Sermons on Acts
Acts 20:35 35 I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ ”
Be Sober – First Thoughts⦁ Not Drunk? ⦁ Sombre? ⦁ Serious? ⦁ Sensible? ⦁ The Sober-minded Christian⦁ Self-controlled⦁ Clear-headed⦁ Watchful— ⦁ God expects the Christian to know what is:⦁ Happening around them.⦁ Coming in the end. Acts 26:24-25 24 While Paul was saying this in his defense, Festus *said in a loud voice, “Paul, you are out of your mind! [a]Your great learning is [b]driving you mad.” 25 But Paul *said, “I am not out of my mind, most excellent Festus, but I utter words [c]of sober truth.
Faith, like trees need water to live and thrive. Jesus gives us Living Water. Jesus is our Life. It is only from him that comes “Times of Refreshing.” Acts 3:19 (NASB) 19 Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;
•The truth is that Baptism: •Is a contentious subject •Causes confusion and division •Its meaning and method has changed •Christians would rather not talk about its deeper meaning. Acts 22:16 (NASB) 16 Now why do you delay? Get up and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on His name.’
God’s generousity is not about you, Acts 17:25-28 (NASB) 25 nor is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives to all people life and breath and all things; 26 and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation, 27 that they would seek God, if perhaps they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us;28 for in Him we live…
Is complete agreement necessary? Co-operation may not be a mutual want! Some people are happy with a Mexican standoff! Acts 15:36-41 (NASB) 36 After some days Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us return and visit the brethren in every city in which we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are.” 37 Barnabas wanted to take John, called Mark, along with them also. 38 But Paul kept insisting that they should not take him along who had deserted them [a]in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the…