Tag Archives: Peter

Christians at Antioch

And the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch. -Acts 11:26c NKJV This sermon concludes our series on the early church. From the ascension of Christ in Acts 1 and the Day of Pentecost, through introductions of Stephen, Phillip and … Continue reading

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Peter Preaches to Gentiles

Acts 10:34-48 We know from reading Acts 2 and 3 the kinds of things that happen when Peter preaches. As he is preaching the Gospel – he doesn’t even get to finish his sermon – the Holy Spirit falls on … Continue reading

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Peter Meets Cornelius

Acts 10:17-33 Cornelius had a vision, Peter had a vision, today Peter travels to Cornelius’s house and begins to understand. Cornelius explains why he was summoned and we will leave off just as Peter opens his mouth and is about … Continue reading

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Visions of Cornelius and Peter

My family traveled out of town on Oct 22, you’re not missing an Acts series message. Acts 10:1-16 Much like we did with Acts 9 we are going to divide the Acts 10 narrative in three parts. The beauty of … Continue reading

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Aeneas and Tabitha

Acts 9:32-43 Acts 9 wraps up with the miraculous healing of Aeneas and Tabitha, or Dorcas, being brought back to life! Most of the chapter is about Saul and his salvation, Peter makes a brief appearance near the end.  

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Simon the Magician

Acts 8:9-25 Simon the magician is impressed by the power of the Holy Spirit and offers to pay the Apostles for it. The Gospel is spread throughout Samaria.

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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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