The question of whether to believe in the resurrection of Jesus is the biggest question you’ll ever consider! As we begin a study of the Book of Acts, we begin by clarifying “what is Christianity?”, and then here we go . . .
The language around being baptized with the Holy Spirit is mystic and confusing for many. This week, we explore some facets of Jesus’ promise for heavenly power.
Making disciples continues to be one of the biggest areas of omission in obedience to Jesus among His followers. Jesus has given us so much to help in this regard! Let us tell you about it.
Has a year of COVID-19 desert-walking lead you to any sorrow or scatteredness? If so, join us this morning as we explore God’s wind, and why we must raise our sails!
When you struggle to share your life with someone who is very different from you, remember that God steps into people’s experiences (and even people!) building bridges. This morning we explore how you too can too!
What situation or issue has you keeping God “at arms length?” Will you shift your “This can’t be.” to “How can this be?” or better yet, “What does this mean for me?”
Today we looked at the second portion of Peter’s sermon at Pentecost (Acts 2:22-36). We saw that the coming of the Holy Spirit was instrumental in emboldening the Church to preach the Gospel and exalt Christ. And we answered two key questions: ‘Who Crucified Jesus?’ and ‘Why couldn’t death hold Jesus?
Words hold so much power. Words in the “hands” of the Holy Spirit . . .
Believers as gardens? Togetherness as paramount? Fear as glue? Listen in for some surprising encouragement from the dynamics of the early church.
Most of us enjoy feeling in control, but realize that we don’t control much. In fact, we often feel crippled emotionally, physically, intellectually, or spiritually. In Acts 3, we see how Jesus is in control and uses that to bring profound healing to a struggling life.
“Times of refreshing” . . . this is part of the promise of the work of the Holy Spirit in the lives of believers. Let God lead you into a place of belief and refreshment instead of unbelief and dismissal of His special Work.
In dismissing Christianity, one must dismiss an avalanche of people, evidence, and good that has been the single most important affect on darkness and brokenness throughout history. Don’t miss Jesus; salvation is found in none other.
We live in a time where it is particularly dangerous to “give ear” to just anyone claiming to be an authority. Politicians, religious leaders, entertainment personalities, and more all seem to let us down. How do we process this and where do we get a sense of truth?
When facing crises, the students of Jesus formed a crisis community and used the Bible to respond with bold faith. They shared the experience they had with Jesus, and prayed that God would use miracles to confirm their testimony.