Sermon Archive (Page 54)

The Ministry Begins

As the church is now brought together and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we see the church now launched out into ministry. In this study we look at a miracle and a message. The miracle reveals the condition of man and the need for the gospel, and the message reveals that it’s all about Jesus! Bible Text: Acts 3:1-26

Not By Might, Nor By Power

Zechariah receives his fifth vision and this is a word for Zerubbabel. As he is leading the rebuilding of the temple, things just looked bleak. ‘Can this ever get finished, will this ever look like it used to?’, was their thought. But the Lord speaks a word of encouragement to Zerubbabel, reminding him that it’s not by his might or power, but by the Spirit of the Lord…

The Message and Model Of The Church

Peter continues to share with the onlookers there at Pentecost and explain to them what is going on. We’re seeing the birth of the church as the Holy Spirit is poured out. In our message today we look at the message of the church and the model of this early church. The message was all about Jesus, and the model of the church centred on simplicity. Bible Text: Acts…

The Birth Of The Church

Acts 2 is a pivotal chapter in the Bible. It’s the beginning of the church and the issuing of the power they’ll need through the Holy Spirit to go with the gospel. We look today at the baptism of the Holy Spirit: what it is, what it means, and why we need Him. Bible Text: Acts 2:1-21

The Night Visions

The work of rebuilding the temple was underway, but there was still some worry and doubt. The people were wondering: “Is God really going to see us through? Is God really leading us to do this?” Well, in a single night Zechariah receives 8 visions that are meant to encourage the people in Jerusalem and fill them with hope not only for their day, but for the future. God…

A Fresh Start

Some of the people of Israel have returned home from their captivity in Babylon and are now faced with a monumental task of rebuilding the temple. When opposition set in the work stopped and many of them just moved on to focus on their own lives. It was a discouraged and despondent group. But they were missing out on the blessings of God because of their apathy. So…