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  • 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

  • The Holy Spirit - Part 2 Of 9 Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Jul 3, 2017
     | 8,205 views

    The Holy Spirit in the New Testament with power, foretold to Jesus' mother and others, the Spirit on Pentecost, and baptism in the Holy Spirit as compared to baptism of believers today.

    THE HOLY SPIRIT This nine-part series was originally developed for a class environment, and later adapted for use in a prison ministry conducted via correspondence. Because of that background, questions were developed for each lesson for participants to use in a setting conducive to discussion, ...read more

  • God Is At Work In Our World! Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 1, 2017
     | 7,599 views

    God works to: 1. enlighten us about what matters (vs. 1-3). 2. encourage our trust in Him (vs. 4-12). 3. enlist our witness for Him (vs. 12-15). 4. establish a life-changing relationship with Him (vs. 16-18).

    God Is at Work in Our World! Acts 11:1-18 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 9, 2014 *Have you ever seen the Hand of God at work in your life? Most of us can say "absolutely yes!" And I hope you can too. God wants us to see His Hand at work in our world, and in today's ...read more

  • God Likes To Cross The Lines Series

    Contributed by Chris Heimsoth on Aug 1, 2011
     | 4,667 views

    8th Sermon in our Action in Acts series, we look at how God pushes us out of our natural divisions and understandings, and when we are willing to follow him there, he can do huge things through us.

    Action – God crossing the line (Show a coloring page) Who recognizes this? It’s a coloring page, which most of us can remember from when we were children or from when we had children... And for most of our lives, we have learned that this is what we are to do with it (show a well ...read more

  • All Means All

    Contributed by Beth Garrod-Logsdon on May 23, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,557 views

    This sermon on breaking down draws its primary illustration from Dr. Seuss's story "The Sneetches". This story was read to the children and congregation during the Children's Sermon immediately prior to the sermon.

    All Means All Acts 11:1-18 Tribalism is defined as the state or fact of being organized in a tribe or tribes and the resulting behaviors and attitudes that stem from loyalty to this tribe. On the surface, that doesn’t sound too bad. Human beings naturally migrate into groups of like-minded ...read more

  • The Lord God Made Them All

    Contributed by Roberta Karchner on May 18, 2019
     | 2,300 views

    At a pivotal moment, Peter discovered God loved those outside his inner circle. Who are we including or excluding?

    Acts 11:1-18 The Lord God Made Them All – How many Christians does it take to change a light bulb? It depends upon which denomination you belong to. If you are Methodist, you are welcome no matter what the status of your bulb. You can be bright, dim, or completely burned out. You can be a light ...read more

  • Breaking Down Barriers Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on May 3, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,944 views

    The Spirit descends upon Gentile believers before Peter is ale to finish her sermon. When Peter shares what happened with the church leaders they realize that the kingdom of God is open to more people than they had first imagined.

    INTRODUCTION In the Book of Acts, the Holy Spirit moves in a mighty, miraculous way. On the day of Pentecost, which is the birth of the Christian church, over 3,000 people responded to the gospel of Jesus Christ and became Christians. A man who had been lame from birth was healed and began ...read more

  • Real Christians Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Mar 17, 2011
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,631 views

    The disciples were first called Christians at Antioch. This message takes a look at what a "real," biblical Christian looks like and does.

    * Explain how the meanings of many words have changed over time (i.e., spam; cell; wicked; awful; etc.) * How the meaning of "Christian" has changed: today there are many "types" of Christians (i.e., active/inactive; marginal; radical; involved/uninvolved; secret; casual; etc.) * The most ...read more

  • Believing Outside The Box Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Jan 14, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,076 views

    verse by verse through Acts

    Open the eyes of my heart Lord, I want to see you; I want to see you. Do we really mean the words of that song? Do we really want to see God? Do we really want to see Him for who He is, and what He expects and what He’s doing? Do we really want to see God? I’m convinced that one of ...read more

  • Fried Rattlesnake

    Contributed by Jack Allen on Apr 23, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
     | 5,924 views

    Just like there are no longer forbidden foods, the gospel is not withheld from you--though you are a Gentile.

    Fried Rattlesnake (Acts 10) Do you think St. Peter ever ate a snake? Acts chapter 10-11 it says that God showed Peter a vision of a hillbilly banquet coming down out of heaven (this is how some folks prove that heaven is East Texas, but I am not so sure). Anyway, it says there’s a snake on the ...read more

  • A Rooftop Vision And A Basement Mentality

    Contributed by E.t. Cummings on May 23, 2001
    based on 127 ratings
     | 8,832 views

    This sermon is for letting Christians know that they can achieve whatever goals in life they want too. This sermon is to get the believer to know that there mentality determines their level of blessings.

    In our text today, we are dealing with a young man by the name of Peter. I know you know Peter. Peter was the one who stood up after everyone was slain in his or her own language and preached a sermon and told them what had just happened. You know Peter, he was the one who when Jesus asked, "Who ...read more

  • How To React In A Contentious Situation

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 4,948 views

    How to respond when you face sharp differences of opinions with others

    What To Do When You Have a Sharp Difference of Opinion With Others (Acts 11:1-20) Illustration: Paul overcame differences with the good of love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. (2 Tim. 1:5) Few do so today because they end up giving into feelings of anger, hurt or ...read more

  • What To Do When You Are Placed In A Position Of Contention 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,624 views

    Occasionally we all find ourselves in a position where we face a prickly difference of opinions with our peers. When Peter returned from visiting the house of the Gentile Cornelius, his Jewish friends cried out in anger, "You went to the uncircumcised men

    Illustration:No great advance has been made in science, politics or religion without controversy. Lyman Beecher 1. Occasionally we all find ourselves in a position where we face a prickly difference of opinions with our peers. When Peter returned from visiting the house of the Gentile ...read more

  • What Has Jerusalem To Do With Antioch Series

    Contributed by Gregg Strawbridge on Apr 13, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,135 views

    We must take hold of THE GRANDNESS OF GENTILE SALVATION The Great Commission, in biblio-theological development, is the predictable Messianic restatement of multitudes of Old Testament commissions and promises and prayers for all the nations to be made

    INTRODUCTION "What has Athens to do with Jerusalem? What has the Academy to do with the Church? What have heretics to do with Christians? Our instruction comes from the porch of Solomon, who had himself taught that the Lord should be sought in simplicity of heart. Away with all attempts to produce ...read more

  • The Centurion Experiencing The Change.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jan 28, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,389 views

    a tremendous change in the dealings of God with man occurred when the Gentile became a part of the church.

    The Centurion experiencing the change. Acts 11:1 -- 18. 01/28/04 Folks I don’t know if you have noticed it but a tremendous change in the dealings of God with man occurred when the Gentile became a part of the church. Before that, the blessings of God had been almost exclusively Jewish. The ...read more