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Sermons on Acts

Refinement in Forgiveness and Persecution

Refinement in Forgiveness and Persecution – Persecution is a historical pattern. It takes on many forms, and it revisits society in various socially-acceptable ways. Persecution caused the Church of Acts to grow. It separated those who sought only blessing from those willing to deny self and minister life at their own personal expense. Part of…

Resistance and Pressing Through

Resistance and Pressing Through —  God deeply desires to impact communities through those willing to partner with Him. However, there will typically be resistance to those willing to seek such an impact. In fact, the church itself may at times resist a move of God. Understand that the pursuit God’s Kingdom is messy and offers…

Wholehearted Prayer and Fasting

Wholehearted Prayer and Fasting —  The Holy Spirit teaches us to pray and is in-sync with the Father’s will. The Holy Spirit shows us where the Bible should shape our prayers, just as the Bible has the power to shape our thoughts and perspectives. He leads us into fasting so that we can affect lasting…

Fill Me, Holy Spirit

Fill Me, Holy Spirit  —  God gives us the Holy Spirit when we accept Christ with faith. God desires to progressively reveal more of Himself to us. And He wants for us to desire more of Him. Scripture shows several times when God filled His disciples with the Holy Spirit more deeply, leading to more…

What Jesus is Doing on the Earth? Part 2

What Jesus is Doing on the Earth – Part 2  —  Jesus is training His people not to resist Him. He is leading the charge with the blessing of repentance among both the godly and ungodly alike. He wants nothing to stand between us and Him. He gives His people a lifestyle of hearing His…

What Jesus is Doing on the Earth

What Jesus is Doing on the Earth  —  Jesus is training His people not to resist Him. He is leading the charge with the blessing of repentance among both the godly and ungodly alike. He wants nothing to stand between us and Him. He gives His people a lifestyle of hearing His voice and refreshment…

The Spirit of Boldness

The Spirit of Boldness  —  In the early church, the disciples asked for boldness, so the Lord filled them with His Spirit. Because they were filled freshly with His Spirit, they became bold in speaking about God and showing His ways. The boldness of the Holy Spirit can lead to outward expressions of courage, quiet…

The Spirit of Prayer

The Holy Spirit leads in how to pray and reveals the Father’s heart to us regarding His will. Have you ever noticed that prayer was an intentional priority in the early church described throughout the Book of Acts? We need to get back to our early church roots and make prayer an intentional part of…