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  • "It's Time To Stop Staring At The Clouds"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on May 15, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,360 views

    A sermon about the Ascension.

    “It’s Time to Stop Staring at the Clouds” Acts 1:1-11 The two men in white robes asked the disciples kind of a strange question, did they not: “why are you standing here looking toward heaven?” But, if you saw Jesus rising into the clouds, wouldn’t you ...read more

  • An Obedient Church

    Contributed by Roger Wilson on Oct 26, 2011
     | 2,896 views

    In a day and culture when even people in churches believe they get to "vote" on everything we must remember that we are subjects in a kingdom and our King expects obedience.

    Act 1:1-5 (ESV) In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3 He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many ...read more

  • St Andrew's Day

    Contributed by David Mcnally on Nov 21, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,570 views

    At the beginning of the Season of Advent we prepare to celebrate the First Coming of Jesus and remember the promise that He will return; meantime we are to be His witnesses, His disciples in the present age, bringing people to Him, just as Andrew brought

    Acts 1: 1-11 St Andrew’s Day Advent is all about preparing to celebrating the incarnation; the historical fact that God came to earth in the form of Jesus of Nazareth. The Word became flesh in order to teach and heal and come to the help of sinners by dying on the cross to take ...read more

  • How Has Jesus Proved Himself Alive To You? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Nov 26, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,074 views

    An introduction sermon to the Book of Acts, it's a challenge to answer the question .... Has Jesus proved Himself to you?

    Text: Acts 1:1-5 “In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. After his suffering, he showed himself to these men and gave many ...read more

  • Made To Make A Difference (Acts 1) Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,801 views

    This sermon series is adapted from Max Lucado's book, Out Live Your Life, and credit for most the series belong to him. This message focuses on what they first Christians believed and how it affected them. They believed Jesus is Risen, Jesus is Ruling, an

    Made to Make a Difference: Acts 1 Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 6/19/2011 There is an old story about an elderly man walking the beach at dawn. He noticed a young man ahead of him picking up starfish and flinging them into the sea. Catching up with the youth, he asked ...read more

  • The Lord’s Provision Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jul 8, 2012
     | 3,579 views

    Our knowledge comes from experience and it is very limited, but Jesus’ knowledge is unlimited, and He could see into the future. He knew that in the future, when His disciples began to preach the gospel, that they would encounter hardships and persecutio

    The Lord’s Provision Acts 1:1-11 Introduction Jesus understood the needs of His disciples before they knew they had a problem. I can relate to that, because I think that I may know my wife so well that I anticipate her problems; and at ...read more

  • 01 Introduction To Acts Series

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jan 10, 2012
     | 1,935 views

    Giving a brief background on Acts: It's Title, Author, & Content

    Introduction to Acts - What do you know about your family’s sp. history? - What is one way your family’s Sp. past has contributed to your Sp. present + Billy Graham going to a major crusade / a liberal in area didn’t want him to come / went to cmte. and said, we don’t ...read more

  • The Winning Formula !!!

    Contributed by Suresh Manoharan on Sep 18, 2012
     | 3,091 views

    To toe the Jesus’ style of ministry which was all about PRACTICING FIRST BEFORE PREACHING.

    THE WINNING FORMULA ACTION: Display of picture of the Enthroned Jesus ’Jesus is the winner man, the winner man, the winner man…I am on the winning side, on the winning side, on the winning side’… so resonates a melodious praise number (usually ...read more

  • Across The Street And Around The World Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Sep 10, 2012
     | 4,195 views

    Jesus instructs us to think and go global in our mission to reach and disciple others for Christ.

    Title: Across the Street and Around the World Text: Acts 1:1-11 Thesis: Jesus instructs us to think and go global in our mission to reach and disciple others for Christ. Healthy Missional Churches have a global vision for sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ… Healthy Missional Churches ...read more

  • Mission Possible Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 23, 2012
     | 5,121 views

    The correct 1) Message (Acts 1:1-2), 2) Manifestation (Acts 1:3), 3) Might (Acts 1:4-5, 8a), 4) Mystery (Acts 1:6-7), 5) Mission (Acts 1:8b), and 6) Motive (Acts 1:9-11).

    As school ends, and summer begins, it means that kids have a change of pace. Instead of day to day studies and supervision, there tends to be more unscheduled time in new locations. If those new locations include a summer camp, it gives a testing opportunity to see if those lessons made a ...read more

  • Christ Our King Will Return

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Nov 27, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,510 views

    Sermon for Christ The King Sunday The first illustration carries the theme of "urban legends" about the King of Denmark wearing a Jewish armband in WW II. True or false? When Pilate questioned Jesus he thought he was dealing with "urban legends" that

    In Jesus Holy Name November 25, 2012 Text: Acts 1:11 Redeemer “Christ Our King Will Return” Perhaps you have heard this story. It's a great story: Many years ago, when Hitler's forces occupied Denmark, the order came that all Jews in Denmark were to ...read more

  • The Ascension Through The Eyes Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on May 13, 2018
     | 3,172 views

    This is the 7th sermon in the Easter Season series "Through The Eyes Of Jesus".

    Series: Through The Eyes Of Jesus [#7] THE ASCENSION THROUGH THE EYES OF JESUS Acts 1:1-11 Introduction: Today officially ends the Easter Season. On Thursday, the ascension of Jesus into Heaven was celebrated. The ascension is the last, individual, event of the earthly Ministry of Jesus. ...read more

  • Now What? Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 14, 2018
     | 3,114 views

    Message 48 in our journey through John's gospel. This is the last in the series covering the aftermath of the resurrection and postlude to the gospel.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Now What?” John 21 John makes it very clear that Jesus said and did much more than God chose to chronicle. John affirmed that his purpose was to record those things that would both inspire and fortify belief that leads to genuine life in Him. His writing ...read more

  • Lesson 16: Expound A Pericope Series

    Contributed by I. Grant Spong on Mar 22, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,916 views

    The value of a pericope in preaching

    Lesson Goal In this lesson I want to encourage the use of pericopes in preaching. Lesson Intro Have you ever sat through a Bible flipping sermon, where the preacher turns to several Scriptures, ripping them out of their context. The only relationship between the Scriptures is that they all ...read more

  • Empowered For Ministry Series

    Contributed by Jay Tigner on May 7, 2016
     | 7,732 views

    The Holy Spirit is given to empower Jesus' people for ministry and witness.

    Jesus is Alive! Most of your Bibles will reveal that the title “Acts” that we commonly use is just the shortened version of a longer title that has been given to the book. The full title given to this book is The Acts of the Apostles. It is called such because the content of the book ...read more