Acts 10

“While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came on all who heard the message. 45 The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on Gentiles. 46 For they heard them speaking in tongues...

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Acts 7

How could it be, that even in the midst of being arrested, testified against by false witnesses, and having served the people by miracles, that Stephen could speak the words he spoke? “At this they covered their ears and, yelling at the top of their voices, they all rushed at...

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Acts 5

[There is so much in this chapter!! Where to begin?? ] But isn’t the New Testament about mercy and forgiveness? What about grace and second chances??Chapter 4 ends with a wonderfully loving picture of Believers sharing and witnessing in power and divine unity. Chapter 5 is a jarring wake up...

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Acts 4

“When they saw the courage of Peter and John…realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished” Acts 4:13 WOW! The [fishermen, tradesmen] disciples were bold in front of the well-educated Pharisees and accomplished Roman leaders! It’s easy to feel confident when you are “qualified.”  But being “spiritual” is...

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Acts 3

“Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you.” Acts 3:6 The lame man sat at the Gate called Beautiful because it was closest to the Temple Treasury where people placed their offerings. Another name for the Offertory in Hebrew was the Storehouse of...

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Acts 2

“They devoted themselves” “gave to anyone who had need” “Every day they continued to meet” “They broke bread” “praising God” The Holy Spirit = action! As soon as the disciples were filled with God’s power (Greek – dunamis= filled with the ability to), insecure Peter stands before a crowd and preaches...

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Acts 1

Good morning! Today begins a journey through God’s word as a congregation. It is awesome to see that Jesus – knowing the work that lay ahead- instructed his disciples “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised,” Acts 1:4  The Holy Spirit is the inner equipping that...

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