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  • The Devil In Disguise

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Oct 20, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 5,106 views

    Once again the Bible is a wonderful commentary on the practical struggles of the Christian life. Tonight we want to look at the activity of Satan, as he attempts to thwart the efforts of saints. We see this clearly in the character of a fellow named Bar

    THE DEVIL IN DISGUISE A Look At Those Who Thwart the Ministry of the Saints! INTRODUCTION: Once again the Bible is a wonderful commentary on the practical struggles of the Christian life. Tonight we want to look at the activity of Satan, as he attempts to thwart the efforts of saints. We see ...read more

  • How To Pray Like You Mean It (Acts - Part 21) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,599 views

    Four Ways to Prepare yourself for prayer...

    How to Pray like you mean it Acts Series: ¡§Completely Irreligious, Yet Radically Christian¡¨ Part 21 Pastor Jeff Christopherson June 8, 2003 Acts 12:25-13:12 FOUR WAYS TO PREPARE YOURSELF FOR PRAYER: ¡§Prayer does not enable us to do greater work for God. Prayer is a ...read more

  • Halloween: Harmless Or Hellish?

    Contributed by Robert Fleener on Aug 4, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,015 views

    Should Christian families celebrate Halloween?

    “Halloween –Harmless or Hellish?” A Biblical overview of the occult . . . 1. The occult is nothing new. When men tell you to consult mediums and spiritists, who whisper and mutter, should not a people inquire of their God? Why consult the dead on behalf of the living? (Isa 8:19) [Is. ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Protects Us From People Who Would Use The Scriptures For Their Selfish Ambitions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 31 ratings
     | 4,981 views

    How the Holy Spirit Protects Us From People Who Would Use the Scriptures for Their Selfish Ambitions

    How the Holy Spirit Protects Us From People Who Would Use the Scriptures for Their Selfish Ambitions (Mark 7:11,12) Illustration:Get the right perspective. When Goliath came against the Israelites, the soldiers all thought, "He’s so big we can never kill him." David looked at the same giant and ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Protects Us From People Who Would Use The Scriptures For Their Selfish Ambitions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,704 views

    1. The Holy Spirit protects us from manipulators of the scripture by teaching us to be discerning of truth. Many Pharisaical leaders have learned how to use the scripture as a club to manipulate people for their own selfish gain. The Holy Spirit gives us a discerning mind to help us distinguish ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Protects Us From Manipulation

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 7, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 9,345 views

    Regardless of how much abuse the world may heap on us or how small we may seem compared to others, we are precious in the sight of God. Because of Christ, we have immeasurable worth.

    How the Holy Spirit Protects us From Manipulation Illustration: One day, educator and comedian Sam Levinson was standing with a group of men who seemed to tower above him. Someone asked, "Sam, don’t you feel strange surrounded by so many tall people?" He replied, "Yes, I do. I feel like a dime ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Protects Us From Self-Serving People (Mark 7:11-12)

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 27, 2002
    based on 38 ratings
     | 3,727 views

    How the Holy Spirit Protects Us From Self-serving People (Mark 7:11-12)Guidelines for being discerning, wise and Spirit led in guarding yourself from harm

    How the Holy Spirit Protects Us From Self-serving People (Mark 7:11-12) Illustration:The deity of the Holy Spirit ought to be clearly recognized in Scripture. Look at these facts: Christ is born; the Spirit is His forerunner. Christ is baptized; the Spirit bears witness. Christ is tempted; the ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Uses Discernment To Protect Us

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 4,522 views

    The Holy Spirit gives us a discerning mind to help us distinguish between truth and partial truths. Hebrews 5:14 says, "Solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil."

    How the Holy Spirit Protects Us From People Who Would Use the Scriptures for Their Selfish Ambitions (Mark 7:11,12) Illustration:Get the right perspective. When Goliath came against the Israelites, the soldiers all thought, "He’s so big we can never kill him." David looked at the same giant and ...read more

  • Paul And Barnabas - Sent Servants

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Apr 20, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,245 views

    Paul and Barnabas are sent out from Antioch.

    Paul and Barnabas – Sent Servants Acts 12:20 – 13:13 Jeff Hughes – August 24, 2003 Calvary Chapel Aggieland Introduction The United States Marine Corps has a slogan that they have used for quite a while. I’m sure you’ve heard it. “We’re looking for a few good men.” But, did you know that God ...read more

  • Facing The False Prophet Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Oct 5, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,527 views

    Saul of Tarsus transforms into the apostle Paul whil preaching the true gospel and facing a false prophet: what the 21st century church can learn about confronting false teaching from the 1st cenutry example

    SERIES: “LESSONS FROM THE EARLY CHURCH” TEXT: ACTS 13:1-12 TITLE: “FACING THE FALSE PROPHET” INTRODUCTION: A. Would you hire this man? A member of the pulpit committee at a certain church was ...read more

  • Worship, Fasting, Prayer, Preaching, And Trouble

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 88 ratings
     | 6,700 views

    Let’s think about the importance of serving the Lord and how a person might get selected for specialized Christian service. 1- Realize that not everyone wants to serve 2- Remember God’s process for selection 3- Recognize evil and stand strong

    INTRO.- ILL.- In New England, the long-standing custom was for a visiting preacher to have his room provided by one of the families in the church. On Sunday morning, the lady of the house had prepared a big breakfast of ham and eggs, biscuits and gravy, even pancakes, along with coffee and juice. ...read more

  • The Characteristics Of A Spiritual Church

    Contributed by Lee Black on Nov 9, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,759 views

    Is your Church Spirit filled like the 1st Church? Are your leaders full of the Holy Spirit like the 1st leaders? Are we ready for the great work God has for us?

    Acts 2:42-47 The Characteristics of a Spiritual Church Acts 2:42-47 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. [43] And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles. [44] And all ...read more

  • Standard Operating Procedure Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Oct 27, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,583 views

    The pattern of Paul is established on the First Journey. It involves steps that allow the Spirit to work.

    SOP - Christian Patterns Barnabas, Paul and John Mark leave the Island of Crete which was the first part of the missionary journey commissioned by the Holy Spirit. We don’t hear much about things happening on the island although it was at one time home to Barnabas. They sail from the opposite ...read more

  • Starting Off Well Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Aug 31, 2008
     | 1,619 views

    The Lord slowly moved Saul from enemy of the gospel to Paul, a full-fledged missionary with a message to the Gentiles. How does God move us out into ministry for Him? Learn some lessons from Paul and Barnabas.

    As we’ve talked about through our study in the book of Acts, this is the story of the resurrected Jesus, working through his body to bring the gospel into the world. As the effort grows, so the attacks of Satan to thwart it morph and change. It’s like the enemy is trying to find a loophole that ...read more

  • Does Jesus Reveal Himself To You?

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Nov 24, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,842 views

    Jesus reveals Himself to people who seek for Him earnestly.

    Does Jesus Reveal Himself to You? Matthew 2:1-2:12 Main Idea : Jesus reveals Himself to people who seek for Him earnestly. Historical background The Magi were men who were skilled in philosophy, medicine and natural science. They were soothsayers and interpreters of dreams. In later ...read more