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  • Church Persecution

    Contributed by Bennett T Cortez on Jan 27, 2014
     | 2,602 views

    It’s important to understand, we too have an inner working of the Holy Spirit that provides us power to persevere against fears of persecution.

    INTRODUCTION The word “persecution” means the act of persecuting or oppression of inhumane treatment. The subject church persecution essentially deals with the very nature of legalize corporation of the early church. However there’s a greater gift to the world at Pentecost; ...read more

  • The First Persecution Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on May 30, 2016
     | 2,812 views

    The church persecuted by the world, but is triumphant

    SERIES: Adventures in Acts 004 TITLE: The First Persecution of the Church TEXT: Acts 4:1-12 INTRO: After the Holy Spirit came upon the disciples at the Feast of Pentecost, Peter preached his first sermon and 3,000 people were saved. Following that, he and John healed a man who had been lame ...read more

  • How To Prepare For Christian Persecution

    Contributed by Lay Man on May 29, 2015
     | 2,373 views

    I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. - Matthew 10:16 Of the many passages in the Gospels, Matthew 10, is one of the key chapters where Jesus prepares his Disciples to understand that they will suffer in service for Him. I want to encourage ..

    I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. - Matthew 10:16 Of the many passages in the Gospels, Matthew 10, is one of the key chapters where Jesus prepares his Disciples to understand that they will suffer in service for Him. I want to encourage you to read this chapter over many times ...read more

  • Bad Times Are Coming For Christians

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jan 31, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 7,737 views

    Christianity is under attack. Things are going to get worse. This sermon deals with that fact.

    Bad Times Are Coming For Christians Matthew 10:16-25 16 "Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and harmless as doves. 17But beware of men, for they will deliver you up to councils and scourge you in their synagogues. 18You will be brought before ...read more

  • You Are A Fundie Bible Thumping Mentally Retarded Crutch Needing Holy Ro... Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Mar 31, 2016
     | 3,551 views

    "You are a fundie Bible thumping mentally retarded crutch needing holy rolling homo-hating dirt IQ close-minded backwards thinking ignoramoose God loving hypocrite." You believe in Jesus? Jesus, Paul, and Peter says you will face opposition to your faith.

    YOU ARE A FUNDIE BIBLE THUMPING MENTALLY RETARDED CRUTCH NEEDING HOLY ROLLING HOMO-HATING DIRT IQ CLOSE-MINDED BACKWARDS THINKING IGNORAMOOSE GOD LOVING HYPOCRITE 1 PETER 4:12-19 You are a fundie Bible thumping mentally retarded crutch needing holy rolling homo-hating dirt IQ close-minded ...read more

  • Patience Series

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Sep 12, 2016
     | 5,026 views

    Christians are being martyred all across the Middle East in countries that once tolerated them. Churches are being destroyed and brought to rubble. Entire Christian communities are being wiped out and even crucifixion is back. Can we patiently wait?

    Patience 2 Peter 3 For many of us patience is a virtue that is difficult to cultivate in our hustle bustle society. The world moves at the speed of the internet while many of us are left trying to keep up. I’m reminded of that old ketchup commercial for Heinz were two small boys are ...read more

  • The Shadow, The Substance And The Savior

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Oct 4, 2016
     | 3,383 views

    A message to encourage believers in difficult times.

    "The Shadow, the Substance and the Savior" Hebrews 12:18 For ye are not come unto the mount that might be touched, and that burned with fire, nor unto blackness, and darkness, and tempest, 19 And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard intreated that the word ...read more

  • The Beatitudes In Isaiah 57 Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 20, 2014
     | 4,646 views

    God wants us to be godly even within an ungodly culture, as defined by Isaiah and generalized into principles by Jesus.

  • “finding Help To Live In An Anti-Christian Culture”

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jul 14, 2014
     | 5,878 views

    In an ever-increasing anti=Christian culture, how are American Christians to respond?

  • Strangers In A Strange Land Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Sep 15, 2014
    based on 3 ratings
     | 11,431 views

    When we know who we are, we'll understand what we have.

  • Persecution - What's A Christian To Do?

    Contributed by David Simpson on Aug 18, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,586 views

    Persecution of Christians is occurring all around the world. Even in America, some Christians are being pressured and criticized. What is the Christian response to persecution?

  • Good News – Bad News For The Church Of Jesus Christ Series

    Contributed by Gordon Weatherby on Sep 8, 2014
     | 2,471 views

    Stephen's death and the following persecution was a bad news/Good News Scenario. On the one hand it was a very negative thing for the church. Yet God used this evil to motivate the church with the Great Commission they had previously ignored.

  • Jesus Practioners

    Contributed by Rich Hadley on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,056 views

    The Practicing (serving) Church is a: Philanthropic Church, Proclaiming Church,Persecuted Church, Protected Church, Praising Church, Praying Church, and aPowerful Church

    (Excerpt from Peter Marshall—"Were you there") ("The [afternoon sun was sliding into its gentle decline] over the City of David. Already pilgrims, and visitors pouring in through [the north and south gates of the Temple; elbowing their way past those milling around in the grand court yards and ...read more

  • Letter To The Smyrna Congregation Series

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on May 24, 2015
     | 2,098 views

    Persecution is to be expected by the godly and enduring persecution can bring great spiritual good.

    Verse 8 – Jesus introduces Himself as being “the First and the Last, Who was dead, and has come to life.” The importance of this particular self-designation to the Smyrna Church of Christ will be seen when we have studied the challenges facing this congregation. Verse 9 ...read more

  • Persecution Then And Now: Are You Ready To Fight For The Faith?

    Contributed by Kelly Durant on Jul 9, 2015
     | 3,581 views

    How many of you have ever been in a fight over your faith? Has someone every attacked you, insulted you, hit you, or tried to get you fired over your faith in Jesus Christ? If you have a real faith, it will happen! Today Christians are being persecuted!

    Persecution Then and Now: Are you ready to fight for the faith? By Kelly Durant 7-12-15 Acts 5:29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men. 2. How many of you have ever been in a fight over your faith? Has someone every attacked you, ...read more