Acts: The Unhindered Advance of the Gospel
The Apostle, the Exorcists, and the Exaltation of Jesus
Text: Acts 19:8-20 Main Point: Jesus is not some magical power to be mastered, BUT a powerful Lord to be feared and worshiped and obeyed.
A Study in Gospel-Discernment
Text: Acts 18:24-19:7 Main Idea: There is a significant difference between a gospel-misunderstanding and missing the gospel all together.
Jesus + Nothing = Everything (Part 2)
Text: Philippians 3:1–11 Main Point: Suffering for Jesus is temporary. Pleasure in Jesus is eternal.
Jesus + Nothing = Everything
Text: Philippians 3:1–11 Main Point: The cost of following Christ is incomparable to the surpassing worth of knowing Jesus Christ our Lord.
In Weakness, Fear, and Much Trembling
Text: Acts 18:1-23 Main Idea: God never leaves us to accomplish his purposes in our own power.
An Introduction to the Unknown God
Text: ACTS 17:16-34 Main Point: Effective evangelism is not a matter of repeating simple formulas but demonstrating how the gospel answers the most basic questions of life.
A Tale of Two Cities
Text: Acts 17:1-15 Main Point: The gospel of Jesus Christ upends the status quo wherever it takes root because it demands that we submit every belief to light of God’s revealed Word.
The Plans of Man and the Purposes of God (Part 2)
Text: Acts 16:16-34 Main Idea: “God’s will” is not a promise of protection and prosperity BUT a promise that he will sustain and empower his people to accomplish his purposes in the world.
The Plans of Man and the Purposes of God
Text: Acts 16:6-15 Main Idea: God’s people are called to dedicated and passionate evangelism, yet our efforts are wholly dependent upon God’s timing and the Spirit’s empowering grace.
Prudence and Providence in the Separation of Paul and Barnabas
Text: Acts 15:36-41 Main Point: God continues to advance his gospel-purposes even when his faithful but imperfect servants disagree over the best way to carry out their gospel mission.