Acts

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God’s Power for God’s Purpose

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: God’s Power > God

Series: God’s Power

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Acts 1:8; 2:1-4 James C. Denison These are some of the hardest days I can remember. Hurricane disaster relief continues in Galveston and the Gulf Coast, where more than a thousand Baptist churches were destroyed or affected and millions of people are still displaced. The hurricane’s economic impact is currently […]

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God’s Power for God’s Purpose

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: The Church > Church

Series: None

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Acts 1:1-8 James C. Denison Have you ever run out of gas? I don’t mean figuratively but literally. These days our cars tell us how many miles we have left in the tank, and all kinds of lights and bells go off when we get close. It wasn’t always that […]

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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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The Faith of the First Christians

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Acts; God’s Power for God’s Purpose

God’s Power for God’s Purpose The Faith of the First Christians Dr. Jim Denison Acts 1 A friend once sent me some statements taken from performance evaluation sheets of government employees. Among them: “His men would follow him anywhere, but only out of morbid curiosity.” “Got into the gene pool while the lifeguard wasn’t watching.” […]

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When Will Jesus Return?

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: Theology > Second Coming

Series: Y2K

When Will Jesus Return? Acts 1:6-11 Dr. Jim Denison At one time Martin Luther thought the Pope was the Antichrist, and expected Jesus’ return during his lifetime. Christopher Columbus thought the world would end in 1656, and that his explorations would lead a Christian army in the final crusade to convert the world. Charles Taze […]

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When Will Jesus Return?

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: Theology > Second Coming

Series: Hard Questions

When will Jesus return? Dr. Jim Denison Martin Luther thought the Pope was the Antichrist, and expected Jesus’ return during his lifetime. Christopher Columbus thought the world would end in 1656, and that his explorations would lead a Christian army in the final crusade to convert the world. Charles Taze Russell, founder of the Jehovah’s […]

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Writing Acts 29

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: The Apostolic Church for Today

Writing Acts 29 Acts 1.1-8 Dr. Jim Denison This morning we have an unusual Scripture passage—the entire book of Acts. Don’t worry—we won’t be reading the text past lunch. For the rest of January we’ll be discussing themes within the Apostolic Christian movement, the church of the Book of Acts. And so today we’ll overview […]

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