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  • James Put To Death Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 15, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,360 views

    If the apostles remained largely untouched by the persecution that followed Stephen’s death, the situation radically changed when Herod Agrippa assumed rule over Judea. The apostles then became the specific targets of the king’s efforts to suppress the...

    June 5, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Lesson: III.F.1: James Put to Death. (12:1, 2) Scripture (Acts 12:1, 2; KJV) 1 ...read more

  • Say A Little Prayer Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 25, 2018
     | 3,303 views

    God can take even our smallest prayers and turn them into great success as in the case of freeing Peter from Herod's prison.

    1. Have you ever prayed and then said, “That will never happen.”? 2. Welcome to the club! Acts 12.1-17 About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church. 2 He killed James the brother of John with the sword, 3 and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he ...read more

  • Immortal Combat

    Contributed by Andy Atkins on Jan 5, 2001
    based on 80 ratings
     | 1,748 views

    Spiritual warfare for today.

    Ephesians 6:10-18 Immortal Combat Introduction: Most popular video games in recent years have been violent hand-to-hand combat games. Mortal Kombat, the most popular, pits a single warrior against an increasingly hostile force of talented and often magical attackers. The challenge ...read more

  • Ananias Sent To Saul

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Sep 2, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,037 views

    Ananias is here ordered to go and look after him, to heal and help him; for he that causeth grief will have compassion.

    Ananias is here ordered to go and look after him, to heal and help him; for he that causeth grief will have compassion. A native of Damascus; for it is said <Acts 22:12> that he had a good report of all the Jews who dwelt there, as a devout man according to the law; he had lately embraced the ...read more

  • Herod's Perscution Of The Church In Jerusalem

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Dec 25, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,453 views

    The world will always fail in its endeavours to destroy Christianity.

    HEROD’S PERSECUTION OF THE CHURCH IN JERUSALEM Acts 12 Baruch the son of Neriah was given a prophecy by Jeremiah which contains a very personal message for ourselves: "Thus says the LORD: I am going to break down what I have built, and pluck up what I have planted-- that is, the whole ...read more

  • "When Your World Falls Apart - A Psalmist Strategy For Mastering Crisis"

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on May 4, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,854 views

    This Lament (Complaint) Psalm is for all those who are discouraged, seemingly surrounded by problems, or feeling defeated.

    Psalm 3 "When Your World Falls Apart - A Psalmist Strategy for Mastering Crisis" A. Proposition: This Lament (Complaint) Psalm is for all those who are discouraged, seemingly surrounded by problems, or feeling defeated. B. Exposition: Historical Setting - A psalm of David, ...read more

  • What Happens When The Church Prays

    Contributed by Dieuner Joseph on Apr 26, 2007
    based on 16 ratings
     | 6,756 views

    This sermon is designed to underscore the power of a praying church.

    In the book of Acts, Luke the physician gives us a chronological and historical account of the evolution of the church. Luke’s primary purpose is to help believers understand the purpose and mission of the church. Make no mistake about it; no one should be part of an organization without ...read more

  • Jesus Tells Date Of His Crucifixion Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 12, 2019
     | 1,445 views

    Here in this passage, Jesus predicts His death at the hand of the ones who should have been the first to accept him as Israel’s Messiah. It is incredible that these religious leaders perpetrated history’s greatest crime during Israel’s holiest festival.

    JESUS TELLS DATE OF HIS CRUCIFIXION INTRODUCTION Life presents us with many opportunities; how we respond to them depends on what we love and what we look for in life. The Jewish leaders looked for the opportunity to destroy Jesus, while at the same time Jesus was anticipating the opportunity ...read more

  • God Is In Control Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 24, 2018
     | 6,259 views

    In this sermon on Acts 12 and Peter's miraculous escape from prison, we wrestle with the truth that God is in control. This leads to a lot of assurance, but it also leads to trust.

    Introduction: A. You have probably heard the glib saying, “Every cloud has a silver lining.” 1. Although it is true that suffering can lead to blessing, it is easier to say it than experience it. B. One day a young man who sold magazine subscriptions door to door, came home with $25 which he ...read more

  • Stolen Glory Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 12, 2017
     | 4,187 views

    Usurping God's glory leads to judgement. A study of Herod Agrippa's death because he accepted glory that properly belonged only to God.

    “Now Herod was angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon, and they came to him with one accord, and having persuaded Blastus, the king’s chamberlain, they asked for peace, because their country depended on the king’s country for food. On an appointed day, Herod put on his royal robes, took his seat ...read more