Bible Book: Acts

Receiving the Holy Spirit

Date: August 14th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:14-17  |  Topics: Age, Apostleship, Charismatic, Church Age, Dispensations, Evangelism, Holy Spirit, Kingdom, Pneumatology, Witness

Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John: Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost: (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.) Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.


Simony in the Sanctuary

Date: August 14th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:9-24  |  Topics: Corruption, Magic, Money, Philip, Simony

But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one: To whom they all gave heed, from the least to the greatest, saying, This man is the great power of God. And to him they had regard, because that of long time he had bewitched them with sorceries. But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized,Continue Reading


Philip and the Eunuch

Date: August 21st, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:26-36  |  Topics: Eunuch, Evangelism, Missions, Philip, Witness

And the angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert. And he arose and went: and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure, and had come to Jerusalem for to worship, Was returning, and sitting in his chariot read Esaias the prophet. Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this charContinue Reading


The Baptism in Water

Date: September 11th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 8:35-39  |  Topics: Anointing, Baptism, Commitment, Confession, Elisha, Ethiopia, Eunuch, Holy Spirit, Immersion, Leprosy, Naaman, Obedience, Philip, Submission, Water

Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus. And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized? And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. And he commanded the chariot to stand still: and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptiContinue Reading


The Glory of that Light

Date: October 2nd, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 9:3  |  Topics: Conversion, Damascus Road, Glory, Paul, Saul

And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven:


Paul Preaching Jesus the Son of God

Date: October 16th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 9:20  |  Topics: Deity, Jesus, Paul, Resurrection, Son of God

And straightway he preached Christ in the synagogues, that he is the Son of God.


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