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  • Iron Gates

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 8,350 views

    There are "iron gates" that confront both the saved and the sinner but God provides safe passage through them if we turn to Him.

    “IRON GATES” “And when they had passed the first and second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads into the city, which opened for them by itself; and they went out and went along one street; and immediately the angel departed from him.” Acts 12:10 I. “Iron gates” that imprison the ...read more

  • Why Did You Sign Up?

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Nov 27, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 6,567 views

    This sermon deals with discipleship and why is it that we chose to become Christians in the first place.

    Why Did You Sign Up? GNLCC 11/10/2002 Job 1:6-22 Luke 5:1-11 Text Acts 12:1-4 Eric Jackson was a nineteen year old junior in high school who wanted some excitement in his life. He had failed the proficiency exams three times and it didn’t look as though he was going to graduate next ...read more

  • Prayer Power Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 161 ratings
     | 24,281 views

    This sermon demonstratest the power of prayer, showing how God can and will do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine if we just PRAY!

    Prayer Power Acts 12:1-25 July 7, 2002 Intro: A. [Traveling On Your Knees] Last night I took a journey to a land across the seas. I didn’t go by ship or plane I traveled on my knees. I saw so many people there In bondage to their sin, And Jesus told me I should go, That there were souls to ...read more

  • Taking The Good With The Bad - Rom 8:28

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,716 views

    Taking the Good with the Bad - Rom. 8:28

    Taking the Good with the Bad - Romans 12:1-3 Introduction - Why do you suppose that many people live stressed out by anger, fear and worry? What are some of the reasons that more people seemed to suffer from burn out and fatigue than ever before. It is important to remember that "There is no ...read more

  • Prayer Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 20, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 44,342 views

    Four examples of prayer from the early church.

    Intro: A bus driver and a minister were standing in line to get into heaven. The bus driver approached the gate and St. Peter said, "Welcome, I understand you were a bus driver. Since I’m in charge of housing, I believe I have found the perfect place for you. See that mansion over the hilltop? It’s ...read more

  • Chains That Hold Us Back

    Contributed by Duane Boehm on Jun 14, 2002
    based on 130 ratings
     | 21,216 views

    This is from Acts 12. Peter was held in prison with chains, we as a church can be held back with chains. View the chains that keep us from growing as a church.

    THE CHAINS THAT HOLD US BACK Acts 12:6 Acts 12:1-10 Intro: In this text we here so often of ...read more

  • Don't You Just Love Surprises?

    Contributed by James May on Jan 19, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 7,055 views

    God’s ability to answer prayer will even surprise those who are praying.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • Increase Our Faith - Part One Series

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Feb 17, 2003
    based on 251 ratings
     | 31,522 views

    ...a church will pray and pray for a miracle to take place and then when it happens…they don’t believe it.

    INCREASE OUR FAITH Text: Luke 17:5 There is a legend of a small town in which there were no liquor stores or nightclubs. Eventually, however, a nightclub was built right on Main Street. One of the churches, in the area, was so disturbed that they conducted several all-night prayer meetings, ...read more

  • The Power Of A Praying Church

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Mar 3, 2003
    based on 204 ratings
     | 75,461 views

    In order to be An Exhibition of God’s Power thru the Principle of Evangelism, We Must Have An Effectual Prayer Life. I submit to you that basically Acts 4 is an account of A PRAYING CHURCH. In Verses 23-31, Luke records the epitaph of A CHURCH AT PRAYER.

    In order to be An Exhibition of God’s Power thru the Principle of Evangelism, We Must Have An Effectual Prayer Life. I submit to you that basically Acts 4 is an account of A PRAYING CHURCH. In Verses 23-31, Luke records the epitaph of A CHURCH AT PRAYER. Some Wonderful Things Happened When This ...read more

  • How To Know Where To Go Series

    Contributed by Marty Baker on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 4,258 views

    This sermon focues on determining the will of God in your life. It is the final messsage in a series of talks based on Romans 12:2. Topical in nature.

    How to Know Where to Go Romans 12:2 Mind Games / Dr. Marty Baker / February 23, 2003 www.stevenscreek.net Last summer, our family took a vacation that we will always remember. We loaded the van, drove to Atlanta and hopped on a plane and flew into the wild blue yonder. We arrived at our ...read more

  • "If The Church Would Just Pray"

    Contributed by Bishop William Bryant Wilmore, Jr. on Aug 17, 2003
    based on 334 ratings
     | 83,153 views

    When Peter was in prison, awaiting what appeared to be a sure execution, the church prayed without ceasing for him and Peter was set free by an angel of the Lord. Powerful things happen the church prays.

    In the text, we find something taking place that seems to be missing in many churches today – that is church folk praying for church folk. In this particular case, a church member in trouble. The Apostle Peter is on death roll and all petitions to commute his sentence have been exhausted. ...read more

  • The Power Of Release

    Contributed by Richard Hall on Sep 5, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 9,046 views

    No matter what prison we find ourselves in God has the power to release us.

    THE POWER OF RELEASE ACTS 12: 1-12 Nobody like to be in bondage… Claustrophobia Read Scripture 1) PRISONS THAT HOLD US… A) Peter was in prison due to his unfortunate circumstances a) Nothing that he had done wrong b) Sometimes we find ourselves in places of bondage that hold us ...read more

  • Where To From Here

    Contributed by Steve Boyd on Feb 18, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,020 views

    Often the Lord leads us, but there are points in our lives that we have to move forward by faith...

    Where To From Here Acts 12:4-10 4 And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him(this was 4 teams of four, or 16 soldiers altogether); intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people. 5 Peter therefore was kept in ...read more

  • There Is Wonder Working Power In Prayer

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Feb 28, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 7,282 views

    Overcoming things that block prayer

    Does your religion lead others to Christ? Do your life and the way in which you treat others influence them for good? One morning a little clock in a shop window in a small town stopped for a half hour. Children on their way to school stopped to play and others talked because they all believed ...read more

  • A Mind Blowing Experience!

    Contributed by Cathy Mangum on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 11,595 views

    This sermon deals with the results of our faith and trust in God.

    A MIND BLOWING EXPERIENCE! Acts 12:5-11 Acts 12 5So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him. 6The night before Herod was to bring him to trial, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and sentries stood guard at the entrance. 7Suddenly ...read more