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Prepared For Death

Sunday May 10, 2020 Text: Acts 7:51-60 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Acts 7:51-60

We like Stephen are ready for death. We are prepared by his law which cuts away our dead works of sin. We are prepared by his resurrection which assures us of what is to come. We are prepared by His forgiveness which is a solid foundation in all the changes of life.

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Dwelling In His Pasture

Sunday May 3, 2020 Text: Acts 2:42-47 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Acts 2:42-47

Those who dwell in His pasture reveal in His wealth. Those who dwell in His pasture walk without fear.

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The Promise of the Resurrection

Sunday April 26, 2020 Text: Acts 2:36-41 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Acts 2:36-41

His promise is for all. His promise is always true. His promise is forgiveness, the Holy Spirit and salvation from the mess we have made of our life.

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Put The Saints In Circulation

Tuesday October 15, 2019 Text: Acts 8:1,26 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / Passages: Acts 8:1,26

During the darkest hours of WWII, Britain faced a critical shortage of silver for the war industries. Churchill asked if there were any possible sources of silver, however remote. "Yes," the answer came, "the churches and cathedrals have silver statues of the saints." "Well," Churchill replied, "Put the saints in circulation."

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The Gifts of the Spirit are Life, Word, Ministry, and Power

Monday June 10, 2019 Text: Acts 2:1-21 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / / Passages: Acts 2:1-21; Matthew 17:20

The Spirit reveals Himself as the breath of life which gives life to all. He crowns the disciples with fire to designate that it is through them that He speaks. He fills them with power to speak in every language that Christ is risen from the dead.

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Walk With Assurance In the Lord

Wednesday June 5, 2019 Text: Acts 1:12-26 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Acts 1:12-26

They returned but the Lord was with them, even so we walk with assurance that He is with us. It was God's word that revealed to Peter what had to be done, even so we walk with assurance that His Word will guide us. God chose Matthais, even so we walk with assurance that He has a plan for us.

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Paul Shows Us How to Recognize Our Shepherd’s Voice

Monday May 27, 2019 Text: Acts 16:9-15 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Acts 16:9-15

He knows this is God's way because God has blocked every other door. He knows it because he recognizes his Shepherd's voice. He knows it because he has leaned to leave behind the things of this world.

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Do Not Despise What Jesus Has Cleansed

Monday May 20, 2019 Text: Acts 11:1-18 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Acts 11:1-18

Peter and the early Christians had to learn that there was no longer any distinction between the Israelites and the Gentiles. Now they are all one in Christ. We too need to learn not to look down on or judge that which God has cleansed. This includes both our fellow Christians and ourselves. The Father has promised that we are clean in the blood of Christ. Who are we to say or think otherwise?

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Paul Teaches Us To Live Psalm 23

Monday May 13, 2019 Text: Acts 20:17-35 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Acts 20:17-35; Psalm 23:1-6

This section of scripture is not a list of the great things that Paul did but of the great things our Good Shepherd did through him. Paul's words here show us one who lived every day and in every circumstance under the protection of the Good Shepherd. Paul is one who held Pslam 23 in his heart.

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