Pentecost

Acts 2:1-13 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Day of Pentecost 2 When the day of Pentecost [a]had come, they were all together in one place.2 And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared to them tongues as of […]

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Mother’s Day Sermon

Matthew 20:20-28 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Preferment Asked 20 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to [a]Jesus with her sons, bowing down and making a request of Him. 21 And He said to her, “What do you wish?”She *said to Him, “Command that in Your kingdom these two sons of mine may sit […]

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While I’m Waiting…

Acts 1:12-26 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Upper Room 12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the [a]mount called [b]Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a [c]Sabbath day’s journey away. 13 When they had entered the city, they went up to the upper room where they were staying; that is, Peter and John and [d]James and Andrew, […]

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Acts 1:9-11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Ascension 9 And after He had said these things, He was lifted up while they were looking on, and a cloud received Him out of their sight. 10 And as they were gazing intently into [a]the sky while He was going, behold, two men in white clothing stood beside […]

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What is Christianity?

Acts 1:1-11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Introduction 1 The first account I [a]composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had [b]by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen. 3 To [c]these He also presented Himself […]

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Overview of a Church with Power

Acts 1 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he presented […]

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Remembering and Proclaiming the Cross

Luke 22:7-20 New International Version (NIV) The Last Supper 7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. 8 Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.” 9 “Where do you want us to prepare for it?” they asked. 10 He replied, “As […]

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The Good, The Bad, The Sad

Luke 19:28-44 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Triumphal Entry 28 After He had said these things, He was going on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 When He approached Bethphage and Bethany, near the [a]mount that is called Olivet, He sent two of the disciples, 30 saying, “Go into the village ahead of you; there, as you enter, […]

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The Spirit Controlled Life

Romans 8:9-17 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 9 However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him. 10 If Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of […]

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