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  • When God Takes Over

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on Jun 5, 2018
     | 5,405 views

    When God takes over, His Spirit comes down to establish His Kingdom and His people. The Spirit would rule and guide for the fulfilment of His Word, day and night.

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Topic: WHEN GOD TAKES OVER Acts 8:14-17 King James Version (KJV) 14 Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John: 15 Who, when they were come down, prayed for ...read more

  • Uprooting Bitter Roots 2 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 14, 2018
     | 5,782 views

    This message continues exploration of the second deadly virus in the church family -- bitterness.

    “Uprooting Bitter Roots 2” Introduction Two weeks ago we began exploring a subject that affects every person in the world. Either you or someone you know has been paralyzed by this insidious infection at one time or another in your life or perhaps even now. It is so devastating that is one of ...read more

  • When Believers Fall Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jun 28, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,553 views

    Simon the Sorcerer, contrary to many theologian's views, was a true believer. But being immature, he was seduced to go back to the old ways of thinking. It took a truth-telling believer (Peter) to set him straight and tell him the path to forgiveness.

    When Believers Fall Acts Series Chuck Sligh June 28, 2015 NOTE: A PowerPoint presentation is available for this sermon upon request at chucksligh@hotmail.com. TEXT: Please turn in your Bibles to Acts 8. INTRODUCTION Illus.– I remember when I first came to Christ. I had decided to ...read more

  • Is Confirmation Biblical

    Contributed by I. Grant Spong on Jan 8, 2019
     | 3,008 views

    What is this thing called confirmation? What does it have to do with baptism? Is it even in the Bible or just vain human tradition? Let’s look at how the biblical term “laying on of hands” is confirmation, and that it is found in the list of basic doctrines of Hebrews 6:1-2.

    What is this thing called confirmation? What does it have to do with baptism? Is it even in the Bible or just vain human tradition? Let’s look at how the biblical term “laying on of hands” is confirmation, and that it is found in the list of basic doctrines of Hebrews 6:1-2. Infant baptism in NOT ...read more

  • Joseph - The Man God Uses.

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,838 views

    Overview of Joseph. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    Reading: Acts chapter 8 verses 8-18. • Thanks to Andrew Lloyd Webber and a variety of catchy tunes; • The story of Joseph is very well known. (1). Joseph and his coat. • Joseph and his ‘multi-coloured coat’, • N.I.V. “Richly ornamented ...read more

  • Wind Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Dec 4, 2010
     | 4,256 views

    EVERY FOLLOWER IS DESTINED TO BECOME ONE OF THE CHILDREN OF THE WIND—FILLED AND LED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT.

    “Wind” Acts 8:14-17 INTRODUCTION Tornado’s are one of the most powerful forces in nature. They are a violent wind that is unstoppable. A tornado goes where the wind leads is and nothing gets in the way. The coming of the Holy Spirit is described that way in Acts ...read more

  • Simon: Bargainer Extrordinaire Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jan 23, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,496 views

    A sermon adapted from an IVP Bible study by C. Nystrom

    SIMON: BARGAINER EXTRORDANAIRE ACTS 8:9-25 OPENING ILLUSTRATION…Dale Crowell’s bargainer attitude I cannot help, tonight, to think of one of my supervisors I had during college. I worked at the Groundskeeping shop to help pay my way through school. The second supervisor I had was ...read more

  • Two Conversion Stories Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Dec 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,869 views

    Two examples of religious decisions one false conversion (Simon the Sorcerer) and one true conversion (Ethiopian Treasurer).

    Two Conversion Stories Acts 8:5-40 The hero of Acts chapter 8 is Philip. Philip was one of the seven chosen to oversee the distribution of relief to the widows. Philip is the first person and the only person in the New Testament called an evangelist (Acts 21:8). It is interesting to consider ...read more

  • Philip - The Evangelist

    Contributed by Derek Adamsbaum on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 74 ratings
     | 11,515 views

    1 And Saul was there, giving approval to his death.

    1 And Saul was there, giving approval to his death. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. 2 Godly men buried Stephen and mourned deeply for him. 3 But Saul began to destroy the church. ...read more

  • What Are Positive And Negative Ways That Power Is Utilized

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,907 views

    1. Saul abused his religious powers in persecuting Christians, the early church and encouraging others to have Stephen put to death for preaching Christ.

    1. Saul abused his religious powers in persecuting Christians, the early church and encouraging others to have Stephen put to death for preaching Christ. Since such a prominent figure as Paul practiced persecution, many people wrongly followed his example by whipping up opposition to growth of ...read more

  • Believers Have All The Elements Of Success If We Will Only Use Them 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 78 ratings
     | 3,963 views

    Too few people realize that God has given us everything we need for successful living in Christ Jesus. Most people assume that success is found through special connections, special methods or clever skills. Success is a favorable or satisfactory outcome o

    1. Too few people realize that God has given us everything we need for successful living in Christ Jesus. Most people assume that success is found through special connections, special methods or clever skills. Success is a favorable or satisfactory outcome or result it is the fulfillment of ...read more

  • The Beneficial Effects Of Persecution 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,870 views

    Persecution has a way of accomplishing God’s greater purposes despite outward evidences. Luke wrote, "At that time a great persecution arose against the church which was at Jerusalem and they were all scattered throughout the regions·" (Acts 8:1) Discorda

    1. Persecution has a way of accomplishing God’s greater purposes despite outward evidences. Luke wrote, "At that time a great persecution arose against the church which was at Jerusalem and they were all scattered throughout the regions·" (Acts 8:1) Discordant factors have a way of ...read more

  • Carry On The Work Of God's Church! Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on May 16, 2017
     | 9,874 views

    How can we carry on the work of God's church today? 1. By preaching God’s Word (vs. 9-13, 25). 2. By the presence of God's Spirit (vs. 14-17). 3. By standing against the poison of sin (vs. 18-23). 4. By praying for the lost (vs. 22-24).

    Carry on the Work of God's Church! Acts 8:9-25 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Dec. 29, 2013 BACKGROUND: *As we continue to explore Acts 8, remember that the chapter began with a great travesty and tragedy for God's church: Stephen the deacon was stoned to death for boldly ...read more

  • The Pure & The Phony Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 7, 2016
     | 6,061 views

    Philip & Simon the Sorcerer - The Pure & the Phony – Acts chapter 8 verses 9-25 - sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    SERMON OUTLINE: A wrong view of self (vs9-11) A wrong view of salvation (vs 12-13) A wrong view of the Spirit (vs 14-23) A wrong view of sin (vs 22-24) SERMON BODY: Ill: • When architect Sir Christopher Wren; • Designed the interior of Windsor Town Hall near London in ...read more

  • Spiritual Thermodynamics Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Nov 19, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,158 views

    When you know the Lord, He turns your pain into praise. He turns opposition into opportunity for the spread of the Gospel if you will take that opportunity to preach the Word to all without prejudice and without price.

    Eagles are fascinating birds. Did you know a mother eagle constructs her nest with thorns and jagged rocks? These are the first things she lays down. Then she covers that prickly nest with wool, feathers, and the fur of animals she has killed. That makes the nest soft and comfortable, a nice home ...read more