Sermon Series: Acts 1976 - 1979 (early svc)

Counted Worthy to Suffer

Date: June 19th, 1977  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Lamb, Martyrdom, Persecution, Suffering, Witness

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.


Men Moved by the Spirit

Date: June 26th, 1977  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Church, Deacon, Holy Spirit, Ministry, Wisdom

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will giContinue Reading


Stephen’s Defense of the Gospel

Date: July 10th, 1977  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Apologetics, Apologia, Gospel, Law, Martyrdom, Moses, Paul, Stephen

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will giContinue Reading


Everywhere Preaching the Word

Date: July 31st, 1977  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Evangelism, Missions, Preaching, Sorrow, Witness

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


Real Revival

Date: August 7th, 1977  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Deacon, Jew, Lay People, Philip, Revival

And there was great joy in that city.


Receiving the Holy Spirit

Date: August 14th, 1977  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Apostleship, Confirmation, Filling of the Spirit, Holy Spirit, Pneumatology

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.


Philip and the Eunuch

Date: August 21st, 1977  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Acts, Eunuch, Isaiah, Philip

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:  |  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 Final Appearance of Peter

Date: January 22nd, 1978  |  Scripture:  |  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


The Work to Which God Has Called Us

Date: February 5th, 1978  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Missionaries, Paul, People, Witnessing; Evangelism

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: