The resurrection catapulted believers to go into all the world to spread the word about Jesus, the Risen Lord! What can we learn from the early Church today? God will challenge us to answer these questions: Why does the church exist?; Who are we?; Where are we going? Join us this summer for a sermon series in Acts, as we learn from the challenges and growth pains of the early Church living out the gospel of Jesus Christ.
June 1 – Be His Witnesses
Jesus left to multiply his influence through you
June 8 – Fuel Power
The Holy Spirit fuels Jesus’ witnesses to declare the wonders of God
June 15 – Baptism & the Christian Life
God’s work in baptism is the catalyst for the Christian life
June 22 – Firm Conviction
Being lukewarm isn’t in the DNA of the Church
June 29 – Saved and Sent
When God saves he also sends
July 6 – Sorry, sermon wasn’t recorded
The Church knows the culture so the culture knows God
July 13 – Persecution Is Part Of It
The Church thrives under persecution
July 20 – Finishing Strong
You’re never done being used by God
Todays reading is one of the most difficult readings to understand of all the readings we have covered in this message series. We take some interpretive cues from the Old Testament and discover that the message here is about how God empowers his Church to be his witnesses. We live in difficult times. People are often hostile towards the Church and the message that has been entrusted to it. But God gives us everything we need to accomplish his purposes. There may be times when evil seems to have triumphed, but in the end God triumphs. The reading for this week is Revelation 11-12.
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