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  • Jerusalem Council Series

    Contributed by Aarron Ellerman on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,403 views

    Paul recounts his trip to Jerusalem to defend his ministry to the Gentiles.

    Galatians 2:1-5 “Jerusalem Council” • Vs. 1 • Time o 14 years after his first trip to Jerusalem • Reason o Acts 13:42-49 (Began to preach to the Gentiles) o Isaiah 49:6; Luke 2:25-32 o Acts 15:1-4 • Companions o Barnabas (Acts 4:36-37; 9:26-27) o Titus • Vs. 2 Paul makes a ...read more

  • The Jerusalem Council Series

    Contributed by Russell Rhodes on Sep 1, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,623 views

    This is the study of the Jerusalem Council and the 17th study in the Bookl of Acts

    The Jerusalem Council Acts 15:1-35 Acts # 17 In this chapter we will see conflict within the church. We will look at what is known as the Jerusalem Council. This is the first major conflict of the church. This was a conflict about Salvation. This conflict was asking the question of how a ...read more

  • The Jerusalem Council Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 21, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,231 views

    There are always those who would change the gospel. This is to be expected since the gospel is a judgment against the world system which refuses to recognize God, His condemnation of sin & His redemptive purpose for all men.

    GALATIANS 2: 1-10 THE JERUSALEM COUNCIL [Acts 15:1-30] There are always those in the world who would change the gospel. This is to be expected since the gospel is a judgment against the world system which refuses to recognize God, His condemnation of sin, and His redemptive purpose for ...read more

  • Jerusalem Council Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on May 6, 2021
     | 88 views

    Paul and Barnabas did not share the view of the few Jews who believed that circumcision is necessary for the converts. They advocated and argued for Salvation through grace without circumcision. Read further to know the decision and its effect.

    Acts 15:22-35 Jerusalem Council’s Decision Circulated 15:22-23 Trustworthy Convoys to Antioch 15:23-29 Four requirements from Converts 15:30-35 Ruling of James on Circulation Acts 15:22-23 Trustworthy Convoys to Antioch. The Apostles decided to communicate the decision of the Jerusalem council ...read more

  • Jerusalem Council Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on Apr 21, 2021
     | 203 views

    The first Jerusalem Council met to decide on the issues raised by the early Christians. Certain problems have to be discussed, argued, and finalized with the help of the Holy Spirit. Know further by reading through this sermon.

    Acts 15:1-20 Jerusalem Council on Gentiles Conversion 15:01-05 Issues of Circumcision 15:06-12 Peter stood for Grace 15:13- 21 Ruling of James on Circumcision Acts 15:01-05 Issues of Circumcision This passage explains ceremonialism emphasized by few Jewish Christians. The descendants of Abraham ...read more

  • Jerusalem Council Cont. Series

    Contributed by Aarron Ellerman on Jan 3, 2008
     | 1,052 views

    Paul’s ministry is received by James, Cephas and John, and he is accepted as an equal partner in the ministry of Christ.

    Galatians 2:6-13 “Jerusalem Council cont.” • Vs. 6 “These who seemed to be somewhat” is also translated those who were of high reputation, that is the other Apostles. o Why is Paul seemingly using a negative description of the other apostles? o Also in vs. 9 “who seemed to be ...read more

  • You Are Free Indeed Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Sep 18, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,320 views

    This sermon is about the response that came from the Jerusalem Council.

    The Christian brothers and sisters at Antioch had good reason to rejoice. They had been at the center of a great controversy concerning what they need to do to be saved. There were some who had set high requirements for these Gentile converts to Christ. However after much debate and prayer the ...read more

  • The Big Issue.

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jan 20, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,305 views

    The Jerusalem council; sorting out the Big issue of how are we saved?

    Acts 15.1- 21. The Big Issue. A Big issue then and today is the question of right standing with God, how will we be saved? How will we be accepted,how will we be forgiven and what is it we have to do to be saved for eternity? You can travel around the world and meet different people with ...read more

  • The Gospel: For All Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Sep 3, 2015
     | 3,303 views

    Paul has expressed astonishment that churches of Galatia have turned from faith alone to faith plus law. He says what they have really done is moved from the true gospel to no gospel at all.

    Is the Gospel really for everybody? You have probably heard someone tell the humorous one liner; you can’t get there from here. That is what the Judaizers were telling the churches in Galatia about coming to Christ only they weren’t trying to be funny. There were a group of people ...read more

  • The Special Role Of The Laity Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 2, 2015
     | 3,831 views

    Lay people in the Church, especially women, serve a vital role in spreading the Gospel and building community.

    Thursday of the 5th Week of Easter 2015 Joy of the Gospel Both of our readings today are concerned with what the Catechism calls “The Christian Life,” or the moral and virtuous way of life. Paul and Barnabas were traveling through the lands of what is now Turkey and Greece, going ...read more

  • Excess Baggage Part 1 Series

    Contributed by John Pearrell on Aug 9, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,023 views

    We tend to import extra requirements into our Christian life making it unnecessarily complicated

    Projectionist start with BibleConnection_HighDef.mp4 We are so glad you are here this morning, whether in the auditorium or on line! Thanks for joining with us. We are on the front end of a new series that I think you will find challenging, helpful and hopefully freeing. To get started, how many ...read more

  • Two Questions About Salvation

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 8, 2014
     | 1,690 views

    We are going to be talking about things that happened in what is called “The Great Jerusalem Council.”

    JUL 14 2013PM Two Questions About Salvation Acts 15:1-5 We have just gotten in from Paul’s first missionary journey. For the next three Sunday evenings, including tonight, we are going to be talking about things that happened in what is called “The Great Jerusalem Council.” ...read more

  • Working Through Conflict

    Contributed by Timothy Craver on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 6,779 views

    Looking at the Jerusalem Council, we see conceopts to help us work through conflict.

    3 weeks ago, I spoke on the topic of conflict and how to prevent unnecessary disputes. I want to return to the topic of conflict today, but I’ll be taking a different approach this time. Whereas three weeks ago I talked about how to stop conflict before it starts, today I’ll be talking about how ...read more

  • Consuming The Gospel

    Contributed by Robert Sickler on Jun 5, 2015
     | 1,860 views

    According to surveys 78% of Americans are Christians but only 9% of Americans read the bible every day. Perhaps this is because one must go beyond reading the bible merely for the sake of reading the bible; we must truly consume the bible.

    Consuming the Gospel Illustration Remember the vision of glory that Ezekiel had. The Lord spoke to Ezekiel saying: “Now you, son of man, listen to what I am speaking to you; do not be rebellious like that rebellious house. Open your mouth and eat what I am giving you.” Then Ezekiel ...read more

  • The Life Of Paul Part Vi Series

    Contributed by Dan Carroll on Aug 31, 2016
     | 3,432 views

    Talks about what it means to follow Jesus. The Council of Jerusalem in Acts 15 deals with this issue and still impacts us today.

    INTRODUCTION • Last week we talked about Paul’s suffering and how he was permanently and painfully ill. How we approach God in suffering. • There are moments in history that alter the shape of life. • Sometimes they are well chronicled and noted like landing a man on ...read more