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  • Choosing Church Leaders Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 23, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,275 views

    We are going to look at the church’s first business meeting if you will. We are introduced to the remaining eleven apostles tonight. We are going to look at the replacing and the replacement for number twelve, and why this is significant.

    The early church had a vacancy. Jesus had named twelve apostles to carry out the ministry of being His witnesses. Now there was only eleven. There was one position left to fill. That was a big opening to fill. In the past two weeks, we have studied the Great Commission and the Ascension of ...read more

  • Can You Worship At A Church Business Meeting Series

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Mar 18, 2015
     | 4,276 views

    Everything the church does must be worshipful, even the business meetings.

    Can You Worship at a Church Business Meeting? Acts 1:15-26 The Apostles, in obedience to the Lord’s directive had just returned to Jerusalem. Luke records that they were full of joy and went into an upper room where they continued in prayer and making intercession. It also says that they ...read more

  • Filling The Void-1 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Apr 16, 2010
     | 4,754 views

    Peter initiated the selection process by which an apostle would be chosen to remove the void in their ranks created by Judas Iscariot. A void in leadership/the ranks must be removed. A void in leadership must be removed as....

    D—SETTING the STAGE for the SPIRIT FILLING THE VOID-I—Acts 1:15-26 Peter initiated the selection process by which an apostle would be chosen to remove the void in their ranks created by Judas Iscariot. A void in leadership/the ranks must be removed. A void in leadership/the ...read more

  • Filling The Void-2 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Apr 16, 2010
     | 2,997 views

    Peter initiated the selection process by which an apostle would be chosen to remove the void in their ranks created by Judas Iscariot. A void in leadership/the ranks must be removed. A void in leadership must be removed as....

    D—Setting the Stage for the Spirit FILLING THE VOID-II—Acts 1:15-26 Peter initiated the selection process by which an apostle would be chosen to remove the void in their ranks created by Judas Iscariot. A void in leadership/the ranks must be removed. A void in leadership/the ranks creates a ...read more

  • The Vote Is In!

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Apr 18, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 8,258 views

    St. Luke shares with us how the Early Church found God's Will in receiving Matthias as the new 12th Apostle. 1. It is Possible to Find God's Will 2. God' Word is Essential 3. Prayer is Essential

    Scripture: Acts 1:15 – 26 (Call to Worship – Psalm 1) Title: "The Vote Is In!" - Finding God's Will St. Luke shares with us how the Early Church found God's Will in receiving Matthias as the new 12th Apostle. 1. It is Possible to Find God's Will 2. God' Word is Essential 3. Prayer ...read more

  • The Hinge Of Resurrection-3

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Apr 18, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 20,158 views

    3 of 3. Christian faith hangs upon Jesus’ Resurrection. But How or Why? Christian faith Hangs upon The Resurrection...

    The HINGE Of RESURRECTION-III Attention: The Trapper’s Stove! An engineer, a psychologist, & a theologian were hunting in the wilderness of northern Canada. Suddenly, the temperature dropped & a furious snowstorm was upon them. They came across an isolated cabin, far removed from any town. ...read more

  • The Church Of The New Testament - Part 7f Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Apr 3, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 12,756 views

    Part 7f of this series of sermons addresses the function of leadership and overseeing the church as shown in the New Testament by various names - elders, pastors, bishops, overseers, presbyters, and shepherds.

    This 13-part series of classes has been many years in the making. About 25 years ago I began in earnest to examine the features, character and characteristics of the church as it existed in its earliest years. As I sometimes do, I kept my notes all along the way, and this series of classes is to a ...read more

  • Preparation For Power Series

    Contributed by Jeff Kautz on Nov 11, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,080 views

    The church is waiting on the Holy Spirit

    Lessons From The Early Church Preparation For Power Acts 1:12-26 Last week we started in a series called “Lessons From The Early Church” Jesus had told the disciples to stay in Jerusalem and that they would be receiving the power of the Holy Spirit in their lives. God and Christ had ...read more

  • No Reservations Series

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on May 29, 2010
     | 3,758 views

    In shifting to a blitzkrieg examination of the role of the church in the Book of Acts, I reworked my sermon on Acts 1. This has some repetition with the other one posted a couple of years ago, but has some new material, too.

    Do any of you know what is the last word in the Book of Acts? It is ακωλυτως, pronounced “ah-koh-LOO-tohs” by some and “ah-koh-LEE-tohs” by others, and means “not-hindered,” “not prevented,” “not ...read more

  • The Matthias Mystery

    Contributed by David Wilson on May 2, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,851 views

    Was choosing Matthias as a replacement for Judas really God's will?

    Acts 1:12-26 The Mystery of Matthias Perhaps one of the greatest mysteries confronting us in regards to the work of the early church regards the selection of Matthias as a replacement for Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Christ. Was this an appropriate action on the part of the early church or ...read more

  • 1 Accord Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 30, 2012
     | 4,589 views

    In Acts 1:12-26 we see 1) The Submission of the Disciples (Acts 1:12–15), 2) The Suicide of a Disciple (Acts 1:15–20), and 3) The Selection of a Disciple (Acts 1:21-26).

    Omar Khadr is a convicted terrorist. He was born in Toronto, has been detained in Guantanamo Bay for nearly a decade. In October 2010, he pleaded guilty to war crimes committed when he was 15 years old in Afghanistan — namely, throwing a grenade that killed a U.S. soldier in 2002. He was sentenced ...read more

  • Disappointments: God’s Blessings In Disguise

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Apr 28, 2014
     | 11,559 views

    Peter decided to replace Judas as apostle. Matthias "won" & Joseph "lost" when the lots were cast. This must have been an great disappointment to Joseph. This sermon examines if Peter did the right thing, but focuses on how to handle disappointment.

    Disappointments: God’s Blessings in Disguise Chuck Sligh April 27, 2014 TEXT: Just after Jesus ascended into heaven in Acts 1:9-11, we read, beginning in verses 14-26 – “These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of ...read more

  • There's No Such Thing As Luck

    Contributed by John Beehler on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 101 ratings
     | 7,153 views

    Saying we’re "lucky" implies God is not in control.

    There’s No Such Thing As Luck 1. Parachute story-U.S. Airborne unit in Germany. Parachute drop zone next to a Mercedes test track. Wind blew him onto track. Hard asphalt, braced himself, no broken bones. Wind dragged him down track. Hit release. Car speeding toward him. Ran to side. ...read more

  • Reasons For Disqualification For Service

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 10, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,765 views

    Why some people are disqualified for being used of God

    Why Are Some People Disqualified for Positions of Service Acts 1:21-26 1. Many people are disqualified for positions of service in the church because of their sins of omission. ILlustration:There’s a fine line between courage and foolishness. Too bad it’s not a fence. Do not be a fence ...read more

  • Preparing To Recieve The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 8, 2000
    based on 116 ratings
     | 27,077 views

    How the disciples prepared to recieve the promised coming of the Holy Spirit.

    “Preparing to Receive the Holy Spirit.” Acts 1:12-26 Last week we began a study of the Book of Acts by noting five foundational principles on which Christ wanted to build his church. 1.) The Believers Message – Christ is Risen, 2.) The Believers Might – the power of the Holy Spirit, 3.) The ...read more