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  • The Ministry Of An Encourager Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 18, 2000
    based on 89 ratings
     | 6,846 views

    The Life of Barnabas is an example of how we should live lifes of encouragement.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 10 “The Ministry of an Encourager.” Acts 4:32-37 One of the great tragedies of our time is that there are so few kind people around. There are plenty of mean spirited, critical, cynical people, but there are few who just take the time to be kind as a ...read more

  • Be Like Barnabas

    Contributed by Robert Fleener on Jan 11, 2001
    based on 141 ratings
     | 3,904 views

    Barnabas is a wonderful example of a godly Christian servant.

    "BE LIKE BARNABAS" Acts 11:22-24 April 11, 1997 1. HE WAS WILLING TO SERVE They sent Barnabas . . . [22] 2. HE WAS OBEDIENT TO DIRECTION . . . he arrived . . . [23] 3. HE HAD SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT . . . he . . . saw the evidence . . . [23] 4. HE HAD THE RIGHT ATTITUDE . ...read more

  • The Good Shepherd Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 5,200 views

    CONTENTMENT IS NO PROBLEM WHEN WE ARE FOLLOWING THE GOOD SHEPHERD

    BIG IDEA: CONTENTMENT IS NO PROBLEM WHEN WE ARE FOLLOWING THE GOOD SHEPHERD INTRODUCTI0N: Do you ever have a problem with contentment? Who doesn’t! How do you feel when your kids or your wife complain ... = a reflection on your ability to provide and care for your family The Good Shepherd ...read more

  • Encourager Or Discourager

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
    based on 109 ratings
     | 5,633 views

    How do we encourage brothers and sisters in Christ

    The two men stood on the wharf, looking across the shimmering water, seeing their final destination only in their hearts. They were about to begin a journey that would not only change them, but would change the world. One was known throughout the church, the other, some people knew his name. He ...read more

  • What Are They Saying About You?

    Contributed by Carlton Coon on Dec 27, 2000
    based on 184 ratings
     | 2,825 views

    Reputation . . . what people are saying about you . . . have you given consideration to it lately?

    What Are They Saying About You? I. How does one pick a plumber? a mechanic? a carpet-layer? an evangelist? a truck driver? The answer: By referral. What others are saying about that person. II. Very heavy weights (like people’s respect and confidence) are hung on the thin wire of ...read more

  • Growing Pains

    Contributed by Daryl Bahn on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,703 views

    The danger of growth is great. The need for growth is even greater. The love of Jesus, the Good Sheperd for his people is the greatest of all!

    GROWING PAINS (Acts 6:1-9; 7:2a, 51-60) Intro: Wouldn’t it be great if our church suddenly grew by the thousands? The book of Acts demonstrates that this is possible. It also reminds us to be careful what we wish for, because growth isn’t always easy or painless. It often means we have to deal ...read more

  • Vitamin E

    Contributed by Oscar P. Lopez, Jr. on Apr 10, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 4,011 views

    Be an Encourager! The Exploits of Barnabas as the "Man of Encouragement."

    VITAMIN E Acts 4:36-37; Selected Passages By Oscar P. Lopez Jr. PROPOSITION: Something good will happen if we are going to encourage others. INTRODUCTION: 1. Greetings. 2. Discouragement: Where most Christians fall. Encouragement: What every Christians need. 3. Read Acts ...read more

  • "Christian Power"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 5,864 views

    There is amazing power that Christians possess through the Holy Spirit, so let’s tap into it.

    Acts 6:8-15, 7:54-60 “Christian Power” By: Reverend Kenneth Emerson Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church Have you ever been persecuted or harrassed by others for doing what is right? Have you ever gotten yourself in trouble for doing what is wrong? Well, there is a big ...read more

  • The Good Shepherd

    Contributed by B H Grace on Mar 17, 2001
    based on 79 ratings
     | 4,782 views

    For His sheep.

    The Good Shepherd - John 10:1-18 This is my wife’s favorite passage and she has asked me for years to teach on this, but somehow it has never seemed to be what I was being lead to preach or teach. Finally, here we are. I guess that is a lesson in itself on patience. C];-)}|> There are ...read more

  • The Declaration Of Dependence

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Feb 8, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 2,231 views

    We are called to live life depending on God

    The Declaration of Dependence Psalm 23 July 4, 1999 Introduction Does anyone recognize these words? We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the ...read more

  • He Leadeth Me

    Contributed by Don Hutto on Feb 5, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 9,253 views

    God leads, guides, and protects us.

    He Leadeth Me Isaiah 40:11 "He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young." Most of you are familiar with the old television series Candid Camera. Warren Wiersbe reminds us of an ...read more

  • The Good Shepherd

    Contributed by Ramon Muniz on Oct 7, 2002
    based on 164 ratings
     | 22,700 views

    Jesus called himself "The Good Shepherd." This message looks at proving that Only Jesus fills this role. He is "good" because He is God. He is the Shepherd, not just a shepherd.

    “THE GOOD SHEPERD” Over the past 6 weeks we have looked at the “I AM” statements of Christ. We have explored significant lessons Jesus gave as He made these descriptive statements about himself. “I AM” - He clearly used it to identify himself as God “I AM the way, the truth & the life” ...read more

  • The Spirituality Of Stephen

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Sep 1, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 9,649 views

    There were certain traits in the life of Stephen that revealed his spirituality. These traits should be a part of the makeup of every child of God.

    The Spirituality Of Stephen Text: Acts 7: 55-60 Intro: In my opinion, Stephen is one of the finest examples of spirituality in the entire Bible. He was one of the first deacons of the early Church in Jerusalem. The Bible describes Stephen as one who was full of the Holy Spirit, faith, ...read more

  • Paul's "Son"

    Contributed by Stephen Fournier on Sep 19, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,963 views

    Sermon on Timothy

    PAUL’S "SON" PHILIPPIANS 2:19-24 04/19/95 A reporter in San Bernardino California arranged for a man to lie in a gutter on a busy street. Hundreds of people passed by, but not one showed any sympathy. A few years back you may recall an article in the newspaper that told how thirty-eight ...read more

  • A Guy Named Steve Series

    Contributed by David Ward on Dec 21, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,723 views

    A first-person narrative as Stephen. Big Idea: wherever you go, God will be with you.

    “A Guy Named Steve” Acts 6:8—8:1 (Introduction) Good morning! Oh, that’s much better—thank you. My name is Stephen, but you may call me Steve if you’d rather. I guess we’re here for me to share my story with you folks. Have any of you heard of me before? You know me as the first martyr. ...read more