Bible Book: Acts

We Go to Church with Paul

Date: October 23rd, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 9:20-22  |  Topics: Church, Courage, Paul, Preaching, Spurgeon

And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God. But all that heard him were amazed, and said; Is not this he that destroyed them which called on this name in Jerusalem, and came hither for that intent, that he might bring them bound unto the chief priests? But Saul increased the more in strength, and confounded the Jews which dwelt at Damascus, proving that this is very Christ.


Preparing Peter To Catch Fish

Date: October 30th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 10:9-16  |  Topics: Peter, Tradition

On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour: And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance, And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth: Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the airContinue Reading


The Gospel to the Gentiles

Date: November 6th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 10:1-48  |  Topics: Gentiles, Gospel, Obedience, Pentecost, Sin

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


These Amazing Converts

Date: November 13th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 10:44-48  |  Topics: Blood, Forgiveness, Gentiles, Preaching, Tongues

While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word. And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost. For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter, Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we? And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of theContinue Reading


Antioch’s Glorious Year

Date: January 1st, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 11:20-26  |  Topics: Evangelism, Giving, Missions, Sacrifice, Tithing

And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they were come to Antioch, spake unto the Grecians, preaching the Lord Jesus. And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord. Then tidings of these things came unto the ears of the church which was in Jerusalem: and they sent forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch. Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart theyContinue Reading


The Smiting of the Angel of God

Date: January 8th, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 12:21-23  |  Topics: Angels, Death, Judgment, Peter, Resurrection

And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them. And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice of a god, and not of a man. And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.


The Final Appearance of Peter

Date: January 22nd, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 12:11-17  |  Topics: Death, Drought, Martyrdom, Peter, Soul Winner, fishermen

And when Peter was come to himself, he said, Now I know of a surety, that the Lord hath sent his angel, and hath delivered me out of the hand of Herod, and from all the expectation of the people of the Jews. And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together praying. And as Peter knocked at the door of the gate, a damsel came to hearken, named Rhoda. And when she knew Peter’s voice, she opened not the gContinue Reading


Christianity Faces the Pagan World

Date: February 12th, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 13:4-12  |  Topics: Apologetics, Church, Cyprus, Dr. Cranfill, Idolatry, Paganism, Paul, Religion

So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus. And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister. And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus: Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to heaContinue Reading


Christianity Faces the Pagan World

Date: February 12th, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 13:4-14  |  Topics: Apologetics, Church, Cyprus, Idolatry, Paganism, Paul, Religion

So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus. And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister. And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus: Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to heaContinue Reading


The Forgiveness of Sins

Date: February 19th, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 13:38  |  Topics: Faith, Forgiveness, Repentance, Salvation, Sin

Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins: