Bible Book: Acts

Our Far-Flung Mission Line/Our Mission Frontier

Date: December 3rd, 1972  |  Scripture: Acts 1:6-9  |  Topics: Lottie Moon, Ministry, Missions, Preaching

When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel? And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. And when he had spoken these things, while theContinue Reading


Preaching Christ

Date: March 18th, 1973  |  Scripture: Acts 10-11  |  Topics: Cornelius, Prayer, Preaching, Salvation

There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band, A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway. He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius. And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial beforContinue Reading


Preaching Christ

Date: March 18th, 1973  |  Scripture: Acts 10-11  |  Topics: Boldness, Christ, Cornelius, Preaching

There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band, A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway. He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius. And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial beforContinue Reading


The State of the Church

Date: January 6th, 1974  |  Scripture: Acts 20:28  |  Topics: Authority, Bishop, Church Government, Deacon, Elder, Pastor, Paul

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 State of the Church

Date: January 6th, 1974  |  Scripture: Acts 20:28  |  Topics: Authority, Bishop, Church Government, Deacon, Elder, Pastor, Paul

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.


An Effective Pulpit Ministry

Date: March 13th, 1974  |  Scripture: Acts 10:33  |  Topics: Age of Accountability, Appeal, Children, Invitation, Pastor

Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore are we all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded thee of God.


Questions for the Pastor, Part 1 of 2

Date: March 16th, 1974  |  Scripture: Acts 2  |  Topics: Church, Deacon, Fellowship, Government, Marriage, Staff

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


Questions for the Pastor, Part 2 of 2

Date: March 16th, 1974  |  Scripture: Acts 2  |  Topics: Administration, Church, Church Programs, Experience, Pastors, Staff

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


The Preaching of the Resurrection

Date: April 14th, 1974  |  Scripture: Acts 17:16-34  |  Topics: Crucifixion, Easter, 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


The Old Time Religion

Date: June 13th, 1974  |  Scripture: Acts 8  |  Topics: Religion, SBC, Truth, Word of God

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