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  • There's No Such Thing As Luck

    Contributed by John Beehler on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 101 ratings

    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. How more

  • Reasons For Disqualification For Service

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 10, 2001
    based on 35 ratings

    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 sitter more

  • Getting Ready For A Pentecostal Experience Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Dec 8, 2000
    based on 71 ratings

    Following the Instructions of Jesus as they await the dawning of a Christian Pentecost

    As we begin this fourth lesson in Acts, we have now moved past Dr. Luke’s introduction and into the beginning of the early church. We have seen the importance of the resurrection in the redemptive history of the church. We have read how Jesus appeared to ver 500 of His followers following more

  • "God...i Have A Problem"

    Contributed by Alan Chandler on Jan 28, 2002
    based on 69 ratings

    Facing a problem or challenge? Here is God’s 5 step strategy for working through it!

    "God…I Have a Problem" Acts 1: 12-26 January 27, 2002 I) Intro A) Find current illustration of a problem that people are familiar with. 1) From the illustration make the connection that we all have problems to deal with B) Recap (See notes from Sermon titled Change is Constant) 1) Jesus ascended more

  • Preparing To Recieve The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 8, 2000
    based on 116 ratings

    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 more

  • Wrapping Up Loosed Ends Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on May 23, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    Our text from the second half of Acts 1 tells about an important prayer meeting. As it turns out it is a history-making prayer meeting. But there is a chilling ABSENCE at this meeting. Why did the talented, priveledged Judas disqualify himself. The proc

    Wrapping Up Lose Ends Series: Book of Acts #7 Acts 1:12-26[1] 12-4-05 Intro We will begin this morning with a clip from the movie “Crimes & Misdemeanors.” To cover sins of adultery and extortion, Judah Rosenthal has had his mistress murdered. In this scene he sits down beside Cliff Stern, a more

  • Waiting - Pentecost

    Contributed by Graeme Lamb on Jun 1, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    A sermon for the period between Ascension Day and Pentecost

    In many ways the period between the Ascension Day and Pentecost is a period of waiting for the church. I liken it to being in the third trimester of the pregnancy out of which the church is birthed. The first trimester is the period between the birth of Jesus and his death. The period during more

  • The Promise Of The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by Gerald Van Horn on Jun 20, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    The book of Acts is either ignored or abused by the church

    THE BOOK OF ACTS - LESSON #2 Acts 1:8-26 “The _promise of the Holy Spirit” Vs. 8 The word _power__ is “dunamis” (Greek). The word “dunamis” implies two meanings. (1. We get the word dynamite (2. We get the word dynamo which refers to a generator. “is come _upon___ you” indicates more

  • The Begining Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jun 24, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    Ovireview of the Book of Acts - Begingng of a series. The idea that the letter is written to you and me and perhaps other purposes too.

    We are going to do something a little different for our sermon time. At least it is different for me. For the next while, at least through the Fall we are going to remain in one book of the Bible. That means that when you arrive Each Sunday you will already know which book and chapter of the more

  • Filling The Gaps Series

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Aug 2, 2005
    based on 60 ratings

    This message is intended to encourage the members of the body of Christ, His Church, to get busy in the service ministries of the local body.

    FILLING THE GAPS Acts 1:15-26 INTRODUCTION: A. How many of you can remember seeing a revolutionary war movie? 1. One of the most recent is the Patriot with Mel Gibson 2. I’m not a fan about the way they used to do battle 3. Line upon line of red coats on one side of the field and line more

  • While We Wait Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Sep 19, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    First in a series on the early church from Acts 1-4. This message deals with how to wait on God.

    Note: Although my outline is very similar to a great sermon by Medford Foskey on this same passage, I only read his sermon after completing most of the work on mine. However I did "steal" his opening story. “It is a sin to be good if God has called us to be great.” That is the first line from more

  • The Response To Crisis

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Oct 25, 2005
    based on 26 ratings

    The disciples were faced with quite a dilemna. Leader gone, huge task, uncertainty filling their hearts. What should they do?

    Passage: Acts 1:12-26 Intro: Have you ever been excited and terrified at the same time? Walking along and see this… PP Roller coaster pictures. 1. we have a choice as to what is going to grip us; the fear or the anticipation 2. saw last week that Jesus’ disciples given a huge task. 3. they more

  • Priorities Series

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Nov 29, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    Acts 1 - Jesus tells us the priority of sharing the gospel

    1. I will eat more chocolate. Sorry, Dr. Atkins, It’s un-American to go on a diet that forbids M&M’s. 2. I will see more children’s movies, even though I don’t have kids at home anymore. Kids films rock! 3. I will not vote for another President for four years or refer to states by color. 4. I will more

  • Experiencing God Series

    Contributed by John Park on Oct 13, 2004
    based on 20 ratings

    A sermon from the first chapter of Acts from a chapter by chapter series on Acts.

    EXPERIENCING GOD I. Introduction A. Author and Date 1. Although the author is not named in the book we can gather from external evidences and from inferences of the book itself that Luke was the author. 2. The earliest of the external evidences appear in the Muratorian Canon (A.D. 170), more

  • The Price Of Pentecost, Pt. 4 Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 6, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    Acts Series: 7th Sermon--"PAYING THE PRICE OF LEADERSHIP"--3 qualities of a Biblical Leader: MUST BE CONVERTED, CONVICTED, COMMITTED

    The Price of Pentecost, pt. 4 Acts 1:15-26 Time magazine medical section: a man went to psychiatrist/complaining of voices in his head/oh boy!/what kind of voices?/sound like radio broadcasts/how about right now?/clearly!/what’s on?/Rudy Valley broadcasting live from Atlantic City/that’s more