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  • What's The Verdict?

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Apr 24, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 5,195 views

    Everytime God’s Word is shared, there is a verdict in people’s hearts. What’s the verdict in your heart?

    Acts 17:1-12: SO WHAT’S THE VERDICT? Recently in the news, there’s the story of the actor, Robert Blake. Maybe you’ve heard about this one – a famous actor living in California – married to the wrong person. His wife is shot and killed, and now, the police say that the evidence is pointing ...read more

  • 3 Ingredients For A Successful Church.

    Contributed by Terry Hensley on Jan 30, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 6,478 views

    I’m not no cook, but I know that for a cook to be able to make a meal that’s just out of this world; the cook must use the right ingredients. The same emphasis is necessary for the success of a Christian in his efforts to win the lost, in this world of wi

    3 Ingredients For A Successful Church Text: Acts 17: 1-9 A. What we need in the church is some more trouble-markers! Trouble-makers? Yes, Trouble-makers! That’s what the enemies of the church called the Christians at Thessalonica. They said they were the ones, “who have caused trouble all ...read more

  • Paul In Thessalonica Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 31, 2003
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,741 views

    Examines Paul’s ministry in Thessalonica

    Paul In Thessalonica Acts 17:1-9 Primary Purpose: To examine the teaching of Paul and his ministry. After leaving the church in Philippi under the care of Dr. Luke and others, Paul and his companions travel on to the largest city in Macedonia Thessalonica. This first verse covers a quick ...read more

  • Turning The World Upside Down

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Jul 28, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 5,107 views

    Sharing the gospel and making an impact.

    Introduction The truth is, bad news generally travels faster than good news. Within two hours the whole world knew that President John F. Kennedy had been killed, who killed him, where he was killed and how he was killed. Today, still more than half the world does not know the good news that ...read more

  • Choosing Sides- Recognizing Opposition Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Mar 28, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,472 views

    This simple outline focuses on Paul’s experiences with the Thessalonians and Bereans and conflict and recognizing sides in a conflict.

    At times, the right and wrong of an issue which divides is not clear. Often, we can use this checklist to determine who is acting in an ungodly manner. Character of Ungodly Opposition 1) Ungodly opposition is characterized by being emotionally driven. The Thessalonian Jews were "Jealous" ...read more

  • For Those In Quest Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 18, 2004
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,580 views

    The Bereans show us that a quest becomes noble when: 1. We receive the Good News with eagerness. 2. We examine the Scriptures to see if it is true. 3. We are transformed by the truth.

    My favorite part of Paul Harvey is the last segment of the newscast that he calls “For What It’s Worth.” One day he gave this interesting story: “Our For What It’s Worth Department hears from Hershey, Pennsylvania — where the woman in the Mercedes had been waiting patiently for a parking place to ...read more

  • Maturity Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Aug 14, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 14,458 views

    This sermon seeks to outline both the Scriptural precedence for and three characteristics of spiritual maturity.

    Maturity Acts 17 August 18, 2002 Intro: A. [Paul Harvey’s "For What It’s Worth"] Our For What It’s Worth Department hears from Hershey, Pennsylvania—where the woman in the Mercedes had been waiting patiently for a parking place to open up. The shopping mall was crowded. The woman in the Mercedes ...read more

  • How To Turn Criticisms Into Motivations

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,137 views

    The Lord teaches us how to use criticisms as motivations for greater godliness, holiness and maturity through the life of Paul

    How To Turn Criticisms In to Motivations (Acts 17:1-9) Illustration:How to Bury a Good Idea It will never work, We’ve never done it that way before. We’re doing fine without it. We can’t afford it. We’re not ready for it. It’s not our responsibility. Bits & Pieces, June 23, 1994, p. 10. ...read more

  • Living Rightside-Up In An Upside-Down World Series

    Contributed by Matt Condon on Dec 1, 2000
    based on 131 ratings
     | 13,050 views

    Early Christians were accused of turning the world "upside-down". The ironic thing is that it already was.

    Upside-Down World Acts 17:1-9 I was 11 years old and it was summer and I was in my element. Every morning we’d pack up our stuff, climb on our bikes and head down to the neighborhood swimming pool. There were usually a gang of about 6 of us, sometimes more, sometimes less. We got to the swimming ...read more

  • It Only Takes A Few

    Contributed by Michael Hensley on Sep 21, 2001
    based on 140 ratings
     | 6,754 views

    Two small groups turned the world upside down. Compares Paul and Silas and the hijackers of the Attack on America. Speaks of motive.

    Making a BIG difference is not as unlikely as it may seem. We have before us, today, two examples of small groups that turned the world upside down. The first group: The hijackers. 19 hijackers have turned the world upside down. (Think about that number, only 19!)  Less people than it ...read more

  • How To Culturally Adapt Your Communications

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 14, 2001
    based on 50 ratings
     | 2,958 views

    Paul learned how to adapt his communications to maximize its effects with the Athenians. We too should ask the Holy Spirit to direct our communications for its greatest results. The Spirit is able to empower, enable and influence the outcome of our commun

    CULTURALLY ADAPT YOUR COMMUNICATION Illustration: The Importance of Good Communications:Professional golfer Tommy Bolt was playing in Los Angeles and had a caddy with a reputation of constant chatter. Before they teed off, Bolt told him, "Don’t say a word to me. And if I ask you something, just ...read more

  • Paul's Missionary Approach To The Thessalonicans

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 15, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 5,973 views

    Paul’s Missionary Approach To the Thessalonicans

    Paul’s Missionary Approach To the Thessalonicans Coming to Thessalonica, Paul and Silas were able to preach in the synagogue for only three weeks with outstanding success despite incredible opposition. Quickly, the Jews incited a riot against the missionaries and their host, Jason. (Acts 17:1-9) ...read more

  • Turning The World Upside Down

    Contributed by Jason Noble on Jan 1, 2003
    based on 71 ratings
     | 19,768 views

    Why was it said that the Acts church "turned the world upside down?" How can we have that said about us?

    Turning the World Upside Down Acts 17:1-10 It’s safe to assume that almost everybody here has heard or read about the great revivals of old. We constantly hear preachers talk about old time revivals. But notice what I said, we have heard about, we have read about, and we talk about. We have ...read more

  • The Challenge

    Contributed by Tim Wormuth on Dec 2, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 4,445 views

    Will we do what it takes to reach our community for Christ?

    ACTS 17:1-10 I. INTRODUCTION A. Have you ever had one of those experiences where you read something and it just seemed to jump off the page at you? I had that happen this week as I was reading a sermon in “Revival Fires”. It was one sentence, and yet I haven’t been able to get it out of my ...read more

  • The Man Who Turned The World Upside Down

    Contributed by Larry Jacobs on May 27, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 9,752 views

    Without controversy, anyone, will agree that the Apostle Paul was the one New Testament figure that stood out above all others. His life teaches us a wonderful pattern to follow.

    "THE MAN WHO TURNED THE WORLD UPSIDE DOWN" Acts 17:1-6 This is Memorial Day Act 17:1-6 NOW AFTER [Paul and Silas] had passed through Am-phi-polis and A-pol-lo-ni-a, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews. And Paul entered, as he usually did, and for three ...read more