Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

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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Acts 1 Sermon Series

Promise of the Father | Acts 1:1-5 | April 23, 2017 Promise of His Return | Acts 1:6-11 | April 30, 2017 Lesson of Matthias | Act 1:12-26 | May 7, 2017

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Walk in Love II

Ephesians 5 is about the love between a husband and wife, as an analogy for Christ and the Church. 1 John 4, the text for sermon 2 in this series, is about the love believers have for one another and … Continue reading

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Do No Harm

May 22, 2016     |     text: Luke 10:30-37 The Parable of the Good Samaritan is an answer Jesus gave to a question. In Luke 10 a certain lawyer asked what he must do to inherit eternal life. … Continue reading

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The New Thing in Sermons

May 15, 2016     |     text: Acts 2:1-38 Our society is all about the latest thing. Retailers, whether fast food, entertainment or fashion, try to predict what the next trend is going to be. I would advise … Continue reading

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The Comforter Will Come

January 17, 2015     |      text: John 14:15-26 Things Change After Jesus: Part 3, The Comforter Will Come Under the Old Covenant, people were separated from God. Much of the history in the Old Testament and the … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit Bears Witness to the Gospel

Part two in the What is the Gospel? series May 24     |     Sermon text: Acts 2 Our celebration of Easter corresponds with the Jewish festival of Passover. It’s no mere coincidence if we think about the … Continue reading

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