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ACTS: The Gospel Advances

Over the next several chapters, we will begin to witness the spread of the Gospel as persecution begins to force Christians to move outside the walls of Jerusalem. We will learn more about the man named Saul, the great persecutor of the church, and his transformational encounter with Jesus. We will also see the Holy Spirit come upon Gentiles (non-Jews) and we will walk with the disciples as they begin to more fully realize the magnitude of what the good news of Jesus means for the entire world, not just the people of Israel. Then with Saul, who would soon be "Paul", now championing the cause of Christ and boldly proclaiming Jesus to anyone who would hear, we will be encouraged and challenged as we learn about how the Gospel continues to advance during the 1st century.

As we get ready to jump back into the book of Acts this summer, let's review what we have studied so far...

We started out with the resurrected Jesus promising the gift of the Holy Spirit to his disciples before ascending into heaven. Then, the Holy Spirit came upon the disciples in an extraordinary way and empowered Peter to preach a powerful sermon where many people were saved. And the Church was born. As the early church began to grow in Jerusalem, we followed their journey as opposition came against them from the Jewish religious leaders. Even with challenges and persecution increasing, the Lord continued to grow the church in Jerusalem and we wrapped up our study in Acts 7 with the stoning of Stephen.

Over the next several chapters, we will begin to witness the spread of the Gospel as persecution begins to force Christians to move outside the walls of Jerusalem. We will learn more about the man named Saul, the great persecutor of the church, and his transformational encounter with Jesus. We will also see the Holy Spirit come upon Gentiles (non-Jews) and we will walk with the disciples as they begin to more fully realize the magnitude of what the good news of Jesus means for the entire world, not just the people of Israel. Then with Saul, who would soon be "Paul", now championing the cause of Christ and boldly proclaiming Jesus to anyone who would hear, we will be encouraged and challenged as we learn about how the Gospel continues to advance during the 1st century.

Join us on Sunday mornings at 9am or 10:45am during our morning worship services and get involved in a community group as well this summer as we continue to discuss our way through the book of Acts!

July 24, 2016

Jesus: Dead or Alive

Speaker: James Faughtenberry Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 25

July 10, 2016

Paul Survives and Advances

Speaker: Kevin Barnes Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 23, Romans 13:1–13:5, 1 Peter 2:13–2:15

July 3, 2016

Paul’s Testimony

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 22, 2 Corinthians 5:18–5:19

November 29, 2015

2nd Mission Completed

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 18:18–18:22

November 22, 2015

Paul In Corinth

Speaker: Derrick Abell Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 18:1–18:17

November 15, 2015

Paul In Athens

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 17:16–17:34

October 18, 2015

Back To the Mission

Speaker: Rob Christian Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 16:1–16:15

September 6, 2015

The Gospel Advances

Speaker: Derrick Abell Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 15:22–15:41

August 30, 2015

The Jerusalem Council

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 15:1–15:21

August 23, 2015

First Missionary Journey Completes

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 14:8–14:28

August 16, 2015

The Gospel in Iconium

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 14:1–14:7

August 9, 2015

Antioch In Pisidia

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 13:13–13:52

August 2, 2015

Paul's First Missionary Journey

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 13:1–13:12

July 26, 2015

Persecution Increases

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 12:1–12:25

July 19, 2015

Gentile Salvation Defended

Speaker: Rob Christian Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 11:1–11:18

July 12, 2015

The Church At Antioch

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 11:19–11:30

July 5, 2015

Christianity Comes to the Gentiles

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 10:1–10:48

June 28, 2015

Peter Performs Miracles

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 9:32–9:35

June 21, 2015

Saul Preaches To The Jews

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 9:19–9:31

June 14, 2015

Ananias: A Bold Obedience

Speaker: Derrick Abell Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 9:10–9:19

June 7, 2015

On the Road to Damascus

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 9:1–9:9

May 31, 2015

The Ethiopian Eunuch

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 8:26–8:40

May 24, 2015

The Samaritans Receive the Gospel

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: New Testament Passage: Acts 8:1–8:25

May 17, 2015

The Jerusalem Review

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: ACTS: The Gospel Advances Topic: Biblical Overview Passage: Acts 1:1–8:1

June 25, 2017

Experience Spiritual Freedom from the Cross

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: Colossians: The Supremacy of Christ Topic: New Testament Passage: Colossians 2:6–2:15

June 18, 2017

The Challenge Of Manhood

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: Individual Sermons Topic: Topical Passage: Genesis 3:1–3:19, Ephesians 5:22–5:23, Psalm 78:5–78:7, Ephesians 6:4, Proverbs 13:24