Remember, that all people are your kind of people. Each person has the capacity to respond to the Gospel because Jesus is always opening hearts. There is no room for any kind of racism in the church of God. There is no cliques, based on race or gender or wealth, status or anything else. We […]
In this sermon we look at seven things that we can glean from this chapter that are very instructive for us today. We read about the persistent preaching of God’s Word into the cultures of that day despite persecution and troubles.
Paul reveals to us what a healthy church looks like. The theme is this, “A healthy church is a church made up of people from all kinds of backgrounds, learning constantly from the Word, with a wonderful outward focus.” The church in Antioch is a real example to us of what a healthy church looks […]
This text looks at a watershed moment in history that would see the Gospel overcoming prejudice, racial hatred and tradition as Peter, the Apostle’s life is changed for ever as the Holy Spirit is active in the early church.
If God can convert a person like Saul, then we should feel confident that no-one is able to stand against the power of God. God can change the hardest hearts and he does so through revealing himself to sinners. We can confidently pray for the salvation of our friends and family because God can do […]
The Gospel was for the whole world, first for the Jews and then for the Gentiles and yet up to this point of time, everyone seemed comfortable in Jerusalem, and it seemed nobody was thinking about the Gentiles, the nations who were lost in their sin. I can’t help but say this is so significant. […]
Stephen’s speech is a watershed moment in the history of the church of God! The word “Watershed” has taken on the meaning of a big change in how people do or think about something. I am only going to look at one aspect of this today. I will concentrate on the Temple rather than he […]