Month: January 2014

Sermon: Apostolic Narration and The Sovereignty of God (Acts 13:13-52)

Apostolic Narration and The Sovereignty of God Acts 13:13-52 Introduction The doctrine of divine election is not a very popular subject.  In fact, in most circles it is hated and ridiculed.  Why do most people dislike it and many make fun of it?  There… Continue Reading “Sermon: Apostolic Narration and The Sovereignty of God (Acts 13:13-52)”

Sermon: The Gospel’s Victory Over Darkness (Acts 13:1-12)

The Gospel’s Victory Over Darkness Acts 13:1-12 Introduction Last time we saw how Herod was no match for the power of God.  We saw how secure Herod had Peter held within his prison with two chains, four squads of soldier, Roman Sentries guarding the… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Gospel’s Victory Over Darkness (Acts 13:1-12)”

Sermon: God Will Not Share His Glory (Acts 12)

God Will Not Share His Glory Acts 12 Introduction In the quest for Gospel expansion among the nations and among the Jews, Luke shows us an account where God displays His power and overcomes one of the most powerful kings of the day.  This… Continue Reading “Sermon: God Will Not Share His Glory (Acts 12)”

Sermon: An Affectionate Exchange (Acts 11:1-30)

An Affectionate Exchange Acts 11:1-30 Introduction In Chapter 11 of Acts, we have the third account of the events that took place, bringing Peter to Cornelius and the Holy Spirit falling on all who heard the Word.  I’m not going to preach another sermon… Continue Reading “Sermon: An Affectionate Exchange (Acts 11:1-30)”

Sermon: The Gentile Pentecost (part 3) (Acts 10:30-48)

The Gentile Pentecost (part 3) Acts 10:30-48 Introduction We pick up our account of Peter and Cornelius in Acts 10:30-48.  We jump into the story somewhat in mid stride.  Peter has arrived at the home of the Roman Centurion, Cornelius.  He has learned by… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Gentile Pentecost (part 3) (Acts 10:30-48)”

Sermon: The Gentile Pentecost (Part 2) What God Calls Clean (Acts 10:9-29)

The Gentile Pentecost (Part 2) What God Calls Clean Acts 10:9-29 Introduction I am always amazed when reading the Book of Acts and see God work in multiple people at one time.  I’m amazed at how God puts people together at just the right… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Gentile Pentecost (Part 2) What God Calls Clean (Acts 10:9-29)”

Sermon: The Gentile Pentecost (Part 1) (Acts 10:1-8)

The Gentile Pentecost (Part 1) Acts 10:1-8 Introduction So far, we have seen the beginning of the Gospel moving out of Jerusalem into various other regions.  Because of the persecution over the death of Stephen we’ve seen the Gospel go to Samaria where those… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Gentile Pentecost (Part 1) (Acts 10:1-8)”