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  • Love's Great Offering

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 9, 2018
     | 4,565 views

    This message covers the concept of displaying an unconditional measure of love for God and His cause

    I. "THEN TOOK MARY A POUND OF OINTMENT OF SPIKENARD, VERY COSTLY, AND ANOINTED THE FEET OF JESUS AND WIPED HIS FEET WITH HER HAIR" A. The setting of our text: 1. Jesus had arrived at Bethany six days before the Passover - that is on a Friday 2. The day after was the Sabbath and "they made Him a ...read more

  • Why Me? Stephen. Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Nov 2, 2018
     | 5,700 views

    Stephen is an example of a person doing God's will, yet he will lose his life for it. Does that seem consistent with a God who loves you?

    INTRODUCTION • Apostle Paul Video Clip • SLIDE #1 • Why me? Have you ever had a day, a week, a month, or a year where you asked yourself this question? • There are a variety of reasons we can feel this way. • We see loved ones develop a fatal disease. We lose a job we have help for many ...read more

  • The Martyr's Mindset

    Contributed by Samuel Sampson on Aug 27, 2018
     | 2,173 views

    We are not called to be martyrs in Christianity, but we are called to love God even to the point of readily giving up this temporal life if need be.

    —The Martyrs Mindset— "Let those of us who are mature think this way, and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal that also to you."—Philippians 3:15 We find quite often nowadays in the news, stories like: —'3 men summarily executed by Saudi authorities for converting to ...read more

  • Grace Is Greater Than Your Bitterness

    Contributed by Jim Caswell on Jan 23, 2018
     | 3,369 views

    Prayer is what makes forgiveness possible.

    Title: Grace Is Greater than Your Bitterness Place: BLCC Date: 1/28/18 Text: Hebrews 12.15; Acts 7.57-60 CT: Prayer is what makes forgiveness possible. [Screen 1] FAS: Craig Groeschel said, my biggest struggle with bitterness started when my family discovered the awful truth about someone we ...read more

  • Promises Of Jesus

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on May 2, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,421 views

    In John 14:1-14 Jesus shares with us three promises - 1. Promise of Abiding Peace 2. Promise of an Everlasting Home 3. Promise of ever expanding power through Prayer

  • Stopping Your Ears

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Oct 5, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,493 views

    There are several interesting similarities between the mob that Stephen preached to and those who will deny the same message today.

    STOPPING YOUR EARS Acts 7:51-60 (vs. 57) INTRO. These are the final moments in the life of one of the first Christian martyrs. The men Stephen was speaking to were the great and mighty men of their day and nation. They knew the Scriptures and should have been among the first to ...read more

  • Who Threw That Rock?

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jan 23, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,097 views

    Seems there are a lot of critical rock throwers out there, if we can’t stop the rock throwing, we must learn to overcome the hurts.

    WHO THREW THAT ROCK? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Acts 7: 54. When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth. 55: but he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus ...read more

  • "When Life Seems To Be Closing In"

    Contributed by David Washburn on Mar 25, 2002
    based on 95 ratings
     | 9,782 views

    We will each have a time in our lives where life seems to be closing in. We can turn to Stephen and draw stength and wisdom from how he coped when life closed in around him.

    One day a man falls off a cliff, but manages to grab hold of a tree limb on the way down. The man calls out, “Is there anyone up there?” A voice answers back, “I am here. It is I, the Lord. Do you believe in me?” “Yes, Lord I believe, I really believe, but I can’t hold on much longer.” “That’s all ...read more

  • Stephen's Sermon Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Apr 18, 2002
    based on 135 ratings
     | 22,492 views

    This sermon encourages us to let go of human tradtions and seek God only--just as Stephen said to the religious leaders.

    Stephen’s Sermon Acts 7 April 21, 2001 Intro: A. [Seeing Yourself in a Sermon, Citation: From a cartoon by Lee Johnson, The Best Cartoons from Leadership Journal, Volume 1 (Broadman & Holman, 1999)] Following the Sunday morning service, the pastor stood at the back of the church, shaking ...read more

  • Growing Pains

    Contributed by Daryl Bahn on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,753 views

    The danger of growth is great. The need for growth is even greater. The love of Jesus, the Good Sheperd for his people is the greatest of all!

    GROWING PAINS (Acts 6:1-9; 7:2a, 51-60) Intro: Wouldn’t it be great if our church suddenly grew by the thousands? The book of Acts demonstrates that this is possible. It also reminds us to be careful what we wish for, because growth isn’t always easy or painless. It often means we have to deal ...read more

  • Prepare For Persecution

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,865 views

    Have you ever noticed how much the Bible teaches about suffering for the cause of Christ? Are you ready to walk with Jesus through the valley of suffering in order to receive a crown of life? Let’s get ready.

    Preparing for Persecution A couple of years ago we had a bad wind storm and afterward, as Jenny and I walked around our block we saw where a huge tree had fallen on top of a neighbor’s van. The van looked like a new one, but it was totaled by the tree. There were lots of other big trees in the ...read more

  • The Church...built On A Rock

    Contributed by Maurice Schaus on Apr 30, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 7,096 views

    In a world where "sticks and stones" can hurt and tear people down, we are called to be "living stones," builting up one another with Chtist’s own love.

    The Church…Built on a Rock “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” This refrain has been used by many a generation of children to ward off the attacks of teasing peers. The image of children throwing rocks at one another has taken on new meaning of late, as our ...read more

  • The Secret Of Success Series

    Contributed by David Lansdown on Jul 16, 2002
    based on 109 ratings
     | 13,380 views

    The story of Stephen. In God’s eyes, Stephen was so successful, that verse 56 tell us that Jesus Himself stood to show Stephen that He was a witness on his behalf.

    THE SECRET OF SUCCESS Acts 6:8-15 & 7:54-60 INTRODUCTION Do you believe that we as a society put a lot of emphasis on success? (ALLOW RESPONSES) What are the indications of our obsession with success? (ALLOW RESPONSES) Would you like to know the secret of success? Hands up who would ...read more

  • Stephen: The Princely Prayer Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Aug 27, 2002
    based on 67 ratings
     | 5,891 views

    "Lord, lay no charge"

    STEPHEN THE PRINCELY PRAYER “Lord, lay no charge.” Date: August 18, 2002 P.M Service Place: Allendale Baptist Church Text: Acts 7:55-60 Introduction Over these past few months I have taken scriptures and prayers in the Bible and used them as sermon topics. I have called them prayers that ...read more

  • Profile Of A Great Christian

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Nov 23, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,414 views

    Truly one of the great figures in the long line of Christian heroes is Stephen. His fearless proclamation of the Gospel, well-knowing the possible consequence of doing so, should inspire us to uncompromisingly proclaim God’s message without regard as to

    PROFILE OF A GREAT CHRISTIAN “And Stephen, full of faith and power, did wonders and miracles among the people.” Acts 6:8 I. STEPHEN WAS A MAN OF HIGH MORAL CHARACTER: "But select from among you, brethren, seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and of ...read more