Sermons on Acts

Sermons on Acts

The Meaning of Pentecost (Part 2)

Text:  Acts 2:22–41 Main Idea: The outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost underscores Jesus’ true identity and beckons every person to humbly respond in repentance and faith.

The Meaning of Pentecost (part 1)

Text: Acts 2:5-21 Main Idea: The Spirit-empowered languages at Pentecost were a sign that God was extending his saving promises, through Israel, to everyone who calls on his name

The Promise Arrives

Text: Acts 2:1-13 Main Idea: The day of Pentecost demonstrates that Holy Spirit is the necessary and active power behind the effective ministry of the local church.

A Question About the Kingdom of God

Text: Acts 1:1-11 Main Idea: God’s purpose in his “already but not yet kingdom” is that his kingdom-people would joyfully proclaim the good news of King Jesus’ saving rule to all people until he returns in glory.

The True Power of the Gospel

Text: Acts 1:1-11 Main Idea: Nothing can hinder the progress of the gospel because the risen and ascended King Jesus is actively empowering its advance through his Spirit-empowered people.

Elders: The Shepherds of the Local Church

Text: Acts 20:17-38 Main Idea: Faithful eldership looks like mature Christian men humbly shepherding, leading, and protecting the church through their winsome, persevering, and fearless proclamation of God’s authoritative Word as they prayerfully depend on God’s grace and power for everything they need to fulfill their calling.