Posts made in July, 2014

The Work of An Evangelist!

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in News | 0 comments

The Work of An Evangelist!

SCRIPTURE REFERENCE: 2 Timothy 4:1-5 INTRODUCTION: There is a real need to know the responsibilities of a preacher. The N.T. places an importance on the work of preaching which must be respected by every person who claims to be a preacher. I. FALSE STANDARDS OF MEN. A. If popularity is what men expect of preachers, one should ask how popular were Paul and Stephen. (Acts 17:30-32; 7:51-60) 1. If a man-pleaser is what is expected, one should know that such does not please God (Gal.  1:10). People are indeed spiritually weak if they must have a preacher’s social call to keep them serving God. 2. All Christians, including preachers, are to visit the sick (Mt. 25:36,...

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“Opposition From Without and Within” by Bill Echols (Evangelist)

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in News | 0 comments

“Opposition From Without and Within” by Bill Echols (Evangelist)

Scripture Reference: Acts 5:17-29 Introduction: Satan will do anything he can to destroy the church. If he is to have any success, he must gain it by attacking those who follow Jesus. Satan tries to create internal problems (Acts 5). I.  The Work of Satan in the Church (Acts 5: 1-4) A. Basically, the sin of Ananias and Sapphira was hypocrisy. Some would have thanked Ananias for the gift. Not Peter! Being honest and outspoken, he rebukes the wrongdoer. Ananias lied and died (5:5-6). God is not mocked (Gal 6:7). We see God’s attitude toward hypocrisy. The attitude of Jesus is not hard to learn (Mt. 23:13, 15). B. Sapphira, the wife, felt the same sting of punishment...

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