The Book Of Acts

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Acts – Our Sovereign God

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Scripture for this message: Acts 1:1-11 Acts 28:17-31 Philippians 1:12ff Isaiah 6:1-7 Romans 1:16ff sportgully.xyz insurance attorney Atlanta sample keto diet bodybuilding bodybuilding motivation 2015 supplement diet for bodybuilding

New Mercies Every Morning

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Scripture for this message: Acts 27:1-28:16 Matthew 6:25-34 Lamentations 3:22-23 Romans 8:28-32 The purpose of Acts is to tell the story of the birth and early movement of the church. Why then, is so much of the book (60 verses) spent telling the story of one boat ride? Some guesses: – Tell the story of […]

Our Sovereign God – Live Sent

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Scripture for this message: Acts 25:13-26:32 God’s sending of Paul to the Jews and Gentiles is consistent with God’s character throughout history – Sending Abraham from Ur to the Promised Land (Gen. 12) – Sending Joseph to Egypt (Gen. 45) God doesn’t sit idly by waiting for people to come to Him. Instead He is […]

Acts – Our Sovereign God (cont.)

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Scripture for this message: Matthew 13:44 Acts 24:1-25:12 Romans 15:14-33 The purpose of the church is to witness to Jesus and proclaim the gospel to every people group in the world. Joshua Project Website God uses circumstances in Paul’s life (or anyone else’s life) – his Roman citizenship, Jewish heritage, pharisee’s education, etc. to spread […]

Our Sovereign God

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Scripture for this message: Acts 23:1-35 1 Peter 3:18-22 Ananias, the Jewish High Priest, believes that Paul is teaching against Judaism and the Law of Moses. When Paul claims “I have lived my life before God in all good conscience up to this day” this angers Ananias, which is why he order Paul to be […]

Our Sovereign God

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Scripture for this message: Acts 21:37-22:29 Three observations from this passage: Sin is disgusting and destroys everything. (Romans 8:20-21) Paul’s persecution of the church prior to being saved is an example of how sin can creep in, destroy religion, and turn “defending God” into killing people. Based on what they had been told (rumors and […]

Three Cheers for Suffering?

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Listen to this message. Scripture for this message: Acts 21 Philippians 1:18-24, 3:8-11 James 5:7-11 1 Peter 1:3-9, 4:12-19 Romans 5:1-11 Paul, a pharisee and former persecutor of Christ’s church, was accused by Jewish leaders everywhere that he was teaching to ignore the Mosaic law which would be blasphemy to the Jews. The Jews were […]

Qualifications of Elders

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Scripture for this message: Acts 20:17-38 1 Timothy 3 In his encouragement to the leaders of the church, Paul uses his life as an example of how to lead the local church. He worked hard to become like Christ, but it was the grace of God that made it possible. Paul’s focus was to take […]

Implications of a Culture of Confession: Walking in the Light

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Scripture for this message: Acts 19:11-20 1 John 1:1-10 1 Corinthians 12:1-21 1 Peter 4:10-11 Hosea 1:1-11, 3:1-3 Community is crucial. (1 John 1:3) Spiritual gifts are given for the common good (1 Corinthians 12:7) If one says that another is not needed, that is sin. If one says that he himself is not needed, […]

A Culture of Confession

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Scripture for this message: Acts 19:11-20 1 John 1:5-8 Hebrews 3:12-13 God does whatever is necessary to promote the gospel. It doesn’t always fit into a nice category or logical explanation. In Acts 19 we see that men attempting to use the name of Jesus for their own fame results in the name of Jesus […]