The Season of Lent is a time to live out discipleship in the world. A close look at how God rewards us as we journey these forty days of Lent From Ashes to Alms. How do you answer the call of Lent?

  • Three Duties Of Every Christion

    Contributed by Scott Carroll on Nov 2, 2011
     | 2,356 views

    To explain that giving, praying, and fasting are things Jesus assumed we would. Its our duty. He said," when you"...not, "if you..."

    Matt 6:2-8 2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy ...read more

  • The Beggar At The Gate

    Contributed by Phil Dyar on Nov 3, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,687 views

    IN ACTS CHAPTER 3 WE HAVE A STORY OF THE GREAT POWER OF GOD.

  • Quest For Perfection, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Apr 9, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,920 views

    Not only does God require outward perfection in the things that we do. He requires inward perfection in who we are in our inmost being. He knows we can’t fulfill His requirement, so He promises Good News.

    1. Perfect according to motivation a. Motivation for good deeds (6:1-4) b. Motivation for prayer (6:5-15) c. Motivation for fasting (6:16-18) 2. Perfect according to mindset a. Mindset toward material wealth (6:19-24) b. Mindset toward physical needs (6:25-34) c. Mindset toward ...read more

  • He Asked For Alms And He Got Legs!

    Contributed by Alan Hamilton-Messer on Mar 13, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,339 views

    Mission. God wants us to reach out to ALL people. Even the ones we think are not good enough for church. Who are not intelligent enough. Smell badly. Don't dress well. Drink too much alcohol or take too many drugs.

  • God's Trust Fund Series

    Contributed by Charles R. Peck on Jul 16, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,132 views

    Alms giving is usually motivated by our emotions.

    Matthew 6:1/2 “Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them; otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. Therefore when you give alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have ...read more

  • The Man Who Asked For Alms And Got Legs [lame Man / Healing] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 8, 2004
    based on 204 ratings
     | 36,525 views

    Acts Series: Sermon 14. "The Man, The Miracle, and The Message"

    The Man Who Asked for Alms and Got Legs Acts 3:1-10 Powerpoint for this and hundreds more free sermons at our website: http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons.html Christianity begins with grace, and then grace follows us throughout our Christian experience. We see in our text Peter and John ...read more

  • "Peters Message"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Apr 22, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,504 views

    Peter shares his message after healing a man begging for alms.

    Acts 3:12-19 Peters Message 1. Peter and John come upon a lame man who desires alms vs. 3 • The lame man is healed vs 7 • Onlookers are amazed at what they have witnessed vs 9-11 • Now consider the problem the assumption of the crowd vs 12 And when Peter saw ...read more

  • God Made Him Walk But He Leaped On His On! (Hix)

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Aug 2, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,164 views

    There are a lot of people in this world who want a hand out, but there is just as many people in this world who want a hand up!!!!

    Acts 3:1-10-Now Peter and John went up together to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour. And a certain man lame from his mother’s womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms from those who entered the temple; who, seeing ...read more

  • Showtime! Series

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Jul 14, 2014
     | 3,075 views

    How should we practice our faith in a way that honors God?

    Showtime! Matthew 6:1-18 In the previous verses of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus’ emphasis on how the Scribes and Pharisees had failed to teach the whole and intended council of God. They had twisted the Scripture and replaced the righteousness of God with their own standards of ...read more

  • Ash Wednesday 2020 Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Mar 1, 2022
     | 254 views

    If God is love, and He certainly is, and if He became human so that we could, when we fall asleep for the last time, be swept up into the awesome beauty, truth, and goodness of the Trinity, then we should keep ourselves ready.

    Ask Wednesday homily I beg you, on behalf of Christ, to be reconciled to God. If God is love, and He certainly is, and if He became human so that we could, when we fall asleep for the last time, be swept up into the awesome beauty, truth, and goodness of the Trinity, then we should keep ourselves ...read more

  • Motive Series

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Nov 7, 2021
     | 613 views

    Motive has a lot to do with the spirit of the law? Let’s look at motive in three areas highlighted by Jesus.

    Motive has a lot to do with the spirit of the law? Let’s look at motive in three areas highlighted by Jesus. 1. Motive in Giving to the Poor Christians are to help the poor, but with what motive? This is a complementary passage to Jesus’ instructions to let our light (of good works) shine. We ...read more