Sermons on Acts
People ask many questions about what we believe or about problems they might be having. In this passage Philip finds out what questions the Ethiopian eunuch has and starts at that point. There are many applications of this message of starting points, Being ready to respond to questions , being prepared by reading and knowing more about the bible. Being obedient and following the promptings that God gives you and listening to people and the questions that they have. Also…
The stoning of Stephen started a more intense persecution against the church and caused many of the believers to scatter throughout the region of Judea, Samaria and beyond. But they stilled preached the good news wherever they went, sharing their personal stories and eye witness accounts. They were everyday evangelists and shared the gospel in their homes and work places.
Learn from the warriors who have won battles with God throughout the bible. In the battle warriors get wounded but we can learn to heal up quickly, get back up and make a difference for Jesus. As Graham shows us what it means to be a warrior we discover how prophesy drives us forwards, that God is always working our battles for good, so we can rejoice in our amazing God.
We react to news in many different ways – news can be amazing or very troubling. Here as we come to the completion of our journey through the book of Luke; we find the disciples are troubled and doubting what’s going on, they hadn’t realised just what an amazing thing was unfolding. Jesus appears and speaks straight into their fear – as He speaks straight into yours today. Fear and confusion is turned into confidence, worship and renewed lives.
What does the gift of tongues (speaking in other languages) look like in church life and in our personal lives? Michael unpacks what the bible tells us about this gift of the Holy Spirit. We learn what speaking in tongues is, how we can grow in this gift ourselves, and how to keep love being the central motivation behind it all.