Sermons on Acts

A Tale of Two Ascensions

Reading a book more than once? Offer’s a chance to review familiar passages, dig deeper, and absorb the meaning. But how about the same story from different perspectives? Let’s join Pastor Matt as he looks at  the story of Christ’s ascension, as told in Luke and in Acts. Two perspectives on an important event in…

Did You Have a Reaction?

Did you ever have a reaction to a shot, or an allergic reaction to something in our world? Often we can be immunized against these earthly threats, and be kept safe. Even better, Jesus came to inoculate us against sin death – and He is 100% effective! Of course, there are certain side effects, certain…

Living in Pentecost

Pentecost was an extraordinary day. When the disciples were able to communicate to others ‘each in their own language’ it was a unique event.  Since that time, ‘Pentecostal’ has been at times both a noun and an adjective. Today we discuss how can we keep the energy of Pentecost with us every day – to…

How Did He Do It?

Ever since Peter gave the first sermon in our reading from Acts, the disciples and other believers have been sharing the Good News of Jesus. How could they do this? How could they overcome any fear? Even with numerous challenges and obstacles, they shared. But I can’t do it? It’s too hard! Or is it?…

Fellowship

Have you ever said something, and the listener heard something completely different? Poor communication has been with us for centuries. The word ‘Fellowship’ (from the original Greek Koinonia) can be misconstrued as well. It meant gathering as friends but also to hold something in common. Thomas’ disbelief put a damper on the fellowship of the…

They Were All Together In One Place!

After Jesus’ resurrection, the church ebbed and flowed. On the day of Pentecost, three thousand souls were added to the church in one day. What did the apostles do? And what can we learn from them as we minister to our friends and neighbors? Let’s listen…