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  • Aeneas And Dorcas- Principles Of Prayer For Healing Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Jul 5, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 7,489 views

    What (balanced) principles of prayer for healing can we get from this passage.

    Aeneas and Dorcas- Principles of prayer for healing Acts 9:32-42 WBC 7 July 2002 What can we learn from this passage about healing? - what does God have to say to US … ME - bearing in mind I’m not Peter! Well, I think we can glean some Principles of prayer for healing The first ...read more

  • Peter In Joppa: A Woman Healed Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 5, 2017
     | 7,546 views

    The question may be asked, “Why don’t we still hear of men raising the dead?” Think about how seldom Christ raised the dead. The Bible records that He did so on three other occasions only.

    April 1, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Title: Peter in Joppa: A woman healed (9:36-43) Scripture 36 Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did. 37 And it came to pass in ...read more

  • "The Good Life"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Apr 21, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,988 views

    I think it’s safe to say that we are all searching for the "good life." Sadly it is very illusive. it may sound a bit too simple, but the answer is love God, other persons and follow Christ.

    Acts 9:36-43 “The Good Life” By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN Urgently, incessantly Jesus drew people to God. “Seek first the kingdom and righteousness of God,” He said. For this we were made. Nothing else satisfies the longing of our ...read more

  • Luke's Portrait Of A Beautiful Woman

    Contributed by Shawn Rose on May 19, 2009
    based on 15 ratings
     | 8,668 views

    In the book of Acts, Luke paints a portrait of a truly beautiful woman...her name was Dorcas.

    LUKE’S PORTRAIT OF A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN Text: Acts 9:36 – 42 Introduction: · “Beautiful” – delighting the senses by excellence and harmony, and often also giving great pleasure to the mind by an inner goodness (World Book Dict.) · We have traded beauty for sensuality · What is true ...read more

  • A Woman Who Touched The Lives Of Others

    Contributed by Tom Walker on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 241 ratings
     | 3,388 views

    In Acts 9:36-43 the Bible refers to a woman by the name of Dorcas. The name literally means, "a gaze

    In Acts 9:36-43 the Bible refers to a woman by the name of Dorcas. The name literally means, "a gazelle", which of course is the female of a roebuck. She has the distinction of being the first Greek female mentioned in the New Testament. She was a resident of the seaport city of Joppa, located on ...read more

  • May The Work I’ve Done Speak For Me

    Contributed by Sherman Gordon on Dec 17, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 24,760 views

    MORE IMPORTANT THAN HOW LONG WE LIVE IS HOW WE LIVE OUR LIFE. DORCAS PATTERNS FOR US A LIFE WORTH LIVING AND REMEMBERING.

  • Doing The Stuff

    Contributed by Fredrik Rich on May 6, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 4,562 views

    This message looks at the raising to life of Tabitha (Dorcas) as a more affective means of evangelism to her community than her good works, good and necessary as they were in preparing the way.

    Reading 1: Acts 9:32-43 Reading 2: Colossians 3:22-4:1 Sermon Miracles don’t really happen anymore, do they? Our passage this morning would certainly suggest that miracles were once common in the church. In fact, the Bible is full of miracles. You might even have your own ...read more

  • "How To Explain The Death Of A Gazelle?"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,766 views

    When bad things happen to good people, people can begin to draw "Bad" conclusions about the character of God, and in turn they begin to acting badly... Dorcas died, why?

    Title: “How to explain the death of a Gazelle?” Text: Introduction: The meaning of the name of Dorcas is "Gazelle." It seems clear in scripture that Dorcas died a premature death. She died because of "sickness," not old age. Everyone seemed startled that God would allow the death of ...read more

  • The Power Of The Insignificant

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on May 15, 2008
    based on 25 ratings
     | 21,055 views

    Our society teaches us that the more significant we are, the more impact we can have. Is that true? The reality is that our significance comes only through the Lord Jesus Christ.

    To anyone who knows her, Joanne is not a significant person. Honestly, chances are, Joanne will never accomplish anything significant. In the town that she lives in, Joanne is never going to be someone who people in town will see as an important person. Joanne is the person the people in town would ...read more

  • Do The Small Thing To Show The Main Thing

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Apr 13, 2016
    based on 46 ratings
     | 19,934 views

    What is servant evangelism: It is demonstrating the kindness of God The Love God by offering to do some act of humble service with no strings attached. Do the small thing to show the main thing -- God's Love.

    For those who are not familiar with an Anglican Service there are four Scripture readings prior to the Message. Today's assigned readings are: Acts 9:36-43; Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9-17 and John 10:22-30. How where you named? Where you named after someone; maybe someone in your family ...read more

  • There Is Jesus Power In The Hard Times

    Contributed by Craig Fenton on Sep 9, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,740 views

    THE POWER OF JESUS DRAWS ALL MEN UNTO HIMSELF, HE USES OUR HARD TIMES TO DRAW MEN UNTO HIMSELF.

    There is Jesus Power in the hard times Acts 9:32-43. Hard times are nothing new. Hard times, times of trials and tribulations, seem to be as constant as the sunrise. You can watch the news on any given day and hear of the hard times of those around our country. You can read the morning paper ...read more

  • "Making An Impact. Are You?"

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Sep 12, 2003
    based on 148 ratings
     | 32,663 views

    Making an Impact is both spiritual and practical.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches September 14, 2003 Making an Impact. Are you?” Acts 9:32-43 INTRODUCTION: “What do you do for Christ each day?” a faithful Christian said. And I replied, “I drive a truck and fill the stores with bread.” He said, “I know of your bread route But ...read more

  • "Making An Impact Through Work" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Aug 30, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 16,857 views

    What practical ways can we relieve the suffering of others and make life better for people. How can we translate our Christianity into our daily life through work.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches September 4, 2005 Dr. Marilyn S. Murphree Making an Impact Through Work Acts 9:32-43 INTRODUCTION: “What do you do for Christ each day?” a faithful Christian said. And I replied, “I drive a truck and fill the ...read more

  • When Bad Things Happen To Good People

    Contributed by Doug Humphrey on Nov 18, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,875 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to help people trust God in the midst of life’s suffering and trials. Rather than focus on the "Why" question, I encourage them to focus on the "Who" question. For behind life’s trials stands a God who is good, loving and sov

    When Bad Things Happen to Good People Acts 9:32-43 Introduction: The Bible teaches that we live in a fallen world. This is not the world as God originally created it. It is not the world as it will be one day. But when Adam and Eve sinned everything changed. The Bible says that creation ...read more

  • The Tears That Touched Jesus’ Heart Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 15, 2012
    based on 197 ratings
     | 91,469 views

    Jesus only raised 3 people (that I know of) from the dead. Why didn’t He raise everybody out of the grave? Why just people like this only son of the widow of Nain?