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Acts 8:1-25 / The Gospel and the Spirit come to Samaria

Dec 17, 2020

Persecution speeds up evangelism. So far, the story of Acts has focused on Jerusalem and what is interesting is that mission to the nations is not the result of endless praying meetings, or strategic planning sessions, or setting smart goals, its good old fashion...

Acts 6:8-7:60 / Get with the Program

Dec 14, 2020

“Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow!” Those were the last words of Steve Jobs, founder of Apple before he died at the age of 56. This was from a man who described death as “very likely the single best invention of life”. Whereas most of us fear death and do anything to avoid...

Acts 6:1-7 / The Word must not be neglected



In the history of the church, there have been some massive controversies that have split the church. The divinity of Jesus. How is a person saved, by faith or by works. Baptism to the Lord’s supper. From Scripture to the Holy Spirit, there have been some serious...

Acts 5:12-42 / Joy in suffering for the name of Jesus



If you’re thinking about becoming a Christian, think again! Jesus was very clear “If they persecuted me, they will persecute you.” In the 1960s we Christians were viewed as irrelevant, by the 1970s we were a joke and by the 1980s we were viewed as narrow-minded and...

Acts 4:32- 5:11 / Authentic or Hypocrisy



So far it’s been a great ride in the book of Acts. These new Spirit filled Christians are so grateful for being forgiven. There is bold preaching in the face of opposition. With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus....

Acts 4 / Boldness in the Face of Opposition



Christians have a high view of government, not because the government is always good but because it’s given by God. Submitting to government is how we submit to God, that is, we don’t sing at church and are socially distanced. But sometimes and very rarely you...