Acts


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A Church on the Move

Scripture: Acts 8

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose A Church on the Move Dr. Jim Denison Acts 8 Think back to your personal conversion experience. What was the setting? Who was involved? Were your parents engaged? A Sunday school teacher, perhaps? Your pastor? A spiritual friend? Who then would have predicted that you would be teaching your class […]

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Beware Of the Serpent

Scripture: Acts 4

Topic: Theology > Satan

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Beware of the Serpent Dr. Jim Denison Acts 4:32-5:16 One of Aesop’s fables tells the story of a lion who tailed a herd of oxen but could find no way to attack the young calves he saw as prey. Each time he drew near, the full-grown oxen circled around their […]

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Deacons

Scripture: Acts 6

Topic: The Church > Deacons

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Deacons Dr. Jim Denison Acts 6:1-7 The date was Monday, March 11, 1991, and the president of the United States was desperately trying to prove that he was somebody. President Bush was visiting Anthony Henderson’s school, and sat down beside Anthony to read him a book. Suddenly Anthony asked, “Are […]

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Dining with God

Scripture: Acts 2

Topic: The Church > Lord’s Supper

Series: God’s Power

Dining With God Acts 2:42-47 James C. Denison Alan Greenspan has called the current economic situation “the type of wrenching financial crisis that come along only once in a century.” The National Debt Clock in New York City, created in 1989 to call attention to what was then a $1.2 trillion debt, now marks the […]

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Does God Still Do Miracles?

Scripture: Acts 9

Topic: Theology > Miracles

Series: Lessons from the Life of Peter

Topical Scripture: Acts 9:36–43 You’ve made it to Spring. Not officially, of course—the first day of spring is March 20, which is when the sun crosses our equator (the Vernal Equinox) and the day contains twelve hours of sunlight and twelve hours of darkness. But most of us think of March as the first month […]

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Everybody Can Be Somebody

Scripture: Acts 6

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: None

Everybody Can Be Somebody Acts 6 Dr. Jim Denison Everyone wants to be somebody. I do, and so do you. Somebody who matters, somebody who’s important to someone else. The day was Monday, March 11, 1991, and the president of the United States was desperately trying to prove that he was somebody. President Bush was […]

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God Arrests Saul

Scripture: Acts 9

Topic: Spiritual Life > Significance

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose God Arrests Saul Dr. Jim Denison Acts 9:1-31 On April 17, AD 29, Jesus of Nazareth was crucified. The cross was not the end of the story, praise God. On Easter Sunday Jesus rose from the grave, and the rest is history. History we continue today. But so much has […]

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God’s Power for God’s Purpose

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: God’s Power > God

Series: God’s Power

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Acts 1:8; 2:1-4 James C. Denison These are some of the hardest days I can remember. Hurricane disaster relief continues in Galveston and the Gulf Coast, where more than a thousand Baptist churches were destroyed or affected and millions of people are still displaced. The hurricane’s economic impact is currently […]

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God’s Power for God’s Purpose

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: The Church > Church

Series: None

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Acts 1:1-8 James C. Denison Have you ever run out of gas? I don’t mean figuratively but literally. These days our cars tell us how many miles we have left in the tank, and all kinds of lights and bells go off when we get close. It wasn’t always that […]

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Have You Been Baptized Today?

Scripture: Acts 2

Topic: The Church > Baptism

Series: God’s Power

Have You Been Baptized Today? Acts 2:40-41 James C. Denison We’re walking through Acts 1-4 and the earliest Christian faith, seeking keys to the power of God for our lives today. We began by observing the early church as they prayed for the power of the Spirit at the risk of their lives. They knew […]

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