Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on polycarp: showing 1-15 of 24

Scripture

Rating

Date

Denominations

Language

Sermon Type

Audience

Try PRO
Get Full Access — Free for 14 Days
Unlock premium sermon illustrations, preaching campaigns, and church media ... only with PRO
Get Started
  • Where Was God? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 3, 2002
    based on 67 ratings
     | 5,646 views

    When persecution and trial attack God’s people, even some of the most faithful ask: "Where Was God?"

    OPEN: Clarence Jordan, author of the "Cotton Patch" New Testament translation and founder of the interracial Koinonia farm in Americus, Georgia, was getting a red-carpet tour of another minister’s church. With pride the minister pointed to the rich, imported pews and luxurious decorations. As ...read more

  • Trinity - What The Early Church Believed Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Oct 2, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,115 views

    This study looks at the writings of the church prior to the first church council. Beginning at the apostles and those they discipled, we can see what the church believed from the beginning.

    What the early church believed In Part 1 we set the stage for the council. We looked at the fact that these men were Christians who suffered for their faith. Just 14 years earlier, they came out of the last great Roman persecution. They resisted against the attacks from outside the church at the ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Persecuted Series

    Contributed by Rich Young on Feb 11, 2001
    based on 127 ratings
     | 3,800 views

    Eighth and final sermon on developing Christian character. Sermon includes examples of Christian persecution both in the United States and around the world.

    Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted TEXT: Mat 5:10-12 INTRODUCTION · Finishing up series on the Beatitudes · Other sermons deal ingredients of Christian character · This one talks about the maltreatment the Christian can expect · Basic Beatitude is in verse 10; expanded on in ...read more

  • The Fragrance Of Smyrna Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Jan 24, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,638 views

    Learning that we need to get serious about our quest for holiness of heart and life.

    I THINK IT IS SAFE TO SAY THAT IT IS REALLY DIFFICULT, IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE, FOR MOST MODERN DAY CHRISTIANS TO FULLY COMPREHEND WHAT IT MUST BE LIKE TO RISK ALL THEY HAVE FOR CHRIST! MOST, IF NOT ALL OF US, STILL STRUGGLE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF BEING PUBLICLY EMBARRASSED, HUMILIATED, OR SOCIALLY ...read more

  • Excerpts From The Past

    Contributed by James Groce on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,021 views

    The following compiled excerpts are to remind us that truth has always had its battles.

    EXCERPTS FROM THE PAST The following compiled excerpts are to remind us that truth has always had its battles. WORLDLY ENTERTAINMENT ROMAN R-RATED ENTERTAINMENT 260-330 AD Lactantius "I am inclined to think that the corrupting influence of the stage is even worse [than that of the arena]. ...read more

  • Smyrna Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,826 views

    Encouragement to persevere

    Brinton 09-03-03 Smyrna Revelation 2:8-11 1. Introduction: We started last month to look at the letters written to the Seven Churches in Asia as a series. The book of Revelation was written by the apostle John whilst he was banished to the island of Patmos in traditionally ...read more

  • Beattitude 8 Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Mar 8, 2002
    based on 52 ratings
     | 5,781 views

    beattitudes

    Beatitude Series # 8 Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ Matt 5:10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Original date May 29, 1999 Revised June 17, 2001 Shark A Texan billionaire with a beautiful, 22 year old ...read more

  • Growing In Christ

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Feb 26, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,436 views

    The Beatitudes are markers of growth for the Christians.

    INTRODUCTION  How many of you want to live a blessed or happy life?  Today we are going to start a series on what many have called the greatest teachings that have ever been taught.  What Jesus gives to us here is a pathway to being blessed or happy.  What is ...read more

  • The Reward Of Faithfulness Series

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 577 ratings
     | 37,581 views

    Daniel’s colleagues faced a dilemma - compromise their faith in God or die - but refusing to do so, God stood by them in their hour of peril.

    The story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in the burning, fiery furnace is a favourite in the Old Testament and it has enjoyed its popularity since the earliest days in the Christian church when the first generation of Christians in Rome were being persecuted for their faith. The story was ...read more

  • The Smyrna Church Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Sep 19, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,966 views

    Number 2 in series: Smyrna "The Letters to the Seven Churches"

    Smyrna # 2 in Series: The Letters of Christ to the Seven Churches. From the pulpit of Bayview Baptist Church, May 6, 2001 “Is Bayview Baptist Church Similar to Smyrna Baptist Church?” Revelation 2:8-11 Then name Smyrna means “myrrh” or “an offering of sacrifice.” Smyrna is the ...read more

  • The Message Of First John

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 11 ratings
     | 416 views

    Intro.: 1. First John: Rare glimpse into Church of late first century. a. Probably written to churches in Ephesus/Asia. 1) Reason: By John who is linked to Ephesus. 2) Strong early church tradition; Rev. 1:9. b. Written in a time of false teaching. 1) Church growing; Apostles ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 10, 2001
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,343 views

    This is a introduction to a series on the Sermon on the Mount

    INTRODUCTION Talk about the Sermon on the Mount in relation to the Sermon on the Plain. There are three predominate views concerning these sermons: 1. The versions are two different sermons. Omissions. Different Purpose. Luke states that the immediate purpose for writing was the ...read more

  • Smyrna: Grace Under Fire Series

    Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 245 ratings
     | 14,472 views

    Jesus Himself identifies with the persecuted church, and offers His grace and words of comfort.

    Intro: The Persecuted Church · A prominent national leader in the unregistered Protestant house church movement in China was executed Oct. 14, 1999 by firing squad. · Chechen militants kidnapped a young Baptist deacon and are demanding that his church sell its building and use the money to ...read more

  • Would You Deny Him, Or Die For Christ?

    Contributed by Cooper Abrams Iii on Sep 17, 2001
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,636 views

    Addressing the Columbine High School Tragedy

    Would you Deny Him...or Die for Christ? Phil. 1:21-24 Date: May 2, 1999 By Cooper Abrams INTRO: Most of us are fully aware of what happened in Littleton, Co, when two teenage boys took guns and pipe bombs into the their high school and cold bloodedly murdered 14 of their class mates ...read more

  • The Gospel, The Power Of God

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 90 ratings
     | 7,077 views

    LISTEN – for 2,000 years people like Paul have given it ALL up for Christ and His Gospel – Why? That’s what I want us to try to answer today – in a message about divine weapon #2 - The Gospel – the power of God.

    The Gospel, The Power Of God Divine Weapon #2 It was dark, it was cold – he had been in these cramped quarters for quit some time. He wasn’t sure whether it was day or night. Nor was he sure just how long he had been there. Now he had always wanted to come back to this city, but he had hoped ...read more