Bible Book: Acts

Everywhere Preaching the Word

Date: July 19th, 1959  |  Scripture: Acts 8:1-4  |  Topics: Conviction, Evangelism, Martyrdom, Persecution, Preaching

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


And He Preached Unto Him Jesus

Date: April 22nd, 1962  |  Scripture: Acts 8:35  |  Topics: Baptism, Good News, Gospel, Justification, Philip, Salvation, Trust

Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus.


Preaching in the Power of the Holy Spirit

Date: January 15th, 1963  |  Scripture: Acts 2  |  Topics: Acts, Holy Spirit, Paul, Preaching

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


Man’s Need and God’s Answer

Date: January 27th, 1963  |  Scripture: Acts 4:5-12  |  Topics: Christian Life, Morality, Paganism, Religion, Solution, Superstition

And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes, And Annas the high priest, and Caiaphas, and John, and Alexander, and as many as were of the kindred of the high priest, were gathered together at Jerusalem. And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, By what power, or by what name, have ye done this? Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel, If we this day be examined of the good deed done to theContinue Reading


New Testament Christianity

Date: February 10th, 1963  |  Scripture: Acts 19:10, 26  |  Topics: Giving, Testimony, Witness

Dr. W.A. Criswell brings the eleven o’clock morning message entitled New Testament Christianity. Not as a text, but just out of an observation of the Ephesian ministry of the apostle Paul, “This continued by the space of two years; so that all they which dwelt in Asia heard the word of the Lord, both Jews and Greeks” [Acts 19:10]. And in the words of a bitter antagonist, a silversmith whose god factory was being threatened by the preaching of this man Paul, gathering his fellow workmen and his fContinue Reading


To the Unknown God

Date: September 15th, 1963  |  Scripture: Acts 17:16-31  |  Topics: Athens, Mars Hill, Paul

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry. Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him. Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.Continue Reading


Almost, But Lost

Date: September 22nd, 1963  |  Scripture: Acts 26:19-32  |  Topics: Acts, Agrippa, Invitation, Paul

Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision: But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance. For these causes the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me. Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those which theContinue Reading


It Is Reasonable to Be a Christian

Date: October 6th, 1963  |  Scripture: Acts 17:16  |  Topics: Athens, Evangelism, Mars Hill, Mockery, Paul, Polytheism

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry.


The Shepherd Heart

Date: December 29th, 1963  |  Scripture: Acts 20:28  |  Topics: Ambition, Feed, Flock, Maranatha, Ministry, Redemption, Shepherd, Truett, care

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.


The Philosopher and the Resurrection

Date: March 29th, 1964  |  Scripture: Acts 17:16-33  |  Topics: Logic, Miracle, Philosophy, Reason, Resurrection

Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry. Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him. Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.Continue Reading