Sermons on “Acts”

Sermon Series: What Do We Do Now? Part IV ~ Community or Cloister?

Is the church supposed to be a country club or a soup kitchen? If we know the answer to that question, perhaps the next thing we should ask ourselves is, “What answer would others give about my church?”

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Sermon Series: What Do We Do Now? Part III ~ Simeon Says

Filled with the Holy Spirit, Peter boldly preaches to a crowd in Jerusalem and 3,000 people join the church, What did he say? Honesty, they say, is the best policy. Peter did not sugar coat his message. That’s for sure. Neither should we.

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Sermon Series: What Do We Do Now? Part II ~ Seeking Justus

The twelve apostles were now eleven and needed to choose a replacement for Judas. You never know when God has an opening you are supposed to fill. Are you ready? Will you answer His call or will you tell God, “No?” Really?

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Sermon Series: What Do We Do Now? Part I ~ Just Do It!

The disciples did not grasp the need for Jesus to die. They also struggled to comprehend His resurrection. Now they are wondering what to do. After we accept Christ – what are we supposed to do next?

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Sermon Series: Songs of Faith ~ Take My Life and Let It Be

Frances Ridley Havergal wrote this hymn. She said it was a “consecration hymn” in which the singer commits all of her possessions and being to the Lord for His purposes. It expresses what each of us ought to feel and long for, even if at times we do not. At such times, Frances said, we should sing it in hope and faith.

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Mom Emails II: The Full Gospel

Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and Susanna funded Jesus’ ministry. Priscilla and Aquila were co-workers with Paul and taught Apollos about Jesus. Mary the mother of Jesus and several other women were present in the upper room at Pentecost when the Holy Spirit came upon the believers. Surely, women had shared the Passover meal with Jesus for the two previous years, but not this time? Really?

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Fishbowl Fellowship

“Back in the day” church was a family. We knew each other. We shared each other’s joys and sorrows, needs and blessings. When we did, the Lord added to the fellowship those who were being saved.

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