Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Fellowship of Believers

The early Christian church grew very quickly in the first century. Filled with the Holy Spirit the multitude of new believers can still teach us a thing or two.

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Peter’s Sermon, Part 2

Peter preaches the first Christian sermon, proclaiming that Jesus is both Christ and Lord, and calling on those in Jerusalem to repent, be baptized and receive the Holy Spirit.

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Peter’s Sermon, Part 1

After the Holy Spirit filled the house on the day of Pentecost, Peter preached what may be considered the first Christian sermon. We will look at his sermon from Acts 2 in two parts, beginning this week and finishing up … Continue reading

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Pentecost

Jesus appeared to numerous disciples and believers over 40 times following the resurrection. At the time of his ascension he told them to wait in Jerusalem for the promise. Last week we read about a promise made; Acts 2 begins … Continue reading

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Wait for the Promise

We’ve spent the past few weeks looking at the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus. This is the last one, from Acts chapter 1. He tells his disciples to remain in Jerusalem, wait for the promise, then when they receive power from … Continue reading

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Spiritual Beings

In John 20 Jesus breathes on the disciples and tells them to receive the Holy Spirit. If they were not receiving the promise of the Comforter at that time (and they were not, that’s the day of Pentecost after the … Continue reading

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David as Prophet

This sermon starts in Acts 2 and ends in the Psalms. I may have bitten off more than we could chew in a single sermon. The beauty of listening online is that you can pause, look up scriptures, Google things, … Continue reading

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The Baptism of Jesus

The baptism of Jesus marks the beginning of his public ministry. Jesus did not preach a sermon that day, but there are some things we can learn about him from this event.

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Pray in the Spirit

We’ve talked about the role of Jesus the Son going into the presence of God the Heavenly Father and making intercession on our behalf. Today let’s focus on the Holy Spirit who lives in the heart of every believer and … Continue reading

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Day of Pentecost: Peter’s Sermon

We started Peter’s sermon last week on Pentecost Sunday. Today we get to the “good sfuff” of the first Christian sermon and the beginning of the New Testament Church.

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