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  • The Matthias Mystery

    Contributed by David Wilson on May 2, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,267 views

    Was choosing Matthias as a replacement for Judas really God's will?

    Acts 1:12-26 The Mystery of Matthias Perhaps one of the greatest mysteries confronting us in regards to the work of the early church regards the selection of Matthias as a replacement for Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Christ. Was this an appropriate action on the part of the early church or ...read more

  • Acts Of Desperation

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Oct 17, 2017
     | 3,313 views

    Acts shows desperate prayers and their impact.

    In 1857, NYC, business man, Jeremiah Lanphier became a missionary for the Dutch Reformed Church in downtown NYC. America had been prosperous and did not feel the need for God. However, a massive financial blow occurred and sent the country into a panic. Burdened so by the need, Jeremiah Lanphier ...read more

  • 02 Pursuing What Matters: The Church At Birth Series

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jan 17, 2012
     | 1,914 views

    Features of the early church. 1. v. 3-4 - They Were In Fellowship With The Resurrected Jesus 2. v. 5 They Received The Promise Of The HS 3. v. 12-13 They Were Obedient To His Word 4. v. 14 They Were United In Spirit 5. v. 15-20 They Honored Th

    - What do the disciples think will happen when they receive the SP? – (v. 6) - What are some major ways their idea of the kingdom differs from Jesus? – (v.7-8) - HS brings newness of life - What are the features of the early church? 1. v. 3-4 - They Were In Fellowship ...read more

  • Reaching Our Potential In Christ Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Nov 11, 2012
     | 3,632 views

    Our potential is God's gift to us. What we do with it is our gift to Him. How will you use yours?

    “Reaching Our Potential in Christ” Acts 1:12-26 Dale Carnegie wrote the book titled “How to Win Friends and Influence people.” It was an overnight success selling over 15 million copies. Dale Carnegie was a master at identifying people with great potential. He was once ...read more

  • Just Half A Verse Series

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on May 18, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,553 views

    Just half a verse in Acts 1:1-12 describes Jesus being taken into heaven. What’s in the other 11 1/2 verses?

    Ascension Day sermon 2012 There’s a classic psychology experiment where the professor gets a group of his psychology students to stand on a street corner all staring up at the sky and pointing … and guess what - without fail lots of other people start gathering round to look up at the sky and ...read more

  • Ascension 2014

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Jun 4, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,552 views

    Celebrating the Ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven after His ministry on earth was through. This is kind of a forgotten or at least overlooked event in the story of salvation. Let's not forget ...

    This past Thursday was Ascension Day. The 40th day after the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Acts 1:1-13a “In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach until the day He was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy ...read more

  • Your Heavenly Language

    Contributed by Eric Hanson on Jun 30, 2015
     | 2,418 views

    The proper uses of speaking in an unknown (to the speaker) language, both in private, and in public settings.

    Heavenly Languages Explained Pastor Eric J. Hanson May 24, 2015 Today is Pentecost Sunday. This is a good time to remember what happened on the first Pentecost after the resurrection and ascension of the Lord, and to consider what these things means for us now. Let’s review Acts 1:1-14 ...read more

  • With One Mind

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 30, 2017
     | 3,665 views

    Emphasis on being witnesses of Jesus and the foundational place of prayer and the unity of God's people in that journey.

    May 28, 2017 Seventh Sunday of Easter With One Mind Acts 1:6-14 Swiss Chalet has a new commercial for their Crispy Chicken special. It is funny to watch as one lone customer, taking a bite says, "This is SO good, I have to tell everyone…immediately!” Then we see him scooting down the street ...read more

  • It Starts With One: Part Two, Acts 1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Monica on Jul 6, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,699 views

    The mission in Acts

    Matthias Chosen to Replace Judas 12Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day’s journey away. 13And when they had entered, they went up to the upper room, where they were staying, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, ...read more

  • Pentecostal Fire Or Hell Fire

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on May 20, 2015
    based on 10 ratings
     | 17,710 views

    The Bible shares with us two different fires - the Fire of the Holy Spirit and the Fire of Hell. This sermon shares four different ways they are both similar and yet vastly different. It is a way to use the metaphor of fire in a sermon on Pentecost.

    Scripture: Acts 1:1-13 and Luke 16:19-31 Theme: Pentecostal Fire or Hell Fire? INTRO: Good morning! A few years ago, the story goes that a certain pastor asked his congregation as rather particular question on Pentecost Sunday. He asked all those sitting in the sanctuary, ...read more

  • Sharing The Good News Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Apr 3, 2016
     | 4,723 views

    Jesus commissions his disciples to be his witnesses to Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and to the ends of the earth.

    Acts 1:1-14 “Sharing the Good News” INTRODUCTION The chocolate Easter bunnies have been consumed along with much of the Easter candy. Easter outfits have been cleaned and hung back up in closets. If the Easter decorations haven’t been taken down and stored, then they ...read more

  • The Power For Evangelism Series

    Contributed by Mike Mcguire on May 6, 2016
     | 3,581 views

    Where Christians receive the power to carry out personal evangelism

    Introduction: In light of the events of the past week (SC decision and the violence in the world) the question has come up if this is the End of the World? Maybe not the end of the world, but the end of or nation as we know it. The residents of Europe in 1939 may have asked themselves the same ...read more

  • This Same Jesus Series

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on May 30, 2016
     | 4,760 views

    Jesus is coming back and He will be the same Jesus, not a different one.

    SERIES: Adventures in Acts 001 TITLE: This Same Jesus TEXT: Acts 1:6-12 INTRO: During WWII the Japanese overran the Philippines, and on March 11, 1942 General Douglas MacArthur climbed aboard a gun ship, and ran a Japanese blockade. When he arrived in Australia, MacArthur told reporters, "I ...read more

  • Positioning For Power, Acts 1:1-26

    Contributed by Damon S Adams on Apr 11, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,234 views

    This message examines the preparation and provision of power to the church and believers by our Saviour in order for us to carry out the Great Commission.

    Positioning for Power Acts 1: 1-26 Introduction There is a lot of talk about ‘power’, ‘signs and wonders’ and ‘Pentecost’. Often today the church fall into going into one of two extremes – it either looks for ‘power encounters’ or it so ...read more

  • The Apostles And Others Gathered In Jerusalem Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 22, 2017
     | 6,267 views

    Their obedience is remarkable, because they could have returned to their homes; but instead, they went into Jerusalem where more of their enemies lived than in any other place. They were obedient to their Lord, who told them to return to Jerusalem.

    May 20, 2013 By: Tom Lowe Lesson I.B.1: The Apostles and Others Gathered in Jerusalem Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1.12-14 Acts 1.12-14 (KJV) 12 Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey. 13 And ...read more