Sermons on Acts

Sermons on Acts

Eternity

Same place Same time Same people Acts 17:16-18 Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw that the city was full of idols. 17 So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and the devout persons, and in the marketplace every day with those who happened to be there. 18 Some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also conversed with him. And some said, “What does this babbler wish…

Unlikely

Acts 1:13-14 13 When they arrived, they went to the room  upstairs where they were staying:    Peter, John,    James, Andrew,    Philip, Thomas,    Bartholomew, Matthew,    James the son of Alphaeus,    Simon the Zealot,    and Judas the son of James. 14 All these were continually united  in prayer,  along with the women, including Mary  the mother of Jesus, and His brothers. Acts 13:1-2 In the church that was at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger,…

Judea

Vision – make disciples who make disciples and together advance the Kingdom to our neighbors and the nations. Not by choice but by crisis the church scatters. Acts 8:1 And Saul approved of his execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria except the apostles. Acts 9:31 So the church throughout Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was being…

Unstoppable

The purpose of your LIFE as a Christian is to ADVANCE the Gospel to the ENDS of the earth. Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come on you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” When that is our PURPOSE we cannot be STOPPED Acts 1:15 During these days Peter stood up among the brothers —the number of people who were…

The Next Step

Baptism means to DIP or go UNDER Baptism does not provide us ETERNAL LIFE Baptism is only for BELIEVERS in CHRIST Baptism is a STEP towards MATURITY Matthew 28:19-20 Baptism is IDENTIFICATION with CHRIST Acts 19:1-5

Campus

Campus As a Christian you are either a missionary or an imposter. Charles Spurgeon The church at Antioch was the result of many different PEOPLE with many different EXPERIENCES being used for one Kingdom PURPOSE Acts 11:10-26 Peter had a VISION to take the Gospel to EVERYONE Stephen was MARTYRED causing FOLLOWERS of Jesus to scatter to Antioch Cypriot and Cyrenian were the first to share the GOSPEL with GENTILES in Antioch Paul ENCOUNTERED Jesus and was being DISCIPLED Barnabas…

A Missionary Call

Acts 1:8 NIV “We don’t really believe the gospel spreads through ordinary people.” – David Platt If you are a believer you are empowered. Ephesians 1:13 NIV John 14:26 NIV You aren’t called, but commanded. Acts 11:19-24 NIV Acts 8:1-4 NIV Your responsibility is here and there. Unreached people group – a people group among which there is no indigenous community of believing Christians with adequate numbers and resources to evangelize themselves Reached people group – a people group with…

Missional Living

Acts 9:36-43 NIV   Lifelong Learner:  Acts 9:36 NIV   Cared For Others:  Acts 9:36 NIV   Exercised Her Giftedness:  Acts 9:37-39 NIV   Ephesians 4:11-12   Powerful Story:  Acts 9:41-42 NIV