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  • Church History A.d. 1 – A.d. 100 Series

    Contributed by Michael Buckingham on Sep 2, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,439 views

    The history of the early Church in the first century AD

    Church History A.D. 1 – A.D. 100 I have decided to take a break from my Genesis series, and start this new 20 sermon series on the history of the Church. In this series I will focus on a whole century of church history in each sermon, and so today we will focus on the very first ...read more

  • The Apostolic Church

    Contributed by James Thornton on Sep 17, 2012
    based on 13 ratings
     | 10,904 views

    The church is not an organization but an organism.

    Many people try to fit the church into a mold they think is best suited. In other words, they try to force the church in to a function they think will fit within the framework they have established. The one size fit all pattern does not work for the church. The church is not rules regulations ...read more

  • The Power Of A Personal Pentecost

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 105 ratings
     | 7,145 views

    The Book of Acts records two great "Pentecostal" experiences in the early church. But often, throughout church history, many personal “Pentecosts” have occurred.

    THE POWER OF A PERSONAL PENTECOST "But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." Acts 1:8. The Book of Acts records two great "Pentecostal" experiences in the early ...read more

  • "When I And Thou Become Them And Us!"

    Contributed by Thomas Bracewell on Mar 5, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,181 views

    To be included overall is a seekers goal whether it is in the Christian faith or in another phase of living. How can boundarys be broken down that can cause one to ve included rather than excluded other than by mercy and forgiveness being a primary goal

    When I and Thou become Them and Us Sermon by Thomas F. Bracewell Opening Statement One of the truly great preachers who was a product of the Alabama West Florida conference, was Dr. Andrew Turnipseed. Dr. Turnipseed was among the forerunners of the age of reason in this conference ...read more

  • Several Soldiers Of The Cross

    Contributed by Joseph Wallis on Jan 23, 2002
    based on 113 ratings
     | 2,044 views

    Sermon from II Timothy 4 on several well known and some little knowm men of God during Paul’s life.

    SEVERAL SOLDIERS OF THE CROSS TEXT - II Timothy 4:6 - 13 INTRO. You are either a missionary or a mission field. You are either a soldier of the Cross or like those soldiers at the Cross. You are either God-sought or God-found. Here in these verses you find several God-found, ...read more

  • Reading Someone Else's Mail - Seven 7 Churches - Ephesus - Duty Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jul 31, 2005
    based on 368 ratings
     | 17,430 views

    The Letters to the 7 Churches of Asia Minor. Link included to entire 8 sermon series with PowerPoint Presentations, and Microsoft Word Text.

    READING SOMEONE ELSE’S MAIL Letters to 7 Churches of Asia Minor Ephesus--“DUTY W/OUT DEVOTION” REV. 2:1-7 http://www.gbcdecatur.org/sermons/DutyDevotion.html Just as there are 7 Dispensations of human history, and we live in the Dispensation of Grace, “The Church Age”, this dispensation ...read more

  • Stand Series

    Contributed by Chris Cromwell on Feb 4, 2003
    based on 106 ratings
     | 11,439 views

    This sermon adress the issue of truth in conjunction to standing against Satan.

    STAND! (The Girdle Of Truth) 01/28/03 Chris Cromwell Background EPHSIANS 6: 10-20 Text EPHSIANS 6:14 “Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness.” (Stand) We know sometimes in our life we all must make a stand. There are many ...read more

  • The Power Of A Personal Pentecost

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,424 views

    In a positional sense there were only two "Pentecosts" mentioned in the Bible recorded in Acts 2 and Acts 10 but a "personal pentecost" is available to every Christian who earnestly seeks the anointing power of the Holy Spirit in their life.

    THE POWER OF A PERSONAL PENTECOST "But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." Acts 1:8. The Book of Acts records two great "Pentecostal" experiences in the early ...read more

  • The Lost Silver Series

    Contributed by Billy Kryger on Feb 24, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 4,528 views

    2nd Message in the series "God’s Lost and Found" from Luke 15. This message deals with the second illustration in the parable, that of the Lost Silver.

    INTRODUCTION: Last week we started a study on Luke chapter 15, “God’s Lost and Found”. We looked at the fact that this is not three separate parables, but rather one parable that illustrates God’s love for those that are unlovable. In this parable are three examples of Jesus affirming His ...read more

  • When Halfway Is Not Enough Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jun 29, 2001
    based on 153 ratings
     | 33,756 views

    Luke interrupts his story of the missionary journeys to introduce the reader to a man named Apollos.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 32 “When Halfway is not Enough!” Acts 18:24-28 In our last study we saw that, “It is always too soon to Quit!” The apostle Paul found the task before him in Corinth almost overwhelming. The immorality of the city coupled with the fact that he was alone, ...read more

  • The Revelation Of Jesus Christ – Chapter 2 And 3 Introduction Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Apr 4, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,912 views

    This is an introduction to Revelation chapters 2 and 3.

    The Revelation Of Jesus Christ – Chapter 2 and 3 Introduction I. Things Which Thou Hast Seen – Rev 1 A. The Purpose of the Book – The Revelation Of Jesus Christ 1. To Reveal Jesus Christ 2. To Reveal Things B. The Penning of the Book C. The Promise of the ...read more

  • Elders And Passing The Baton Series

    Contributed by Warren Bird on Jan 15, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 3,532 views

    The role of church elders is to pass the baton of gospel truth from one generation to the next

    Introduction Being the 15th of September 2002, today is the 2nd anniversary of the opening ceremony of the Sydney Olympic Games. I was fortunate enough to be there at Homebush that evening – I have here my little yellow suitcase to prove it! What a spectacle it was, from the time the lone ...read more

  • The Last Words Of Peter Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Feb 24, 2003
    based on 101 ratings
     | 5,579 views

    These are the last recorded words of Peter. One’s last words often tell us where his priorities were.

    "But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen." Before the great apostle says his final amen he reminds his readers about growth, grace and knowledge. GROWTH - a command for the Christ-follower, not an option. As many ...read more

  • How To Deal With Persecution Series

    Contributed by Mark Olson on Jul 20, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,317 views

    Just as paul and the early church faced persecution, so do we today. How shall we deal with it?

    How to Deal with Persecution Acts 18:1-17 Pastor Mark Olson 7/22/07 Everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. 2 Timothy 3:12 Promise: You will face rejection and suffering because of your Christian faith. What is Persecution? Hebrews ...read more

  • A Practical Guide To Fasting-Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,331 views

    #3 of 4 sermons on biblical fasting.

    A Practical Guide to Fasting (Part 1) (Topical) I. General Observations II. What Is Fasting? A. Definitions III. Who Fasts? A. OT Examples B. NT Examples C. Contemporary Examples Introduction This is our third message on the subject of fasting. We be-gan by looking at an OT ...read more