Contributed on Mar 30, 2020
The disciples were strengthened by the presence of the risen Christ, the promise of the Holy Spirit and the hope of the returning Christ.
As you know by now, we are suspending all our services and gatherings because of the COVID-19 pandemic, until 30 April, pending further updates from the government. • Small groups of 10 and below can still meet but will have to keep to the safe distancing and other precautionary measures, now ...read more
Contributed on Apr 7, 2020
We see the disciples' simple obedience to God, simple dependence on God in prayer, and simple faith in the Scriptures.
Luke wrote the book of ACTS. It’s a sequel to the Gospel of LUKE which gives an account of the life of Jesus and all that He said and did. • ACTS tells us how the risen Lord works to build His church by His Word and the Holy Spirit, in particular covering the works of two principal apostles ...read more
Contributed on May 2, 2020
The life of the church is founded on Christ, anchored in His Word and marked by His love.
Hi everyone. Welcome back. Let us take this moment to worship God in spirit and in truth, wherever we are. Let’s prepare our hearts for the Word of God. • We have been looking at the works of the living Christ through the book of Acts. • In Acts 2, Peter preached his first sermon post-Pentecost, ...read more
Contributed on May 18, 2020
Blessings comes when we know what God has done for us in Christ, understand what He expects from us, and trust what He has promised us in His Word.
Good morning, everyone. Glad to be able to meet online and worship the Lord together. Let’s prepare our hearts for the Word of God. PRAYER Heavenly Father, we thank you for the opportunity to meet again online, to worship you, to remember You, and to hear from you. Thank you for Your written ...read more
Contributed on Jun 3, 2020
The believers pray acknowledging God's sovereignty, submitting to God's will and relying on God's help.
Good morning and welcome back. Let’s commit this time to God. PRAYER Heavenly Father, we are meeting again online to worship you, to acknowledge your presence in our lives and for your help throughout this circuit breaker time. There are moments of anxiety, restlessness, boredom and worries, ...read more
Contributed on Jun 7, 2020
We are called to live the truth. Hypocrisy and pretensions do not belong to the life of a Christian.
Good morning. Let us look to the Word of God in ACTS again. • Today’s passage is an important one. We are going to see, for the first time, the judgement of God in the community of faith. We have 2 deaths in a span of 3 hours. • And for the first time in the book of Acts we are seeing threats ...read more
Contributed on Jun 21, 2020
In this text, we see the jealous scheme of men, the unwavering stand of the disciples and the amazing signs of God. We can trust in God's providence.
Hi, a very good morning to you and welcome back. We praise God for being gracious to us, keeping everyone safe and well. • We thank God for His Word, that’s our hope and strength. • We want to wish all our fathers a happy and blessed Father's Day. Thank you, fathers, for your love and ...read more
Contributed on Jul 16, 2020
In the election of Greek-speaking deacons and Stephen's ministry, we see how God prepares His men and plans His move.
Let’s read Acts 6:8-15. We are going to look at Stephen, one of the elected SEVEN. 8 Now Stephen, a man full of God's grace and power, did great wonders and miraculous signs among the people. 9 Opposition arose, however, from members of the Synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called)-Jews ...read more
Contributed on Jul 16, 2020
God gave Stephen the perspective he needs and a prayer that the religious leaders need.
Good morning. Let’s turn to Acts 7 this morning and complete the chapter today. • We heard of Stephen’s remarkable sermon last week, presented before the Sanhedrin Council. • We are going to read today the tragic response of the Council towards Stephen. • Tragic in the eyes of men, but precious ...read more
Contributed on Aug 2, 2020
Go breaks down barriers, set up divine appointments and directs when it matters most.
Good morning. We are going to look at a very exceptional encounter today, in Acts 8. • Philip was led to share the Gospel with a man from Ethiopia in a divine appointment. • That’s THE WONDER OF GOD’S LEADING. Have you ever experienced a blackout? You are walking about in your house at night ...read more
Contributed on Aug 13, 2020
The persecutor became the persecuted. The one who was hunting down believers became hunted down. Paul who afflicted suffering on Christians, now suffers as a Christian.
Good morning. We are going to read the post-conversion account of Paul today. • His conversion, which we saw last week, was both miraculous and traumatic. • He was blinded for 3 days and did not eat or drink, until a stranger Ananias came to minister to him. He was restored physically, but more ...read more
Contributed on Aug 28, 2020
We see how God orchestrated a divine appointment between Cornelius and Peter through separate visions, to accomplish His purpose of reaching the Gentiles.
Good morning. We are going to look at one of the most significant chapters in the book of Acts - Acts 10 the account of the conversion of the Gentiles in response to the Gospel. • This account was mentioned 3 times in this book. Luke gave it much space in Acts 10 and then again in Acts 11 when ...read more
Contributed on Sep 2, 2020
We see the transforming power of the Gospel when the Gentiles listened and believed in the Name of Jesus Christ. The Gospel has to do with Jesus of Nazareth.
Good morning. Let’s commit this time to the Lord in prayer. Our gracious Father, we come to worship you, our Creator and Redeemer. Thank you for reconciling us back to You through Your Son, Jesus. Thank you for loving us and watching over us. Let us praise You as long as we live and honour ...read more
Contributed on Sep 10, 2020
Peter shared the works of God in saving the Gentiles in Cornelius' house. This is the will of God. It brings challenges the church will have to grapple with, but the truth is, God will make the Jews and Gentiles one in Christ.
Good morning. Glad to be able to meet up again and remember our Lord together as a Body of Christ. We celebrate God’s goodness and lovingkindness despite the challenges. • Let us praise God with Psalm 47 before we look into Acts 11. 1 Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of ...read more
Contributed on Sep 18, 2020
The Gospel transformed the lives of the Gentiles in Antioch. The Christians there are people of faith in Christ, displaying the grace of God and exemplifying the love of God.
Hello everyone! Let’s continue to worship the Lord with the reading and proclaiming of His Word. Let’s pray and commit this time to Him. As we gather Lord, may your spirit work within us. As we gather may we glorify your name, knowing well that as our heart begin to worship, we'll be ...read more
Contributed on Sep 29, 2020
God is sovereign. His rule is never restricted and His Word is never bound.
Hello everyone! Good morning. I hope everyone is doing fine and keeping well, not just physically but spiritually, in our walk with the Lord. • Let’s listen to Him again, from Acts 12 today. Let us pray. Dear Lord, we are here to honour You and to give thanks, for WHO you are and for all that ...read more
Contributed on Oct 8, 2020
The Holy Spirit initiates, guides, empowers and saves. He is always in our lives to direct us. Are we hearing Him well?
Hello everyone! May the Lord bless you and be gracious to you. Let us continue to enjoy all that God has given us, and that includes the Bible, His holy Word. • Let us pray and ask God to bless us as we feed on His Word. Speak, O Lord, as we come to You to receive the food of your holy Word. ...read more
Contributed on Oct 16, 2020
God delivered a powerful sermon on the acts of God throughout Israel's history. God is the actor and direction of His redemption story in history, culminating in the coming, death and resurrection of Jesus.
Good morning, everyone. Let’s begin this morning with Psalm 20. May the LORD answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you. 2 May he send you help from the sanctuary and grant you support from Zion. 3 May he remember all your sacrifices and accept your burnt ...read more
Contributed on Oct 30, 2020
We see God's grace at work through Paul and Barnabas in Iconium, Lystra and Derbe. God is in the journey, in the tribulations and in the ordinary. We can trust in the sovereignty of God for the salvation of the lost.
Good morning, everyone. Let us pray. We praise you, dear God, with all our hearts. We praise you for WHO you are and for WHAT you’ve done. Thank you, Lord for your presence in our lives. Forgive us for the times we have turned from Your ways and returned to call on you only when we are in ...read more
Contributed on Nov 5, 2020
The early church has to contend with the false teachings of the Judaisers and Pharisees and to affirm the belief that salvation is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.
Hello everyone. Good to meet up online again, to remember the Lord together, to worship Him and hear from His Word. • We are going to look at Acts 15 today, where a council was convened in Jerusalem to answer a very important question: “How are we saved?” • Supposed we died and stood before God ...read more
Contributed on Nov 12, 2020
Exercise our freedom in Christ wisely and with love. Our care for the weak and love for the lost should guide and restrain our liberty in Christ, for the sake of the Gospel.
Hello everyone. • We are going to read Acts 15 (the 2nd part) today. The title is, exercise freedom wisely. The Gentile believers were urged to exercise their freedom in Christ wisely. • Acts 15:22-35. We will start at verse 19, the concluding remarks of James, the leader of the Council, at the ...read more
Contributed on Nov 26, 2020
With our limited sight and insight, we trust in the One who has foresight and foreknowledge. We trust in God's providence.
Hello all. Hope that everyone is keeping well, physically and spiritually. • Let’s honour the Lord together, faithfully, as we gather each week to worship Him, to read His Word and hear from Him. • So let’s commit this time to God in prayer. We are blessed, Lord to be able to come before You ...read more
Contributed on Dec 3, 2020
God sent the earthquake not to free the prisoners from bondage (physically) but to set the jailer and his family free from their bondage (spiritually).
Good morning. We saw last week how the Lord led Paul, Silas, Timothy and Luke from Asia to Europe and to this leading city of Macedonia, Philippi. • Through them, the Gospel reached Lydia, the businesswoman, and her household. • It was made possible by the providence of God. God’s work in Philippi ...read more
Contributed on Dec 18, 2020
The Bereans received the Word with eagerness and examined the Scriptures. They believe in the sufficiency and authority of Scripture. We see the efficacy of Scripture.
Let us pray before we read the Word of God. Heavenly Father, as we draw near to Christmas, our hearts are filled with gladness again, remembering your love and sacrifice for us. We are a different person today because of Christ. Thank you for sending your Son as the atoning sacrifice for our ...read more
Contributed on Jan 3, 2021
We see how God provided for Paul with the support, funds, open door and the assurance he needed. We are never alone in ministry. The Lord is with us in His work and our labour in the Lord is never in vain.
Good morning and a blessed New Year to all of you! • As we step into the new year, we give thanks to God for our health, our family and our work. • God has been good and will continue to be good in 2021. We trust in His presence with us and in His sustaining grace for us, whatever the ...read more
Contributed on Jan 28, 2021
We see the baptism in Jesus' Name, the proclamation, authority and power of His Name in the ministry of Paul.
Good morning! We praise God, from whom all blessings flow. We thank Him for another week of work and rest, times with our family, colleagues and friends. • Let’s look to the Word of God again. We are moving on to chapter 19 of the book of Acts. We’ve covered 18 chapters in the last 10 months. ...read more
Contributed on Jan 28, 2021
We see Paul's undying perseverance in ministry, his unwavering concern for the church and his unceasing preaching of the Word of God.
Good morning! LET US PRAY: Our Almighty and eternal God, we bow down in worship and acknowledge you as our Lord, the one and only true God. Forgive us for the times we have gone astray and into idolatry, going after the seen and unseen things of this world. Enlighten us and bring us back to ...read more
Contributed on Feb 6, 2021
Paul's farewell speech to the Ephesian elders reveals his conduct (of the past), his commitment (in the present) and his concern (for the future). We see the heart of a shepherd.
Having been speaking to a laptop screen for the last 10 months, it feels good to be able to speak to you face-to-face again! • We give thanks to God for this day. Let us look into His Word, taken from Acts 20. Read Acts 20:13-38. LET US PRAY: Our heavenly Father, we have come again into your ...read more
Contributed on Feb 22, 2021
In the midst of a rumour accusing Paul falsely, we see him doing what he can to preserve the unity of the church and mission of the church. This is the heart of a servant of God.
Read Acts 21:15-26. LET US PRAY: Thank you for your written Word. May the truth of your Word inspires us again, to know you and trust you, and to be faithful followers of Christ. May the life and ministry of Paul be an encouragement for all of us who are serving you today. Bless us with your ...read more
Contributed on Mar 5, 2021
Paul could have gotten off immediately but he stayed. He could have defended himself but he defended the Gospel. He sought to bridge the gap with his people. He was prepared to sacrifice for the sake of the Gospel.
LET US PRAY: Thank you for your written Word. May the truth of your Word inspires us again, to know you and trust you, to give us hope and strength, and make us faithful followers of Christ. May the life and ministry of Paul be an encouragement for all of us who are serving you today. Bless us ...read more