Day: October 27, 2013

Sermon: A Case Study in Church Unity Acts 6:1-7

A Case Study in Church Unity Acts 6:1-7 Introduction What happens when we are confronted with people different from us?  How do we react when God brings other folks into our lives? The early church was not a perfect church.  It had to continually…

Sermon: The Word of the Cross, Folly or Wisdom? Acts 5:33-42

The Word of the Cross, Folly or Wisdom? Acts 5:33-42 Introduction Our passage today continues the account of the Apostles’ arrest and trial.  Their crime was preaching that Jesus Christ is the Messiah, that the Jewish leadership murdered Him, and that God has endorsed…

Sermon:Fearing God Not Man Acts 5:17-32

Fearing God Not Man Acts 5:17-32 Introduction In our text today we have the second arrest of the Apostles.  Luke informs us that this is the second phase or second attempt of the leaders in Israel to rid themselves of the Apostles and their…

Sermon: God, Would You Stretch Out Your Hand? Acts 5:12-16

Introduction I am often torn between the idea of modern day signs and wonders and the sufficiency of Scripture.  It seems that if you believe the Bible is sufficient then signs and wonders are not needed, and yet the early church prayed for both….

Sermon: The Awesome Presence of God 5:1-11

The Awesome Presence of God Acts 2:42-47& 4:32-5:11 Introduction You don’t have to read too much in Greek literature to discover what they valued.  Plato, Philo, and Origin etc allude to their one great goal in society.  Basically, their society revolved around the idea…