Acts 1:1-8 – How Do We Get There From Here?
The book of Acts tells us where we came from and how we should move forward as Christ’s Body on the earth.
Acts 1:9-26 – Wait Watchers Wields Results
The disciples watch the Lord ascend, wait for the Holy Spirit and turn to Scripture to solve the issue of replacing Judas with a new apostle.
Acts 2:1-13 – It’s Not Greek To Me
The Day of Pentecost means the birth of the Church and the arrival of the Holy Spirit in a dynamic new way, showing the tender, personal love of God.
Acts 2:14-24 – Peter, Peter, Sermon Speaker
Peter delivers the Church age’s very first sermon ever, rooted in Scripture.
Acts 2:25-39 – Can I Get A Witness?
Peter gives testimony as an eyewitness to Christ’s resurrection and an expert witness concerning Old Testament prophecy.
Acts 2:40-47 – Character Reference
The Church is established and takes on a communal form. Is this the blueprint for what every local church should be?
Acts 3:1-10 – Compassion And A Rationale
Peter and John head to a prayer meeting and give us the first recorded outreach of the church age. What does it teach us about compassion and evangelism today?
Acts 3:11-26 – Guilty As Charged
Peter preaches a sermon in Solomon’s Colonnade declaring that Jesus is the Messiah foretold in the Old Testament.
Acts 4:1-12 – I’m Not The One On Trial Here
Peter and John and brought to trial before the Sanhedrin, but the tables turn as Peter convicts them of crucifying the Lord Christ.
Acts 4:13-22 – The Original Amateur Hour
The Sanhedrin marvel at Peter and John, who are ‘amateurs’ in their minds, yet preach with power and authority.
Acts 4:23-31 -The Volunteer State
After being released from custody, Peter and John together with the church go to prayer and volunteer to serve the Lord, no matter the difficulties ahead.
Acts 4:32-5:11 – Name Recognition
We are introduced to 3 new characters: Barnabas, Ananias and Sapphira. They have very similar beginnings, but very different endings and legacies.
Acts 5:12-21 – Don’t Call Us, He’ll Call You
As God’s dramatic work continues to unfold, the apostles demonstrate the importance of being focused on your calling while flexible to the Holy Spirit.
Acts 5:21-42 – Name Droppers
The Sanhedrin demands that the apostles stop teaching in the name of Jesus, but they respond with supernatural boldness and meekness.
Acts 6:1-7 – Simon, We Have A Problem
A big problem threatens to split the church and the Apostles response is: This isn’t our area. You handle it yourselves.
Acts 6:8-15 – The Crown
Stephen, one of the most remarkable Christians in the books of Acts, is suddenly hurtled toward martyrdom, despite his incredible potential and God’s great grace in his life.
Acts 7:1-53 – The Stories We Tell
Stephen retells some of Israel’s most famous stories, revealing to the Sanhedrin that they were part of the long history of resistance against God’s work and chosen deliverers.
Acts 7:54-8:4 – There’s Good News And Bad News
Stephen’s death kicks off a new era of Church history and the launching of the Good News into the lands outside of Jerusalem.
Acts 8:5-25 – Mega Man
Philip heads into a Samaritan city to preach the Gospel and encounters a man named Simon who wants everyone to know how great he is.