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Dropping Tradition; Accepting Truth

Acts 17:11-11

Topics: Doctrine

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Wanted: Men of Integrity

Acts 6:3-3
Topic: Leadership
Oxford English Dictionary defines “integrity” as “the state of being honest, upright, sincere.” The Hebrew root word denotes, “whole, sound, unimpaired.” It would be great to have leaders with integrity. [ read more... ]

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Wanted: Men of Integrity

Acts 6:3-3
Topic: Leadership
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Tips for Growing Successors

Acts 16:1-5
Topic: Leadership
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Acts 16:1-5
Topic: Leadership
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The Secret to Success

Acts 13:36-36
Topic: Encouragement
Would you like to be important? Would you like to be a leader in God’s kingdom? There is a secret to success in the kingdom of God. Surprisingly, it does not involve people serving you and meeting your needs. It does not involve you being treated like a “big man” and every one else like “little people.” [ read more... ]

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The Secret to Success

Acts 13:36-36
Topic: Encouragement
Would you like to be important? Would you like to be a leader in God’s kingdom? There is a secret to success in the kingdom of God. Surprisingly, it does not involve people serving you and meeting your needs. It does not involve you being treated like a “big man” and every one else like “little people.” [ read more... ]


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The Preparation of the Preacher

Acts 16:1-3
Topic: Leadership
Paul and Timothy developed a father-son relationship. Paul eventually wrote two instructional books to his son Timothy. In these he explained how Timothy could be better prepared as a preacher. [ read more... ]

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The Preparation of the Preacher

Acts 16:1-3
Topic: Leadership
Paul and Timothy developed a father-son relationship. Paul eventually wrote two instructional books to his son Timothy. In these he explained how Timothy could be better prepared as a preacher. [ read more... ]


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Watch Out, Your Motivation Is Showing!

Acts 5:1-4
Topic: Encouragement
This lesson deals with motives. Webster’s defines “motive” as “the sense of need, desire, fear, etc. that prompts an individual to act.” [ read more... ]

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Watch Out, Your Motivation Is Showing!

Acts 5:1-4
Topic: Encouragement
This lesson deals with motives. Webster’s defines “motive” as “the sense of need, desire, fear, etc. that prompts an individual to act.” [ read more... ]


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Vision: What is in the Blank?

Acts 13:36-36
Topic: Vision
Cultures around the world have many differences. Languages vary. Ways of life and manner of dress change. However, every living person shares three similar elements. Each one has a past, present, and Lord willing, a future. [ read more... ]

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Vision: What is in the Blank?

Acts 13:36-36
Topic: Vision
Cultures around the world have many differences. Languages vary. Ways of life and manner of dress change. However, every living person shares three similar elements. Each one has a past, present, and Lord willing, a future. [ read more... ]


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The Encourager

Acts 4:36-36
Topic: Encouragement
If you could be any character in Acts, who would it be? Would it be Peter the Pentecost preacher? Would it be Dr. Luke the prolific writer? What about Paul the magnificent missionary? How about Apollos, the mighty man of Scriptures? Would you settle for Timothy, the learner? I’ve dreamed of being like all of those. However, there is a champion that stands out; Barnabas, the encourager. That was his nickname; one that has stuck throughout the ages. If fellow believers, coworkers, or family members were to give you a nickname, what would it be? [ read more... ]

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The Encourager

Acts 4:36-36
Topic: Encouragement
If you could be any character in Acts, who would it be? Would it be Peter the Pentecost preacher? Would it be Dr. Luke the prolific writer? What about Paul the magnificent missionary? How about Apollos, the mighty man of Scriptures? Would you settle for Timothy, the learner? I’ve dreamed of being like all of those. However, there is a champion that stands out; Barnabas, the encourager. That was his nickname; one that has stuck throughout the ages. If fellow believers, coworkers, or family members were to give you a nickname, what would it be? [ read more... ]


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The God that Prepares a Banquet in the Desert

Psalms 78:19-19
Topic: Encouragement
My thought today is built around a question. I’m not the first to ask it. I won’t be the last. "Can God prepare a banquet in the desert?” (Psalms 78:19, God’s Word Translation). And don’t tell me you have never asked it. “Can God provide in my poverty?” “Does God care in my calamity?” “Can God turn my hopelessness into hope?” “Can life and laughter spring forth from my dreadful, dilemma?” “Can God turn my pity into a party?” Yes. Yes. Yes. A thousand times, yes! I can hear a resounding, deafening “Yes!” Where is the proof? [ read more... ]

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The God that Prepares a Banquet in the Desert

Psalms 78:19-19
Topic: Encouragement
My thought today is built around a question. I’m not the first to ask it. I won’t be the last. "Can God prepare a banquet in the desert?” (Psalms 78:19, God’s Word Translation). And don’t tell me you have never asked it. “Can God provide in my poverty?” “Does God care in my calamity?” “Can God turn my hopelessness into hope?” “Can life and laughter spring forth from my dreadful, dilemma?” “Can God turn my pity into a party?” Yes. Yes. Yes. A thousand times, yes! I can hear a resounding, deafening “Yes!” Where is the proof? [ read more... ]


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Faith Brings Its Own Umbrella

Acts 12:5-5
Topic: Faith
This story of the three praying farmers reminds me of another story in Acts 12. I find it humorous, yet a realistic reflection of our prayers some of the times. All were praying. Few had actual faith. Rhoda was included in the few or stood alone. [ read more... ]

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Faith Brings Its Own Umbrella

Acts 12:5-5
Topic: Faith
This story of the three praying farmers reminds me of another story in Acts 12. I find it humorous, yet a realistic reflection of our prayers some of the times. All were praying. Few had actual faith. Rhoda was included in the few or stood alone. [ read more... ]


Image for sermon “Word Twins” at Work in the Book of Acts

“Word Twins” at Work in the Book of Acts

Acts 14:8-10
Topic: General
In this lessons we will look at some examples of the “Word Twins” at work in the Book of Acts. [ read more... ]

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“Word Twins” at Work in the Book of Acts

Acts 14:8-10
Topic: General
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Working Together on the King’s Team

Acts 4:32-32
Topic: General
Teamwork means many people become one. They come together to work toward a common goal. [ read more... ]

Image for sermon Working Together on the King’s Team

Working Together on the King’s Team

Acts 4:32-32
Topic: General
Teamwork means many people become one. They come together to work toward a common goal. [ read more... ]


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You Are Only Pentecostal If You Possess Pentecost

Acts 2:1-1
Topic: Holy Spirit Infilling
Many think of “Pentecostal” as being a denomination or a church we can belong to. However, “Pentecost” is something you experience, not something you join. All those who truly call themselves Pentecostal possess Pentecost. It is through the baptism of the Holy Spirit that we can receive salvation and become born again. This same Spirit gives us the power to be witnesses (Acts 1:8). So, it is when we receive this same gift that was poured out at Pentecost that we become Pentecostal. [ read more... ]

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You Are Only Pentecostal If You Possess Pentecost

Acts 2:1-1
Topic: Holy Spirit Infilling
Many think of “Pentecostal” as being a denomination or a church we can belong to. However, “Pentecost” is something you experience, not something you join. All those who truly call themselves Pentecostal possess Pentecost. It is through the baptism of the Holy Spirit that we can receive salvation and become born again. This same Spirit gives us the power to be witnesses (Acts 1:8). So, it is when we receive this same gift that was poured out at Pentecost that we become Pentecostal. [ read more... ]


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You Can Make It

Acts 20:24-24
Topic: Encouragement
Life as a Christian can be compared with the story in Mark 4. We hear Jesus say, “Let us pass over unto the other side.” (Verse 35) We often think that the Christian walk is going to be the easy road, free from problems and trials. When we get in the middle of the journey across, we realize that there is a “great storm.” (Verse 37) The winds and the waves begin to beat against our boat. [ read more... ]

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You Can Make It

Acts 20:24-24
Topic: Encouragement
Life as a Christian can be compared with the story in Mark 4. We hear Jesus say, “Let us pass over unto the other side.” (Verse 35) We often think that the Christian walk is going to be the easy road, free from problems and trials. When we get in the middle of the journey across, we realize that there is a “great storm.” (Verse 37) The winds and the waves begin to beat against our boat. [ read more... ]


Image for sermon Becoming Someone God Can Trust

Becoming Someone God Can Trust

Acts 9:11-12
Topic: General
Everyone looks for someone that can be trusted. American presidential historian Robert Dallek claims that successful presidents exhibit five pivotal qualities. Want to take a guess of what hits the top five list? You are right on. Trustworthiness ranks right up there with vision and consensus building. [ read more... ]

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Becoming Someone God Can Trust

Acts 9:11-12
Topic: General
Everyone looks for someone that can be trusted. American presidential historian Robert Dallek claims that successful presidents exhibit five pivotal qualities. Want to take a guess of what hits the top five list? You are right on. Trustworthiness ranks right up there with vision and consensus building. [ read more... ]


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Building our Relationship with God

Acts 7:48-48
Topic: Spiritual Growth
Truly, God does not reside in a church made with human hands. He lives in us for we are temples of the Holy Spirit. We are God’s church; the called out ones. We are not being built by carpenters and masons, but framed by God Himself. Our role is to provide a holy dwelling place. We build up the temple, refusing to corrupt it, destroy it, and pull it down... [ read more... ]

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Building our Relationship with God

Acts 7:48-48
Topic: Spiritual Growth
Truly, God does not reside in a church made with human hands. He lives in us for we are temples of the Holy Spirit. We are God’s church; the called out ones. We are not being built by carpenters and masons, but framed by God Himself. Our role is to provide a holy dwelling place. We build up the temple, refusing to corrupt it, destroy it, and pull it down... [ read more... ]


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Turning Little Churches into Big Churches

Acts 6:7-7
Topic: Evangelism
Whatever God has done through the ages, He can do it again, and more, much more than our finite minds can comprehend. [ read more... ]

Image for sermon Turning Little Churches into Big Churches

Turning Little Churches into Big Churches

Acts 6:7-7
Topic: Evangelism
Whatever God has done through the ages, He can do it again, and more, much more than our finite minds can comprehend. [ read more... ]


Image for sermon Unbreakable, Unshakable, Unity

Unbreakable, Unshakable, Unity

Acts 2:44-44
Topic: General
An old Arab proverb teaching the importance of unity says, “One hand alone does not clap.” No one is a whole chain. Each one is a link on the chain. No one is a whole team but each one is a player. We need each other. [ read more... ]

Image for sermon Unbreakable, Unshakable, Unity

Unbreakable, Unshakable, Unity

Acts 2:44-44
Topic: General
An old Arab proverb teaching the importance of unity says, “One hand alone does not clap.” No one is a whole chain. Each one is a link on the chain. No one is a whole team but each one is a player. We need each other. [ read more... ]


Image for sermon Using Spiritual Gifts You Can Go for it

Using Spiritual Gifts You Can Go for it

Acts 4:29-31
Topic: Spiritual Growth
In the Word of God the church is often compared to the natural body. We are the “Body of Christ.” Gifts are as essential to the Body of Christ as our natural members are essential to our bodies. If we are going to live and work for God, we must move with and in the Spirit. [ read more... ]

Image for sermon Using Spiritual Gifts You Can Go for it

Using Spiritual Gifts You Can Go for it

Acts 4:29-31
Topic: Spiritual Growth
In the Word of God the church is often compared to the natural body. We are the “Body of Christ.” Gifts are as essential to the Body of Christ as our natural members are essential to our bodies. If we are going to live and work for God, we must move with and in the Spirit. [ read more... ]


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Using the Road Map

Acts 17:11-12
Topic: Spiritual Growth
The Word of God is a guide, a road map on the road of life. It has been given to us to provide us with directions of how we should move on the journey of life. [ read more... ]

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Using the Road Map

Acts 17:11-12
Topic: Spiritual Growth
The Word of God is a guide, a road map on the road of life. It has been given to us to provide us with directions of how we should move on the journey of life. [ read more... ]

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