Sermons from April 2007
Acts 9:1-9 While Saul was still zealous in his opposition to Christians, Jesus intervenes to awaken him to his sin. We see that: * God’s mercy is selective, for although Saul is affected, those around him are not. * Saul is not immediately converted
The Ethiopian Eunuch
Acts 8:25-40 We admire the Providence of God as we see the way in which He arranges for the Ethiopian to hear the Gospel and be saved. We also see that this represents the breaking down of another barrier.
Modern Church History: Changes in Theology and Structure
This morning we study some attacks that Evangelical Christianity faced in the late 19th and early 20th century.
The Samaritans Receive the Spirit
Acts 8:14-24 The Apostles are sent from Jerusalem once they hear how God is blessing the labors of Philip. Through their ministry, Simon’s hypocrisy is revealed.
Simon, The Magician
Acts 8:9-13 As Philip began to preach to the Samaritans, he was entering a kingdom that was controlled by Satan. To deceive the Samaritans, the Devil had empowered a man named Simon to perform magic so that the people would follow him rather than God.
Modern Church History: The Life of Charles Spurgeon
You will need Flash Player to see this presentation. This morning we study the life and ministry of Charles Spurgeon.
The Samaritans Receive the Gospel
Acts 8:4-8 The persecution that was launched against the church scattered the disciples from Jerusalem and wherever they went, they boldly preached the Gospel. We review the account of Philip’s ministry among the Samaritans.
Acts 8:1-3 In the wake of Stephen’s martyrdom, we see: * The effects inside and outside the church * The escalating persecution of the church * The positive results God brought about through the persecution
Modern Church History: The American Church in the National Era, Part 3
This morning we conclude our study of the National Era of the Church in America.
Acts 7:51-60 Stephen’s faith and commitment to Christ in the face of his persecution stand as a witness.
The Proof of the Resurrection
Acts 17:16-34 Paul is visiting Athens and is greatly distressed to see the great amount of idolatry. The number of idols was so large in Athens that an altar had even been erected with the inscription ‘To an unknown god’. Paul preaches to them the good news of Jesus Ch
Modern Church History: The American Church in the National Era, Part 2
This morning we continue to study the National Era of the Church in America.