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Peter Meets Cornelius

Acts 10:17-33 Cornelius had a vision, Peter had a vision, today Peter travels to Cornelius’s house and begins to understand. Cornelius explains why he was summoned and we will leave off just as Peter opens his mouth and is about … Continue reading

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Visions of Cornelius and Peter

My family traveled out of town on Oct 22, you’re not missing an Acts series message. Acts 10:1-16 Much like we did with Acts 9 we are going to divide the Acts 10 narrative in three parts. The beauty of … Continue reading

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Aeneas and Tabitha

Acts 9:32-43 Acts 9 wraps up with the miraculous healing of Aeneas and Tabitha, or Dorcas, being brought back to life! Most of the chapter is about Saul and his salvation, Peter makes a brief appearance near the end.  

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Saul Preaches the Gospel

Acts 9:20-31 After his experience on the Damascus Road left him blind, and being touched by Ananias and the Holy Spirit restored his sight, Saul begins to preach the Gospel with boldness. Meanwhile, the Apostles in Jerusalem are still not … Continue reading

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Ananias and Saul

Acts 9:10-19 Ananias, a disciple in Damascus, received word from the Lord in a vision that he was to find Saul and lay hands on him. Saul had a vision in which he was healed by a man named Ananias. … Continue reading

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The Damascus Road

Acts 9:1-11 Saul’s experience on the Damascus Road is probably well known among Christians. I am going to divide the account given in Acts 9 into three sermons. Today we will consider Saul’s personal encounter with Jesus on the way … Continue reading

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The Gospel Goes to Ethiopia

Acts 8:26-40 Phillip’s encounter with the Ethiopian eunuch leads to the Gospel making its way from Jerusalem to Ethiopian. As long as Christianity has existed there have been Christians in Ethiopia. There are also a couple of lessons about responding … Continue reading

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Simon the Magician

Acts 8:9-25 Simon the magician is impressed by the power of the Holy Spirit and offers to pay the Apostles for it. The Gospel is spread throughout Samaria.

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Persecution of the Church Begins

Acts 8:1-8 Stephen became the first Christian martyr at the end of Acts 7. Persecution of the believers spread as we are introduced to Saul; the gospel spreads as we are introduced to Phillip.

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The Object Lesson of Moses

Acts 7:35-53 Stephen outlines Moses as a type of Christ and concludes that the modern Jews (of the 1st Century) continues to resist the Holy Spirit as they have always done.  

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