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  • Our Orders

    Contributed by Steven Kellett on Mar 7, 2002
    based on 156 ratings
     | 7,783 views

    As we begin the book of Acts, Jesus gives the church her "fighting orders" - Wait and Witness.

    "The first account I composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen. 3To these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing ...read more

  • Don't Burnout...just Burn

    Contributed by Alan Chandler on Jan 13, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 6,928 views

    Before Jesus returned to heaven he gave His disciples everything they would need to start the fire that would "burn into" the church, but what does that mean for us today?

    "Don’t Burnout…Just Burn" Acts 1: 1-8 I. Intro. A)Pastor to the church board: Bad news: the church burned down last Sunday Good news: no one complained that the Sanctuary was too cold! B)To say the Sanctuary is on fire is a mostly true statement 1)The Fire Triangle(Fire needs heat, fuel and ...read more

  • Prayer Cover

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,166 views

    one of a series on Acts

    Prayer Cover Out of this Present Darkness/Piercing the Darkness by Frank Peritti - are both powerful stories. They illustrate several important reality for Christians today. We are not in a battle with flesh and blood. We are in a battle with spiritual forces. Eph 6 makes it clear - we are in a ...read more

  • The Mission Of The Church

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 9, 2001
    based on 215 ratings
     | 42,554 views

    If we were going to compose a mission statement for our congregation, what do you suppose it should say? What is our mission?

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX If we were going to compose a mission statement for Central Christian Church, what do you suppose it should say? What is our mission? Well, let me suggest that the mission of the church is very simple. ...read more

  • As Jesus Ascended To The Father, He Gave Gifts. Series

    Contributed by Dr. Stafford Miller on May 28, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 5,666 views

    As Jesus ascended He gave us a promise, and the Apostle Paul reminds us of the hope, inheritance, and greatness of the promises of God.

    THE Last Sunday IN THE SEASON OF EASTER, Ascension Sunday INTRODUCTION;;Luke-24: 44-53, ACTS 1:11 There are many days of the church year WE CELEBRATE, CHRISTMAS, EASTER, PENTECOST. YET, There are ALSO days of the church year the we fail to recognize, and these days and events reveal to us ...read more

  • The Real Absence Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Michael Pahls on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,809 views

    Explores the tension in our lives generated by the absence of Christ after his Ascension. There is, however encouragement and hope for us, both in the "already" of our present salvation and in the "not yet" of the coming consummation at Christ’s Return.

    The Real Absence of Christ Part #1 For Ascension and Pentecost 2001 Acts 1:1-11 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 ...read more

  • How Jesus Instructed His Disciples Through The Empowering Spirit

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 1, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,362 views

    How Jesus taught the disciples through the Spirit’s power

    How Jesus Instructed The Apostles Through the Empowering Spirit Acts 1:1-5 Illustration:William A. Ward has said, "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. Progress Magazine, December 23, 1992. 1. Jesus instructed ...read more

  • Until I Come Again

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 1, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 5,681 views

    What should we be busy doing until the Lord’s return?

    Until I Come Again Acts 1:1-11 Sometimes we get the impression as children of God that our whole hope is found in looking forward. I praise God for the hope of the future; however, there is much more to this Christian life than that. Until we look into the past, we cannot know what the future ...read more

  • "Let God Be God In Our Lives.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on May 2, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 3,870 views

    May 9, 2002 -- THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD Acts 1:1-11 Title: “Let God be God in our lives.” Color: White

    May 9, 2002 -- THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD Acts 1:1-11 Title: “Let God be God in our lives.” Color: White Luke is the author of both the Gospel according to Luke and the Acts of the Apostles, the only evangelist to write a two-volume work. He delineates three periods of salvation history: 1) the ...read more

  • Lift Off!

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 109 ratings
     | 7,710 views

    A look at the Ascension of Christ and its relevance to our lives today.

    Lift Off! Acts 1:1-11 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he showed himself to these men and gave ...read more

  • In Search Of A Kingdom

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 134 ratings
     | 4,240 views

    We often seek kingdoms based on power, wealth, and fame; however, Christians should seek the kingdom of God, which is based on love.

    "In Search Of A Kingdom" -Acts 1:1-12 Rev. A.L. Torrence Pastor of the Cross of Life Lutheran Church In our text, we see a group of Galileans searching for a kingdom and the power that goes along with it. They asked the question, "Lord is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to ...read more

  • The Ascension Of Our Lord Jesus Christ

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 19, 2000
    based on 630 ratings
     | 137,457 views

    Seeks to expound the Ascension in its Historical, Spiritual and Practical context

    THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST If you had looked at your diary last Thursday (that would have been six weeks after Easter) you might have seen the heading "Ascension Day", but then it might not be there because Ascension Day is one of the neglected feast days of the Christian church. That ...read more

  • Living Up To The Name Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 5, 2000
    based on 159 ratings
     | 18,369 views

    As believer

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 1 “Living Up to the Name.” Acts 1:1-11 We have bought the idea of many around that the church is quite irrelevant, a not at all an important segment of society. That view is absolutely false. The church is the most important body in the world today -- far and ...read more

  • Ushering In A New Era Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Dec 7, 2000
    based on 74 ratings
     | 11,512 views

    The Book of Acts provides us with a blueprint of living as Dr. Luke presents the beginning of the early church.

    Tonight we begin a journey to explore the unfinished work of Jesus Christ as the pages of Acts unroll before us. From the infant stages of the early church to our contemporary existence today, the work of the Kingdom of God is still actively being finished. This is an exciting adventure we ...read more

  • Gospel Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Ed Mcneely on Sep 13, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,095 views

    The Holy Spirit, like a powerline makes the Gospel of Jesus Christ come alive. It, too, is a timeline on which to hang all the epistles.

    GOSPEL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: Our Christ, our responsibility 9-1-02 Acts 1:1-15 Join me today in the Book of Acts. Luke started this book … for at least two reasons: · First, as an extension of the Gospel of Luke … that presented Jesus as the Christ … and told of his life and teachings… and · Second, ...read more