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  • There's No Stopping The Mission Series

    Contributed by A. David Hart on Jan 13, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,269 views

    Stephen had just been stoned, and the church again is faced with persecution but to the extreme order. They the church was being persecuted by the persecutor of persecutors, a man by the name of Saul.

    THERE’S NO STOPPING THE MISSION Acts 8:1-4 There is a story told of a king in Africa who had a close friend with whom he grew up with. The friend had a habit of looking at every situation that happens as being (positive or negative) remarking for the positive “This ...read more

  • When Things Seem Wrong

    Contributed by Rich Vanarsdalen on Jan 22, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,835 views

    What is a Christian to do when God seems to be breaking all the rules? Do we have a real enough relationship with Him to follow Him through every circumstance?

    When Things Seem Wrong Acts Chapter 8 We will continue our study today in the Book of Acts looking at the early church and the lives of some incredible followers of Christ, even WHEN THINGS SEEM WRONG! Over the last two weeks we have been looking at the ordaining of deacons and the ...read more

  • The Head, The Heart, And The Hands In Regards To Missions Series

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Feb 3, 2006
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,667 views

    This is a message to encourage the support of missions in the local church.

    THE HEAD, THE HEART, AND THE HAND IN REGARDS TO MISSIONS Text: Philippians 2:7-15 ;John 3:16 W. Max Alderman INTRODUCTION: I am going to consider the total man when I consider Missions with you tonight. I will show you how the head, the heart, and the hands must ...read more

  • What Is Love?

    Contributed by Alan Balatbat on May 18, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,193 views

    What is the real meaning of love?

    What Is Love? 1. Produce by Faith (v2) And if I have the gift I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. „à Now Paul goes on his third point about faith. Even if the person¡¦s faith has the power so as to remove mountains (referring to trusting God to ...read more

  • Walking Together In Christian Love

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Feb 12, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,314 views

    Exercising Christian love will result in two things.

    Acts 9:23-31 Walking Together in Christian Love Woodlawn Missionary Baptist Church February 12, 2006 Introduction I heard about a young man that said to his father at breakfast one morning, "Dad, I’m going to get married." "How do you know you’re ready to get married?" asked the father. ...read more

  • Everybody Is A Somebody

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Jun 23, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 7,633 views

    Christian Service

    I. One of the greatest atrocities that has ever occurred against God’s church occurred in the middle ages. A. When I say that some of you might think that I am talking about the persecutions against the church, but that is not what I am talking about. B. One of the greatest tactics of ...read more

  • "What Or Who Shall Separate Us?"

    Contributed by Pastor Ben F Corley on Nov 26, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 19,245 views

    Paul teaches us that there are four area in our lives that can separate us if we allow them too.

    “What (or Who) Shall Separate Us?” Text; Romans 8:35-39 Introduction: The city of Rome was one of the most beautiful cities of the known world. During the days of Paul, it had a population of about one million people. It was and is often called; “the city of love.” It is ...read more

  • Arrested

    Contributed by Norman Lawrence on Jul 4, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,284 views

    Message looking at the dramatic experience and calling of Paul on the road to Damascus. Indicates hope for people who may have had a difficult past.

    "ARRESTED" In England there’s a paper factory that makes the finest stationery that’s made. One day a man touring the factory asked what it was made from. He was shown a huge pile of old rags. The rag content is what determined the quality of the paper. The man wouldn’t believe it. In ...read more

  • Speaking God's Language

    Contributed by Brian Mann on Nov 8, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,155 views

    It's no WHAT you know it's WHO you know.....

    "Speaking God’s Language" By:Pastor Brian Mann 1 Corinthians 2 1And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with Excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God. 2For I determined not to know any thing among you save Jesus Christ, and him crucified. ...read more

  • The Characteristics Of A Christian

    Contributed by David Cambridge on Jan 19, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 7,469 views

    There are several characteristics that every Christian should possess. Reveiwing these will help us to examine ourselves, and be in a better position to help the erring.

    The Characteristics Of A Christian A Question Of Judgment Introduction 1. What characterizes a disciple of Jesus? I ask this question because I believe there are some people who are “confused” about this! 2. In this lesson I will share my concerns and remind us of what ought to ...read more

  • Aspects Of Persecutions And Trials

    Contributed by David Cambridge on Jan 18, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,201 views

    This sermon considers several aspects of persecutions and trials: author, purpose, assurances, response.

    Aspects Of Persecutions And Trials The Church’s Reaction To Adversity Introduction 1. Since the establishment of the church God’s people have endured various persecutions and trials. Even in times of comparative rest a church may face discouraging trails from a variety of circumstances and ...read more

  • From This Moment On Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Sep 21, 2014
    based on 24 ratings
     | 14,508 views

    A description of our new life in Christ

    From This Moment On Galatians 1:13-24 I wish there were some wonderful place called the Land of Beginning Again, Where all of our past mistakes and heartaches, And all of our poor selfish grief, Could be dropped like a shabby old coat at the door Never to be put on ...read more

  • A Good Death, A Blessed Conflict

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Mar 26, 2006
    based on 44 ratings
     | 14,177 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

  • Rejoicing In The Truth

    Contributed by Cleavon Matthews Sr. on Jan 26, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,896 views

    A positive response to truth results in rejoicing.

    REJOICING IN THE TRUTH Acts 8:26-39 By Cleavon Matthews November 2004 INTRODUCTION It was a time of persecution against the church at Jerusalem. Stephen was stoned. The saints were scattered abroad. Saul was making havoc of the church. Those who were scattered went everywhere ...read more

  • The Hope Of Christmas Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Nov 28, 2008
    based on 17 ratings
     | 20,043 views

    Where is your hope this Christmas? If your hope is in Jesus, you’ll never be disappointed. The true hope of Christmas is for yesterday, today and tomorrow.

    Well, Thanksgiving is over. The table is cleared and everything’s gone except the leftovers. You know what that means, don’t you? I know what it means in my house. It means Christmas time is in full swing. Miranda loves Christmastime. For years, if it was up to her, we would have the ...read more