Sermons by Mark Kernan (Page 3)
Text: Acts 6:8-7:60 Main Idea: Israel’s long history reminds us that faithless familiarity with the things of God blinds us to the glory of God and breeds every manner of rebellion.
Text: Acts 6:1-7 Main Idea: The mission of the church requires that it prioritize the preaching of the Word while actively ministering to the physical needs of its members.
Text: Acts 5:12–42 Main Idea: Opposition and persecution cannot stop the advance of the gospel; rather they unwittingly reveal the active power of Jesus in the persevering faithfulness of his blood-bought people.
Text: Acts 4:23-31 Main Point: God empowers his people to boldly withstand every manner of opposition as they pursue him in prayer.
Text: Acts 4:1-21 Main Idea: Spiritual authority flows from a person’s wholesale allegiance to Jesus Christ (and his revealed Word), not their “position of authority” in the religious community.
Text: Acts 3:1-26 Main Idea: Miraculous healings herald the present reign of Jesus Christ and point forward to his promised restoration of all things. And as a result, they beckon us to embrace Jesus in humble repentance and faith.
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.