Sermon Year: 1977

Dr. Truett and American Freedom

Date: July 3rd, 1977  |  Scripture: Matthew 22:15-22  |  Topics: America, Dr. Cranfill, FBC-Dallas, Freedom, History, Truett

Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk. And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men. Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not? But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the tribute money. AContinue Reading


Dr. Truett and American Freedom

Date: July 3rd, 1977  |  Scripture: Matthew 22:15-22  |  Topics: American, FBC-Dallas, Freedom, History, Truett

Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk. And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men. Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not? But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the tribute money. AContinue Reading


God’s Idea of Greatness

Date: July 3rd, 1977  |  Scripture: Luke 22:1-30  |  Topics: Authority, Compassion, Service, Success

Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the Passover. And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people. Then entered Satan into Judas surnamed Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve. And he went his way, and communed with the chief priests and captains, how he might betray him unto them. And they were glad, and covenanted to give him money. And he promised, and sought opportunity to betray him unto them in the absence of the mContinue Reading


Stephen’s Defense of the Gospel

Date: July 10th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 6-7  |  Topics: Apologetics, Apologia, Gospel, Law, Martyrdom, Moses, Paul, Stephen

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will giContinue Reading


Stephen’s Defense of the Gospel

Date: July 10th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 7:1-53  |  Topics: Apologetics, Gospel, Law, Martyrdom, Moses, Paul, Stephen

Then said the high priest, Are these things so? And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran, And said unto him, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and come into the land which I shall shew thee. Then came he out of the land of the Chaldaeans, and dwelt in Charran: and from thence, when his father was dead, he removed him into this land, wherein ye now dwell. And he gaveContinue Reading


The Blood of Thy Martyr Stephen

Date: July 10th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 7:54-60  |  Topics: Apologetics, Gospel, Law, Martyrdom, Moses, Paul, Stephen

When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth. But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God. Then they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and ran upon him with one accord, And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesseContinue Reading


Everywhere Preaching the Word

Date: July 31st, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:1-4  |  Topics: Evangelism, Missions, Preaching, Sorrow, Witness

And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles. And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him. As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison. Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preacContinue Reading


Everywhere Preaching the Word

Date: July 31st, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:1-4  |  Topics: Evangelism, Missions, Preaching, Sorrow, Witness

And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles. And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him. As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison. Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preacContinue Reading


Philip the Evangelist

Date: July 31st, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:5-8  |  Topics: Confession, Evangelism, Philip, Preaching, Revival

Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them. And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did. For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed with them: and many taken with palsies, and that were lame, were healed. And there was great joy in that city.


Real Revival

Date: August 7th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:8  |  Topics: Deacon, Jew, Lay People, Philip, Revival

And there was great joy in that city.