Sermons from May 2007
The Gentiles Receive the Gospel, Part 2
Acts 10:34-48 Having arrived at Cornelius’s house in Caesarea, Peter now begins to preach the Gospel to Cornelius’s household. He begins by defending his actions in sharing this message with the Gentiles – reflecting on the fact that God does not show partiality.
The Gentiles Receive the Gospel, Part 1
Acts 10:23-33 Peter travels to Caesarea to meet with Cornelius. We see: * Cornelius’s eager reception of Peter * His eagerness to hear the Gospel
Modern Church History: The Rise of Ecumenicity; Expansion and Renewal
This week, we conclude the 3rd quarter of year 4 in our curriculum on modern church history, focusing on the Ecumenical movement.
Acts 10:9-23 As Cornelius’s servants approach, Peter is in prayer on the roof at around midday. The Lord sends him a vision in order to show him he must not be bigoted against the Gentiles to whom he is about to be sent to preach.
The Lord Turns to the Gentiles
Acts 10:1-8 The Lord begins the spread of the Gospel to the Gentiles. He does this by commanding Cornelius, an Italian Centurion living in Caesarea, to find Peter and hear the Gospel from him.
Modern Church History: Roman Catholicism and the New Cults
Today, we covered the various cults that resemble and differ from Roman Catholicism.
Many Believed in the Lord
Acts 9:32-43 Peter performs two miracles of note which are recorded for us here: the healing of Aeneas’s 8-year paralysis in Lydda and the raising of the faithful disciple Tabitha from the dead at Joppa. By these amazing signs, many in both towns were converted.
He Brings Life from the Dead
Ephesians 2:1-10 Having seen the conversion of the Apostle Paul in previous messages, we pause to consider the great doctrine that underlies that event – the sovereignty of God in the salvation of sinners.
Modern Church History: The Resurgence of Evangelicalism, Part 2
This morning we continue to study the revival of Evangelicalism in the early-to-mid 20th century. Please note that due to a technical issue, the last 10-15 minutes of the recording are obscured.
From Hater to Hated
Acts 9:19-31 Having been converted, Saul now begins to serve God, entering the Synagogues and preaching. At first, the Jews are shocked by his transformation and the Christians are afraid that his conversion is false.
Acts 9:10-19 Having convicted Saul on the road to Damascus and struck him with blindness, the Lord now calls on Ananias to relieve Saul’s suffering.
Modern Church History: The Resurgence of Evangelicalism, Part 1
This morning we study the revival of Evangelicalism in the early-to-mid 20th century.