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  • Prayer Power

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jan 7, 2014
     | 5,734 views

    A powerful story in Acts 12, where we see the death of James.

    APR 7 2013PM Prayer Power Acts 12:1-12:25 Tonight we come to a powerful story in Acts 12, where we see the death of James. READ Acts 12:1-2. There’s not a whole lot of space devoted to this story, but I’m sure that this was a great loss to the early church. I’m sure ...read more

  • God Answers Prayer Though The Church Didn’t Believe He Would!

    Contributed by Gordon Weatherby on Feb 2, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,875 views

    The account of God answering a church's prayer for deliverance from persecution. Like many times today, the church prayed, yet lacked faith God would answer their prayer until He delivered them.

    GOD ANSWERS PRAYER THOUGH THE CHURCH DIDN’T BELIEVE GOD WOULD! Acts 12:1-25 Audio Link to hear this sermon: http://chirb.it/pnrewg INTRODUCTION: 1.) Today, I want us to look at a scene when there was a great turnabout in the climate of the church. A.) One of the things I ...read more

  • When God Sends His Angels

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 31, 2013
     | 6,385 views

    God sends His angels: 1. When His people face great problems (vs. 1-4). 2. When His people are in prayer (vs. 5-7). 3. To help His people see His power (vs. 7-11). 4. To carry out His plan for His people (vs. 1-2 & 11).

    When God Sends His Angels Acts 12:1-11 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 21, 2013 *Some day you are going to see an angel. It's not a matter of "if" but "when." God's mighty angels are as real as we are today. And in this wonderful story from the early church, we can see ...read more

  • Wild Praying Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 11, 2013
    based on 114 ratings
     | 26,919 views

    Do you believe in praying bold and wild prayers? Do you believe that if you asked God to do something "impossible" that He would? Frankly, the story in Acts 12 doesn't look like these folks believed that. Did God look down on them for their doubt?

    OPEN: Back in 1540 Martin Luther was very distressed. His good friend and assistant, Friedrich Myconius, was sick and was expected to die within a short time. From his bed Myconius wrote a tender farewell letter to Luther. When Luther received the message, he immediately sent back this ...read more

  • When God Lets You Win

    Contributed by Bruce Lee on Aug 25, 2013
    based on 17 ratings
     | 40,890 views

    Life is full of victories. Sometimes God loves us nearly to death. You don't have to win every fight to be victorious sometimes you just have to survive. The battles you do win are from God.

    “When God Lets You Win” “The Lord answered me with wide-open spaces.” Psalms 118:5 CEB Intro: A priest decides to paint his church one day. He goes out and buys some paint, comes back to the church, and then he realizes that he did not buy enough paint to do the ...read more

  • Hope For The Hopeless

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Sep 9, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,683 views

    The Shortest distance between two people to solve a problem is through the mercy seat

    Hopeless Situations Sat. 8/12/12 - Youcef Nadarkhani ( Nadar-Khani) , pastor in a network of house churches in Iran, was arrested on Oct. 13, 2009, after protesting the government's decision to force all children, including his own Christian children, to read the Quran. - He was sentenced to ...read more

  • The Important Things To Remember In Times Of Turmoil Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jan 23, 2013
     | 4,532 views

    TIMES OF TURMOIL AND STRESS HAVE A WAY OF GETTING US TO FOCUS ON THE WRONG THINGS – IE: THE SITUATION. AS PRESSING AS THE SITUATION IS, IT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT OR MORE IMPORTANT TO TAKE A STEP BACK AND SEE WHAT IS HAPPENING “BEHIND THE SCENES” SO TO SPEA

    THE IMPORTANT THINGS TO REMEMBER IN TIMES OF TURMOIL ACTS 12:1-19 INTRODUCTION: TIMES OF TURMOIL AND STRESS HAVE A WAY OF GETTING US TO FOCUS ON THE WRONG THINGS – IE: THE SITUATION. AS PRESSING AS THE SITUATION IS, IT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT OR MORE IMPORTANT TO TAKE A STEP BACK AND SEE WHAT ...read more

  • Surprised By Prayer Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 19, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 18,772 views

    Even as I’m concerned about people who misunderstand the purpose of prayer, I’m also concerned about those who do understand, but who seem to pray with no expectation of God honoring prayers or acting on our behalf. (Powerpoint available - #150)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this message are availble at no charge. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #150.) (In preparing this message as part of a sermon series on ...read more

  • You Are Not Alone

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Aug 7, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,863 views

    If we are saved, then God is always with us.

    You Are Not Alone July 19, 2009 Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: If we are saved, then God is always with us. Focus Passage: Daniel 6:19-27 Introduction: Clayton Lonetree Clayton Longtree was lonely in Moscow. The weather was dreary, the ...read more

  • 12 Ordinary Men - James Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Dec 6, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,079 views

    This is a study of James based on 12 Ordinary Men. It has a lot of added notes and scripture.

    Note: This is a study from the book 12 Ordinary Men by John McArthur an excellent book. There is also a fill in the blank outline from Adult Bible Fellowships of First Baptist Church Orion that I have posted in the series. This is not original but worth posting for study. James: The Apostle of ...read more

  • A Surprise Behind The Door Series

    Contributed by Stu Hodges on Jun 11, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 10,381 views

    God specializes in surprises on the other side of a closed door.

    Have you ever been surprised by what’s behind the door? I told you last week that my older brother used to wait behind closed doors just to scare the heeby jeebies out of me. That was always a surprise. In fact, last week I did this thing where all throughout my sermon I opened and closed ...read more

  • The Power Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jul 1, 2013
     | 7,481 views

    In the early church, their first response was to go to God in prayer. Is it also ours?

    The Power of Prayer Acts 12:1-19 Introduction Set up church expanding – miracles and healings continuing ... It is important that we understand the importance of praying then and now The church would have never survived had others not been praying -- I think we can say ...read more

  • Getting Some Much Needed Rest

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Mar 25, 2012
     | 3,815 views

    Are you losing sleep?

    Acts 12:1-11-Now about that time Herod the king stretched out his hand to harass some from the church. Then he killed James the brother of John with the sword. And because he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to seize Peter also. Now it was during the Days of Unleavened Bread. ...read more

  • Easter Energizes Christians!

    Contributed by Jonathan Kruschel on Apr 23, 2012
     | 2,702 views

    Easter Energizes Christians to courageously proclaim Christ, pray to him and live for him. Unlike today's energy drinks that eventually wear off, discover how Easter provides a continual source of energy for Christians. Based on Acts 12:1-19

    Have you noticed the number of so-called “energy drinks” that are on the market these days? Some have some pretty interesting names like, “Full Throttle”, “Red Bull”, “Monster”. Their purpose is rather self-explanatory. They are supposed to be able ...read more

  • Expect God To Be God Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Jan 14, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,857 views

    verse by verse through Acts

    Isn’t it funny how we get surprised by things that shouldn’t surprise us at all? [Gaining weight, speeding ticket, pregnancy examples.] Isn’t it funny how we get surprised by things that shouldn’t surprise us at all? Especially when it comes to God-things. ...read more