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  • Nothing But The Truth

    Contributed by Mike Spain on Feb 20, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,397 views

    Here is a teaching on the importance of truth and how God DETESTS lies. There’s even an eye opener in regards to the character of God and lies.

    NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH When a witness in a court of law takes the stand, he or she makes a solemn pledge to “tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth” • Not to dilute the truth • Not to expand on the truth • Not to interpret the truth • Just to tell the plain truth At ...read more

  • The Continuing Story Series

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Jul 18, 2005
    based on 42 ratings
     | 5,104 views

    This message is to encourage the Church to stand up and be the great miracle working body Christ meant for her to be.

    THE CONTINUING STORY Acts 1:1-5 INTRODUCTION: A. How many of you read the Left Behind series as they were being published? 1. Millions of people did. (Show books) 2. The publishers had a smash hit and almost guaranteed its continuance by leaving the story at a crossroads one book ...read more

  • Witnessing 101: A Global Perspective Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Jul 19, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,480 views

    This is the Fifth in a 5 part series on becoming a witness for Christ. This message investigates the idea of developing a global perpective on witnessing. It includes the ideas of home, community, the unwanted, and the world.

    You Shall Be My Witnesses Pt 5 ¡V A Global Perspective Acts 1:6-8 We started this series some weeks ago with this very text. We have been talking about this passage as the beginning and the heart of the newly developed church. Today I want to put the finishing touches on this idea of becoming ...read more

  • Behold! He Stinketh Series

    Contributed by Dennis Cocks on Apr 22, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,958 views

    What is the meaning of Acts 1:18 when it says of Judas, "He burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out"? This is the final in a series of "Seventy-Two Hours Jesus Was In The Tomb." The order of the other sermons are: "Was Jesus Crucified On

    EASTER: BEHOLD! HE STINKETH TEXT: Acts 1:15-21 INTRODUCTION: (Explain Wed. Crucifixion again) Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve disciples, proceeded the Lord in death. His death was by his own hand. Judas’ name is always accompanied in Scripture by such identifying descriptions as “who ...read more

  • A Prophetic Heritage Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on May 23, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,863 views

    We will see the desire of God and the design of God in anointing a prophetic people for His glory. (1) Spoken through Moses in Numbers 11 (2) Exemplified in Jesus.

    A Prophetic Heritage Series: Book of Acts #2 Acts 1:1-2[1] 10-9-05 Intro Acts 1:1-2 “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 ...read more

  • Three Foundational Issues For Understanding Acts Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on May 23, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,241 views

    Acts can only be understood when the following issues/revelations are embraced: (1) The reality of Jesus’ resurrection (2) The instruction Jesus gave His followers in His post-resurrection appearances (3) The promise of the Holy Spirit that Jesus gave to

    Three Foundational Issues Series: Book of Acts #3 Acts 1:1-5 10-16-05 Intro The book of Acts opens with an amazing account of Jesus interacting with His followers for forty days after His resurrection. Can you imagine what it would be like to have Jesus here in His resurrection body ...read more

  • Enlarged Understanding Of The Kingdom Of God Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on May 23, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 6,901 views

    What does Luke mean by the phrase “the kingdom of God” and how does it apply to our daily lives and ministries? Sermon also deals with disciples’ question in Acts 1:6 “So when they met together, they asked him, ‘Lord, are you at this time going to restor

    Enlarged Understanding of the Kingdom of God Series: Book of Acts #4 Acts 1:1-11[1] 11-06-05 Intro We are in a study of the Book of Acts and this morning I what to talk with you about “the kingdom of God.” What does Luke mean by the phrase “the kingdom of God” and how does it apply to ...read more

  • Baptism In The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on May 23, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 7,346 views

    Act 1:8 is the book of Acts in a nutshell. It establishes both the theme and the outline of the whole book. Listen again to this awesome promise Jesus makes to His followers in that verse.

    Baptism in the Holy Spirit Series: Book of Acts #5 Acts 1:4-8[1] 11-13-05 Intro Act 1:8 is the book of Acts in a nutshell. It establishes both the theme and the outline of the whole book. Listen again to this awesome promise Jesus makes to His followers in that verse. Acts 1:8 “But ...read more

  • Power For Mission Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on May 23, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 6,093 views

    The mission God has given us to do is impossible—absolutely impossible without the supernatural power of the Holy Spirit. I personally think we are at a significant crisis in the church of America.

    Power for Mission Series: Book of Acts #6 Acts 1:8[1] 11-20-05 Intro: Show Movie clip from “Mission Impossible #1”.[2] The mission God has given us to do is impossible—absolutely impossible without the supernatural power of the Holy Spirit. I. Impossible MISSION As long as we think ...read more

  • Wrapping Up Loosed Ends Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on May 23, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,865 views

    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 ...read more

  • Scraping Barnacles

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Oct 20, 2005
    based on 44 ratings
     | 8,368 views

    The ship of the church of Jesus Christ has been sailing for a long time. It has grown some barnacles that have slowed it’s movement. Let’s listen to the Lord and do some scraping.

    Passage: Acts 1:1-11 Intro: As far as the church is concerned, there are no passages more important than this one. 1. It is as clear a mission statement as you will find. 2. these words of Jesus fueled a world-wide revolution that has rescued and transformed hundreds of millions of ...read more

  • The Begining Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jun 24, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,017 views

    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 ...read more

  • Jesus Promises: He Is Coming Back

    Contributed by Brad Rigney on Jun 24, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,063 views

    This sermon takes the three promises of Jesus in Acts 1 and focuses on the fact that we can Rely on His Promise to REturn. We can be assured that Jesus will come back Personally, Visibly and Suddenly!

    Jesus Promises: I will be Back Acts 1:1-11 Intro.: A. There are some passages in Scripture that as you read them and study them, you really wish you could have been there personally! I would have loved to been there to witness Jesus’ Baptism when God spoke in an audible voice saying this is ...read more

  • Receiving The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Vinnie Cappetta on Jun 6, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,428 views

    Wouldn’t it be great to sit in on one of the first conversations of the early church? We can. Check it out...

    Receiving the Gift of the Spirit Acts 1:1-7 Jesus died, buried, rose again, and for 40 days appeared to his disciples. Wouldn’t it be intriguing to sit in on those conversations of the early church? We can! However . . . Like the disciples, we often focus on the details of ...read more

  • The Promise Of The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by Gerald Van Horn on Jun 20, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,737 views

    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” ...read more