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  • Having God's Power To Prevail In This Hour

    Contributed by Kris Young on Feb 15, 2001
    based on 234 ratings
     | 7,172 views

    The Power of God, how we can receive it, how we can use it, and how we can maintain it.

    Introduction – A. The Medal of Honor. 1. What is the Medal of Honor? a. Gilt-bronze star suspended from a pale blue ribbon with 13 tiny white stars. b. Highest medal given to a soldier. 2. How does one receive the Medal of Honor? a. Deed must be witnessed by at least 2 other ...read more

  • Jesus - His Ascension

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
    based on 394 ratings
     | 42,276 views

    The ascension of Jesus is just a continuation of His resurrection, & one is lacking without the other.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. Very few of us ever enjoy the luxury of coming to the end of even our most productive day & saying, "It is finished. I’m through. I’ve accomplished everything I set out to do today." Instead, most of us have ...read more

  • Do We Need The Gift Of Pentecost?

    Contributed by Larry Jones on Feb 27, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 2,544 views

    The Holy Spirit is essential for service to Christ.

    Acts 1:8 "Do We Need The Gift of Pentecost?" Today there is a trend among Christians to rely on experience, reason, and self. However, there was a gift given to those on Pentecost that overwhelmed their self control. And through this gift those Christians experienced the harvest. This scripture ...read more

  • The Most Powerful Gift

    Contributed by James May on Apr 20, 2001
    based on 143 ratings
     | 7,350 views

    The Gift of the Holy Ghost with the evidence of Speaking in Other Tongues as the Spirit gives the utterance is not an option. It is commanded by Jesus for all believers to seek after this gift.

    THE MOST POWERFUL GIFT Acts 1:4-8 “And being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith He, ye have heard of me. For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not ...read more

  • As Jesus Ascended To The Father, He Gave Gifts. Series

    Contributed by Dr. Stafford Miller on May 29, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 6,215 views

    As Jesus ascended He gave us a promise, and the Apostle Paul reminds us of the hope, inheritance, and greatness of the promises of God.

    THE Last Sunday IN THE SEASON OF EASTER, Ascension Sunday INTRODUCTION;;Luke-24: 44-53, ACTS 1:11 There are many days of the church year WE CELEBRATE, CHRISTMAS, EASTER, PENTECOST. YET, There are ALSO days of the church year the we fail to recognize, and these days and events reveal to us ...read more

  • How Jesus Instructed His Disciples Through The Empowering Spirit

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 2, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,609 views

    How Jesus taught the disciples through the Spirit’s power

    How Jesus Instructed The Apostles Through the Empowering Spirit Acts 1:1-5 Illustration:William A. Ward has said, "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. Progress Magazine, December 23, 1992. 1. Jesus instructed ...read more

  • How Jesus Kept His Disciples United

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 2, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,945 views

    How Jesus Kept His Disciples United (Acts 1:8)How to unify believers with different perspectives

    How Jesus Kept His Disciples United (Acts 1:1-8) Illustration:I want the whole Christ for my Savior, the whole Bible for my book, the whole Church for my fellowship, and the whole world for my mission field. John Wesley. Every group contains of a wide variety of personalities, interests and ...read more

  • The Real Absence Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Michael Pahls on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 3,077 views

    Explores the tension in our lives generated by the absence of Christ after his Ascension. There is, however encouragement and hope for us, both in the "already" of our present salvation and in the "not yet" of the coming consummation at Christ’s Return.

    The Real Absence of Christ Part #1 For Ascension and Pentecost 2001 Acts 1:1-11 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 ...read more

  • Treasure Hunt (Part 4) -The Power Of His Spirit Series

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 181 ratings
     | 7,016 views

    Discover the power of His Holy Spirit in your life!

    Part IV – The Power of His Spirit I. The Promise of Power A. Text: Acts 1:4-8 B. First of all, this book is called “The Acts” because it lists the “acts” of the apostles. You’ll notice in reading this book that the only act the Jesus performs is that of ascending unto heaven. Therefore, this ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit And The Church/

    Contributed by John Gullick on May 18, 2002
    based on 80 ratings
     | 10,328 views

    A sermon that looks at the need for the Holy Spirit using material from David Watson and considers the call for the Christian to ask for the spirit

    There is a Snoopy cartoon where charlie Browns baseball game is rained off - the frames show him going to the telephone and having a chat. When he comes outside his friend Schroeder says - "The rain has stopped Charlie Brown . What did you do, call the weatherman?" His answer No, dial a ...read more

  • Experiencing The Spirit

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on May 20, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 3,235 views

    Are we experiencing the Holy Spirit and unleashing the power He provides us with?

    First Baptist Church May 19, 2002 Acts 1:4-8 & 2:1-4 Luke 8:4-8 Accepting the Spirit For many of us this started out as just another day in church. But, today is Pentecost. Pentecost is undeniably the most misunderstood and most often neglected special day on the religious calendar. Think of ...read more

  • An Attitude Of Expectancy Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 29, 2002
    based on 114 ratings
     | 25,079 views

    When Jesus ascended from the Mount of Olives to His throne in glory, He left His church in an attitude of expectancy. How can we develop an attitude of expectancy?

    AN ATTITUDE OF EXPECTANCY Acts 1:3-14 INTRO: Some of the most exciting periods of our lives are the times of anticipation. I can remember counting the days until a birthday or Christmas or the end of a school year. Expectations quicken our steps and brighten our eyes as we reach out to future ...read more

  • Relationships: Empowered By God -- Christ's Invisible Imprit Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on May 30, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 10,130 views

    God will empower our relationships so that others will see the invisible imprint of Jesus in our lives.

    Acts 1:8 You will RECEIVE POWER when the Holy Spirit comes upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the earth. Jesus said that when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, you will be energized with “explosive power.” Power is the Greek word “ ...read more

  • All My Springs Are In God

    Contributed by Jim Parisi on May 31, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,300 views

    The well of the heart is where Gods love springs from.

    Harvest House Pastor Jim Parisi 5-26-02 10 am service Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." The true secret of Ministry is “Spiritual Power”. ...read more

  • Pentecostal Power!

    Contributed by Tony Searles on May 31, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 19,999 views

    This is a message having to do with the Day of Pentecost and the Baptism in the Holy Spirit.

    Special Thanks to Rev. Dennis Marquardt of Vermont for the "seeds" to this message. Stand & Read - Acts 1:4-8 ?And 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 ...read more