When sin entered the world, it broke human relationship with God, within themselves and relationship with others. So the question is: How can these broken relationship be healed? FORGIVENESS. Listen as Andy and Tara explore Acts 9: God's ultimate grace & forgiveness, forgiving ourselves, and then forgiving others.
How do we seize the God-given opportunities to share Jesus with others? Looking at Acts 8:26-40, we learn some very practical tips from the story of Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch.
Napoleon Bonaparte said, "Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad deeds. It all depends on the principles that direct them.” What are the principles that drive our ambitions? In Acts 8:1-25, we see three very ambitious people, with three very different outcomes of their ambition.
We conclude Acts 7, looking at Stephen’s sermon to the Sanhedrin. We have an opportunity to do today what they didn’t: repent.
God’s plan for His people is unstoppable, but sometimes it doesn’t unfold in the way we expect. How well do we do when God’s plan doesn’t meet our expectations? What can we learn from Israel’s deliverance out of Ancient Egypt that will encourage our hearts towards God today?
God has an unstoppable plan to save the world. In this message, we go back in time 3,800 years to see God’s plan unfolding in the life of Joseph. God had a plan for Joseph, and God has a plan for you.
As a movement, Christianity has been unstoppable the past 2,000 years. But, its beginning goes back further than the Book of Acts. Our faith actually began about 4,000 years ago with a promise God made to a man named Abram. This is that story.
In Acts 6:1-7, the apostles delegate authority in the church so they may continue to focus on ministry of the Word. Christ humbled Himself and came to serve mankind. To be like Christ, we also must serve each other, considering others to be better than ourselves.
As we turn to Acts 5:17-42 and see how the apostles were treated by the religious leaders of the day, we ask why anyone would want to suffer for Jesus. But, as this passage reveals, we discover that Jesus is worth it!
What does church unity look like and how is it threatened? Acts 4:32-5:16 teaches us about unity, and how Satan tries to destroy it. We also learn about God’s holiness and His expectation of our obedience.
What should we do when we’re faced with a challenge or problem in life that threatens our ability to follow Jesus? Acts 4:23-31 shows us what the first Christians did when they experienced this, and we can learn from their example how to pray Kingdom-prayers and have the victory.
Peter and John are called before the Sanhedrin to explain the healing of the crippled man and their teaching in the name of Jesus. Peter and John boldly confront the Sanhedrin, bearing witness to the Truth. God is working out His plan to spread the Gospel and grow His church. Part of God’s plan is for believers to be His witnesses, starting in Jerusalem, and now all around the world.
In the name of Jesus miracles occur! What does it mean to have faith in His “name?” And how are we expected to participate in His miraculous power of healing extended towards us?
What is a “normal” Christian life? We turn to Acts 2:42-47 to see what normal life was like for the very first Christians. How “normal” is your life as a follower of Jesus?
At the very first church service in history, the Apostle Peter preached the sermon that is the bedrock of our faith, the unstoppable message that defines what Christianity is. Let’s dig into Acts 2:14-41 and find out what that rock is on which Christ built His church.
Acts 2:1-13 records a turning point in human history: the day on which God the Holy Spirit was poured out on all followers of Jesus. We’ll see what some of the practical implications of this incredible event are for us today.
What do you do while you’re waiting on God’s next move? We dive into Acts 1:12-26 to get wisdom from God’s Word about how to wait productively.
How did Christianity go from a movement started by Jesus and a handful of disciples to over 2.3 billion people who identify as Christians today? We begin a new series through the Book of Acts, which shows just how this whole “Christianity” thing started.