Sermon Series
  • 1. We Are Not Alone

    Contributed on May 16, 2005
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    1st in series on meaning of Pentecost. It was a pilgrim holiday, to draw near to God. Acts 2 shows us God drawing near to us.

    Acts 2:1-13 – We Are Not Alone On June 18, 1815, twelve miles south of Brussels and two miles from the Belgian village of Waterloo, the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was soundly defeated by Arthur Wellesley, better known as the Duke of Wellington. At the time of this victory, though, ...read more

  • 2. A Good Heart These Days Is Hard To Find

    Contributed on May 16, 2005
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    2nd in series on what Pentecost means. Instead of the Law written on tablets of stone, it’s now written on our hearts.

    Acts 2:1-11 – A Good Heart is Hard to Find (Many of the conclusions, including the wording, set forth here flow from John Eldredge.) In his book The Moral Intelligence of Children, Harvard professor Robert Coles told a story about Marian, one of his students several years ago. She had ...read more

  • 3. God Uses Reverse

    Contributed on May 16, 2005
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    3rd in series on what Pentecost means. Here Babel is contrasted with Pentecost, from judgement to mercy

    Acts 2:1-36; Genesis 11:1-11 – God Uses Reverse A few years before John Newton, the writer of the song “Amazing Grace”, died, a friend was having breakfast with him. Their custom was to read from the Bible after the meal. Because old John’s eyes were growing dim, his friend would read, then ...read more

  • 4. Firstfruits

    Contributed on May 16, 2005
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    4th in series on what Pentecost means. It was also called the Day of Firstfruits, and this shows that we become the offering to God.

    Acts 1:12-14, 2:1-4 – Firstfruits Today we are continuing to look at the festival of Pentecost, from the eyes of a 1st-century Jewish Christian. The Acts 2 Pentecost changed the world, but since all the early converts were Jewish, what did the holiday mean to them? We looked at the ...read more

  • 5. I Will Sing Of My Redeemer

    Contributed on May 16, 2005
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    5th in series on what Pentecost means. This was also a Mother’s Day sermon about the need to have a Redeemer. Ruth had Boaz, we have Jesus, as evidenced by Pentecost.

    Galatians 3:10-14 – I Will Sing of My Redeemer Turn with me to the book of Ruth. Today’s message was fairly difficult to bring together. Not because there’s not much to say on Mother’s Day, but rather there is so much to say. We’ve been looking at the holiday of Pentecost. That in itself is ...read more

  • 6. Fire Inside

    Contributed on May 16, 2005
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    6th and last in series on what Pentecost means. This contrasts Acts 2 with Exodus 19, showing that even though the fire was once only for Moses, it’s for all believers today.

    Acts 2:1-4 – Fire Inside Three ladies had a bible study and were talking about being refined by the fire. They did not understand about being refined in the fire like silver. One volunteered to go to the silversmith and see what that meant. When she went she did not tell the silversmith why ...read more