Sermon Series
  • 1. Almost Christian

    Contributed on May 7, 2016
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    This sermon reveals how easy it is to say one is a Christian but at the end of the day our fruits will either confirm or deny what we confess.

    “Close [enough] Only Counts in Horse Shoes and With Hand Grenades.” How many have you heard or used that statement before? I remember hearing that a lot as I was growing up. For instance, I was often instructed to pick up every piece of trash, stick and stone from the yard before ...read more

  • 2. Approved Servants

    Contributed on May 7, 2016
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    When the church needed the pastoral ministry expanded, Jesus led them to select deacons to serve the church.

    AN IMPORTANT TIME! You have heard from Doyle Walls this morning regarding the process that will begin to unfold among us as we go through this exciting and important season where we will select new deacons to serve among us, the Body of Christ. Because this is an important time in the life of the ...read more

  • 3. Honesty Overcomes Hypocrisy

    Contributed on May 7, 2016
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    The Church is to be a place of honesty and integrity. Satan plants the seed of dishonesty in order to disarm and distract the church.

    Some of the strongest language used by our Lord while walking the earth in ministry was reserved for religious people who were masters of deception in the sense that they deceived others in making them think one way about themselves (holy/pious) when in reality they were something altogether ...read more

  • 4. Empowered For Ministry

    Contributed on May 7, 2016
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    The Holy Spirit is given to empower Jesus' people for ministry and witness.

    Jesus is Alive! Most of your Bibles will reveal that the title “Acts” that we commonly use is just the shortened version of a longer title that has been given to the book. The full title given to this book is The Acts of the Apostles. It is called such because the content of the book ...read more

  • 5. The Church's First Miracle

    Contributed on May 7, 2016
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    The Church experiences the miraculous to validate the message.

    "FIRSTS” IN THE CHURCH. The Book of Acts is the record of the “first” experiences of the Church. We have studied the first Gospel sermon preached by Peter, the first invitation given, the first salvations experienced, the first baptisms, and the first commitments of the Church. ...read more

  • 6. The Church's First Opposition

    Contributed on May 7, 2016
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    Satan attacked the church and attacks the church often by using opposing philosophies and beliefs held by man.

    The Book of Acts is the record of the “firsts” of the Church: First Sermon. First Invitation. First Salvations. First Baptisms. First Corporate Commitments. First Recorded Miracle… First Opposition ACTS 4:1-12 “What About Mother’s Day???!!!???” I ...read more

  • 7. Foundations, Faith And Family

    Contributed on May 7, 2016
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    When the church looks like what Jesus created the church to look like the church will accomplish what Jesus designed the church to accomplish.

    The Church is Born… The last verse of the passage that we studied together last week described the birth of the Church—ACTS 2:41. The Holy Spirit had helped the preacher preach and the Gospel of Jesus Christ was proclaimed with power. The Holy Spirit had helped the hearers hear when ...read more

  • 8. The Church At Its Best

    Contributed on May 7, 2016
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    The church is at its best when the church is bold.

    Last week we took a few moments to study the first opposition the early church experienced. The big take away from our time together was that there is a spiritual dimension to life whereby Satan, the enemy of God, wages war against Him and all the good that He has given the world. The war that ...read more

  • 9. The Helper Arrives

    Contributed on May 7, 2016
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    The Holy Spirit IS the Power of the Church

    The Holy Spirit is Our Helper. As we noted last week, the Book of Acts is the record of the ministry and work of the Risen Lord through those He saves by the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit. Jesus, in JOHN 16:7-11, refers to the Holy Spirit as the Helper because that name describes His ...read more