Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

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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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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