Sermon Year: 1977

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


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.


Why I Am A Premillennialist

Date: November 27th, 1977  |  Scripture: Matthew 24:29-31  |  Topics: Amillennialism, Eschatology, Postmillennialism, Premillennialism, Second Coming

Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his eContinue Reading


Why I Am a Premillennialist

Date: November 27th, 1977  |  Scripture: Matthew 24:29-31  |  Topics: Amillennialism, Eschatology, Postmillennialism, Premillennialism, Second Coming

Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his eContinue Reading


The Judgments of God

Date: November 27th, 1977  |  Scripture: Revelation 20:15  |  Topics: Bema, Bowls, End Times, Eschatology, Judgment, Seven, Sin

And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.


Bold Advance in Missions

Date: December 4th, 1977  |  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 9:16-17  |  Topics: Evangelism, Missions, Preaching

For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel! For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed unto me.