Sermon Series
  • 1. A Dynamic Church

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2016

    The church which was born in the midst of Jerusalem in Acts chapter 2 was a living, dynamic expression of the power of God to change lives.

    Acts 2:37-41 ~ part 3 Acts 2:37-41 When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?" Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you more

  • 2. Inadequacy Encountering Sufficiency

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2016

    There is an idea in our culture that recognizing our inability or insufficiency is somehow contrary to the principles of success. Self-confidence and high-powered, aggressive personalities seem to be what takes the day.

    A Tour Through Acts ~ part 2 Inadequacy Encountering Sufficiency Acts 2:1-4, 14 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw what seemed to be more

  • 3. A United Church

    Contributed on Feb 22, 2016
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    The early church was a united church. They would exhibit a level of unity and oneness that will forever be an example and challenge to churches everywhere.

    A Tour Through Acts ~ part 6 A United Church Acts 2:44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. (Acts 2:44) I was walking across a bride one day, and I saw a man standing on the edge, about to jump off. I immediately ran over and said, "Stop! Don’t do it!" "Why more

  • 4. An Awe-Filled Church

    Contributed on Feb 22, 2016

    Most words are valuable because they communicate more than facts. They communicate feelings.

    A Tour Through Acts ~ part 5 An Awe-Filled Church Acts 2:43 Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles. (Acts 2:43 NIV) And everyone kept feeling a sense of awe; and many wonders and signs were taking place through the apostles. (Acts 2:43 more

  • 5. A Healing Touch

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2016
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    Power is one of the most sought after prizes in life. But when people get it, often the results are not positive. Power has a tendency to corrupt both the people who have it and the people who feel its effect.

    A Tour Through Acts ~ part 10 A Healing Touch Acts 3:1-8 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. Now a man crippled from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those more

  • 6. A Great Church Is An Evangelistic Church

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2016

    We need to think about how we present to our community. Sometimes words or terms mean things to us, but not to general people in the community.

    A Tour Through Acts ~ part 9 A Great Church is an Evangelistic Church Acts 2:47b And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved. (Acts 2:47b) I was looking online at what churches have on their web page. I wanted to see just how the churches of that city were trying to more

  • 7. A Great Church Is A Joyously Worshiping Church

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2016

    Jesus did die, but He didn’t stay dead! So a church service should not be like a funeral. Someone suggested that it is a memorial service, not for the dead, but by the dead! Perhaps that explains it.

    A Tour through Acts ~ part 8 A Great Church is a Joyously Worshiping Church Acts 2:46-47a Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. (+ more

  • 8. A Great Church Is A Generous Church

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2016

    Here we see another mark of a great church. A great church is a generous church.

    A Tour Through Acts ~ part 7 A Great Church is a Generous Church Acts 2:45 Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need. (Acts 2:45) The Sunday School Teacher asked her eight eager 10-year-olds if they would give $1,000,000 to their church. "YES!" they all more