Bible Book: Acts

What Do the Scriptures Say?

Date: November 29th, 1953  |  Scripture: Acts 17:1-12  |  Topics: Bible, Book, Holy Spirit, Inspiration, Washing, Water, Word

Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where was a synagogue of the Jews: And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures, Opening and alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ. And some of them believed, and consorted with Paul and Silas; and of the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chContinue Reading


The Living Christ

Date: January 10th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 18:9  |  Topics: Christ, Personality, Promise, Theology

Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace:


While Apollos Was At Corinth

Date: January 17th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 19:1  |  Topics: Charismatic, Church growth, Motivation, Popular, Preachers

And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper coasts came to Ephesus: and finding certain disciples,


Lettering Out

Date: January 17th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 18:27  |  Topics: Church, Encouragement, Letter, Membership

And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia, the brethren wrote, exhorting the disciples to receive him: who, when he was come, helped them much which had believed through grace:


Diana of the Ephesians

Date: January 24th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 19:8-41  |  Topics: Diana, Doubt, Ephesians, Greed, Idolatry, Magic, Necromancy, Palm Readers, Paul, Self-interest, fortune tellers

And he went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God. But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus. And this continued by the space of two years; so that all they which dwelt in Asia heard the word of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks. And God wrought sContinue Reading


The Tears Of Paul

Date: January 31st, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 20:31  |  Topics: Character, Desire, Evangelism, Priority, Responsibilities, Suffering

Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.


Blood On Our Hands

Date: January 31st, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 20:26-27  |  Topics: Conversion, Evangelism, Missionaries, Responsibilities, Revival, Travels

Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.


The Soul-Winning Ministry of Paul

Date: February 21st, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 20  |  Topics: Compassion, Ephesus, Evangelism, Gospel, Preaching

And after the uproar was ceased, Paul called unto him the disciples, and embraced them, and departed for to go into Macedonia. And when he had gone over those parts, and had given them much exhortation, he came into Greece, And there abode three months. And when the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria, he purposed to return through Macedonia. And there accompanied him into Asia Sopater of Berea; and of the Thessalonians, Aristarchus and Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe, and TiContinue Reading


The Beginning of the End

Date: March 7th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 21:8-40  |  Topics: Church, Jews, Paul, Travels

And the next day we that were of Paul’s company departed, and came unto Caesarea: and we entered into the house of Philip the evangelist, which was one of the seven; and abode with him. And the same man had four daughters, virgins, which did prophesy. And as we tarried there many days, there came down from Judaea a certain prophet, named Agabus. And when he was come unto us, he took Paul’s girdle, and bound his own hands and feet, and said, Thus saith the Holy Ghost, So shall the Jews at JerusalContinue Reading


Paul’s Defense of the Faith

Date: March 14th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 22:1-31  |  Topics: Martyrdom, Paul, Pharisees, Sadducees, Stephen

Pastor W.A. Criswell brings the morning message from the twenty-second chapter of the Book of Acts.