Sermons on Acts
New Year’s Resolutions may be hard to keep, but pleasing God is one goal that we can all do. In this last message of the series, we examine what it means to be repentant and how that not only pleases God, but also blesses our new year. Although today we may not like the word “repentance”, Acts tells us that repentance has always been a part of true Biblical faith. The three main steps to repentance are changing your mind,…
Jesus told his followers that they, like him, would be hated; Paul’s story proves that this was true for the early followers. Paul’s ministry was lived out in the context of relationships and discipleship, never wasting a moment.
The early church exhibited a vibrant prayer life and dependence on the Holy Spirit. The church spread by forming disciples through the Roman world very rapidly.
Jesus ascends into Heaven with a promise to return. At the Pentecost festival, the Holy Spirit falls on disciples, helping them and us to become more like Jesus. The disciples are transformed; more people, including Gentiles, come to faith, and the church.