Sermon Series
  • 1. The Need Of Pentecostal Power

    Contributed on Jul 23, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    This message reminds the church of the need for God’s power in order to really do God’s work.

    Subject: The Need of Pentecostal Power Text: Acts 2:1-4 Introduction: The Church was born at Pentecost and now Pentecost has become a Sacred Holiday on the church calendar. Of course, Pentecost has always been a holiday that celebrated the harvest of grain. It was one more

  • 2. Praying With Great Expectation

    Contributed on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    This sermon encourages believers to pray with great expectations because God sees out trials, God hears our prayers and God will deal with our enemies.

    Subject: Praying With Great Expectations Acts 12:5-25 Introduction: The graphic scene of Acts 12 is not strange to the Church. The church has always faced opposition. Since its inception, the devil has been trying to stop the church and even to destroy the church. But each persecution has cause more

  • 3. Church Expansion In Antioch

    Contributed on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    This sermon calls the laity into action. The work is too great for the clergy alone. The laity must get involved, share their stories and watch God do the rest!

    Subject: Church Expansion In Antioch Acts 11:19-21 Introduction: The early Christian Church grew rapidly as the Holy Spirit guided it through conflict, prejudice and crisis. It seems that none of the Jews including Peter really understood that God would bring salvation to the whole world. During more

  • 4. Five Things A Church With Pentecostal Power Ought To Do”

    Contributed on Aug 3, 2007
    based on 128 ratings

    This sermon uses the healing of the lame man in Acts 3 to remind us of five things churches with Pentecostal power ought to be doing.

    Subject: “Five Things A Church With Pentecostal Power Ought To Do” Acts 3:1-10 Introduction: During this season of Pentecost, I want us rediscover the purpose of the power made available to the Church. In describing the ministry of Jesus, Apostle Paul said, Ac 10:38 more

  • 5. An Extreme Makeover

    Contributed on Aug 3, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    The sermon hightlights the conversion of Saul who was gloriously and miraculously changed by the power of God.

    Subject: “An Extreme Makeover” A Week in the Life of Saul Text: Acts 19:1-19 Introduction: Have you ever watch the show called Extreme Makeover? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live through one of those before and after situations? The show normally begins with someone who more

  • 6. A Disturbing Gospel

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2007
    based on 20 ratings

    This sermon encourages believers to embrace the confronting nature of the gospel message. Jesus said that the gospel I bring is a gospel of conflict and separation. It will disturb family lines and family ties. It will separate the closest relationships.

    Introduction: As Paul and his company respond to the Macedonian call, directed by the Holy Ghost, they entered into the district of Macedonia. Some historians say that Luke the beloved physician grew up and was educated in this area. This area was thriving metropolis, a trade center and sea port. more

  • 7. A Fatal Attraction

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2007
    based on 21 ratings

    It is really a fatal attraction to fall in love with things that have the potential to destroy our relationship with God, our fellowship with others and the peace in our lives. This is what happened in the Ananias and Sapphira story.

    Subject: “A Fatal Attraction” Text: Acts 5:1-11 Introduction: How dangerous it is to hate what God loves and to love what God hates. It is really a fatal attraction to fall in love with things that have the potential to destroy our relationship with God, our fellowship with others and the more

  • 8. Weathering The Storms Of Life

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2007
    based on 18 ratings

    When weathering a storm, we need to remember that God is always there even in our self-made storms. It really does not matter whether the storm is a self-made storm, a storm God caused, or a storm others caused, how do we handle these storms? How should w

    Subject: Weathering the Storms of Life Text: Acts 27:20-44 Introduction: I believe there are basically three kinds of storms: storms we cause, storms that God causes and storms caused by others. I know that we can agree there are some storms that we cause in our lives. The reasons for the storms more

  • 9. The Characteristics Of A Great Church

    Contributed on Apr 26, 2023
    based on 1 rating

    This great church at Jerusalem is a God-given example of the characteristics necessary for a great church. I would suggest that each person read and meditate on the Acts chapter 4 to become intimately acquainted with God’s idea of a great church. I

    Sermon -The Characteristics of a Great Church Scripture Lesson: Acts 4:23-33 “As soon as they were freed, Peter and John returned to the other believers and told them what the leading priests and elders had said. 24 When they heard the report, all the believers lifted their voices together in more

  • 10. Sermon: The Danger Of Deception

    Contributed on May 4, 2023
    based on 1 rating

    We live in an age where people want to appear one way but, they are just the opposite of their appearance. Hypocrisy pollutes worship. The most beautiful singing, the largest gift and the most radical praise can all be done with the wrong motive.

    Sermon: The Danger of Deception Scripture: Acts 5:1-11 But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet. But Peter said, Ananias, why hath more

  • 11. Sermon – Maintaining A Mission-Minded Focus

    Contributed on May 4, 2023
    based on 1 rating

    Maintaining a mission-minded focus means resolving inner conflict quickly and openly by showing concern for all and valuing all, but also by delegating authority to others that leads to unity. A model for kingdom building!

    Sermon – Maintaining a Mission-Minded Focus Scripture Lesson: Acts 6:1-7 “But as the believers rapidly multiplied, there were rumblings of discontent. The Greek-speaking believers complained about the Hebrew-speaking believers, saying that their widows were being discriminated against in the daily more

  • 12. Striving To Finished Strong

    Contributed on May 11, 2023

    Finishing strong is the attitude of believing you can do something and having the courage and determination to see it through to the end. Our cause is noble, our faith is secure and our mission is vital, we are built for this!

    Sermon: Striving To Finished Strong Scripture Lessons - Acts 6:8-15 “Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and power, performed amazing miracles and signs among the people. 9 But one day some men from the Synagogue of Freed Slaves, as it was called, started to debate with him. They were Jews from more

  • 13. Following God’s Mission For Kingdom Expansion

    Contributed on May 11, 2023

    The persecution forced the church to decisions that would unlock the full potential of the Church in terms of scope, efficiency, and effectiveness. The Church at Jerusalem became the Church on the move. We are a part of that movement.

    Sermon: Following God’s Mission For Kingdom Expansion Scripture: Acts 8:1-8 “Saul was one of the witnesses, and he agreed completely with the killing of Stephen. A great wave of persecution began that day, sweeping over the church in Jerusalem; and all the believers except the apostles were more

  • 14. God’s Divine Disruption

    Contributed on May 18, 2023

    The God’s call is always a divine disruption. Salvation, discipleship, and service will disrupt your normal activities and redirect your life. It is life changing, redirecting, lonely, scary, but totally worth it!

    Sermon: God’s Divine Disruption Scripture: Acts 9: 1-18 Saul’s Conversion “Meanwhile, Saul was uttering threats with every breath and was eager to kill the Lord’s followers. So he went to the high priest. 2 He requested letters addressed to the synagogues in Damascus, asking for their cooperation more

  • 15. God’s Grace On A Collision Course

    Contributed on May 18, 2023

    Peter's prejudicial sentiments lingering like a foul odor in his mind collided with God's grace. Only a fresh breath of God's grace, could clear the air, and open up the door to a world of Gentiles who were waiting to follow Christ.

    Sermon - God’s Grace On a Collision Course Scripture: Acts 10:1-23 “In Caesarea there lived a Roman army officer named Cornelius, who was a captain of the Italian Regiment. 2 He was a devout, God-fearing man, as was everyone in his household. He gave generously to the poor and prayed regularly to more

  • 16. The Gospel Is For All (Church Expansion In Antioch)

    Contributed on May 26, 2023

    This text shows what can happen when believers follow the Holy Spirit, recognizes the value in all people, and use their gifts, strength and influence to carry out God’s plan. The Gospel is for whosoever will believe!

    Sermon: The Gospel is For All (Church Expansion In Antioch) Scripture: Acts 11:19-30 “Meanwhile, the believers who had been scattered during the persecution after Stephen’s death traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch of Syria. They preached the word of God, but only to Jews. 20 However, more

  • 17. What Happens When The Church Prays! Prayer Invites Divine Intervention

    Contributed on May 26, 2023

    One of the most amazing privileges of believers is access to God through prayer. We all face trials and tribulations but praying will help us overcome. Why? Because a praying saint can lay down in trouble and wake up to a miracle. Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

    Subject - Effective Fervent Prayer Invites Divine Intervention Scripture - Acts 12:5-11 “So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him. 6 The night before Herod was to bring him to trial, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and sentries more

  • 18. Who’s Got My Back? Somebody Cover Me!

    Contributed on Jun 1, 2023

    Never underestimate the value of your supporting role. Leadership is a lonely road at best, it is better when you know someone has got your back! Cover your leaders when they are most vulnerable.

    Sermon – Who’s Got My Back? Somebody Cover me! Text: Acts 14:19-24 “Then some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead. 20 But after the disciples had gathered around him, he got up and went back into the more

  • 19. The Gospel Message Is Disturbing! (Turning Worlds Upside Down)

    Contributed on Jun 1, 2023

    The message of the Gospel is a disturbing message. To disturb means to excite from a state of rest or tranquility. It means to awaken, to agitate the mind, or to ruffle. The gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ is a gospel that turns the world upside down.

    Subject: The Gospel Message is Disturbing! Text: Acts 16:16-24 One day as we were going down to the place of prayer, we met a slave girl who had a spirit that enabled her to tell the future. She earned a lot of money for her masters by telling fortunes. 17 She followed Paul and the rest of us, more

  • 20. Being Bright Lights In A Dark World

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2023

    Your theology, what you really believe, comes out at midnight. What I mean by midnight is at the darkest moment of your soul; when things seem hopeless, when the pressure mounts, when the pain intensifies, when things are darkest. Let's shine our brightest at midnight.

    Sermon: Being Bright Lights in A Dark World Scripture - Acts 16:25-40 “Around midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening. Suddenly, there was a massive earthquake, and the prison was shaken to its foundations. All the doors immediately flew more

  • 21. Paul’s Revelation Of The Unknown God

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2023

    Christ came to make His Father known. Mankind was created to worship. If God is not clearly revealed, man will create something to worship. We are called to reveal the Unknown God to the world!

    Sermon – Paul’s Revelation of the Unknown God Scripture Lesson-Acts 17:16-33 “While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply troubled by all the idols he saw everywhere in the city. 17 He went to the synagogue to reason with the Jews and the God-fearing Gentiles, and he spoke daily in the more

  • 22. Navigating Life’s Storms

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2023

    A storm could be a financial hardship, a personal loss, a sickness, or a troubled relationship. We can’t always predict them. We can’t outrun them. But we can navigate through them by the power and presence of God.

    Sermon – Navigating Life’s Storms Scripture-Acts 27:13-44 ‘When a light wind began blowing from the south, the sailors thought they could make it. So they pulled up anchor and sailed close to the shore of Crete. 14 But the weather changed abruptly, and a wind of typhoon strength (called a more

  • 23. What You Believe Is Important!

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2023

    Paul was always interested in what people believed. What you believe determines how you live, what you do and what you can receive. Spirit-filled Christians live different from culture, customs, and surroundings. They live as lights in a dark world.

    Sermon – What You Believe Is Important! Scripture Acts 19:1-7 “While Apollos was in Corinth, Paul traveled through the interior regions until he reached Ephesus, on the coast, where he found several believers. 2 “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” he asked them. “No,” they more