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Wise Advice

The Apostles are arrested, imprisoned, freed by an angel, then brought before the council. A Pharisee named Gamaliel wisely surmises that if their movement is a plan of man then it will come to nothing, but if it is a … Continue reading

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Truth, Not Advertising

July 30, 2017 Ananias and Sapphira sold their property and brought some, but not all, of the proceeds to the Apostles. The sin was not in the sale or the donation but their motivation was wrong and according to Peter … Continue reading

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Prayer for Boldness

July 16, 2017 Peter and John were sternly commanded not to to teach or preach any more in the name of Jesus. As soon as they are reunited with the other believers they pray for boldness and continue to teach … Continue reading

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Before the Council

July 9. 2017 After Peter’s sermon at Solomon’s Portico (porch) Peter and John were brought before the council and entire family of the High Priest. They thought that crucifying Jesus put an end to their “Jesus problem” but in truth … Continue reading

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Peter’s Sermon at Solomon’s Porch

Much of Acts 2 is Peter’s sermon on the day of Pentecost. After the healing of a lame beggar at the beginning of Acts 3, Peter preaches another sermon. He explains that the God of the Hebrews, the God of … 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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Things Change After Jesus

January 3, 2016     |     text: Matthew 3:18-22,  Luke 5:1-11 As we transition out of Christmastide and into the new year, let’s begin by taking inventory of how things change now that Jesus has come into the … Continue reading

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