A Life Transformed by God ~ Acts 9:1-20

Now Saul, still breathing  threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,  and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.  As he was traveling, it happened … Read more

The Hound of Heaven Acts 8:25-40

In 1893, the poet, Francis Thompson, published a lengthy poem called the Hound of Heaven. I have read part of it for you before, but it fit so well with the subject today that I just had bring it to you again. The first part of the poem reads: I fled Him down the nights … Read more

Evidence That Demands a Verdict ~ Acts 3:2-18

How to Win a Case – Use Indisputable Evidence One of our modern day leaders of the faith is the man Jay Sekulow. Jay is a trial attorney who takes on the cases of Christian groups who have been wronged in some fashion. He has argued cases all the way up to the supreme court. Mr. … Read more

The Original Koinonia ~ A Vibrant Church

 So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls. And they (the church) devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. Acts 2:41-42   A Healthy Church Needs a Skilled Builder This is a picture of my father-in-law, … Read more

Reformed Baptist, Magnolia, Tx.

Only God Changes Hearts ~ Acts 2:37-41

When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?”  Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The … Read more

Reformed Baptist, Magnolia, Tx, Koinonia Church

Preaching the Gospel Means Preaching Jesus ~ Acts 2:21-36

Continued from ‘Death Could Not Hold Him…’‘ Preaching Jesus – God’s Chosen Method for Sharing the Gospel This kerygma, delivered by Peter under the inspiration and power of the Holy Spirit, had its intended effect. It reached its intended audience. And while we shouldn’t be surprised at all, there is  something very eye opening and … Read more