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  • What Happened To Chapter 29? Part 2 Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Nov 4, 2014
     | 2,096 views

    Dealing with a number of issues at EBC led me to a series by Pastor Jerry Shirley which God has graciously allowed me to revise and use to speak to our congregation.

    What Happened to Acts Chapter 29, pt. 2 “The Power” Acts 1:4-8 The power of the Holy Spirit is not just for salvation. It is also for transformation. Transformation is a process that might be slow and gradual. Transformation might look like this: set the five gallon bucket of ...read more

  • Ascension 2014

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Jun 4, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,316 views

    Celebrating the Ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven after His ministry on earth was through. This is kind of a forgotten or at least overlooked event in the story of salvation. Let's not forget ...

    This past Thursday was Ascension Day. The 40th day after the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Acts 1:1-13a “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 ...read more

  • Positioning For Power, Acts 1:1-26

    Contributed by Damon S Adams on Apr 11, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,122 views

    This message examines the preparation and provision of power to the church and believers by our Saviour in order for us to carry out the Great Commission.

    Positioning for Power Acts 1: 1-26 Introduction There is a lot of talk about ‘power’, ‘signs and wonders’ and ‘Pentecost’. Often today the church fall into going into one of two extremes – it either looks for ‘power encounters’ or it so ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us

    Contributed by Mark H. Stevens Thd on Jan 6, 2016
     | 5,307 views

    A Sermon Created to Help The Congregation Realize the Purpose and POWER of The Holy Spirit in THEM.

    When we receive Jesus into our lives, the Holy Spirit comes and resides in our hearts as a guest - a guest who is with us forever (John 14:16-17 and Ephesians 1:13, 14), available to help us when we face difficulties. He fulfils this ministry in a number of ways. We have an advantage over the Old ...read more

  • The Dynamic Spirit

    Contributed by Scott Spencer on Jan 17, 2016
     | 3,754 views

    Jesus anticipated his disciples needs and gave them a promise. What He promised them here, was to be the essential ingredient for their future ministry.

    A Tour Through Acts part 1 The Dynamic Spirit Acts 1:4-8 4. Gathering them together, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for what the Father had promised, “Which,” He said, “you heard of from Me; 5. for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized ...read more

  • The Power For Evangelism Series

    Contributed by Mike Mcguire on May 6, 2016
     | 4,247 views

    Where Christians receive the power to carry out personal evangelism

    Introduction: In light of the events of the past week (SC decision and the violence in the world) the question has come up if this is the End of the World? Maybe not the end of the world, but the end of or nation as we know it. The residents of Europe in 1939 may have asked themselves the same ...read more

  • Empowered For Ministry Series

    Contributed by Jay Tigner on May 7, 2016
     | 7,735 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

  • Sharing The Good News Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Apr 3, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,483 views

    Jesus commissions his disciples to be his witnesses to Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and to the ends of the earth.

    Acts 1:1-14 “Sharing the Good News” INTRODUCTION The chocolate Easter bunnies have been consumed along with much of the Easter candy. Easter outfits have been cleaned and hung back up in closets. If the Easter decorations haven’t been taken down and stored, then they ...read more

  • Ascension 2016

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on May 4, 2016
     | 4,240 views

    The description of the ascension of Jesus to heaven is an interesting one. It shows us how consumed we may be with the world and its values instead of being consumed with the Kingdom of God and the mission which Jesus gave to us.

    This coming Thursday is the day that some churches celebrate as Ascension Day because we know that Jesus appeared among His disciples for forty days after His resurrection and then He ascended into heaven. Normally we would celebrate the ascension of Jesus into heaven on the Sunday after ...read more

  • A Spirit-Filled Heart Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lee on Jul 4, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 14,604 views

    "A Spirit-Filled Heart" is part of the Christian's Heart series looking at the quality of being spirit filled, and what a Spirit-filled heart looks like. A Spirit-Filled heart is a heart that's is set ablaze, filled to overflowing, and empowered.

    A Christian’s Heart “A Spirit-Filled Heart” There really isn’t any one quality that supersedes other qualities when it comes to what should be in a Christian’s heart. But if there was one, this would be it, and that’s because it’s the Holy Spirit that ...read more

  • Cap Gun Or Cannon?

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Aug 26, 2016
     | 2,471 views

    What kind of firepower do you have?

    Act 1:8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. I don’t know if I have ever heard a dynamite blast, but I have heard and seen ...read more

  • Why Do You Stand Looking Into The Sky? Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Apr 12, 2015
     | 5,726 views

    The Ascension of Jesus - PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    SERMON BODY: (1). Jesus continues to work after the ascension. (2). The ascended Lord Jesus sends the Holy Spirit to his people. (3). Jesus’s ascension is his heavenly enthronement as King. (4). Jesus’s ascension is his return to his Father. (5). The ascended Lord Jesus is our ...read more

  • Nobody Expects The Spanish Inquisition Series

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on May 14, 2015
     | 4,909 views

    a sermon for ascension day

    “Lord is this the time when you will restore the Kingdom to Israel?” It is 40 days after the most amazing surprise - Jesus came back from the dead. And now it is obvious what is going to happen next: Jesus is going to lead a massive army, possibly including angels and defeat the ...read more

  • Stop Being A Baby About Jesus’ Ascension

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on May 17, 2015
     | 3,073 views

    Stop Being A Baby About Jesus’ Ascension (He may be concealed, but he’s not gone.)

    Have you ever tried to play hide-and-seek with a newborn? Try it the next time you’re around a baby who is less than three months old and you’ll find out that it isn’t much fun. Why not? Because babies that young haven’t yet developed a sense of “object ...read more

  • "Wait"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on May 18, 2015
     | 7,083 views

    The sermon shares sometimes it is important to wait in a place, wait to be immersed, wait to be ready, and wait so they could witnesses.

    Acts 1:1-11 “Wait” Today’s text asks us to wait Several years ago I preached a sermon entitled on this same passage the Significant Pause For the early disciples it was an era of uncertainty so they waited and were told to wait. 1. To ...read more