Sermons on Acts

Sermons on Acts

Hope Lowertown in 2020 (Lowertown St. Paul)

Acts 2:42-47 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. 46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and…

Why do we plant churches? (Downtown Minneapolis)

Matthew 28:16-20 16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I…

How should the church address current cultural realities on sexuality? (Lowertown St. Paul)

Acts 8:26-3 26 Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” 27 So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, an important official in charge of all the treasury of the Kandake (which means “queen of the Ethiopians”). This man had gone to Jerusalem to worship, 28 and on his way home was sitting in his chariot reading the Book of Isaiah the prophet. 29 The Spirit told Philip, “Go to that chariot…

Hope’s Vision: Part One

2017visioningnotes.pdf 2017visioning.pptx Isaiah 40:9 (ESV) 9ŒæGo on up to a high mountain, ŒæŒæŒæŒæO Zion, herald of good news;[b] ŒæŒæŒæŒælift it up, fear not; say to the cities of Judah, ŒæŒæŒæŒæäóìBehold your God!äó Revelation 21:3 (ESV) 3ŒæAnd I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, äóìBehold, the dwelling placeŒæof God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. Romans 10:8-15 8ŒæBut what does it…