Acts


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Learning to Live in the Spirit

Scripture: Acts

Topic: Holy Spirit > God

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Learning to Live in the Spirit: An introduction to the book of Acts Dr. Jim Denison Book of Acts overview West Texans know the difference between a “flush-pump” well and an “artesian” well. A flush-pump well is drilled down to a water source; the tubing and pump handle are installed; […]

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Power from Heaven!

Scripture: Acts 2

Topic: Holy Spirit > God

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Power from Heaven! Dr. Jim Denison Acts 2, Ephesians 5:18 Robert Louis Stevenson, then a child of six or seven years, was standing at his window one night watching a lamplighter at work. One by one, the man would light the streetlamps as he walked down the road. Young Stevenson […]

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Power from Heaven! (Part 2)

Scripture: Acts 2

Topic: Holy Spirit > God

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Power From Heaven! (Part 2) Dr. Jim Denison Acts 2 In late 1966, Herb Kelleher, John Parker, and Rollin King met at San Antonio’s St. Anthony Club to talk about the need for an air carrier in Texas. Their idea was simple: to connect Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. The […]

3 pages

The Power of His Name

Scripture: Acts 3

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose The Power of His Name Dr. Jim Denison Acts 3-4:4 This Sunday the Super Bowl will be on everyone’s mind. As I am writing this lesson (on December 31, 2003), we don’t know if the Cowboys will be the NFC representative. But I can guess. Some teams are like the […]

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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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Truth and Consequences

Scripture: Acts 5

Topic: Theology > Angels

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Truth and Consequences Dr. Jim Denison Acts 5:17-42 Billy Graham’s bestseller Angels tells the story of John G. Paton’s missionary work in the New Hebrides Islands. One night, hostile natives surrounded the mission headquarters, intent on burning the Patons out and killing them. The Patons prayed all night long that […]

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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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Stephen, the Man God Crowned

Scripture: Acts 6

Topic: The Church > Evangelism

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Stephen, the Man God Crowned Dr. Jim Denison Acts 6:8-7:60 I recently taught a course titled, “The Faith of the Presidents.” Week three was devoted to Abraham Lincoln, the consensus choice of historians as the greatest president in our nation’s history. Many believe that his genius and courage were more […]

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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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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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