Skip to content - Acts Studies from Acts, a history of the earliest church - Being a Witness – Acts 1:8 July 4, 2017 - But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and… - God’s Plan and Human Choice – Acts 2:23 April 29, 2019 - God has a plan for your life. A plan that takes into account all of the choices you make. Some choices for good, and some… - Death Could Not Keep Him – Acts 2:24 April 21, 2019 - Celebrate the empty tomb and risen savior today! And be thankful that his victory over death is ours as well. Death could not keep him.… - Jesus, Lord and Christ – Acts 2:36 November 25, 2013 - Who is Jesus? If you were to ask a sampling of your non-church friends this question you would get a variety of answers, ranging from… - Lord and Messiah – Acts 2:36 July 5, 2017 - “Therefore let all Israel be assured of this: God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah.” - Acts 2:36 NIV Jesus… - Doing Church, an Old Look – Acts 2:42-47 September 3, 2012 - There is a passage in the book of Acts that I have been drawn to recently. This passage describes the life of the church in… - They Devoted Themselves – Acts 2:42 July 5, 2018 - What can we learn from the earliest church? They devoted themselves to the Word, to prayer, and to fellowship. What would happen if we did… - Silver or Gold – Acts 3:6 July 8, 2017 - Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of… - Time Spent with Jesus – Acts 4:13 July 9, 2017 - When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that… - Which Is Right In God’s Eyes – Acts 4:18-20 July 9, 2018 - How do you respond when people challenge your right to share your faith? Peter and John responded that it is better to do what is… - Who Ya Gonna Listen To? – Acts 4:19-20 December 2, 2013 - Early in the life of the church, Peter and John are brought before the religious leaders of Israel, who also doubled as the political leaders… - The Cost of Obedience – Acts 5:29 July 11, 2018 - Before taking a stand for Christ, be sure of your obedience. Don't confuse your own thoughts with his direction. And be willing to pay the… - Worthy to Suffer for Christ- Acts 5:41-42 July 10, 2017 - The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name. Day after day, in the temple courts… - Resolving Conflict in the Church – Acts 6:7 July 11, 2017 - So the word of God spread. The number of disciples in Jerusalem increased rapidly, and a large number of priests became obedient to the faith.… - Forgiveness as an Expression of Love – Acts 7:60 July 12, 2017 - Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” When he had said this, he fell asleep.… - Following God’s Call – Acts 8:26 July 16, 2018 - Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” - Acts 8:26… - Following the Way – Acts 9:3 July 14, 2017 - [Paul] went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged… - Being Faithful in the Small Things – Acts 9:10-12 July 23, 2018 - The example of Ananias teaches us that being faithful in even seemingly insignificant ways can have a tremendous impact on the lives of others around… - Even on the Gentiles – Acts 10:44-46 February 24, 2014 - While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came on all who heard the message. The circumcised believers who had come with Peter… - Even on the Gentiles – Acts 10:45 July 15, 2017 - The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on Gentiles. -… - God Has Love, Even for the Gentiles – Acts 11:18 June 15, 2020 - In the world of the New Testament, Gentiles were non Jews, outside of God's care. In your world today, who do you consider as being… - First Called Christians – Acts 11:26 July 16, 2017 - The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. - Acts 11:26b NIV There is some debate as to what the name Christian means, little Christ… - Unexpected Answered Prayer – Acts 12:15 July 17, 2017 - “You’re out of your mind,” they told her. When she kept insisting that it was so, they said, “It must be his angel.” - Acts… - Seeking God’s Direction – Acts 13:2 July 21, 2017 - While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I… - Why Does God Allow Suffering? – Acts 14:19 July 30, 2018 - While we might not understand all the reasons we, and other godly people, suffer, we should continue to trust him, even while we are suffering. - Saved by Grace – Acts 15:11 July 23, 2017 - No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are. - Acts 15:11 NIV What… - Responding to a Beating with Worship – Acts 16:25 August 2, 2018 - When you face challenges because you are a Christian, rather than complain, worship God. And never forget that others are watching your reactions. - Believe in the Lord Jesus – Acts 16:30-31 July 24, 2017 - He then brought them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will… - Examining the Scriptures – Acts 17:11 July 25, 2017 - Is the Bible your authority in spiritual matters? Can you use it effectively? Do you examine the Scriptures to verify other truth claims against it? - A Vigilant Watchman? – Acts 18:6 July 26, 2017 - But when they opposed Paul and became abusive, he shook out his clothes in protest and said to them, “Your blood be on your own… - Are You Known as a Disciple of Jesus? – Acts 19:15 October 21, 2019 - How are you know by the people you encounter? Are you just a nameless face? One of the guys? Or a disciple of Jesus? Some… - How to Change Society – Acts 19:26-27 July 27, 2017 - And you see and hear how this fellow Paul has convinced and led astray large numbers of people here in Ephesus and in practically the… - Repentance and Faith – Acts 20:21 July 28, 2017 - I have declared to both Jews and Greeks that they must turn to God in repentance and have faith in our Lord Jesus. - Acts… - Faithful in Running the Race – Acts 20:24 August 15, 2018 - Are you running the race that God has laid out for you? Or are you too distracted by the cares and concerns of this world?… - Innocent of your Blood – Acts 20:26-27 June 29, 2020 - Paul has a significant message for all who would be teachers. Only by teaching the whole will of God can we be innocent of the… - Willing to Die for the Lord Jesus – Acts 21:13 July 29, 2017 - Then Paul answered, “Why are you weeping and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem… - Avoiding a Beating – Acts 22:25 July 30, 2017 - As they stretched him out to flog him, Paul said to the centurion standing there, “Is it legal for you to flog a Roman citizen… - Following Through on Commitments – Acts 23:12 July 31, 2017 - The next morning some Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves with an oath not to eat or drink until they had killed Paul. -… - Fearing the Consequences – Acts 24:25 August 1, 2017 - As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, “That’s enough for now! You may leave. When I… - A Dead Man Named Jesus – Acts 25:19 August 2, 2017 - 25-30 years prior to this Paul was in the camp claiming Jesus was dead. So what happened? He encountered the resurrected Jesus and it turned… - Demonstrating Repentance – Acts 26:20 August 3, 2017 - Demonstrate your conversion by your deeds. - A Gracious Answer to Prayer – Acts 27:23-24 August 20, 2018 - Last night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve stood beside me and said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul.… - Paul’s Prison Ministry – Acts 28:30-31 August 27, 2018 - Paul spent two years under Roman arrest. But his prison ministry was exceedingly fruitful. Don't let your circumstances keep you from faithful serving God.