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  • I Will Give My Testimony Series

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Jan 22, 2012

    Sermon on resolutions that can change your life and impact the kingdom.

    Five Life Changing Resolutions Part 4 I Will Give My Testimony Acts 1:8 Scripture Reading Acts 1:8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of more

  • 02 Pursuing What Matters: The Church At Birth Series

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jan 17, 2012

    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 more

  • 01 Introduction To Acts Series

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jan 10, 2012

    Giving a brief background on Acts: It's Title, Author, & Content

    Introduction to Acts - What do you know about your family’s sp. history? - What is one way your family’s Sp. past has contributed to your Sp. present + Billy Graham going to a major crusade / a liberal in area didn’t want him to come / went to cmte. and said, we don’t more

  • The Secret To Victorious Living

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Dec 31, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    If we want to get to where we need to be spiritually we need to have the right mode of transportation.

    The Secret to Victorious Living Text: Acts 1:4-8; Acts 1:14; Acts 2:1-4, 47. Introduction 1. Illustration: In his book "Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life", Charles Swindoll tells a story about the 19th Century agnostic Thomas Huxley (some of you might know that it was Huxley who promoted more

  • God’s Power Through God’s People #1: Us Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    A series of character sketches in the book of Acts, starting with all believers like us.

    Acts 1:1-11 - God’s Power through God’s People #1: Us Today we are beginning a new series. Funny enough, it’s from a book about new beginnings. Today we are beginning a series on the book of Acts, the beginnings of the new covenant, the new relations between God and mankind, more

  • Made To Make A Difference (Acts 1) Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    This sermon series is adapted from Max Lucado's book, Out Live Your Life, and credit for most the series belong to him. This message focuses on what they first Christians believed and how it affected them. They believed Jesus is Risen, Jesus is Ruling, an

    Made to Make a Difference: Acts 1 Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 6/19/2011 There is an old story about an elderly man walking the beach at dawn. He noticed a young man ahead of him picking up starfish and flinging them into the sea. Catching up with the youth, he asked more

  • Empowered By The Spirit Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Nov 30, 2011

    God declared a profound change would take place. In the Old Testament His Spirit had used only a few lives on a few occasions to make his will known… but a day was going to come when he would POUR OUT the working of his Spirit on all who receive Him.

    Empowered by the Spirit Series: ROOTS (Acts) Brad Bailey – September 25, 2011 Intro : Today we are continuing in our series entitled “ROOTS” which is calling us to recapture the life and ministry of Jesus in us. We are seeking to hear through the Book of Acts… how more

  • Divine Power For A Divine Purpose

    Contributed by Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka on Nov 29, 2011
    based on 7 ratings

    The power of the Holy Spirit is given to us so that we can be effective witnesses for Christ and to expand His kingdom.

    DIVINE POWER FOR A DIVINE PURPOSE STUDY TEXT: ACTS 1:8 Introduction God promised a divine power which shall be solely for a divine purpose. This is because the power will come through the Holy Spirit, and the primary purpose shall be to win souls to the kingdom of God. Thus, the baptism in more

  • A New People - Pt 1 Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Nov 29, 2011

    Of all the things this culture needs, we need a "New Type of People." This 'sub-culture' of people will need to live, act, talk, and walk like Jesus.

    A NEW PEOPLE – Pt 1 Acts 1:3-8 * Do you ever feel like you need something NEW? A deer hunter may need a new bow, a woman may need new clothes, a golfer may need new clubs, or even a person may need a new JOB! To look on the ‘national political’ scene is to understand the need more

  • A New People - Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Nov 29, 2011

    The 2nd in a 2 part series - this tells us, from scripture, how to KNOW when we are HIS NEW PEOPLE.

    A NEW PEOPLE – Pt 2 Acts 1:3-8 * Many times you have heard me say this in some form or fashion, but it is true so I’ll say it again, “This world needs a new type of people.” It is the result of the “Old man” running things that has run us into the ground. On more

  • How Has Jesus Proved Himself Alive To You? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Nov 26, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    An introduction sermon to the Book of Acts, it's a challenge to answer the question .... Has Jesus proved Himself to you?

    Text: Acts 1:1-5 “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 Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. After his suffering, he showed himself to these men and gave many more

  • St Andrew's Day

    Contributed by David Mcnally on Nov 21, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    At the beginning of the Season of Advent we prepare to celebrate the First Coming of Jesus and remember the promise that He will return; meantime we are to be His witnesses, His disciples in the present age, bringing people to Him, just as Andrew brought

    Acts 1: 1-11 St Andrew’s Day Advent is all about preparing to celebrating the incarnation; the historical fact that God came to earth in the form of Jesus of Nazareth. The Word became flesh in order to teach and heal and come to the help of sinners by dying on the cross to take more

  • An Obedient Church

    Contributed by Roger Wilson on Oct 26, 2011

    In a day and culture when even people in churches believe they get to "vote" on everything we must remember that we are subjects in a kingdom and our King expects obedience.

    Act 1:1-5 (ESV) In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3 He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many more

  • Breathe Into You Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 8, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    What does it really means to follow Jesus through the power of the Holy Spirit. The Book of Acts begins with the Day of Pentecost, which occurred 50 days after Easter, when God gave the Holy Spirit to the church. From that point on, the church is those wh

    Breathe Into You Acts 1:1-8; Romans 8:9 Pastor George Dillahunty tells the story of Norena who lived in southern Florida when Hurricane Andrew severely damaged her home. Norena received an insurance settlement, and the repair work began. However, when the money ran out, so did the contractor, more

  • Unleashing The Power Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 8, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    As we look at the Book of Acts, what we find is that when we are connected to God through the Holy Spirit, great power comes. We are not created to live powerless existences

    Breathe: Unleashing the Power Acts 1:4-8 2 Tim. 1:7 Herbert Jackson tells the story of when he was a new missionary who was assigned a car that would not start without a push. After pondering his problem, he devised a plan. He went to the school near his home, got permission to take some children more