Tag Archives: Book of Acts

The Mystery of Christ

For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you Gentiles—if indeed you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which was given to me for you, how that by revelation He made known to … Continue reading

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Oaths – No Substitute For Integrity

“Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.’ But I say to you, do not swear at all: neither by heaven, for it … Continue reading

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Test The Spirits

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Coming – Soon!

While they [the disciples] watched, He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as He went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel, who also … Continue reading

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The Lighthouse

The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? – Psalm 27:1. “No one, when he has lit a lamp, puts it in a secret place or under a basket, but on a lampstand, that those who … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 1/23/2023

Acts 1:8 Power The Greek word used here, dynamis, can refer to power displayed in miracles (for example, Acts 2:22; 4:7; 19:11), or (more generally) the ability of God or people to carry out their purposes (for example, Acts 3:12; … Continue reading

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The Need For Renewal

Then Shaphan the secretary informed the king, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a book.” And Shaphan read from it in the presence of the king. When the king heard the words of the Book of the Law, he tore … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 5

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 Abraham called God “the Judge of all the earth” (Genesis 18:25), and King Hezekiah prayed, “You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth.” – 2 Kings 19:15. In Daniel’s day, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 4

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 Abraham called God “the Judge of all the earth” (Genesis 18:25), and King Hezekiah prayed, “You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth.” – 2 Kings 19:15. In Daniel’s day, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 3

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 Abraham called God “the Judge of all the earth” (Genesis 18:25), and King Hezekiah prayed, “You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth.” – 2 Kings 19:15. In Daniel’s day, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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Paul’s Sermon Before Felix

Tuesday January 10, 2023 Acts 24:25 Now as he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and answered, “Go away for now; when I have a convenient time I will call for you.” Felix, unhappy … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 1/10/2023

1 Thessalonians 1:6 Imitators In joyfully enduring persecution, the Thessalonians imitated Paul, his companions, and the Lord Jesus (compare Matthew 5:11–12; Acts 5:41). Affliction Refers to the opposition and persecution experienced by the believers in Thessalonica (1 Thessalonians 3:3–4, 7; … Continue reading

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God Has Spoken – To You!

IMAGINE hearing God’s voice! Moses did (Numbers 1:1). Scripture gives little indication of what that experience was like, but it does say that the Lord spoke to Moses “face to face, as a man speaks to his friend.” – Exodus … Continue reading

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Questions On Bible Prophecy – 15

*Pastor’s Note: We will continue, in no particular order questions posed from the excellent book by Mark Hitchcock entitled, The Complete Book of Bible Prophecy. My hope and prayer is that it will give some insight into much of the … Continue reading

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The Perfect Revelation of The Lord – 2

Scripture Text – Psalm 19 Many church lectionaries assigns this psalm to be read on Christmas Day, when the “Sun of Righteousness” came into the world (Malachi 4:2) and the “Living Word” was laid in the manger (John 1:14). The … Continue reading

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The Perfect Revelation of The Lord – 1

Scripture Text – Psalm 19 Two quotations help to introduce this psalm. The first is from the German philosopher Immanuel Kant: “Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe, the more often and the more … Continue reading

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God Is With Us! – 4

Scripture Text – Isaiah 7-12 “Here am I and the children whom the LORD has given me! We are for signs and wonders in Israel From the LORD of hosts, Who dwells in Mount Zion.” – Isaiah 8:18. This statement … Continue reading

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Questions On Bible Prophecy – 8

*Pastor’s Note: We will continue, in no particular order questions posed from the excellent book by Mark Hitchcock entitled, The Complete Book of Bible Prophecy. My hope and prayer is that it will give some insight into much of the … Continue reading

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The Meaning of The Rapture For Everyday Life – 1

Pastor’s Note: As I stated last week I have been doing a lot of studying lately on the end times, what is commonly referred to as eschatology and I’ve noticed that Biblical prophecy is so often overlooked for the more … Continue reading

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We Are The Church!

Perhaps you’ve heard the old story of a pastor who went to call on a member who had been absent from church for some time. The pastor was invited inside and the two of them sat in front of a … Continue reading

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