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  • Jesus, The Good Shepherd Series

    Contributed by Jason Wall on Jun 21, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,119 views

    From the begging to the end of our lives the Good Shepherd: provides for us, protects us and promises to welcome us home when our journey is done.

    Jesus, the Good Shepherd By: Jason Wall Psalm 23; John 10:9&11 June 20th, 2004 This morning we are going to look at one of the most treasured passages in all of scripture, the 23rd Psalm. Echoed in every imaginable context throughout the ages, these verses are always appropriate and never ...read more

  • The Importance Of Knowing History

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,482 views

    We must not be set in opposition to God.

    THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWING HISTORY Acts 7.1-53 S: Church C: Purpose of the Community Th: A People with Purpose Pr: WE MUST NOT BE SET IN OPPOSITION TO GOD. We must not set ourselves in opposition to God. KW: Pleas TS: Since Stephen stands accused of blasphemy, we will find four pleas he ...read more

  • A Good Death, A Blessed Conflict

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Mar 26, 2006
    based on 44 ratings
     | 14,179 views

    We have good news to tell.

    A GOOD DEATH, A BLESSED CONFLICT Acts 7.54-8.8 S: Proclamation C: Purpose of the Community Th: A People with Purpose KW: Comparisons TS: The story of Stephen’s death demonstrates three comparisons between good and evil. Pr: WE HAVE GOOD NEWS TO TELL. Type: Narrative I. REVELATION ...read more

  • The Shepherd Psalm

    Contributed by John Harvey on Nov 3, 2005
    based on 39 ratings
     | 4,736 views

    God cares for his church as a shepherd cares for his flock. Using Psalm 23 we will look at some of the insights into the loving care of God.

    “The Shepherd Psalm” November 6, 2005 Intro: Today we are going to look at how God cares for his church as a shepherd cares for the flock. We are going to look at a very familiar passage and some simple insights into the loving care of God. “The Lord is my shepherd; I have everything I need. ...read more

  • A Guy Named Steve Series

    Contributed by David Ward on Dec 21, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,660 views

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

  • Jesus The Lifeguard

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Jul 22, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 11,726 views

    A Sermon for Proper 11, series B

    7th Sunday after Pentecost (Pr. 11) July 23, 2006 “Series B” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, you sent your Son to reveal your will and grace, and to restore us to a meaningful relationship with you. ...read more

  • Encouraging The Church To Encourage

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 23, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 8,117 views

    Some lessons from the early Church. In particular, encouraging the local church to be imitators of Barnabas the encourager, since he himself was Christ-like

    The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord (John 20:20)! On that Sunday evening, just two days after they had seen Jesus crucified dead and buried, Jesus appeared to his closest friends. Two days after the worst day they had ever experienced, his friends saw him alive and they were ...read more

  • Stephen: Giving His Life And Death For Christ Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Oct 1, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,387 views

    Stephens character was shown by Dr Luke in Acts 6. In Acts 7 we see that character lived out as he lives for Christ and because of his witness becomes the first to die for Christ.

    Intro: Last week we learned about the character of a Godly man. We learned about Stephen. Stephen was the first martyr for Christ and what an example to follow! Stephen was not only the first martyr for Christ, but many Scholars and preachers also credit him with being the first Christian ...read more

  • Just One Of The Good Old Boys

    Contributed by Larry Jacobs on Jun 28, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,804 views

    There are many great unsung hero’s of faith in the Bible. Men and women who worked in the shadow of great men of God and made there ministry possible. BARNABAS is truly one of the great unsung heros of faith.

    JUST ONE OF THE GOOD OLD BOYS Acts 11:22-26 Act 11:19 Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to none but unto the Jews only. Act 11:20 And some of them were men of Cyprus ...read more

  • Be Like Barnabas

    Contributed by Robert Fleener on Jan 11, 2001
    based on 141 ratings
     | 2,183 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

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Mar 17, 2001
    based on 79 ratings
     | 2,226 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

  • See The Lord As Your Shepherd

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Jul 18, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,291 views

    Isaiah’s inspired words give depth and beauty to the dearly loved statement, "The LORD is my shepherd."

    “The LORD is my shepherd.” Of the many comforting words in God’s Word believers throughout the ages have cherished those. The Holy Spirit put those words into the heart of a shepherd-king named David approximately 1000 years before Jesus was born. They have been sung and spoken, shared and ...read more

  • He Leadeth Me

    Contributed by Don Hutto on Feb 5, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 5,279 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 Declaration Of Dependence

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Feb 8, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 1,208 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

  • "Stephen: The 1st Christian Martyr"

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Jan 5, 2002
    based on 93 ratings
     | 8,230 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