Sunday Message: Firmly Flexible

November 7, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 20:1-6 And when the Jews plotted against him as he was about to sail to Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia. Acts 20:3 Sermon Main Idea: The Church adapts its PLANS to fit God’s PLAN. Text Notes: Paul’s THWARTED plans go according to God’s PLAN. (v.1-6) God’s powerContinue reading “Sunday Message: Firmly Flexible”

Sunday Message: The Christian Response to Chaos

October 31, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 19:21-41 Meanwhile, some were shouting one thing and some another, because the assembly was in confusion, and most of them did not know why they had come together.  Acts 19:32 Sermon Main Idea: Keep CALM for God is in CONTROL. Text Notes: Ephesus ERUPTS over the Gospel. (v.23-29) PaulContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Christian Response to Chaos”

Sunday Message: The Irreplaceable Ingredient

October 24, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 19:11-20 One day the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know about, but who are you?” Acts 19:15 Sermon Main Idea: SERVICE to Christ requires SURRENDER to Christ. There is no substitute. Text Notes: God uses UNUSUAL means to meet people with His mercy. (v.11-12)Continue reading “Sunday Message: The Irreplaceable Ingredient”

Sunday Message: But Wait, There’s More!

October 17, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 19:1-10 Then Paul said, “John indeed baptized with a baptism of repentance, saying to the people that they should believe on Him who would come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.” Acts 19:4 Sermon Main Idea: The Church seeks to KNOW God fully as REVEALED in Jesus Christ.Continue reading “Sunday Message: But Wait, There’s More!”

Sunday Message: Taken Aside

October 10, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 18:18-28 After spending some time in Antioch, Paul set out from there and traveled from place to place throughout the region of Galatia and Phrygia, strengthening all the disciples. Acts 18:23 Sermon Main Idea: God receives His people to lead His people. Text Notes: Ending with praise and beginningContinue reading “Sunday Message: Taken Aside”

Sunday Message: What the Church Needs

October 3, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 18:1-17  Now the Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, “Do not be afraid, but speak, and do not keep silent; for I am with you, and no one will attack you to hurt you; for I have many people in this city.” have many peopleContinue reading “Sunday Message: What the Church Needs”

Sunday Message: Our Objective in God’s Mission

September 26, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 17:16-34 However, some men joined him and believed, among them Dionysius the Areopagite, a woman named Damaris, and others with them. Acts 17:34 Sermon Main Idea: The Church delivers the Gospel; God delivers the sinner. Text Notes: Paul is compelled to preach the Gospel in Athens (v.16-18) The GospelContinue reading “Sunday Message: Our Objective in God’s Mission”

Sunday Message: The Focus of Our Energy

September 19, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 17:1-15 The people here were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, since they welcomed the message with eagerness and examined the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so. Acts 17:11 Sermon Main Idea: The Holy Spirit energizes the Church for doing God’s Work and seeking God’s Word.Continue reading “Sunday Message: The Focus of Our Energy”

Sunday Message: The Right Thing to Do with Our Rights

September 12, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 16:34-40 “But Paul said to them, “They have beaten us openly, uncondemned Romans, and have thrown us into prison. And now do they put us out secretly? No indeed! Let them come themselves and get us out.”“ Acts 16:37 Sermon Main Idea: The Church prioritizes Christian obedience over civicContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Right Thing to Do with Our Rights”

Sunday Message: The Point of Praise

September 5, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 16:19-34 “About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.“ Acts 16:25 Sermon Main Idea: Praising God in persecution points people to Jesus. Text Notes: Serving God leads to suffering for God. (v.19-24) Suffering for God leads to praisingContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Point of Praise”