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  • Truthbombs - Pt. 1 - Delivery Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 17, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,467 views

    Just because we don't like the truth, can't handle the truth or it doesn't line up with our experience/feelings doesn't make it any less truth. Can you handle truth bombs?

    Truth Bombs Pt. 1 - Delivery I. Introduction Truth is talked about a lot. It has been said that truth is different for everyone. I would beg to differ. Truth is truth because it is truth across the board. That is what makes it truth. There has to be a standard of truth by which what we believe ...read more

  • The Real Deal Series

    Contributed by Scott Jewell on Oct 19, 2016
     | 6,801 views

    People are tired of finding phony. How can we make sure they find the Real Deal?

    We have been looking at the beginnings of the church. You may recall that in Acts 1 Jesus declared they would be His witnesses, “first in Jerusalem and Judea, then in Samaria and the ends of the world.” However, up until today’s passage, the church has remained in Jerusalem. It ...read more

  • Leave The Past Behind Series

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Nov 26, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,673 views

    A look at Simon and how his half in, half out thinking has become a common problem in the church.

    Acts 8:9-25 Simon the Sorcerer 9 Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great, 10 and all the people, both high and low, gave him their attention and exclaimed, “This man is rightly called ...read more

  • Uprooting Bitter Roots 2 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 14, 2018
     | 5,759 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

  • The Power Of Baptism

    Contributed by Thomas Cogan on Jan 6, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 7,421 views

    In Baptism God claims us as His children and receive the power and promise of the Holy Spirit for daily living.

    The story is told that near Rome, Italy, a mechanic started the propeller of a plane and accidentally turned on the fuel. The engines fired. To his amazement the plane ran along the ground, rose smoothly into the air, and went through what appeared to be a series of complicated maneuvers. It looked ...read more

  • Two Conversion Stories Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Dec 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,852 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

  • God's Power Can Be Yours

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 29, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,634 views

    The great need in all of our lives is a source of power. We need that power to face temptations, bear burdens, and to be effective witnesses. We can find that power in Jesus.

    GOD’S POWER CAN BE YOURS Acts 8:9-24 INTRO: Two ministers were talking about the kind of Sunday morning we all have sooner or later. The alarm did not go off. Various domestic crises occurred. The traffic was unusually heavy. Finally, when he arrived at the church, he was late and someone ...read more

  • 3 Counter Offensives Of The Church

    Contributed by Paul Fredericks on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,061 views

    The church is not a fortress, but a force, and therefore must implement 3 counteroffensives in response to our enemy’s attacks!

    The Church’s Three Counteroffensives to Our Enemies Attacks Acts 8 17 Nov 2002 INTRODUCTION: We are going to return to our broad outline for understanding Acts, you’ll remember the theme is THE START OF SOMETHING GREAT. While our three major points were: 1. Being a witness in Jerusalem ...read more

  • Becoming Spirit Filled And Empowered Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 20, 2015
     | 4,467 views

    The Holy Spirit was sent by Jesus to empower us- immerse us in His presence so as to enable us to live Christ like and to do the work of the Kingdom of Heaven.

    Opening Video Illustration: Holy Spirit everyday Sermon Series: Soul Care and the role of the Holy Spirit Thesis: The Holy Spirit takes an active role in the life of the spirit filled believer to help care for their soul. Scripture: John 14:15-18: 15 “If you love me, you will obey ...read more

  • Discerning Genuine From Counterfeit Christianity Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Mar 10, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,450 views

    What is Genuine Christianity and what does it look like? Is there such a thing as Counterfeit Christianity? And how can we recognize the difference, in our own life and for our own protection in the lives of those who try to influence and lead us?

    Discerning Genuine from Counterfeit Christianity Genuine Christianity produces Courage Counterfeit Christianity produces Insecurity Genuine Christians are focused on Christ Counterfeit Christians are focused on Self Genuine Christianity results in Joy Counterfeit Christianity results ...read more

  • What Happens When We Help Spread The Gospel? Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on May 6, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,673 views

    1. Miracles will be multiplied (vs. 4-7). 2. Joy will be justified (vs. 8). 3. Deceit will be defeated (vs. 9-12). 4. Souls will be saved (vs. 12).

    What Happens When We Help Spread the Gospel? Acts 8:4-12 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Nov. 10, 2013 INTRODUCTION: *What is our most important mission as a church? In Matthew 28:19-20, Jesus put it this way: 19. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in ...read more

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

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on May 16, 2017
     | 9,859 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
     | 6,055 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

  • The Holy Spirit Is Not For Sale Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Dec 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,588 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

  • Walking In The Spirit And Hearing God's Voice

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Jun 11, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,972 views

    God wants His children to learn how to walk in the Spirit and hear His voice so we can be a blessing to other people.

    THE FAMILY OF GOD #4: WALKING IN THE SPIRIT AND HEARING GOD’S VOICE INTRO TO TOPIC: Compare cell reception to hearing God’s voice. “Can you hear me now?” THE BIG IDEA: God wants His children to learn how to walk in the Spirit and hear His voice so we can be a blessing ...read more