[Acts] The Church Empowered
Christopher Campbell • Sermon • • 2,440 views
Before Jesus commands his followers to "go," he first commands that they "wait." God's Spirit empowers God's people with His presence to glorify and enjoy Him for the work in the waiting.
Acts of the Holy Spirit
When I was a child my family would take trips to Portugal almost every other year and our trips to Portugal were never complete without visiting the ever famous tourist trap Fatima. For those who don't know the story of Fatima well apparently Mary the mother of Jesus came down from heaven and appeared…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 547 views
The quality of forbearance and self-control which shows itself particularly in a willingness to wait upon God and his will. Believers are called upon to be patient in their expectations of God’s actions, and in their relationships with one another.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 184 views
Being in readiness for service or for some future appointment or event. Wild animals and the wicked lie in wait to ambush the unsuspecting; servants wait on their masters; believers and the whole creation wait for their renewal by God. God, too, waits for sinners to repent.
Please turn to Acts 1 . It is Memorial Day, And we remember our soldiers who gave their lives for our freedoms. Sometimes people ask how soldiers do it - how do they face such dangerous situations knowing that they could be captured or injured or even killed. How do they face combat with bullets and…
What is Pentecost? What do you think of? 22 “You shall celebrate the Feast of Weeks, that is, the first fruits of the wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the turn of the year. The feast of weeks or harvest (in gathering) 9 “You shall count seven weeks for yourself; you shall begin to count…
Acts: The Empowered Church in Action
Kevin Subra • Sermon • • 113 views • 59:17
Who is Peter saying the promise of the Holy Spirit is to, and what does he mean by "as many as the Lord our God will call"? The first question appears to be easy to answer. However, the second question can be answered with two possible, opposing answers. Is this call an irresistible summons that is only to the "elect" (those chosen by God), or is this a call to everyone that can be rejected? We then make four statements that should be true, regardless of which view you embrace.
This is Ascension Sunday An explanation of the celebration of the Ascension Ascension & Pentecost are best celebrated together through the week. Luke & Acts can be considered two volumes of the same Gospel The Gospel of Luke records Jesus’ earthly ministry from His birth through His crucifixion and resurrection,…
Witness to the world - Book of Acts
I’m exhausted! (I’m exhausted picture inserted here) Have you ever felt so tired, physically, emotionally or even spiritually you wondered how you could press on? tonight we are looking at what is needed, what is promised and what is given for us to be able to have the power to go on. Let’s say for 3…
1 The first account I composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until 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. 3 To these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing…
An important distinction between the universal church and a local church. The universal church consists only of saved people, while a local church could have among its members people who are lost . 12 “And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write, ‘These things says He who has the sharp two-edged…
The Essentials: A Look Inside The Early Church
Pastor Dan Frost • Northside Baptist Church • Sermon • • 25 views • 49:36
Title: The Essentials: We Wait Main Scripture: Acts 1:1-14 1. Waiting On God Is A Reality That All Believers Face 2. Waiting On God Does Not Guarantee Clarity In The Details 3. Waiting On God Guarantees His Best For Your Life 4. Waiting On God Is Characterized By Continuing Other Scripture: Hebrews 11:11, 13 Hebrews 11:8-10 Ephesians 6:10 Philipians 1:6
Bryan O Clements • Sermon • • 23 views
Wait A Minute Acts 1:1-1:15 Do you like waiting for things? Does it depend on what you are waiting for? Intro: Hunters wait for the kill Pregnant women wait 9 months for the birth Patients wait on the doctor Husbands wait on their wives while they shop Kids who have been bad wait on their dad to get…
Please turn to Matthew 3 and 1 Peter 3 . We’re in the middle of studying Acts 1:1-5 , but I’m not going to read the passage this morning - let you do that. If you recall from last week, in those 5 verses we find a reference to three things: 1) The Promise of the Father 2) The Baptism of the Son 3) The…
1 Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to walk worthy of the calling you have received, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. 4 There is one body and one Spirit—just…