Acts


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Have You Been Baptized Today?

Scripture: Acts 2

Topic: The Church > Baptism

Series: God’s Power

Have You Been Baptized Today? Acts 2:40-41 James C. Denison We’re walking through Acts 1-4 and the earliest Christian faith, seeking keys to the power of God for our lives today. We began by observing the early church as they prayed for the power of the Spirit at the risk of their lives. They knew […]

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How to Kill a Lion

Scripture: Acts 5

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Lessons from the Life of Peter

Topical Scripture: Acts 5:1–11 These are actual label instructions on consumer goods: On a Sears hair dryer: Do not use while sleeping. On a bag of Fritos: You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside. On some Swanson frozen dinners: Serving suggestion: defrost. On Marks & Spencer Bread Pudding: Product will be hot […]

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How to Move the World

Scripture: Acts 12

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: Lessons from the Life of Peter

Topical Scripture: Acts 12:1–5 Archimedes, who died in 212 BC, was the first scientist to recognize the power of the lever. He once famously said, “Give me a place to stand and rest my lever, and I can move the Earth.” We will learn today how to use that lever. Oswald Chambers noted: “Prayer does […]

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How You Can Change Your World

Scripture: Acts 3

Topic: Missions > Church

Series: Changing a Changing World

How You Can Change Your World Acts 3:1-10 Dr. Jim Denison A new series of New Testaments has just been released for evangelistic purposes. It profiles well-known athletes who talk openly about their faith in Jesus. For instance, the football issue profiles Dallas Cowboys tackle Chad Hennings, who says, “God showed his great love for […]

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How Your Church Can Change the World

Scripture: Acts 13

Topic: Missions > Church

Series: Changing a Changing World

How Your Church Can Change the World Acts 13:1-5 Dr. Jim Denison Stan Parks, son of Keith Parks, the former president of the International Mission Board, is a missionary to Indonesia for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. He is here today to share with us how what God is doing in Indonesia and how our church […]

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Jedi Spirituality

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: Occasions > Christmas

Series: A Season of Hope

Jedi Spirituality Acts 1:3-14 Dr. Jim Denison You have probably heard the news that America’s ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, will not return to his position. You may have missed the other piece of important U.N. news: A pair of London science fiction enthusiasts are petitioning the world body to recognize the Jedi […]

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Learning to Live in the Spirit

Scripture: Acts

Topic: Holy Spirit > God

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Learning to Live in the Spirit: An introduction to the book of Acts Dr. Jim Denison Book of Acts overview West Texans know the difference between a “flush-pump” well and an “artesian” well. A flush-pump well is drilled down to a water source; the tubing and pump handle are installed; […]

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Making Room for the Gentiles

Scripture: Acts 11

Topic: Evangelism > Church

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Making Room for the Gentiles Dr. Jim Denison Acts 11 Jacob Walker was a lighthouse keeper on Robbin’s Reef, off the rocky shore of New England. After years of faithfully minding the light, he became ill and died. His wife buried his body on the mainland, in view of the […]

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Once Every 365, 250 Days

Scripture: Acts 16

Topic: Occasions > New Year

Series: None

Once Every 365,250 Days Acts 16:6-15 Dr. Jim Denison Days like yesterday don’t come along very often. In fact, it has been 365,250 days since the world last stepped into a new millennium. And a few things have changed since then. Restaurants now have entire dining rooms for cell-phone users. The military has developed miniature […]

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