Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Matthias the Apostle

We read God’s Word and seek to know his will so that we can be found in God’s will. To think that any of us individually is responsible for bringing about God’s will or can interfere with his plans taking … Continue reading

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After 40 Days

We are two weeks from Pentecost and continue to study the time Jesus spent with his followers between his resurrection and ascension. Join us in Acts 1 as consider promises made, promises fulfilled and the promise we wait for today.

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Introduction to 1st Peter

We have two letters written by Peter in the New Testament. They are both short but packed with good stuff. This introduction alone will almost make a Baptist shout.

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David as Prophet

In this sermon we will take a look at what David knew about God. His understanding was ahead of his time; he was called a prophet by Peter in Acts 2 and an oracle in 2nd Samuel. We see in … Continue reading

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The Spirit Comes by Faith

As proof that we are justified by faith and not the Law, Paul asks by how we receive the Spirit. The Galatian Christians had already received the Holy Spirit by faith in Jesus Christ. There is no reason to go … 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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The First Deacons

Ministry involves preaching the Word and serving tables.  The Apostles recruit some help in Acts 6 and outline the characteristics of who qualifies.  We don’t turn to Exodus 18 in this sermon (but we did read it last Wednesday and … Continue reading

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Time of Response

Peter preached on the Day of Pentecost and the audience was “cut to the heart.” What happens next is recorded in Acts 2:37-47. Peter tells the crowd what they must do, essentially sharing the plan of salvation for the first … Continue reading

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Peter’s Sermon

Peter’s sermon on the day of Pentecost is recorded in Acts 2:14-36. It is the first “Christian message” in that it’s the first time the death, burial and resurrection were proclaimed. Peter explains that God’s Spirit is being poured out … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sunday

We have made it to Acts Chapter 2! The disciples remained in Jerusalem as instructed before the ascension and the Holy Spirit came as promised. We don’t have to wait for the Holy Spirit today but we do need to … Continue reading

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