Hearing God's voice is essential to your walk with God. There are several basic questions you must ask yourself. Have you trusted Christ? Do you have the Holy Spirit? Have you surrendered yourself to Christ in this matter? Do you see God's mission as primary, not secondary. Is there anything biblical that would disallow it? Will this help you grow? Preached at Bent Tree...
Speaker: Pete Briscoe
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10, Acts 9:1-18
“When Jesus was preparing to return to his father, he commissioned his friends to go—to astronomically expand the impact of their lives. He called them to action in Acts 1:8; to a mission that spanned the globe. “You shall be my witnesses in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria and to the ends of the earth.” Our mission is the same today, though our individual areas of impact...
Speaker: Max Lucado
Scripture: Acts 1 - 12
Topic: Small Groups
The story of Paul and Ananias teaches us much about healing relational scars. Take your hurt and be honest in the presence of God. Articulate your pain and anger to Him. Allow God to bring His redeeming love into your story. When we are in pain, we pull away from others, the very people God brings into our lives to help us to receive healing. Because Saul was able to receive...
Speaker: Heather Zempel
Scripture: Acts 9:1-7, Acts 9:10, Acts 22:11-17, Psalm 3:7, Psalm 22:1
Topic: Emotional Health
The New Testament church described in the book of Acts provides a model for future generations. Although conflicts and problems emerge that every Christian church encounters, the Holy Spirit's presence in these fledgling believers produces a vital testimony to the world.
Scripture: Acts 1 - 20
“Every one should get what they deserve.” If a teen studies, works hard, and succeeds in high school, then that teen should be allowed to go to college. If a woman goes to work everyday, gives her best effort, and accomplishes the requirements of her job, then she should be able to provide for her family. If a man doesn’t steal, doesn’t kill, and works to keep the law,...
Author: Jeff Elkins
Scripture: Ephesians 2:8-9, Acts 9:1-18