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  • No Servant Is Greater Than His Master

    Contributed by Paul Estabrooks on Oct 24, 2012
    based on 15 ratings
     | 12,838 views

    There are severe forms of persecution, and less severe; but there is no such thing as a non-persecuted Christian!

    Introduction Jesus promised his disciples the night before he was crucified that their lot was to be no different than His. Jesus said: “No servant is greater than his master. If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also!” Persecution Is on the Rise The Pew Research ...read more

  • What Are Positive And Negative Ways That Power Is Utilized

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,327 views

    1. Saul abused his religious powers in persecuting Christians, the early church and encouraging others to have Stephen put to death for preaching Christ.

    1. Saul abused his religious powers in persecuting Christians, the early church and encouraging others to have Stephen put to death for preaching Christ. Since such a prominent figure as Paul practiced persecution, many people wrongly followed his example by whipping up opposition to growth of ...read more

  • When Your Government Is Ungodly - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Mar 31, 2017
     | 3,713 views

    What should we do when our government is ungodly? 1. Spend more time with our Savior (vs. 13). 2. Always choose God over government (vs. 14-20). 3. Keep speaking about our Savior (vs. 20). 4. Keep giving glory to God (vs. 21-22).

    When Your Government Is Ungodly - Part 2 Acts 4:13-22 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 21, 2013 BACKGROUND: *Tonight we continue to follow up on the great miracle that took place at the beginning of Acts 3. Peter and John were on their way to the Temple to pray, and ...read more

  • When Your Government Is Ungodly - Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Apr 3, 2017
     | 3,780 views

    When your government is ungodly: 1. Stick together with God's people (vs. 23-24). 2. Seek God's help (vs. 24-31). 3. Speak the truth about Jesus (vs. 31).

    When Your Government Is Ungodly - Part 3 Acts 4:23-31 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 28, 2013 BACKGROUND: *Tonight we finish our study of the great miracle that took place in Acts 3. Peter and John were on their way to the Temple to pray, and they met a beggar who ...read more

  • From Death To Life Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Apr 24, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,417 views

    Paul persecuted Christians of the early church with a ferocious intensity. That is until he encountered Jesus. Meeting Jesus turned Paul's life around. He, who was dead, experienced new life.

    Acts 9:1-6 “From Death to Life” INTRODUCTION Almost all of us have experienced a life changing event in our lives. The people who worked at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 (but missed being at work that morning) share that their lives have been changed. For many ...read more

  • A Life Transformed Series

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on Oct 12, 2015
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,690 views

    A very religious Saul, on the way to Damascus to persecute Christians, is transformed in an encounter with Christ. Saul, the persecutor becomes Paul, the world's greatest missionary, and people living today can have their lives transformed.

    SERIES: Adventures in Acts 010 TITLE: A Life Transformed TEXT: Acts 9:1-8 INTRO: One day a lady was leaving a beauty shop, when she met another lady who said, Mary Smith, I haven’t seen you in years, my how you’ve changed…slimmed down, hair different, clothing style, what a ...read more

  • From Suffering To Glory

    Contributed by Pastor Randall Timblin on Jul 19, 2017
     | 3,607 views

    We will all suffer for we live in a decaying world. Many will persecute Christians simply because they hated Jesus. Regardless, we must look ahead for to be glorified because the time for suffering won't last.

    Do we know and understand that God’s creation has/is patiently been waiting for God’s elect? They have been waiting for a long time, in fact for more than a couple millennium. They are waiting for us to join them. They are waiting for the curse to be over. Who then is waiting for us? The ...read more

  • Demonstrated By Paul’s Conversion (Series: Lessons On Galatians) Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 17, 2018
     | 1,950 views

    Paul was well known even before his conversion; but it was not for any good thing he had done. He was known to be zealous for the Jewish faith, for which he persecuted Christians, but a meeting with Jesus changed his life.

    August 31, 2013 The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians Tom Lowe Lesson: Demonstrated by Paul’s Conversion and Early Years as a Christian (1:13-17) Galatians 1.13-17 (KJV) 13For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I ...read more

  • All Things Work Together For Good - Homily

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jan 28, 2016
    based on 58 ratings
     | 19,074 views

    Romans 8: 28-30 shares with us at least two truths: Our bad things, which are bad things, work together for good, AND Our good things cannot be lost. Shortened version of "All Things - Work Together For Good / Predestined To Be Transformed " July 2014.

    If you are a follower of the Christ, ...... you know.... .....that your life should be filled .... Filled to overflowing ... with joy. You probably also know ...... that you should experience joy ..... in spite of .... The circumstance. The Scriptures clearly teach us.... that the joy of ...read more

  • Dangerous Discipleship

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jul 26, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,779 views

    To be a follower of Christ is almost certain to be costly. Many turn from following Christ because they fear what it may cost. They are willing to be religious, but hesitate to embrace discipleship. We are called to embrace dangerous discipleship.

    “When the large crowd of the Jews learned that Jesus was there, they came, not only on account of him but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. So, the chief priests made plans to put Lazarus to death as well, because on account of him many of the Jews were going away and ...read more

  • Being Involved With The World Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Oct 1, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,878 views

    How and when do we get involved in the affairs of the world?

    As I was preparing this message, I checked the Internet for World News and the top headlines were: US in financial crisis! Pakistani troops kill militants Jobless claims pushed to 7-year high Former Trade unionist elected as South African President Governor Palin once blessed to be free from ...read more

  • Obedience - Adjusting My Life To God's Series

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,717 views

    Part 7. We must be willing to make major adjustments in our life to follow God, obeying him 100% if we want to be faithful and experience God.

    We have been in a series titled “Knowing and Experiencing God” because, truth be told, many times in our Christian life we are just going through the motions. Perhaps we go to church on Sunday, maybe we do our daily devotions (reading the Bible & praying), generally we try to be a good person, do ...read more

  • Happily Harassed Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Sep 15, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,506 views

    Happy are those harassed for the faith.

    Because we are enjoying so much religious freedom here in our country, we tend to forget about persecuted Christians elsewhere in the world. In a Southern Baptist Convention, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said, “As we celebrate our freedom here today, we’re mindful that too many people of ...read more

  • The Gospel Should Mean Everything To Us.

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on Jan 8, 2019
     | 578 views

    While we are comfortable in our homes and pews there are people around the world who are suffering and dying for the sake of the gospel. This should embolden us to preach the gospel ever more.

    I. Stephen’s death seems to instigate the persecution of the church. A. The stoning was likely illegal. B. It was a result of the crowd’s emotions being stirred up. C. It seems to have emboldened Saul carry out his persecution of the church. II. The church persecuted. A. This portion of this verse ...read more

  • When We Are Close To God

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 24, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,465 views

    How do we know when and if it is God that is speaking to us?

    WHEN WE ARE CLOSE TO GOD Acts 9:10-18 INTRO: Just how aware are we of God speaking to us? Just how obedient are we when we know He is telling us to do a certain thing, or go a certain place? What is the result of our obedience? our disobedience? How do we know when and if it is God that is ...read more