Tag Archives: Peter

Fish for Breakfast

The Gospels record several instances of Jesus appearing to his disciples after the resurrection. Today, the week after Easter, we will look at one of those from John 21. If the question is “What would Jesus do?” then have a … Continue reading

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Accepted by the Apostles

Last week we examined Paul’s calling by God. As we begin Galatians 2 his call to share the gospel among Gentiles is accepted by the Apostles at Jerusalem. Why do these things matter to us now? Because we have received … Continue reading

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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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