Bible Book: Acts

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


The Blood of Thy Martyr Stephen

Date: July 10th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 7:54-60  |  Topics: Apologetics, Gospel, Law, Martyrdom, Moses, Paul, Stephen

When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth. But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God. Then they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and ran upon him with one accord, And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesseContinue Reading


Everywhere Preaching the Word

Date: July 31st, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:1-4  |  Topics: Evangelism, Missions, Preaching, Sorrow, Witness

And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles. And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him. As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison. Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preacContinue Reading


Philip the Evangelist

Date: July 31st, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:5-8  |  Topics: Confession, Evangelism, Philip, Preaching, Revival

Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them. And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did. For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed with them: and many taken with palsies, and that were lame, were healed. And there was great joy in that city.


Real Revival

Date: August 7th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:8  |  Topics: Deacon, Jew, Lay People, Philip, Revival

And there was great joy in that city.


Receiving the Holy Spirit

Date: August 14th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:14-17  |  Topics: Apostleship, Confirmation, Filling of the Spirit, Holy Spirit, Pneumatology

Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John: Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost: (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.) Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.


Philip and the Eunuch

Date: August 21st, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:26-40  |  Topics: Acts, Eunuch, Isaiah, Philip

And the angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert. And he arose and went: and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure, and had come to Jerusalem for to worship, Was returning, and sitting in his chariot read Esaias the prophet. Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this charContinue Reading


Baptism in the Christian Life

Date: August 28th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:26-39  |  Topics: Baptism, Immersion, Infant Baptism, Ordinances, Original Sin, Sin, Sprinkling, Tradition, cleansing

And the angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert. And he arose and went: and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure, and had come to Jerusalem for to worship, Was returning, and sitting in his chariot read Esaias the prophet. Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this charContinue Reading


The Baptism in Water

Date: September 11th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:35-39  |  Topics: Anointing, Baptism, Commitment, Confession, Elisha, Ethiopia, Eunuch, Holy Spirit, Immersion, Leprosy, Naaman, Obedience, Philip, Submission, Water

Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus. And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized? And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. And he commanded the chariot to stand still: and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptiContinue Reading