Bible Book: Acts

Idolatry in the Church

Date: June 12th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 5:1-12  |  Topics: Affection, Cyprus, Envy, Idolatry, Judgment, Materialism

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles’ feet. But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land? Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lContinue Reading


Idolatry in the Church

Date: June 12th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 5:1-11  |  Topics: Affection, Cyprus, Envy, Idolatry, Judgment, Materialism

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles’ feet. But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land? Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lContinue Reading


Shadow Ministries

Date: June 12th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 5:12-16  |  Topics: Fame, Legacy, Ministry, Peter, Shadow

And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon’s porch. And of the rest durst no man join himself to them: but the people magnified them. And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.) Insomuch that they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that at the least the shadow of Peter passing by might overshadow some of them. There came also a mContinue Reading


Counted Worthy to Suffer

Date: June 19th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 5:41  |  Topics: Lamb, Martyrdom, Persecution, Suffering, Witness

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.


Counted Worthy to Suffer

Date: June 19th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 5:41  |  Topics: Lamb, Martyrdom, Persecution, Suffering, Witness

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.


Men Moved by the Spirit

Date: June 26th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 6:1-7  |  Topics: Church, Deacon, Holy Spirit, Ministry, Wisdom

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will giContinue Reading


Men Moved by the Spirit

Date: June 26th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 6:1-7  |  Topics: Church, Deacon, Holy Spirit, Ministry, Wisdom

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will giContinue Reading


The Smiting of God’s Glory

Date: June 26th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 6-7  |  Topics: Acts, Glory, Martyrdom, Stephen

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will giContinue Reading


Stephen’s Defense of the Gospel

Date: July 10th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 6-7  |  Topics: Apologetics, Apologia, Gospel, Law, Martyrdom, Moses, Paul, Stephen

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will giContinue Reading


Stephen’s Defense of the Gospel

Date: July 10th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 7:1-53  |  Topics: Apologetics, Gospel, Law, Martyrdom, Moses, Paul, Stephen

Then said the high priest, Are these things so? And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran, And said unto him, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and come into the land which I shall shew thee. Then came he out of the land of the Chaldaeans, and dwelt in Charran: and from thence, when his father was dead, he removed him into this land, wherein ye now dwell. And he gaveContinue Reading