Bible Book: Acts

The Sum of Scripture: The Heraldic Announcement

Date: October 26th, 1980  |  Scripture: Acts 17:11-12  |  Topics: Bibliology, Christ, Prophecy, Return, Scripture, Second Coming

These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so. Therefore many of them believed; also of honourable women which were Greeks, and of men, not a few.

God and the Reasoning Mind

Date: January 18th, 1981  |  Scripture: Acts 17:2  |  Topics: Apologetics, God, Ransom, Resurrection, Theology

And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures,

Our Own Coming Resurrection

Date: June 21st, 1981  |  Scripture: Acts 26:8  |  Topics: Agrippa, Apologetics, Death, Resurrection, body

Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead?

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Date: August 9th, 1981  |  Scripture: Acts 2  |  Topics: Baptism, Holy Spirit, Indwelling, Power, Salvation

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every natioContinue Reading

Ministering In Missions

Date: November 29th, 1981  |  Scripture: Acts 13:1-4  |  Topics: Acts, Church, Missions, Paul

Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them. And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away. So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departeContinue Reading

The State of the Church

Date: January 3rd, 1982  |  Scripture: Acts 14:27  |  Topics: Church, Criswell College, Education, First Baptist Academy, Missions

And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.

The Church the Holy Spirit Quickened

Date: January 24th, 1982  |  Scripture: Acts 2:46-47  |  Topics: Awakening, Church, Eucharist, Holy Spirit, Suffering, Thanks

And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.

The Infallible Forty Days

Date: April 11th, 1982  |  Scripture: Acts 1:3  |  Topics: Easter, Forty Days, Resurrection

To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:

The Two Words of Salvation

Date: June 27th, 1982  |  Scripture: Acts 20:21  |  Topics: Faith, Gospel, Repentance, Salvation, works

Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.

What Pentecost Did To the Church

Date: May 1st, 1983  |  Scripture: Acts 2:41-47  |  Topics: Boldness, Church, Discipleship, Fellowship, Pentecost, Stewardship, Witness

Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles. And all that believed were together, and had all things common; And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need. And they, continuingContinue Reading