Sermons tagged with ‘Book of Acts’

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What I See?

This sermon has several vignettes. Please be patient between each section. This morning, we read about a lame (can’t walk!) beggar who gets to experience a firsthand extension of Jesus.  PETER extends his hand and says “WALK!” Then Peter says that his hand was actually the hand of JESUS Himself.  We will live in this story […]

The Gift

The day of Pentecost – there is so much to talk about on this day!  The trinity.  How the Spirit comes so dramatically.  What it means.  Peter’s sermon.  All the conversions.  Oh man!! Such a great day.  Today we will zoom in on the day of Pentecost as a great gift. There are primarily two […]

The Engaged Church. I’m Important. Acts 6.


Today’s Scripture: Acts 6:1-6 Along our journey, we’ve talked about the most important job of the church: To be a witness.  We seen how the church began to face obstacles from outside itself in regards to that job.  Today we see that the early church had obstacles within itself as well. Obstacles that threatened to […]

The Engaged Church. What We Pray For. Acts 4.

The disciples pray an unbelievable prayer in this story. They pray for boldness – not to stand up to an opponent but to keep suffering. They pray for boldness – not for the suffering to go away. They pray for boldness – to speak and act when it’s unpopular. My goal this morning is that […]

The Engaged Church. Our Job. Acts 1.

The clearest purpose/function of the church is to be a witness.  Why? Because Jesus tells us directly that it’s our job. A lot of the other things we see in Acts and in our churches are appropriate.  Most of them are helpful.  But they all should feed the ultimate responsibility that Jesus lays on His […]