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  • Facing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Robert Robb on Jul 22, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 9,317 views

    Further opposition to be faced before the inheritance is gained

    Study 13 Chapter 10&11 Introduction I suppose, like me, many of you have turned your hand to a little bit of decorating at some time or another. Maybe you decided it was about time that your living room was freshened up a bit and so you got your tins of paint, your emulsion for the ceiling ...read more

  • Facing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Oct 21, 2018
     | 2,104 views

    When we do God's work, we can expect opposition. We don't have to be discouraged. God will finish what He has started.

    We started Ezra 1 with the move of God and the edict of King Cyrus, and the start of a long and difficult journey for the exiles returning back to Jerusalem. • In Ezra 2 we have the list of the returning exiles, by families and towns, and the various roles they play. • In Ezra 3 we saw the altar ...read more

  • Facing Opposition Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jun 6, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,453 views

    You will find that doing God's work, in God's way, will bring God's provision.

    Facing Opposition Text: Acts 5:17-42 Introduction 1. In episode 5 of the A.D. series, we see how even in the midst of persecution, the apostles of the early church continued to be obedient in declaring the Gospel. They faced opposition from the religious and political leaders of the time, ...read more

  • Facing Opposition - Together Series

    Contributed by Steve Lawson on Jan 5, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,336 views

    We must face opposition in our lives in community.

    Facing Opposition - Together Nehemiah 4 Against every effort on our part to get our lives together and recover from damage, hurt, and ruin, we will experience opposition from the enemy. – Ray Steadman 1 Peter 5:8 - Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a ...read more

  • Facing Opposition, Finding Strength

    Contributed by Tim Hbc on May 7, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,316 views

    In Acts 4 we see a church alive and on fire. But it is also a church under attack. How did the first believers cope with opposition?

    Introduction Once upon a time, an atheist lived in a small town. The atheist wasn’t a bad man, he just didn’t believe. He wasn’t interested in church… and there was only one in the area. It was cold and dead. More of a social club for the deceased. One day the church building caught on ...read more

  • Facing Opposition From The Carnal

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 8, 2001
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,252 views

    To lead the children to understand that faithful obedience to God often means that we will find ourself being opposed by carnal people.

    Unit 12 – Faithfulness Lesson 35 – John the Baptist, a Faithful Messenger – Luke 3:1-20; 7:18-23; Mark 6:17-29 Preparation for the Teacher 1. Aim: To lead the people to understand that faithful obedience to God often means that we will find ourself being opposed by carnal ...read more

  • The Leader And Opposition Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 20, 2015
     | 3,027 views

    Despite opposition Nehemiah keeps them building. He organises the work to go on. We too experience opposition but can trust God to help us to persevere.

    Sermon by Rev George Hemmings Sometimes you read these stories from the Old Testament and they seem so remote, so removed from our modern world that you wonder whether they can have any relevance for us. I mean, as George pointed out last week, we wouldn’t even think of getting out and ...read more

  • Why Am I Not Hated?

    Contributed by Marc Phillips on Feb 19, 2015
     | 1,474 views

    Mark 13:13 says "You will be hated by all because of My name, but the one that endures to the end, he will be saved."

    Why Am I Not Hated – Mark 13:13 As I was reading through this past couple of weeks, I found the book of Mark to be speaking directly to me. Last week we spoke about being politically correct, and I know that I didn’t use scripture from Mark, but I believe one of the verses that sparked ...read more

  • Facing Invincble Foes...

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 21, 2014
     | 3,570 views

    There are times it may seem we are helpless and hopeless, our foes seem invincible... That is when God does His best work.

  • No Pain No Gain Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Nov 7, 2016
     | 4,076 views

    There is no gain without pain so being a voice for God will bring you opposition

    Sermon Series: Being a Voice for God (a study of Acts chapters 1-4 Text: Acts 4:1-4 Title: No Pain, No Gain "Now as they spoke to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees came upon them, 2 being greatly disturbed that they taught the people and preached in Jesus ...read more

  • Baby You Should Go And Save Yourself ...♩♬♪

    Contributed by Peejay Delima on Jan 12, 2017
     | 1,759 views

    Never waste your time, energy, and life to those people who thinks they’re always better than anyone else - and those with appetites’ impossible to be satisfied!

    Never waste your time, energy, and life to those people who thinks they’re always better than anyone else - and those with appetites’ impossible to be satisfied! Why? 1. You can never satisfy them! No matter what you do, whether you fail or succeed, whether you do it the way they want it or ...read more

  • Focus: Facing Opposition Clearly Under Stress

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Feb 26, 2017
     | 2,623 views

    This message is about how our enemy desires for us to lose our focus on our heavenly Father by focusing on what is happening to us individually leading to our failure.

    FOCUS Facing Opposition Clearly Under Stress Scriptures: Rom. 8:5-9; 12:1-2; 1 Pet. 5:8; 2 Chr. 34:23-28; 35:20-24 The title of my message this morning is FOCUS: Facing Opposition Clearly Under Stress. If you take nothing else from this message remember this: when we lose our focus we can ...read more

  • Countering The Critics Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Mar 19, 2015
     | 4,193 views

    Whenever you attempt to do anything great for the glory of God, expect opposition. So when it comes, pray, proceed with the work, and protect yourself as much as possible.

    This last fall (September 19, 2014) when Apple introduced its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, a group of workers from Teardown.com lined up at 5 a.m. at various stores in Austin to buy the devises. Then they returned to the company's offices, where engineers began disassembling the new products. One of the ...read more

  • Testifying Truth

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Apr 26, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,250 views

    The Sanhedrin again seek to put Christ and Christianity on trial, even though Jesus has been crucified, dead and buried.

    Mid-Week Message/Devotion April 25, 2018 Acts 4:5-12 We are reading through this account of Peter and the apostles being queried by yet another gathering of what amounts to a self-appointed council. Why do I say self-appointed? You see this council of Jewish priests – the Sanhedrin was ...read more

  • Bringing Down The Strongholds Of Hell Part 3 Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 2,009 views

    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley for sharing this series on Acts. It has been a blessing as well as a great help. I have used these for our church, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

    Bringing Down the Strongholds of Hell Acts 19:8-27 Part 3 [2Co 10:4 NIV] “The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.” Last time we looked at the open door of opportunity, placed in front of Paul. We ...read more