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  • Signs Of The Non-Believer

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on May 4, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,664 views

    Simon the Magician looked pretty good. But his behavior after his "conversion" experience left a lot to be desired. We can find some pretty clear characterisitcs of those who look like believers, but are not.

    Passage: Acts 8:9-25 Intro: Researchers in Denmark have discovered how one of the deadliest known toxins invades and kills human cells. 1. it is the toxin that causes diseases like diphtheria, cholera and pneumonia. Il) read from news release 2. since Satan is a great counterfeiter, it ...read more

  • Heart Trouble Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Jul 19, 2007
    based on 44 ratings
     | 15,523 views

    This sermon takes a close look at Simon Magus,the converted sorcerer whose heart was not quite right. It is designed to help Christian deal with old habits and attitudes that sometimes emerge during the Christian walk.

    Subject: Heart Trouble In The Church Text: Acts 8:9-24 Introduction: Up to this point, the early church had experienced its empowerment, which brought signs, wonders and miracles, and rapid growth. In chapter seven, it suffered its first martyr, Stephen. Saul kept the coats of those who stoned ...read more

  • The Book Of Acts, Part 12- Counterfeit Faith; Simon The Sorcerer Series

    Contributed by Mark Strauss on May 4, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 15,419 views

    In Acts 8 we meet just such a leader. •A man with a following; a man who is viewed by those around him as powerful and dynamic and charismatic. •Yet whose spirituality is just as phony as David Koresh or Marshall Applewhite.

  • God’s Power Through God’s People #6: Simon Magus Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011
     | 3,231 views

    A series of character sketches through the book of Acts - Simon Magus.

  • The First False Believer Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 3, 2008
     | 2,144 views

    Exposition of Acts 8:5-25 about the false profession of Simon Magus, and some indicators of true faith

  • When Believers Fall Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jun 28, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,324 views

    Simon the Sorcerer, contrary to many theologian's views, was a true believer. But being immature, he was seduced to go back to the old ways of thinking. It took a truth-telling believer (Peter) to set him straight and tell him the path to forgiveness.

    When Believers Fall Acts Series Chuck Sligh June 28, 2015 NOTE: A PowerPoint presentation is available for this sermon upon request at chucksligh@hotmail.com. TEXT: Please turn in your Bibles to Acts 8. INTRODUCTION Illus.– I remember when I first came to Christ. I had decided to ...read more

  • Slave To Sin Or Slave To Righteousness

    Contributed by Chris Tiller on Nov 17, 2005
    based on 54 ratings
     | 6,449 views

    Simon the Sorcerer showed wrong understanding and wrong motivation in his desire to purchase the gift of the Spirit. Some times bad examples make good teachers.

    Luke is a story-teller, a narrator, a writer of historical biography. Paul, in his letters, provides guidance and encouragement through mostly through direct teaching—exposing false teachings and explaining right understanding. Luke, in his gospel and in Acts, provides guidance and encouragement ...read more

  • “the Great Pretender” Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,327 views

    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley for sharing this series on Acts. It has been a blessing as well as a great help. I have used these for our church, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

  • And The Gospel Goes On Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Aug 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,131 views

    The theme of Acts is not just the works of the apostles but that nothing stops God from spreading His word.

    And the Gospel goes on. Acts 8:1-24 Very anticlimactically written, from this point on there is a shift from Peter and John to a man named Saul. Saul is introduced as being present when Stephen was stoned and that he gave his approval. Dr. Luke gives us insight into Saul and then will ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit Is Not For Sale Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Dec 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,181 views

    Man's religion is at war with God's revelation.

    Introduction “A king who wished to express his affection for a private soldier of his army gave him a richly jeweled cup, his own cup. The soldier, stepping forth to receive the gift, exclaimed shamefacedly, "This is too great a gift for me to receive." "It is not too great for me to give," ...read more

  • Christ: Our Ebenezer Series

    Contributed by Michael Blankenship on Mar 29, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,490 views

    Seals with eternal security of believer

    Hebrews 6 Christ: Our Ebenezer Dickerson Road Baptist Church 3/26/06 a.m. Ebenezer : Hebrew word with two meanings: (1) stone of help,(2) A city of the Philistines;1Samuel 4: 1-10, 5:1, 7:10-12. The church houses a mixed bag. Like a box of assorted ...read more

  • The Lies Of False Religion.pt 1. Series

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Jul 29, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,576 views

    What is a false religion? A False religion is any group or organization, that denighs that Jesus is the Son of God. 5 part Series.

    The Lies of False Religion. Being called a writer that brings about religious devision, isn’t all that bad. For I only answer to God. What is a false religion? A False religion is any group or organization, that denighs that Jesus is the Son of God. Some examples are; Buddhism, Islam, Scientology, ...read more

  • The Nemesis, The Power, And The Obedient Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Jan 22, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,286 views

    This study is taken from our ongoing series of "Fabulous Friday Morning Bible Studies" and describes the transformation of Saul from a coat watcher to the Arch-nemesis of the church, the problem of Simon the Sorceror during the Samaritan Revival, and Phil

    Acts 8 Verse 1-3 “THE ARCH-NEMESIS OF THE CHURCH Dr. Luke wants to make certain that the reader is aware of Saul’s presence and attitude regarding the mob execution of Stephen. Some have assumed that Luke is declaring that Saul had an actual vote in the Sanhedrin, but I really doubt ...read more

  • Is Christianity Losing America?

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Jul 24, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,373 views

    The apostasy of the professing church. (2Th 1:3); (Luke 18:8); (2Ti 3:1-8).

    Is Christianity Losing America? The apostasy of the professing church. (2Th 1:3); (Luke 18:8); (2Ti 3:1-8). Why is the truth in Christ so hard for people to understand? The Christian culture is dwindling according to scripture and there are those that continue to denigh the very existence of a ...read more

  • Faith That Doesn't Save Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,584 views

    Don’t be misguided on where you will spend eternity. Only true faith, will set you free.

    Intro One of the most fearful realities in all of scriptures is that some who think they are saved will be eternally lost. They think they are on the narrow path that leads to heaven, but in reality they are on the broad path of religion that leads to destruction. Once day they will hear the ...read more