Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on Acts 11:1-20: showing 1-15 of 221

Scripture

Clear Scripture Filters

Rating

Date

Denominations

  • Show more

Language

Sermon Type

Audience

Try PRO
Confident Preaching
Try PRO free and preach with confidence when people need it most.
Free for pastors
  • Christians...

    Contributed by Chris Layton on Jul 31, 2013
     | 4,383 views

    If you were to ask people in a crowded restaurant how many are Christians most would probably raise their hand. But when you ask what does that mean; well, you would get many different answers. So, how can we tell the true from the false?

    Christians… Acts 11:19-26 Introduction: • I’ve been thinking – What does it really mean to be a Christian? o Is it walking down an aisle that makes you a Christian? o If not then is it when you shake the pastor’s hand that makes you a Christian? o What about ...read more

  • Peter Vindicates Himself Before The Church In Jerusalem

    Contributed by Carl Palatino on Oct 8, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,387 views

    it plays an important role in proving the distinction between Israel and the church and explaining the worldwide mission of the church.

    PETER VINDICATES HIMSELF BEFORE THE CHURCH IN JERUSALEM Acts 11:1-18 Introduction: Luke documented this recognition in this pericope because it plays an important role in proving the distinction between Israel and the church and explaining the worldwide mission of the church. Body: I. PETER ...read more

  • What Is Church? A People Group Series

    Contributed by Daren Mitchell on Nov 29, 2012
     | 2,598 views

    We are a people group with the privilege and the honor of living the Word of God as witnesses. I believe that if we start accepting ourselves as the people group of heaven who are in place on earth to share the Gospel of Jesus as we are empowered by the

    I did a google search for why folks find church boring and I came across a forum in wikihow.com called, “How to Stay Entertained in Church.” The post begins with this statement, “Church is always boring, if you don’t think it is, then why are you reading this? This article ...read more

  • We Can Change Our World!

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Feb 12, 2013
     | 3,713 views

    Background and Introduction: We can change our world: [1] Because the church belongs to Christ. [2] Because the Word of God works. 1. We must stand on God’s Word. 2. We must stretch for His Word. 3. We must share His Word.

    We Can Change Our World! Acts 11:19-21 Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 10, 2012 *I like what Mark Twain said about change many years ago: “The only person who likes change is a wet baby.” (1) *I like that saying, but it’s not always true is it? -- No. Some change is good! This is especially ...read more

  • Four Helpful Senses Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 27, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,105 views

    We can see in the writing of the story of Cornelius and Jesus's words about the sheepfold very helpful examples of the literal and spiritual senses of Scripture.

    Monday of 4th Week of Easter Verbum Domini The richness of today’s Scripture readings should suggest to us a couple of responses. First, we need several hours of study of the text and its meanings. Second, we should, in worshipful awe, spend a few more hours before the Blessed Sacrament ...read more

  • Who Let Those People In?

    Contributed by Dale Miller on Sep 28, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,897 views

    THIS SERMON DEALS WITH THE REACTION OF THE EARLY CHURCH LEADERS TO PETER AFTER THE HOUSEHOLD OF CORNELIUS.

    HFL SEPTEMBER 27, 2009 ACTS 11;1-4 1The apostles and the brothers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him 3and said, “You went into the house of uncircumcised men and ate ...read more

  • Clearly Seeing The Will Of God Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Oct 16, 2012
     | 4,012 views

    HE TEXT BEFORE US TODAY DEALS WITH THE RECOUNTING OF THE ACTIVITIES OF PETER WHILE HE WAS IN THE HOUSE OF CORNELIUS. WORD OF WHAT HAD HAPPENED HAD MADE IT ALL THE WAY BACK TO THE CHURCH IN JERUSALEM, AND HAD CAUSED A STIR AMONG THE MEMBERS. PETER NOW TAK

    CLEARLY SEEING THE WILL OF GOD ACTS 11:1-18 THE APOSTLES AND THE BROTHERS THROUGHOUT JUDEA HEARD THAT THE GENTILES ALSO HAD RECEIVED THE WORD OF GOD. 2 SO WHEN PETER WENT UP TO JERUSALEM, THE CIRCUMCISED BELIEVERS CRITICIZED HIM 3 AND SAID, "YOU WENT INTO THE HOUSE OF UNCIRCUMCISED MEN AND ATE ...read more

  • Public Pressure

    Contributed by Darren Sirmans on Jul 29, 2012
     | 2,138 views

    Not everybody that says they love Jesus loves Jesus

    Today, I want you to get your bible, and turn to Acts 11: 1 and read it out loud. What I want you to focus on is the word (heard). The apostles, who along with the brethren, are in Judaea; and they have the right kind of faith. Looking at the word (heard) is now faith, which comes be hearing and by ...read more

  • Handling Objections And Criticism

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Feb 27, 2013
    based on 24 ratings
     | 15,171 views

    Peter might be riding high on the cloud of joy and excitement as he is reporting to the Church of Jerusalem the advancement of God’s Kingdom to the Gentile. But instead of appreciation and recognition, what he received is objection and criticism. Let's se

    HANDLING OBJECTIONS AND CRITICISMS Acts 11:1-18 Act 11:1 Soon the news reached the apostles and other believers in Judea that the Gentiles had received the word of God. Act 11:2 But when Peter arrived back in Jerusalem, some of the Jewish believers criticized him. Act 11:3 "You ...read more

  • The People Called Christians Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 3, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,383 views

    “Christian” is one of the most abused words in our language. It is often used to signify people who are non-Jewish, non-Muslim, or nonheathen. It doesn’t necessarily mean, “Those who profess to believe in Christ.” All you have to do to have this hit ho

    The People Called Christians Acts 11:19-26 Introduction “Christian” is one of the most abused words in our language. It is often used to signify people who are non-Jewish, non-Muslim, or nonheathen. It doesn’t necessarily ...read more

  • Exceptional Followers Build Exponential Churches Lesson 1 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Oct 19, 2018
     | 2,079 views

    Building Exponential Churches

    1. My followers become exceptional. a. To fishermen, “Come follow Me, I will show you how to fish for men . . . they left their nets . . . and followed” (Matt. 4:19-20, NLT). b. If any man will come after Me . . . deny self . . . take up cross daily . . . and follow Me” (Luke 9:23). c. Powerful ...read more

  • A Dreamy Walk Lesson 41 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Oct 19, 2018
     | 2,148 views

    A Dreamy walk

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. Tradition claims that Barnabas the outcast was the rich young ruler. Because of this he tended to help other outcasts: Paul, the outcast church at Antioch and John Mark. 2. The city of Antioch was: a. A trade center. b. International. c. Third largest in the Roman ...read more

  • May They Be One

    Contributed by Richard Hosea on Jun 15, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,647 views

    To help bring unity among believers

    May They Be One Acts 11:1-18 Baptist Churches in America have divided and split off until there are hundreds of Baptist denominations. The Christian faith has some 33,830 denominations. That’s an awful lot of diversity! On the one hand, with that many approaches, there should be ...read more

  • Called Christians

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Jun 5, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,228 views

    The believers were not called Christians in Jerusalem, but were called Christians in Antioch.

    Text: “The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch” (Acts 11:26). Who is a Christian? How would you define a Christian? I would say that a Christian is a person who believes in and follows the teachings of Jesus Christ. A Christian is one who proclaims, follows, and ...read more

  • How Can We Change Our Neighborhood? Part I

    Contributed by David Scudder on May 30, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,334 views

    Wouldn’t you love to see in our neighborhood what happened in our text to the city of Antioch? What can we do in order to see more of God’s blessing in our country? We know that just saying “God Bless America” is not going to do it.

    Part I Acts 11:19-26 Purpose: To stir up God’s people to be more aggressive in spreading the gospel. INTRODUCTION: Wouldn’t you love to see in our neighborhood what happened in our text to city of Antioch? Acts 11:21 And the hand of the Lord was with them, and a large number who believed ...read more