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  • Barnabas Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jan 21, 2022

    Scripture tells us that Barnabas "was filled with joy," "was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and strong in faith," and was an influential evangelist. It also says he "encouraged the believers to stay true to the Lord" (Acts 11:23-24).

    Barnabas—(Friend and Companion of Paul) Scripture tells us that Barnabas "was filled with joy," "was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and strong in faith," and was an influential evangelist. It also says he "encouraged the believers to stay true to the Lord" (Acts more

  • Barnabas

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Apr 12, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Barnabas a man of intergrity, generosity and a man willing to develop the gits of others even at his own expense

    WSG 12-04-2015 Sermon Story: I once read a story in one of Richard Wurmbrand’s books. “An elder of a local free Church in Communist Romania was brought before the judge for embezzlement - a crime he had not committed. His defence lawyer started his defence summation by telling the more

  • Barnabas: More Than An Encourager

    Contributed by Jenny Franklin on Nov 28, 2021
    based on 2 ratings

    The book of Acts recorded several situations involving Barnabas. Barnabas means son of consolation (or encouragement). He lives up to his name and more.

    We are going to look at some scripture about Barnabas. Barnabas means son of consolation (or encouragement). When we study the Bible, it is good to look at the verses around the scripture that we are studying to get the full impact of what we are reading. Let's also look at what is more

  • "Are You A Barnabas??"

    Contributed by Bob Soulliere on Oct 23, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    Quite often Barnabas is seen as just a side-kick or an assistant of Paul’s. But that’s an unfair picture of this Christian man who truly followed the example of Jesus Christ. I’d like you to dig into the Scriptures with me and see what we can learn about

    "Are You A Barnabas??" Text: Acts 11:19-30 Quite often Barnabas is seen as just a side-kick or an assistant of Paul’s. But that’s an unfair picture of this Christian man who truly followed the example of Jesus Christ. I’d like you to dig into the more

  • This Guy "gets It": The Story Of Barnabas Series

    Contributed by Scott Maze on Jun 8, 2021

    If you look at the five leaders in Acts 13, they represent 3 continents and 4 different racial groups. The reason they were called Christians in Antioch is because gospel has the ability to break down walls like nothing else

    Memorial Day Video ahead of me. Today we wrap our 6-week series in the middle of Acts by looking at Barnabas. Barnabas is in fact his nickname. Now, sometimes we can be cruel with our nicknames. We can call a big man “tiny” or a slow-footed person “lightening.” When we think about some of our more

  • Are You An Encourager Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Sep 5, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    We are called by God to be encouraging and edifying to the body of Christ!

    Date Written: July 18, 2006 Date Preached: July 19, 2006 Where Preached: OZHBC (Wed - PM Service) Series Title: Basic Bible Study Sermon Title: Are You an Encourager? Sermon Text: Acts 4:34-37 Introduction: 34 For there was not a needy person among them, for all who were owners of land or more

  • Barnabas Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 14, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Barnabas chooses to take a risk, to investigate a person, and to put even the potential of a relationship of love ahead of every other consideration - even his own safety.

    Barnabas pt 2: Stories of God’s People May 28, 2006 Intro: Last week I shared the first part of the story of Barnabas, one of the early Christians and leaders of the church. We talked about how he was a man of generosity – selling an entire field and giving the money to the work of the Kingdom more

  • Meet Mister Encouragement

    Contributed by Frank Lay on Jan 26, 2005
    based on 34 ratings

    “When he came and had seen the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them that with purpose of heart they should continue with the Lord.” Note two things in this verse that will help us understand why we need more people like Barnabas in the church to

    MEET MISTER ENCOURAGEMENT Acts 11:19-26 As I began focusing on what to preach on Baptist Men’s Day, the Holy Spirit led me to take a fresh look at one of my favorite Bible Characters. A man by the name of Barnabas. We first encounter Barnabas in Acts 4:36, “And Joses, who was also named more

  • The Backbone Of Barnabas

    Contributed by Todd Bishop on Apr 2, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    The real need for encouragement.

    Barnabas was THE ENCOURAGER … he was always looking out for the underdog … he always attempted to see the “good” in everyone … he tried to focus on the positives! How many of you know a Barnabas? I have had a number of Barnabas’ in my life … but do you know what I have realized over the years … more

  • "Are You A Barnabas??”

    Contributed by Don Meyer on Aug 29, 2003
    based on 124 ratings

    Barnabas means "son of encouragement." He lived his life by this definition. We Christians can learn from God how we too can be a "son of encouragement."

    “Are You A Barnabas??” Text: Acts 11:19-30 6/1/2003 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Dear Friends in Christ. Last week the choir {here} at Pilgrim sang a beautiful song titled “Unsung Heroes. ” You know, as I more

  • Encouragement To Be An Encourager Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on May 29, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Barnabas - is an encourager and we should learn from him

    ENCOURAGEMENT TO BE AN ENCOURAGER ACTS 11.19-26 The Duke of Wellington, a famous military leader who defeated Napoleon was asked at the end of his life if he had any regrets. He said that if he had a regret it was that he did not give more praise. Someone once said “flatter me and I may not more

  • Becoming Barnabas Series

    Contributed by Tyler Edwards on Sep 21, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    How do you respond to the success of those around you? Do you rejoice with those who rejoice or do you rejoice when others mourn? Is your faith a community or a zero sum game?

    10. The Book of Acts July 26th, 2009 Becoming Barnabas Through our study of the book of Acts we have been trying to see what the church is supposed to look like. In our efforts we have turned to pictures of the early church to see principles that we adopt today to become the church that desires more

  • God Works Through Conflict

    Contributed by Donald Jewell on Sep 22, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    The study of Paul and Barnabas' conflict

    God work's through conflict Scripture … Ac 15:36 Some time later Paul said to Barnabas, "Let us go back and visit the brothers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing." 37 Barnabas wanted to take John, also more

  • Barnabas

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 10, 2005
    based on 24 ratings

    The need to encourage others

    Intro: Picture yourself with me back in the early church. Jesus has died, risen, and ascended back into heaven. The apostles are in charge of the early church. These are the twelve who had been taught by Jesus. They do signs, wonders, and miracles. The church looks to them for leadership. more

  • The Power Of Encouragement

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Jan 9, 2012
    based on 5 ratings

    Christians owe a lot to Barnabas. We owe Paul to him who went on to write 14 epistles. We also owe Mark to him who wrote the Gospel According to Mark. Thus, in a sense, we owe almost half of the New Testament to Barnabas, even if he did not write a singl

    Intro: At the time of the writing of Hebrews, there was a great persecution. Our natural tendency during trials is to save our own skin or act to each his own. But Hebrews exhorts us to encourage one another. Encouragement is an act that helps someone be a better believer, even when life is rough more