Series: Acts: Jesus at Work Through the Church

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Acts: Jesus at Work Through the Church – Part 9 | Acts 27-28

The End of the Beginning I. The Road to the CROSS, in all its Varied FORMS (Luke 19-23; Acts 21-28)A. No SERVANT is GREATER than His MASTER (John 15:20; Luke 19:28; 22:68; 23:4,7; Acts 21:15; 22:30; 24:1; 25:23)B. A Road of STRUGGLE, Risk, and...

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Acts: Jesus at Work Through the Church – Part 8 | Acts 16:6-34

When the Gospel Goes on Mission I. The GOSPEL is for EVERYONEActs 16:9, 13-14, 16-18, 29-34A. Lydia: A GOD-FEARING BUSINESS WOMANB. Slave Girl: A DEMON-POSSESSED WITNESSC. Jailer: A PAGAN EX-SOLDIER II. The Gospel looks different with EveryoneA...

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Acts: Jesus at Work Through the Church – Part 7 | Acts 15

A Gospel Shaped Community I. Paul & Barnabas: INDWELT, EMPOWERED, WITNESSING (Acts 13-14)A. A Multi-ETHNIC FAITH Community Following KING JESUS (Acts 11:19-30; 13:1-3)B. SIGNS, SERMONS, and STONINGS! (Acts 13:4-14:20)C. “REPORTING all that...

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Acts: Jesus at Work Through the Church – Part 6 | Acts 10:1-48

Yet Another Example of God at Work I. A THREE-PART story. (v.1-48; Acts 1:1-2)A. God at work BEFORE the VISION. (v.1-8)B. God IS at work DURING. (v.9-22)C. God CONTINUES working AFTER. (v.23-48) Luke reminds us at at the very beginning that the...

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Acts: Jesus at Work Through the Church – Part 5 | Acts 9:1-19

Signposts of the Spiritual Journey I. Two DIFFERENT people, two SIMILAR stories. (v.1-19)A. Both SEEKING to live COMMITTED to the truth. (v.1-2,13-14)B. Saul – A DIFFICULT yet TRANSFORMATIVE moment. (v.1-9)C. Ananias – The CALL to a...

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Acts: Jesus at Work Through the Church – Part 4 | Selections from Acts 6:1-8:3

Jerusalem, Part 3 – The Ever Expanding Temple I. What we have SEEN this FAR. (Acts 1-5)A. A new HABITATION of the PRESENCE of God. (Acts 1:8)B. The TEMPLE is now EMBODIED. (Acts 2:1-4)C. The rhythm: INDWELT, empowered, WITNESSING. (Acts...

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Acts: Jesus at Work Through the Church – Part 3 | Selections from Acts 3:1-4:31

Jerusalem, Part 2 – A Clash Between Two Temples I. The EMBODIED temple goes to the BUILDING. (3:1-26)A. SHARING the divine LIFE. (3:1-10)B. An EXAMPLE of being a WITNESS (3:11-26)    1. HONESTY about the PAST...

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Acts: Jesus at Work through the Church – Part 2 | Acts 2:1-13, 42-47

Jerusalem, Part 1 – A Different Kind of Temple I. The GIFT that was coming ARRIVES. (1:4-5, 2:1-13)A. Sound of WIND and sight of FIRE. (v.2-3)B. They are FILLED with the SPIRIT. (v.4; 1:5)C. They are WITNESSES to the WONDERS of God. (1:8...

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Acts: Jesus at Work through The Church – Part 1 | Acts 1:1-11

Jesus Continues What He Started I. Luke/Acts: The CONTINUING work of JESUS. (v.1-5)A. He is ALIVE and WELL. (v.1-3)B. The MESSAGE has not CHANGED. (Lk. 4:43; v.3)C. The GIFT that is COMING. (v.4-5) For the season of Mission here at GBC we...

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