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  • The Gospel Is Preached At The Areopagus Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 25, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,841 views

    Paul takes the context of a pagan city and uses their apparent spiritual thirst to tell them about Jesus and his rescue from the judgement to come.

  • The Work In Athens Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 2, 2017
     | 4,228 views

    Paul works among Gentiles for eighteen months in Corinth and for nearly three years in Ephesus, but no example of his preaching is given. The reason is that it has already been given—in Athens, in the very center of Gentile culture and intellect.

    March 21, 2015 By: Tom Lowe Lesson: The Work in Athens (17:15-34) Acts 17:15-34 (KJV) 15 And they that conducted ...read more

  • Lead Others To Know God

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Jan 31, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 5,181 views

    The Apostle Paul’s message to the men of Athens at the Areopagus gives us a model for sharing Christ with others. We start with their natural knowledge of God and transition to the revealed knowledge of God.

  • E.t. And The Resurrection?

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on May 3, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,091 views

    Using E.T as an illustration to link children with the Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ

    Gunthorpe 05-05-02 Acts 17: 22-34 Paul the Apostle in Athens Story: I wonder how many of you have seen the film ET - that was first released 20 years ago (on 11th June 1982) and which has now just been re-released. For those who haven’t seen it – like me ...read more

  • Evangelizing Skeptics

    Contributed by Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Feb 13, 2004
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,623 views

    As we gather for revival services, it is appropriate to ask ourselves, “How is it that the church (at large) has fallen on such lean times”? Churches everywhere are closing, and some that remain open find it nearly impossible to sustain themselves. Many

    As we gather for revival services, it is appropriate to ask ourselves, “How is it that the church (at large) has fallen on such lean times”? Churches everywhere are closing, and some that remain open find it nearly impossible to sustain themselves. Many are quick to place blame on social ills; I ...read more

  • Very Religious Yet Very Lost!

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Aug 28, 2004
    based on 51 ratings
     | 1,918 views

    Ardent religious activity and a high and lofty intellect fall far short of the righteousness God requires.

    VERY RELIGIOUS YET VERY LOST! 22 Then Paul stood in the midst of the Areopagus and said: "Men of Athens, I perceive that in all things you are very religious; 23 for as I was passing through and considering the objects of your worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO THE ...read more

  • God In The Modern World Series

    Contributed by J.d. Tutell on Oct 12, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,554 views

    Reaching a changing world for Christ has always required the church to be innovative, Paul’s trip to Athens is an illustration of this truth.

    In a world where there is so much diversity it is important to be able to change, to come up with innovative solutions to the problems and challenges that we face. In the second half of Acts chapter 17 that is where we find the Apostle Paul. You’ll remember that the first part of his ministry was ...read more

  • Too Superstitious

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Apr 1, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,677 views

    An answer to life’s most important question

    March 31, 2002 The longer Paul waited in Athens for Silas and Timothy, the angrier he got—all those idols! The city was a junkyard of idols. He discussed it with the Jews and other likeminded people at their meeting place. And every day he went out on the streets and talked with anyone who ...read more

  • Answering The Most Important Questions Series

    Contributed by Bledar Valca on Mar 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,263 views

    Preaching the good news

    THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS Acts 17:24-31 Have you noted that among the first questions we ask when we meet someone is the question “What’s new?” In Acts 17 the apostle Paul came to Athens. He came to Areopagus, one of the “Seven Wonders of Ancient World.” The people in Athens did the same ...read more

  • The Unknown God Part 2

    Contributed by Alan Balatbat on Apr 27, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,231 views

    Can God be known to the Athenians?

    The Unknown God – Part 2 Acts 17:19-28 Acts 17:16 Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw that the city was full of idols. When we started this series I thought that it will only take 2 weeks to complete, but the more I get into it, the ...read more

  • Experiencing God

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Nov 11, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,584 views

    How to experience God more fully

    Acts 17:16-31 16 While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was greatly distressed to see that the city was full of idols. 17 So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and the God-fearing Greeks, as well as in the marketplace day by day with those who happened to be there. 18 A group of ...read more

  • How To Communicate The Good News Effectively Series

    Contributed by Everette Pafford on Apr 9, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,817 views

    The early christians and early church were very effectively in the communication of the gospel. This series investigates the why and how of their effectiveness. Part 1 examines why Paul was so effective.

    “How to communicate the good news effectively” One Sunday as they drove home from church, a little girl turned to her mother and said, "Mommy, there’s something about the preacher’s message this morning that I don’t understand." The mother said, "Oh? What is it?" The little girl replied, ...read more

  • #1 - Faith Matters Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Feb 13, 2013
     | 1,960 views

    A series on Theology and how it's relevant for today. This message asks "Does it really matter WHAT I believe?"

    Easter Sunday THE ONE THING: I can face life or death with courage if I know Jesus is risen. The point of the jelly beans: What you believe ________________________. He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty ...read more

  • Birth Of A New Era Series

    Contributed by William Jewett on Nov 27, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,424 views

    part 3 of 4 of our series on worship as a lifestyle

    In a television program I watch there is an episode in which the minister stood up before the congregation. It was a vast sanctuary -- but it was almost empty. The minister looked out upon all of the empty seats and surveyed the 4 lonely people in the congregation -- one young man, and three ...read more

  • The Culturally-Relevant Church Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 112 ratings
     | 2,783 views

    Casting the vision for a culturally relevant, twenty-first century church

    The Catalytic Church: The Culturally-Relevant Church Scripture Reading: Acts 17:16-34 Dave and Diane had just moved, because of Dave’s job, to the small town of Catoosa, Oklahoma. The young couple had been struggling in many ways before, but the move made things ...read more