Making Disciples of All Nations

Acts of the Apostles

A Sermon Series in the Book of Acts

Final Destination

This sermon closes out our study of the Book of Acts.  Paul arrives in Rome and his last recorded teaching in the Book of Acts is a direct message to the Jewish leaders in Rome.  Your eyes see, yet never perceive.  Your ears hear, but never understand.  Your hearts have grown dull… may this never be true of us! [No audio available…

A Renewed Resolution

In the final week of our Advent series we want to look at what it means that God resolved to redeem a lost and hopeless world.  The birth of Christ is clear testimony that not only has God promised to save us, but He is a God of His word.  Are we?  What is it that God has resolved and how are…

On Trial for Hope

Acts 23:1-11 Paul is on trial before the Jewish Council.  As he begins his defense, he says, “I am on trial in respect to the hope and the resurrection of the dead.”  It is a massive statement that we can easily miss.  What does he mean and how does this apply to our lives?  That is the focus of today’s message.

Paul’s Defense

Acts 22:1-22 Paul has nearly been killed by the mob in the temple.  Now, while being carried out of the courtyard by Roman soldiers, Paul asks the Roman Tribune for an opportunity to address the crowd.  Here is his defense, he was called by God… what could he do but obey?

A Riot in Ephesus

Acts 19:21-40 Paul’s ministry in Ephesus has impacted the city and all of Asia so profoundly that the temple of Artemis is in jeopardy!  The artisans riot in an attempt to overcome the gospel message.  But God is on the move in Asia and it will never, ever be the same.

The Ministry of Jesus in Ephesus

Acts 19:1-20 Ephesus was the most important city in Asia and a trade center of the Roman Empire.  The temple of Artemis of the Ephesians was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.  In this passage we see the dramatic and profound impact that the gospel has on this great but very dark city.  The word of Lord increases and…