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  • The Most Important Meal Of The Week Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Aug 5, 2019
     | 5,097 views

    Many churches and denominations today are observing the Lord's Supper less and less, but this is not God's plan for the church. It appears that the first Christians observed the Lord's Supper weekly on the Lord's Day.

    Introduction: A. Today’s sermon continues our series called “Blueprint: God’s Plan for the Church.” B. I heard about a church that recently began offering “gluten-free” bread for the Lord’s Supper. 1. It has been very well received, but its initial introduction didn’t go so well. 2. The first ...read more

  • Let Us Go, Let Us Go To Heaven Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 1, 2019
     | 1,826 views

    The Church continues the mission of Jesus Christ as one Body and is able to do so because of the prayer of that same Christ.

    Tuesday of the 7th Week in Easter 2019 Sometimes it helps us to understand that the Roman world in the first century did not speak Latin all over, or write in Latin all over the place. Most of the writing was done in Greek. And the Bible that they used was the Old Testament, because the New ...read more

  • Developing The Heart Of A Servant Part 1 Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 4, 2015
     | 7,788 views

    I would like to thank Pastor Jerry Shirley for sharing this series on Acts. It has been a blessing as well as a great help. I have used these for our church, as I spend my days caring for my dying father.

  • What About Warnings?

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Aug 24, 2019
     | 2,514 views

    In Acts 19-21 we see Paul intent on returning to Jerusalem, even ignoring Holy Spirit inspired warnings. What was his rationale?

    In his 2005 song by the same name, Bon Jovi asks the question: “Who says you can't go home? Who says you can't go back? I been all around the world and as a matter of fact There's only one place left I wanna go Who says you can't go home?” Well, actually many people have said it ...read more

  • How To Not Fall Out Of A Window And Die- Lessons From Eutychus

    Contributed by Matt Krachunis on Feb 8, 2011
    based on 9 ratings
     | 27,699 views

    The story of Eutychus from Acts 20 and how it relates to us.

    How to not fall out of a window and die • Have you ever fallen asleep in an inappropriate place? • I can remember when I was in college, I used to be so tired all the time. Its hard work hanging out • I had this 8am class, spring quarter, I would literally wake up, go to ...read more

  • Loving Your Neighborhood Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Apr 1, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,846 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

  • Characteristics Of The Consummate Christian! Series

    Contributed by Thomas Fortini on Feb 27, 2019
     | 5,205 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

  • Why Did Paul Participate In Festivals?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,549 views

    Paul gives us insights into why he participated in religious festivals for the sake of the kingdom of God.

    Why Did Paul Participate in Festivals? (Acts 20:13-16) 1. Why do you suppose that Paul was in such a hurry to get to the festival of Pentecost in Jerusalem in this passage? Illustration:Experience comes from what we have done. Wisdom comes from what we have done badly. Theodore ...read more

  • Why Godly Service Involves Humility And Tears

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 7,574 views

    Paul gives us a great example of a godly servant who demonstrated a tearful humility that produced great results

    Why Serving the Lord Involves Humility, Tears and Trials? (Acts 20: 19) Why do so many people struggle to be transparent and open in their relationships? Illustration:Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda describes his battle with bad habits: "I took a pack of cigarettes from my pocket, ...read more

  • Balancing Proclamation With Instruction

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,579 views

    Paul shows us how to balance our preaching with our teaching for the best effects

    Why Is It Important To Balance Proclamation With Instruction (Acts 20:20,21) Illustration:Some pastors preach "longhorn sermons," a point here, a point there, and a lot of bull in between. Source Unknown. One pastor never prepared during the week, and on Sunday morning he’d sit on the ...read more

  • Why Trust And Love Bring Out The Best In A Person

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 16,658 views

    If you want to have the greatest impact on others then let love and trust be your emphasis

    Why Trust and Love Brings Out the Best in a Person (Acts 20:7-15) Paul’s goal: "The goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith." (2 Tim. 1:5) Illustration:In his book Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis wrote, "Do not waste your time bothering ...read more

  • The Danger Of Falling Asleep

    Contributed by Danny Salyer on Feb 1, 2001
    based on 204 ratings
     | 9,041 views

    There are alot of people who have closed their eyes to the things of God.

    “THE DANGER OF FALLING ASLEEP” TEXT: ACTS 20:6-12 INTRO: NOTHING IN GOD’S PRECIOUS WORD IS WITHOUT EDIFICATION..... SURELY GOD HAS PUT THIS STORY IN HIS WORD TO HELP US IN SOME WAY. THIS MORNING I WANT TO PREACH A MESSAGE ENTITLED, “THE DANGER OF FALLING ASLEEP”, OR “ IF YOU SNOOZE, YOU ...read more

  • Paul's Perspective On Ministry Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 48 ratings
     | 8,062 views

    When Paul stopped at Miletus he gives us his perspective on his ministry.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 35 Paul’s Perspective on Ministry Acts 20: 17-38 Acts 20:17 (NKJV) “From Miletus he sent to Ephesus and called for the elders of the church.” Paul stopped at Miletus on his way to ...read more

  • When Giving Is Better Than Receiving

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 17, 2001
    based on 14 ratings
     | 10,427 views

    Right after national tragedy. Discussing what we can do for our nation and suffering people.

    Sermon for 9/16/2001 "When Giving is Better than Receiving" Acts 20:17-35 Introduction: A. In our Scripture text this morning, Paul was on the way to Jerusalem to be scourged, imprisoned, and he thought killed. B. They stopped at Miletus on the way to Jerusalem in Asia ...read more

  • The Power Of Praise And Worship

    Contributed by Nieta Lambert on Mar 16, 2013
    based on 7 ratings
     | 37,445 views

    When we get our minds off of ourselves and our circumstances and onto God and His greatness and might and begin praising Him with our whole heart, we are loosed and set free; the chains of doubt, fear, and confusion are broken and we are set free by the p

    Introduction: Have you ever thought about how self-centered we human being are? Just think about it. We’re having a conversation with someone and they’re telling a story about – let’s say – how big the fish they caught was and what are we thinking about? How to ...read more