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  • The Cry Of The Martyrs

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Oct 20, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,264 views

    Week 16 in a Wednesday evening study through the book of Revelation

    WEEK 16 “ The Cry of the Martyrs” Date: October 2, 2002 Place: Allendale Baptist Church Text: Revelation 6: 9-11 Introduction As we looked last week, we saw what is the beginning of the Great Tribulation. The 1st seal was opened and the white horse is seen with the rider we said is the ...read more

  • The Marks Of A Martyr

    Contributed by Steven Kellett on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 146 ratings
     | 21,145 views

    Three characteristics of Stephen - the first Christian Martyr - that should be true of all believers.

    One dark January evening in 1944 Bruce Porterfield sat down in his home in Lansing, Michigan, to read the paper after a hard day’s work. The story of how five missionaries had presumably been killed by Stone-Age Indians in Bolivia caught his attention. That evening he committed himself to follow in ...read more

  • The Memorial Of A Martyr

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 14, 2000
    based on 204 ratings
     | 2,174 views

    A message for Memorial Day

    The Memorial of a Martyr Selected Passages from Acts Focus text Acts 7:54-8:1 May 28, 2000 Introduction I. The purpose of Memorial Day A. The start of Memorial Day 1. Henry Welles – Waterloo, NY: Day to honor the patriotic dead of the Civil War. The first appeal was ignored. 2. Welles ...read more

  • The Martyrs Of The End Times

    Contributed by Larry Wolfe on Jul 9, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,401 views

    A look at the martyrs in the book of Daniel and the Revelation

    The Martyrs Throughout the history of the faithful, martyrdom was prevalent as “Foxes Book of Martyrs” accurately chronicles, for the Church of Jesus Christ has experienced an almost countless number of saints being put to death for their unwavering faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. ...read more

  • Stephen The Witness And Martyr Series

    Contributed by Tom Mccrossan on Feb 26, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,936 views

    Stephen is a model for us of a Holy Spirit directed witness.

  • The Second Christian Martyr(Acts 6) Series

    Contributed by Gregg Strawbridge on Apr 15, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,118 views

    This is an exposition of the passage on Stephen who was the first martyr.

    INTRODUCTION We all need heros - those who would embody and be incarnate examples of that which is true, good, and beautiful. Who are your heros? Athanasisus, Luther, Calvin, William Wallace, Theodore Roosevelt, Rambo? We need heros. Today we consider the hero, Stephen. Remember that the Word ...read more

  • "Stephen: The 1st Christian Martyr"

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Jan 7, 2002
    based on 93 ratings
     | 8,084 views

    This message examines the life and influence of Stephen, the first Christian martyr.

    STEPHEN: THE FIRST CHRISTIAN MARTYR Text: Acts 6:8-15 "And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people. Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the Lib- ...read more

  • Love Your Haters

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Apr 27, 2014
    based on 14 ratings
     | 19,773 views

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    Love Your Haters John 15:17-25 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/LoveHaters.html Matthew 5:10-12 10 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of ...read more

  • Heaven's Just A Stone's Throw Away Series

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Nov 28, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,538 views

    The story of the first Christian martyr

    The story of the first Christian martyr The kingdom of Heaven is at Hand - it is always a stone’s throw away Life is short - to live like Stephen you must: Decide before you go through tough times how you will act and what you will say AC 6:8 Now Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and ...read more

  • Lutheran Identity Series: Grace Alone Series

    Contributed by Matt Hoffmann on Aug 19, 2010
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,061 views

    In this Sermon series we explore some of the treasures of our Reformation Heritage and Identity. This Sermon is based upon the struggles facing the First Century Jewish Christians and those leaders of the Reformation. The Value of God Grace comes to the

    Sermon 082210 Hebrews 12:4-24 Well, today we are looking at our last “sola” or “alone” statement of the Reformation. This one is “sola gratia” or “grace alone.” Of all the words that we use in the church, the word Grace is among the “big ...read more

  • Can You Imagine?

    Contributed by Chris Tiller on Nov 16, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,239 views

    A sermon for International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.

    (Show video clip for International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.) It wasn’t long after the church’s first Pentecost that the first follower of Christ was martyred for his faith. With furious opponents gathered around him, Stephen “looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God.” (Acts ...read more

  • A Death In The Family

    Contributed by Michael Treston on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,533 views

    Martyrs for jesus come in many shapes and forms

    The scripture we read this morning is quite a grim text isn’t it, but in the eastern orthodox church they use this same scripture to celebrate the end of the Christmas story. In that church, they have set aside the 29th of December as a holy day. A holy day where they commemorate the lives of ...read more

  • Saint Stephen

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jan 7, 2003
    based on 106 ratings
     | 12,612 views

    What is God saying to our church through the first Christian Martyr, Stephen?

    Acts 6-7 Saint Stephen Boxing day – the day after Christmas, the day you recover, sit on the couch and sip something that goes plop, plop, fizz, fizz. Boxing day – the day that, just incase you haven’t had enough of the malls, and you credit cards aren’t quite topped up, you go to the stores ...read more

  • Dying For The Cause

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 3, 2009
    based on 57 ratings
     | 11,342 views

    The name Smyrna comes from the word for myrrh…which is known for releasing its wonderfully delightful fragrance…when crushed! This suffering church is symbolic of the 10 Great Persecutions from the 1st-3rd C. Link inc. to text, audio/video, PowerPoint.

    READING SOMEONE ELSE’S MAIL Dying For the Cause of Christ Rev. 2:8-11 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/DyingForCause.html Many years ago, when communism still held the Soviet Union in its iron clench, a little group of Christians met behind closed doors in the underground. This was a secret ...read more

  • The Battle Of The Blood

    Contributed by Jason Frazier on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,876 views

    Talks about martyrs & the things that the blood brings: responsibility, sacrifice, justice, protection & life

    The Battle of the Blood TEXT: Hebrews 11:32-12:4 In the scriptures, you can see 3 major points of Jesus ministry: (1) Christ will have a church in this world; (2) His church will be mightily attacked; (3) None of the devil’s attacks will destroy it. The portion of Scripture in Hebrews begins ...read more