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A Job Worth Starting Is Worth Finishing

Acts 1:1-2

Topics: General

His plan was to endue His disciples with power; coming inside of them so He would continue to work in His church. In Acts, Jesus is the “worker.” Acts 2:47 says the Lord added daily to the church those who should be saved. He continues to do what He began even up until today (Philippians 1:6).


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Acts 28:31-31
Topic: Encouragement
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A Look At The Back Of The Book

Acts 28:31-31
Topic: Encouragement
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A Look At Three Generations

Acts 2:40-40
Topic: General
Bruce Wilkinson teaches on “The Three Chairs,” representing a three-generation principle. This concept is expanded in his book, First Hand Faith, and has deep implications for Christians. Wilkinson believes these generational insights from Scripture are universal truths. They exist for all time and all people. [ read more... ]

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A Look At Three Generations

Acts 2:40-40
Topic: General
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A Place Called There

Acts 14:7-7
Topic: Evangelism
The early preachers of the gospel looked for open doors of opportunity. These doors permitted them to preach the gospel so they took advantage of them by walking through them. [ read more... ]

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A Place Called There

Acts 14:7-7
Topic: Evangelism
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Accurately Handling God’s Word

Acts 8:30-30
Topic: Doctrine
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Accurately Handling God’s Word

Acts 8:30-30
Topic: Doctrine
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The Lord Is at Work

Acts 3:12-16
Topic: Encouragement
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The Lord Is at Work

Acts 3:12-16
Topic: Encouragement
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Teaching for Understanding

Acts 20:20-20
Topic: Encouragement
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Teaching for Understanding

Acts 20:20-20
Topic: Encouragement
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Life Is in the Blood

Acts 20:28-28
Topic: Encouragement
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Topic: Encouragement
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Let Us Pray for Boldness

Acts 4:29-31
Topic: Prayer
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Let Us Pray for Boldness

Acts 4:29-31
Topic: Prayer
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Acts 3:1-1
Topic: Prayer
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Acts 3:1-1
Topic: Prayer
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Obedience, the Best Medicine

Acts 26:19-19
Topic: Encouragement
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Acts 26:19-19
Topic: Encouragement
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Role of Women in the Church Today Part Two

Acts 18:26-26
Topic: Women's Ministry
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Role of Women in the Church Today Part Two

Acts 18:26-26
Topic: Women's Ministry
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Acts 2:17-18
Topic: Women's Ministry
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Role of Women in the Church Today Part One

Acts 2:17-18
Topic: Women's Ministry
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Acts 17:30-30
Topic: Repentance
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Acts 17:30-30
Topic: Repentance
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Acts 18:26-26
Topic: Evangelism
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Acts 18:26-26
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Acts 13:36-36
Topic: Encouragement
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Guidelines for Setting Goals

Acts 13:36-36
Topic: Encouragement
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Great Expectations

Acts 4:33-33
Topic: Faith
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Great Expectations

Acts 4:33-33
Topic: Faith
Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Our future is full of promise and potential. The Lord wants to do great things in us and through us. Let us rise to the occasion of becoming a great church impacted with higher quality and greater quantity. [ read more... ]


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Goals for Souls

Acts 1:8-8
Topic: Soul Winning
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Goals for Souls

Acts 1:8-8
Topic: Soul Winning
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For Such a Time as This

Acts 2:1-1
Topic: Encouragement
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Acts 2:1-1
Topic: Encouragement
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Acts 2:16-18
Topic: Revival
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Acts 2:16-18
Topic: Revival
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