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  • Blessing At Berea - Bible Study / Reading / Devotions Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Sep 6, 2005
    based on 180 ratings
     | 11,170 views

    Those at this city on Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey received the Word in 3 ways that we all should receive it. Link included to Formatted Text Version, Handout, and PowerPoint Template.

    Blessing at Berea Acts 17:10-14; I Thess. 2:13 In Thessalonica the apostles were Resisted, but in Berea they were Received. Next time we’ll look at Athens where they were Ridiculed. We can learn a lot here about Bible Study. God called these people “noble” which means “excellent”. God ...read more

  • Thessalonica And Berea Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 25, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,753 views

    Paul centres his message on the historic Jesus, arguing from Scripture that he’s the Messiah. He persuades people by careful argument, opening the Scriptures to allow people to discover the truth for themselves. And he works as a leader of a team, includi

    It’s interesting that we think of Paul as someone who stands out on his own. He’s the great apostle to the Gentiles, a man who stands head and shoulders above the rest. Yet in reality he was a man who loved to work as part of a team. He started out with Barnabas, then joined up with Silas, then he ...read more

  • Choosing Sides- Recognizing Opposition Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Mar 29, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,088 views

    This simple outline focuses on Paul’s experiences with the Thessalonians and Bereans and conflict and recognizing sides in a conflict.

    At times, the right and wrong of an issue which divides is not clear. Often, we can use this checklist to determine who is acting in an ungodly manner. Character of Ungodly Opposition 1) Ungodly opposition is characterized by being emotionally driven. The Thessalonian Jews were ...read more

  • For Those In Quest Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 19, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 1,944 views

    The Bereans show us that a quest becomes noble when: 1. We receive the Good News with eagerness. 2. We examine the Scriptures to see if it is true. 3. We are transformed by the truth.

    My favorite part of Paul Harvey is the last segment of the newscast that he calls “For What It’s Worth.” One day he gave this interesting story: “Our For What It’s Worth Department hears from Hershey, Pennsylvania — where the woman in the Mercedes had been waiting patiently for a parking place to ...read more

  • Advantages Of Spiritual Maturity

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 80 ratings
     | 10,704 views

    Several advantages of growing up in all aspects into Christ

    Advantages of Maturity (Acts 17:10-12) Illustration:God delights to increase the faith of His children...I say, and say it deliberately--trials, difficulties and sometimes defeat, are the very food of faith...We should take them out of His hands as evidences of His love and care for us in ...read more

  • Instructing In God's Word Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 29, 2003
    based on 104 ratings
     | 59,307 views

    The most basic essential for any healthy church is a commitment to hearing, learning, and applying God’s Word.

    Making an Impact: Instructing in God’s Word Since Bible is our “middle” name, I thought it would be a good idea to begin this morning with a little Bible quiz. You guys should do really well on this. Let’s start with an easy one from the Old Testament. 1. Where is the first tennis match ...read more

  • Paul's Prayer To The Philippians

    Contributed by Alan Balatbat on Apr 27, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 3,322 views

    Pauls prayer to the Believers in Philippi and Us.

    1.That they might be filled with Love And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, (verse 9) Here we see Paul’s passion for the spiritual maturity of the believers under his care through prayer. Ephesians 1:16-18 tells us: Ephes. 1:16-18 ...read more

  • Cross Reference Your Pastor

    Contributed by Eric Vertein on Apr 28, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,682 views

    If you hear something in the sermon that you aren’t quite sure is true, how do you get a second opinion? Cross Reference your pastor with God’s Word.

    Acts 17:1-12 5th Sunday of Easter – A April 24, 2005 Acts 17:1-12 When they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue. 2 As his custom was, Paul went into the synagogue, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the ...read more

  • Spiritual Health Checks Series

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 58 ratings
     | 11,761 views

    There are four signs that the child of God lives a life that is nourished by the Word of God and illuminated by the Holy Spirit.

    Turn your Bibles to Acts 2:42 Title: Spiritual Health Checks Theme: Four Signs of a Healthy Christian Introduction: Rick Warren wrote, “The key for churches in the 21st Century will be church health, not growth.” When a ...read more

  • The Pigtrail To Obscurity

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Nov 4, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 758 views

    What it must have been like for that very young couple as they are given the enormous responsibility of giving birth and raising the Son of God?

    THE PIGTRAIL TO OBSCURITY Introduction: Thanks for having my wife and I. I have never preached anywhere in Kentucky before. I sense each time I cross the Ohio River that I am back in the south. My wife and I were raised in the south, but moved to the Midwest more than 20 years ago. Don’t ...read more

  • Beware Of The Preacher Series

    Contributed by Pamela Staver on Dec 9, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,722 views

    God doesn’t want us to just take the words of men as final authority; He wants us to study His word and discover his truths for OURSELVES.

    Beware of the Preacher! "Study to Show yourself approved" By Rev. Pamela Staver Let me ask you this question. Why is it so important to love God with your mind and to study His Word for yourself? Well, first of all the bible tells us to "Study to show theyself approved, a workman who does not ...read more

  • What's The Verdict?

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,782 views

    Everytime God’s Word is shared, there is a verdict in people’s hearts. What’s the verdict in your heart?

    Acts 17:1-12: SO WHAT’S THE VERDICT? Recently in the news, there’s the story of the actor, Robert Blake. Maybe you’ve heard about this one – a famous actor living in California – married to the wrong person. His wife is shot and killed, and now, the police say that the evidence is pointing ...read more

  • Christian Responsibility

    Contributed by Paul George on May 8, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 5,839 views

    Most Christians agree daily reading of the Bible is a right and responsibility

    A CHRISTIAN RIGHT AND RESPONSIBILITY Acts 17:11 Most Christians agree in order to assure spiritual growth Christians should read the Bible daily. They should verify what they have been taught. Luke tells us the Bereans were more noble-mind in their character shown by their ...read more

  • When The Bible Is Hard To Understand Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on May 5, 2006
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,777 views

    3rd of 5 in the series "A Light Unto My Path: Growing Through God’s Word." Title is self explanitory.

    Military Doublespeak: A rotating wing aircraft suffered a hard landing due to the stress failure of a helical hexiform rotating compression device (A helicopter crashed because a bolt broke). Huh? Sometimes things are hard to understand. Sometimes important things are hard to understand—like ...read more

  • Communion Reflection

    Contributed by Mark Kang on Jan 29, 2006
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,965 views

    Two things we can reflect on during communion

    "A man ought to examine himself before he eats of the bread and drinks of the cup." 1Cor11:28 God hates thoughtless religion. In Amos chapter 5 in verses 20-24 He says "I hate, I despise your religious feasts...away with the noise of your songs!" God is always looking to see who’s really ...read more