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  • True Christianity Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Dec 7, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,842 views

    Learning how to be the church in today's world through learning from the book of Acts.

    We live in a time in history where religion and spirituality seems to be at an all-time high. Everyone seems to have some sort of religious belief system – even if it’s something they found on the internet or something they made up themselves. And to go along with all this ...read more

  • Joseph - The Man God Uses.

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,801 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

  • God’s Power Through God’s People #6: Simon Magus Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011
     | 4,264 views

    A series of character sketches through the book of Acts - Simon Magus.

    Acts 8:9-24 – God’s Power Through God’s People #6: Simon Magus Today we are continuing our journey through the Book of Acts. We first started in chapter 1, looking at how Jesus promised the Holy Spirit for all of us to live upright lives. That was followed by Judas, a fellow ...read more

  • The Holy Spirit Is Not For Sale Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Dec 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,364 views

    Man's religion is at war with God's revelation.

    Introduction “A king who wished to express his affection for a private soldier of his army gave him a richly jeweled cup, his own cup. The soldier, stepping forth to receive the gift, exclaimed shamefacedly, "This is too great a gift for me to receive." "It is not too great for me to give," ...read more

  • Healthy Conflict Series

    Contributed by Tim Brock on Dec 21, 2011
     | 3,350 views

    Conflict and struggles are bound to happen but there are benefits to conflict and healthy ways to handle it in a godly and biblical way.

    “UP-rooted ~ Healthy Conflict” 9.25.11 There’s nothing like a good wind storm to remind us how fragile life can be: It’s always disheartening to wake up & find a magnificent tree that once stood tall for literally decades, that has been UP-rooted overnight by a ...read more

  • What Must We Do? Series

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Apr 11, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,308 views

    So what does Scripture say is necessary for a person to be saved? What are the non-negotiables, the things that don’t require any interpretation? Well, as always let’s go to the source of all matters of Christian faith and practice, the Bible. And let’s n

    There was man named Simon who was a sorcerer or magician in Samaria. People thought he was great and he thought he was great. But then Phillip comes along, a nobody really, and he preaches the good news and also did many signs and miracles. And in Acts chapter 8 it says after seeing all this, even ...read more

  • Holy Spirit And Miracles Today Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Apr 23, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,013 views

    A sermon on the cessationist view of charismatic gifts (Material taken from Holy Spirit: A Biblical Study by Dr. Jack Cottrell, chapter 8, and Power from On High by Dr. Jack Cottrell, chapter 11)

    HoHum: Many commented on spiritual gifts last week. Probably talk about that more in the future. Last week we talked about how there were temporary gifts and permanent spiritual gifts. Tonight we are talking about “cessationism”. It’s important to remember that this has ...read more

  • Philip And The Ethiopian Lesson 39 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Mar 11, 2019
     | 1,808 views

    Persecution scatters the Gospel.

    A. INTRODUCTION – ACTS 8:1-4 1. Persecution initiated. Saul held the coats for those stoning Stephen. “. . . I cast my vote . . .” (Acts 26:10). 2. Persecution intensified. 3. Persecution scatters the gospel. B. THE GOSPEL SPREADS TO SAMARIA – ACTS 8:5-6 1. What is significant about ...read more

  • When Believers Fall Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jun 28, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,414 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

  • When They Believed, They Were Baptised

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Apr 30, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,645 views

    In the New Testament account, those who believed, and only those who believed, were baptised.

    “There was a man named Simon, who had previously practiced magic in the city and amazed the people of Samaria, saying that he himself was somebody great. They all paid attention to him, from the least to the greatest, saying, ‘This man is the power of God that is called Great.’ And they paid ...read more

  • Where He Leads Me, I'll Go

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on May 17, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 10,101 views

    Challenge to see if you are really willing to go and do what the Lord asks you do.

    Where ever He leads, I’ll go Acts chapter 8 Introduction- (Some ideas taken from fellow coleagues of Sermoncentral) Please turn to Acts chapter 8 I want to challenge you this ...read more

  • The Persecuted Church Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Mar 16, 2011
     | 4,897 views

    (Preached on July 4th): This message focuses on the first church-wide persecution in Acts. Attention is given to the implications the Gospel has for believers as members of both God's kingdom and a country.

    * The difficulty in approaching a July 4th message: - We sometimes "read" America into Scripture when we shouldn't - Bible doesn't reference America as a country of predict the events of July, 1776 * If we're not careful, we end up using today to exalt a nation instead of Christ - We do not ...read more

  • Faith That Is Worthless Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Mar 16, 2011
     | 2,983 views

    This sermon examines the worthless faith of Simon. It explains why his faith was worthless and how we can avoid a worthless faith today.

    * Popular notion: "As long as you believe something you'll be okay before God." * It is possible to believe in the wrong person or to believe the wrong thing. * When this occurs, faith becomes worthless; when what or who we have faith in is not correct * Examples of worthless faith... - People ...read more

  • What Are Positive And Negative Ways That Power Is Utilized

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,870 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

  • Problems Of Presumptuous Sins

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,713 views

    How to overcome Presumptuous Sins

    The Problems of Being Presumtuous Illustration:It is he who is in the wrong who first gets angry. William Penn. Presumption is an act of overstepping one’s proper bounds, it involves excessive effrontery or forwardness. To presume means that one takes upon oneself, without ...read more