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

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Sep 6, 2005
    based on 180 ratings
     | 11,102 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
     | 3,672 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

  • Search The Scriptures! Series

    Contributed by on Dec 27, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,771 views

    God’s desire is that we would be like the Bereans: That we would prepare our heart, receive the Word, and search the Scriptures.

    SUPERNATURAL #17: SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES! INTRO TO TOPIC: As we come to the end of the year, there is the hope and expectancy that a New Year brings. What resolutions will you make for 2010? The top 5 resolutions people make last year were: 5. stop smoking 4. make more money 3. improve ...read more

  • Choosing Sides- Recognizing Opposition Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Mar 29, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,067 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
     | 1,923 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

  • Instructing In God's Word Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 29, 2003
    based on 104 ratings
     | 59,155 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

  • How Do You Hear The Word? Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Sep 29, 2008
     | 1,178 views

    When God’s Word is communicated, the state of your mind can greatly affect how your heart receives what God is saying. We have the first part in a discussion from Acts 17 on the ways the Bible is communicated and received.

    Chapter 17 gives us three glimpses at how people process the Word of God. Isn’t contrast great? Medical science uses contrast to find anomalies in the body, and here we use contrast to see the different approaches people take to the Word of God and the gospel of Jesus Christ. We’ll look at the ...read more

  • Paul's Prayer To The Philippians

    Contributed by Alan Balatbat on Apr 27, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 3,270 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
     | 1,674 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

  • Surviving Or Thriving? Series

    Contributed by Mark Olson on Jul 6, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,254 views

    Are you just surviving or thriving? Learn why and how to thrive in God’s word.

    Surviving or Thriving? Acts 17:1-12 Pastor Mark Olson 7/8/07 Some People Only Survive...Never Learn to Thrive Story: Boy Scouts survival camp; TV “Man vs Wild” Spiritually thrive - God’s power must be present & at work in your life But how do you/I tap into this power? Answer: means of ...read more

  • Spiritual Health Checks Series

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 58 ratings
     | 11,630 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

  • An Upside-Down World Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Jan 8, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,691 views

    This continues in my expository series through the book of Acts.

    What is it about the bad that seems much more tantalizing to us than the good? Mark Twain said that a lie could travel halfway around the world while the truth was still putting on its shoes. And the old maxim is that while good news travels, bad news travels fast. The mainstream media has been ...read more

  • Beware Of The Preacher Series

    Contributed by Pamela Staver on Dec 9, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,703 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

  • The Pigtrail To Obscurity

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Nov 4, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 744 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

  • James The Mutton Buster Series

    Contributed by Kevin Landis on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,375 views

    Disciple James

    Cowboy 9 James the Muttin Buster At many rodeos there is an event called “Muttin Bustin.” This event is designed for the little children, usually ages eight and below. The children will ride a sheep similar to a bull rider. The event is a crowd favorite as they watch these little ones compete. ...read more