Sermons on Acts

From Simon to Peter

You can’t hide and heal at the same time. Name Change = Simon meaning reed to Peter meaning rock Jesus wants to overcome our fear with faith Many times, our failures want to displace our faith Jesus shows up to offer forgiveness after failure Peter learned that faith would allow for him to overcome his fear and failures so that he could experience freedom What is a part…

“Dude, you did what?”

Paul walked into a confrontational situation. Paul spoke boldly the truth of Christ. Paul used truth to confuse the confused. Using the confrontational method: Know the Word. Know your audience. Know the power of the Holy Spirit. My third of five: ___________________

The Lover of Horses finds a Winner

Philip had a realistic attitude – John 6:1-7 Philip had a show-me mentality – John 14:8-11 Philip had a quest for knowledge – John 1:43-51 With the words, “Follow me,” Philip started an unlikely journey that would test his faith and ultimately have him praying and believing in the Messiah. – Acts 1:13-14 My first…

Where I Belong

Philippians 1:1-11 1. When Paul reflected on the church at Philippi it filled him with joy. Acts 16:11-15 2. Lydia was a ray of hope in an otherwise valley of despair. Acts 16:16-24 3. The spread of the gospel comes with resistance. Acts 16:25-34 4. God showed up on behalf of his ready workers. A…

The Building of a Church

Acts 2:14 – 2:47 “Save yourselves from this crooked generation.” (Acts 2:40) The generation ignored God’s Word The generation ignored God’s signs The generation ignored, rejected, and killed the Savior “What should we do?” (2:37) Repent and be baptized Receive the Holy Spirit The people’s response was twofold:  (2:42-47) Attended Temple together Met in each…