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  • Characteristics Of The Consummate Christian! Series

    Contributed by Thomas Fortini on Feb 27, 2019
     | 5,110 views

    We need examples of what a real Christian looks like. The Apostle Paul's life provides that for us!

    We are continuing our journey through the book of acts, and we are going to journey through the entire 20th chapter. And we are going to do that shortly, but the way that I wish to approach it is by the way of this introduction. I read an article about HEROS AND people’s nee for ...read more

  • Loving Your Neighborhood Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Apr 1, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,801 views

    In order to follow Christ requires serving others.

    Loving Your Neighborhood Text: Acts 19:13-38 Introduction 1. Illustration: In the book, The Externally Focused Church, it says, "People need exercise for physical health and service for spiritual health. We learn from the Scriptures, but we grow by serving others" (Chp. 4). 2. It's ...read more

  • When Is Enough Enough

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jan 2, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,527 views

    This message deals with the thought -- "When is enough enough when we are serving Christ"

    WHEN IS ENOUGH ENOUGH? ACTS 20:17-27 $3 Worth of God I would like to buy $3.00 worth of God, please. Not enough to explode my soul or disturb my sleep, but just enough to equal a cup of warm milk or a snooze in the sunshine. I don’t want enough of Him to make me love a black man or pick beets ...read more

  • Form Vs. Function

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 22, 2002
    based on 20 ratings
     | 5,934 views

    One of a series on the church from the book of Acts.

    Do you remember the decisions you made when you left High School. There was the decision that led you to college or to the military. Or perhaps it was a decision that led you a factory job or to trade school. One little decision that probably shaped the rest of your life. Any architect ...read more

  • Four Essential Perspectives To Give To Those You Are Discipling – Acts 20:1

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Mar 30, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 4,245 views

    Four Essential Perspectives to Give to those you are Discipling – Acts 20:16-38

    Four Essential Perspectives to Give to those you are Discipling – Acts 20:16-38 Illustration: There is power in peer pressure. One day as I took my campers, from the Navigator Eagle Lake Camp, in the mountains of Colorado Springs, to the dining hall, the rumor spread that we were having lima ...read more

  • How To Be A Good Finisher

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 3, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,896 views

    Paul desired to finish the work God had called him to do. – Ask the Lord to help you fulfill the ministry He has directed you in. Even though we may not know what the future holds, we know who holds the future.

    Four Essential Perspectives to Give to those you are Discipling – Acts 20:16-38 Illustration: There is power in peer pressure. One day as I took my campers, from the Navigator Eagle Lake Camp, in the mountains of Colorado Springs, to the dining hall, the rumor spread that we were having lima ...read more

  • Paul, The Pastor (His Farewell Address) Series

    Contributed by Gregg Strawbridge on Apr 13, 2003
    based on 67 ratings
     | 13,103 views

    Modern church leaders have often neglected the duties of overseeing the spiritual welfare of individuals and families. Sadly, biblical pastoral oversight is set aside for more promising programs. Instead, programs, facilities, and finances are impersonall

    INTRODUCTION Savage Wolves: PT BARNUM - THE CIRCUS SHOWMAN - He delighted in showing an exhibit: THE HAPPY FAMILY - Lions, Tigers, and a little lamb. One asked if they had problems, Barnum said “Aside from replacing the lamb from time to time, there’s no problem.” We all know that there are ...read more

  • The Whole Counsel Of God

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Jun 14, 2003
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,809 views

    In Acts 20, when Paul gives his farewell address to the Ephesian elders, we really see his heart as a pastor. What was driving him? Being aware of the necessity of being God’s "watchman." How did he accomplish this? "For I have not shunned to declare unto

    Ephesus was a city in which many Jews took up residence + Here the seeds of the gospel were sown immediately after Pentecost = [Acts 2:9, 6:9] + At the close of his second missionary journey (about A.D. 51) + When Paul was returning from Greece to Syria, first visits city = [Acts 18:18-21] + ...read more

  • Who's Leading You? Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Sep 6, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 12,203 views

    This sermon stresses the importance of and the characteristics of spiritual leadership so that we will mature and not be described as Ephesians 4:14 & 15.

    Who’s Leading You? Acts 20:17-38 September 8, 2002 Intro: A. [Illustration] A bumper sticker reads: “Don’t follow me. I’m lost too.” Motion does not always mean purpose. Be very careful if you follow the crowd, for they may not know where they are going. B. Ephesians 4:14-15 (NIV), ...read more

  • Spiritual Leadership

    Contributed by Jose Cabajar on Mar 12, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,584 views

    Spiritual leadership is a special opportunity given to God-chosen individuals for a special purpose.

    Spiritual leadership is a very important subject worthy to be considered for deeper study. Its indisputable value and amplification has reached a new milestone. Its admirable effects are now being desired by highly competitive and intellectual people in the secular realm. Men of integrity have seen ...read more

  • The Local Mission

    Contributed by Michael Adams on Jun 21, 2018
     | 1,771 views

    This message details population of our home town, number of churches and possible church attendence. The possible financial outreach each church may have and witnessing to our own local mission field.

    Fairborn, Ohio Population 33,780 Number of churches: 63 Divided equally by each church is 563 Divided by 2 = 268 Divided by 4 = 134 Divided by 8 = 67 100 people per congregation (middle ground of last two) Surveys and estimates say less than 10% in any ...read more

  • Getting Ready For Our Final Goodbye (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Aug 7, 2018
     | 4,541 views

    How can we get ready for our final good-bye? 1. Receive our ministry for God's Word (vs. 22-24). 2. Recognize the value of God's Word (vs. 25-27). 3. Remember the urgent need for God's Word (vs. 28-31).

    Getting Ready for Our Final Goodbye (Part 2) The Book of Acts - Part 73 Acts 20:17-31 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - February 8, 2015 BACKGROUND: *Acts 20 was a pivotal time in the life and ministry of the Apostle Paul. In these verses Paul reflected on the past, and ...read more

  • How To Get Ready For Our Final Good-Bye (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Aug 4, 2018
     | 4,896 views

    1. Get alone with God (vs. 13). 2. Pursue the right priorities (vs. 14-16). 3. Determine to be devoted to the Lord (vs. 17-19). 4. Strive to spread the gospel (vs. 20-21; 24). 5. Keep focused on our finish (vs. 22-24).

    How to Get Ready for Our Final Good-bye (Part 1) The Book of Acts - Part 72 Acts 20:13-24 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - February 1, 2015 BACKGROUND: *In this Scripture, Paul and his mission team were at the end of Paul's third missionary journey, and were on their way ...read more

  • Paul's Words At Miletus With The Ephesian Elders Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 18, 2017
     | 13,956 views

    The journey from Troas to “Mitylene” is described with exceptional detail. It seems to have taken about five days’ sailing time, with each port mentioned representing a day’s journey. They evidently put into port each night. The winds usually died....

    November 28, 2015 Acts of the Apostles By: Tom Lowe Lesson: IV.D.6: Paul's Words at Miletus with the Ephesian Elders (20:13-38) Acts 20:13-38 (KJV) 13 And we went before to ship, and sailed unto Assos, there intending to take in Paul: ...read more

  • Leading Like Paul Led Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 25, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 11,603 views

    In this sermon, we look at two passages that describe Paul's leadership, and then we glean leadership principles from them.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a tribe of Native Americans who came to their Chief one autumn and asked him if the winter was going to be cold or not. 1. Not really knowing for sure how cold the winter would be, the chief replied that the winter was going to be cold and that the members ...read more