Sermon Series: Acts 1976 - 1979

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.

Walking in the Fear of the Lord

Date: October 23rd, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 9:31  |  Topics: Courage, Fear of God, Preaching, Spurgeon

Then had the churches rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.

Harbinger of Hope

Date: October 30th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 9:32-43  |  Topics: Believers, Death, Resurrection, Second Coming

And it came to pass, as Peter passed throughout all quarters, he came down also to the saints which dwelt at Lydda. And there he found a certain man named Aeneas, which had kept his bed eight years, and was sick of the palsy. And Peter said unto him, Aeneas, Jesus Christ maketh thee whole: arise, and make thy bed. And he arose immediately. And all that dwelt at Lydda and Saron saw him, and turned to the Lord. Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is calContinue Reading

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

Peter’s Defense of the Faith

Date: November 13th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 11:1-18  |  Topics: Division, Gentiles, Peter, Spirit, Unclean, Unity, cleansing

And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God. And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him, Saying, Thou wentest in to men uncircumcised, and didst eat with them. But Peter rehearsed the matter from the beginning, and expounded it by order unto them, saying, I was in the city of Joppa praying: and in a trance I saw a vision, A certain vessel descend, as it had been a great sheet, letContinue Reading

A New Name for a New People

Date: November 20th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 11:19-26  |  Topics: Alexander, Antioch, Christianity, Empires, Revival

Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen travelled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to none but unto the Jews only. 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 JeruContinue Reading

The Christians of Antioch

Date: November 20th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 11:26  |  Topics: Antioch, Christianity, Church, Fearless, Government

And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.