Bible Book: Acts

Facing the Future with God

Date: November 19th, 1944  |  Scripture: Acts 27:20-25  |  Topics: Church Order, Church growth, Membership, Pastor

And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away. But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss. And now I exhort you to be of good cheer: for there shall be no loss of any man’s life among you, but of the ship. For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose IContinue Reading


Victorious Surrender

Date: January 21st, 1945  |  Scripture: Acts 26:1-20  |  Topics: Agrippa, Calling, Evangelism, Missions, Service

Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou art permitted to speak for thyself. Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and answered for himself: I think myself happy, king Agrippa, because I shall answer for myself this day before thee touching all the things whereof I am accused of the Jews: Especially because I know thee to be expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews: wherefore I beseech thee to hear me patiently. My manner of life from my youth, which was at the first among mine own naContinue Reading


It Is Reasonable to Be a Christian

Date: December 13th, 1953  |  Scripture: Acts 17:16-34  |  Topics: Bible, Conversion, Evangelism, Testimony

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


Just Passing By

Date: December 27th, 1953  |  Scripture: Acts 17:22-23  |  Topics: Apathy, Dome of the Rock, Evangelism, Indifference, Mosque of Omar, Opportunity, Response, Temple Mount

Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars’ hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.


The Downtown Church

Date: January 3rd, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 18:9-10  |  Topics: Appeal, City, Downtown, Evangelism, FBC-Dallas, Growth

Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace: For I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city.


God’s Tentmakers

Date: January 3rd, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 18:1-11  |  Topics: Corinth, Discouragement, Evangelism, Opposition, Rejection, Tentmaking

After these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth; And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome:) and came unto them. And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers. And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks. And when Silas and Timotheus were comeContinue Reading


The City Church

Date: January 10th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 18:16  |  Topics: Church growth, Motivation, Opportunity, Popular, Vitality, Youth

And he drave them from the judgment seat.


Disciples of John the Baptist

Date: January 24th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 19:1-7  |  Topics: Baptism, Ephesus, Holy Spirit, John The Baptist, Regeneration

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, He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost. And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John’s baptism. Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that theyContinue Reading


Take Heed to the Church

Date: February 7th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 20:28  |  Topics: Charismatic, Church, Congregation, Flock, Mandate, Obedience, Unity

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 Suffering Of God

Date: February 7th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 20:28  |  Topics: Blood, Bride, Church, Redemption, Sacrifice

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.