Sermons by Mark Kernan
Text: Acts 2:41-47 Main Idea: The Holy Spirit gave birth to a radically new community marked by heartfelt generosity, not an informal association of religious individuals.
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.
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
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.
Text: John 21:1–19 Main Idea: A Christian’s sin and failure moves the heart of Christ to mercy and compassion not instant wrath and anger.
Text: John 13:21-35 Main Idea: Jesus’ love command shows us the source of our love is not the worthiness of our brother or sister in Christ but the perfect example of Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit.
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.
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.
Text: Ephesians 4:11-16 Main Idea: Healthy, unified churches are the product of everyday Christians undertaking the work of ministry in their local church.
Text: Acts 6:1-7 Main Idea: Deacons exist to actively promote the unity, maturity, and gospel impact of the local church through their diligent, Spirit-empowered administration of everyday ministry tasks.