Bible Book: Acts

Lydia: God’s Businesswoman

Date: September 25th, 1983  |  Scripture: Acts 16:9-40  |  Topics: Church, Lydia, Money, Stewardship, Women

And a vision appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us. And after he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia, assuredly gathering that the Lord had called us for to preach the gospel unto them. Therefore loosing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and the next day to Neapolis; And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of that part of Macedonia, and a cContinue Reading


The Smitings of God’s Angels

Date: November 13th, 1983  |  Scripture: Acts 12  |  Topics: Angelology, Angels, Death, Deliverance, Drusilla, Josephus

Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church. And he killed James the brother of John with the sword. And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. (Then were the days of unleavened bread.) And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him; intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people. Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was madeContinue Reading


The Smitings of God’s Angels

Date: November 13th, 1983  |  Scripture: Acts 12:7-23  |  Topics: Angelology, Angels, Death, Deliverance, Drusilla, Josephus

And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands. And the angel said unto him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he saith unto him, Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me. And he went out, and followed him; and wist not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision. When they were past the fiContinue Reading


The Manner of Our Lord’s Return

Date: June 24th, 1984  |  Scripture: Acts 1:11  |  Topics: Kingdom, Mount of Olives, Second Coming, Tribulation

Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.


The State of the Church

Date: January 5th, 1986  |  Scripture: Acts 14:27  |  Topics: Church, Education, Evangelism, Ministry, Sunday school

And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.


What to Do in Stocks and Chains

Date: April 16th, 1986  |  Scripture: Acts 16:22-34  |  Topics: Blessing, Commitment, Paul, Power, Prayer

And the multitude rose up together against them: and the magistrates rent off their clothes, and commanded to beat them. And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely: Who, having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks. And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the fContinue Reading


The Awakened Church

Date: October 5th, 1986  |  Scripture: Acts 2:46-47  |  Topics: Awakening, Evangelism, Fellowship, Prayer, Revival

And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.


An Entrance Into Heaven

Date: April 17th, 1987  |  Scripture: Acts 7:54-60  |  Topics: Death, Heaven, Life, Resurrection, body

When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth. But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God. Then they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and ran upon him with one accord, And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesseContinue Reading


Jesus And The Resurrection

Date: April 19th, 1987  |  Scripture: Acts 17:16-33  |  Topics: Athens, Boldness, Mars Hill, Paul, Power, Rapture, 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


Our Church of the New Year

Date: December 30th, 1987  |  Scripture: Acts 2:16-21  |  Topics: Believers, Church, End Times, Evangelism, Prophecy

But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel; And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams: And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy: And I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke:Continue Reading