Sermons from July 2016

Acts 6:1-7

As we enter chapter 6, the church has obviously continued to grow and are facing other challenges–like the demands of ministry, and complaints from those who feel like they are being overlooked. God gives wisdom to the apostles and they appoint godly men, filled with the Holy Spirit, to do the work of ministry so…

Acts 5:12-42

As we continue our study through Acts chapter five, the frustration within the religious elite is starting to show. During this next trial, after arresting all the apostles this time, they accuse them of spreading their message throughout all Jerusalem, and obviously they have been unable to stop it due to the power of the…

Acts 4:23-37; 5:1-11

The early church response to their first significant persecution was not to run, but to go to God and pray for boldness to continue teaching in His name! Persecution also brings purity, and as the incredible love and sharing of the church bring about gifts of property and acts of sacrifice, a couple who decide…

Acts 4:1-22

After the healing and sermon by Peter in Acts chapter 3, the religious leaders and temple authorities are upset at the resurgence of the name of Jesus and the teaching that is being done in His name on the temple grounds. Given the healing has brought wonder and amazement to the crowds, they don’t like…

Acts 3:1-26

In Acts chapter 3, Peter has another chance to preach after the healing of the lame man at the temple gate called “Beautiful”. The healing had gotten the people’s attention, but instead of drawing attention to themselves, Peter uses it as another chance to share the truth of the power of Jesus Christ to bring…