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  • The Death Of An Empire Series

    Contributed by Sam Tollison on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 13 ratings

    The prophet Nahum descibes what happens when an empire abandons the law of God.

    NAHUM Part 1 Nahum 1:1-11 (NIV) 1 An oracle concerning Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite. 2 The LORD is a jealous and avenging God; the LORD takes vengeance and is filled with wrath. The LORD takes vengeance on his foes and maintains his wrath against his enemies. 3 The more

  • The Empire Strikes Back Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Mar 27, 2008

    Exposition of Acts 12:1-17 regarding the attack of Herod on the church and the churches response to persecution

    Text: Acts 12:1-17, Title: The Empire Strikes Back, Date/Place: NRBC, 3/30/08, AM A. Opening illustration: Ignatius Kung was ordained as a Bishop of Shanghai in 1949, shortly after the communists took over China. The Chinese government pressured him to align his loyalties to the "Chinese Catholic more

  • Empires In Collision: Christ And Caesar

    Contributed by Michael Bird on May 11, 2003
    based on 57 ratings

    This sermon sets out to examine Mk 12:13-17 not in terms on Church-State relationships but rather by illucidating its socio-religious context and its application for God’s image bearers today.

    EMPIRES IN COLLISION: CHRIST AND CAESAR Mark 12:13-17 13 And they sent to him some of the Pharisees and some of the Herodians, to trap him in his talk. 14 And they came and said to him, “Teacher, we know that you are true and do not care about anyone’s opinion. For you are not swayed by more

  • Death Of An Empire Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Sam Tollison on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Nahum describesthe destruction of Nineveh after they abandoned thier faith in God.

    NAHUM part 2 -Recap- Nahum 1:12-15 (NIV) 12 This is what the LORD says: "Although they have allies and are numerous, they will be cut off and pass away. Although I have afflicted you, [O Judah,] I will afflict you no more. 13 Now I will break their yoke from your neck and tear your more

  • The Death Of An Empire Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Sam Tollison on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    The prophet Nahum descibes what happens when an empire abandons the law of God.

    NAHUM part 3 Chapters 2 & 3 give details of the attack, siege, and fall of the Assyrian Empire. Nineveh tried to defend itself. The king calls the people to arms in 2:5 Nahum 2:5 (NIV) 5 He summons his picked troops, yet they stumble on their way. They dash to the city wall; the more

  • God's View Of World Empires Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Dec 1, 2011

    A study of the book of Daniel chapter 7 verses 1 through 7

    Daniel 7: 1 – 7 God’s View Of World Empires 1 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream and visions of his head while on his bed. Then he wrote down the dream, telling the main facts. 2 Daniel spoke, saying, “I saw in my vision by night, and behold, more

  • The Empire Strikes Back Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Sep 23, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    If you want to win in the end, don't marvel at the world's power; instead; worship God alone and wait for Him to act.

    Once upon a time there was an eccentric old king who wanted to give his throne to one of his two sons, but he didn’t know which one. So he decided to organize a horse race, in which the son who owned the slowest horse would become king. Each son was afraid that the other would cheat by more

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    Contributed by John Gaston on Dec 30, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Awesome message, on how God's kingdom strikes back against self-righteousness, sin, lethargy, and by imparting spiritual power.

    CHRISTMAS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Rev. 11:15 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: Survivor 1. Did you hear about the three college students who were selected to take part in the next series of “Survivor?” 2. One was from UT, one was from SHSU, and the third one was from A & M. They were more

  • Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Series

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Aug 16, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    God treats sinners like us the same way he treated the vile King Ahab - with patience and mercy.

    Of all the villains in the Star Wars movies, who is the most infamous? Darth Maul? Count Dooku? General Grievous? No. Darth Vader is the most notorious villain of them all. Even those who have never seen Star Wars before know that Darth Vader is a bad guy. Who’s been the most recognizable villain more

  • A Frightening Vision Of A Present Day Kingdom

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Mar 28, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    Here is a highly controversial passage, yet for the bible-believer, it is really quite clear. There will be a kingdom and a fierce and powerful king, but he will choose the wrong opponent and be destroyed.

    Passage: Daniel 8:1-27 Intro: When we run across a highly technical and controversial passage like this… 1. we can’t figure out the “so what?” 2. that quickly goes to “who cares” 3. God has a purpose, so don’t miss it while we dive into this more

  • Rev. # 43~13:1 The Revived Roman Empire Series

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Mar 11, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Verses 1-10 tells us about the Beast “out of the sea.” This Beast represents “the kingdom as well as civil and military power; we believe the beast in verse 1 is telling about the revived Roman Empire and then 2-10 about the Antichrist who will head up

    REV. # 43~13:1 THE REVIVED ROMAN EMPIRE 2-20-10 Today we’re in the 13th chapter of the Revelation, “13” is the number of depravity and wickedness, for instance, in chapter 13: of John we are told about Judas Iscariot, the name Judas Iscariot ” has 13 letters in it, listen as I read John more

  • The Shemitah, The Blood Moons And The Rise And Fall Of Empires

    Contributed by Dr. William D. Poovey on Oct 1, 2015

    The Shemitah, the Blood Moons and the Rise and Fall of Empires

    The Shemitah, the Blood Moons and the Rise and Fall of Empires Dr. William D. Poovey Luke 21:33-21:36 The Shemitah, the Blood Moons and the Rise and Fall of Empires Luke 21:33-36 Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away. 34 And take heed to yourselves, more

  • Mystery Babylon In The Roman Empire : The New Testament Backdrop Series

    Contributed by Bob Faulkner on Jul 7, 2015

    Babylon's mysteries did not go away with Babylon, but have been passed on through the world empires. We now come to Rome, the "Babylon" of New Testament days.

    9: PAGAN ROME We have danced through nearly 4000 years of history in a startlingly short time. Most moderns agree that the things I have portrayed so far are a true picture of the events that took place, the philosophies that prevailed, the religion that dominated. No need to overwork more

  • The Warp And The Woof Of The Book Of The Revelation Series

    Contributed by George Barton on Jan 22, 2006
    based on 1 rating


    THE WARP AND THE WOOF OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION One of the primary themes of the Book of Revelation is that God will judge those peoples who persecute His saints (6:10). The pattern of this theme in the Book of Revelation has a warp and a woof. The warp threads describe how God in a series more

  • We Were There - The Soldiers Series

    Contributed by Ken Gehrels on Apr 17, 2001
    based on 45 ratings

    Comparing the power of the Empire of Rome and her soldiers to the power of the Empire of Heaven and its soldiers.

    We Were There - The Soldiers Bible Reading: Matthew 27: 45-54, 62-66; 28:1-15 PREPARED BY KEN GEHRELS PASTOR CALVIN CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH NEPEAN, ONTARIO more