Tag Archives: evangelism

The Spirit Enables



Acts is crucial for connecting the gospel accounts of Jesus to the collection of letters that make up most of the New Testament books. Acts begins with the resurrected Jesus ascending into heaven triumphantly, leaving the apostles to waiting for empowerment from on high. And power is what they get. The Holy Spirit emboldens Peter and the rest of the Twelve to boldly proclaim that Jesus is Lord to the glory of the Father.

Acts 1:1-21

Taught Sunday morning, January 15, 2023 by Brad D Harris

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Peace with God



Peace is more than a cool down in hostilities.  In Hebrew, Shalom includes a wholeness from righteous rule that brings justice and fruitfulness for all.  And that kind of peace can only happen once we are at peace with God.  What does that mean?  Peace with God is when repentant sinners are surrendered to King Jesus to receive His forgiveness as purchased at His cross.  Hence He is known as the Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 9:6-7 and Romans 5:8-11

Taught Sunday morning, December 11, 2022 by Brad D Harris

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In the Beginning…



There is so much joy at the announcement and birth of Jesus the Messiah. The anticipation had built for so long with promises made and symbolic teasers revealed. We want to spend a couple weeks letting the excitement build as we approach this Christmas. And the beginning of the story is the beginning of it all – Genesis.

Genesis 1-3

Taught Sunday morning, November 6, 2022 by Brad D Harris

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Don’t Just Stand



We enjoyed having Jake and his family share with us their testimony of God’s faithfulness and their mission project in the other “battlefield town.”  Plus he preaches to us of the importance of Standing Firm and not falling away in challenging times.  But the Word of God calls us to more than standing, we need to be contributing to the kingdom of God.

Luke 19:11-27

Taught Sunday morning, October 16, 2022 by Jake McCandless

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From the ears to the Mouth



Now that our heart spoke through our mouth of our faith in Lord Jesus, now we are all sent with beautiful feet to tell others to hear of the good news of Jesus the Messiah so that they too can believe in their heart and confess with their mouth of their trust in Lord Jesus. And as we tell those in our circle of influence, we help send others to go beyond our circle to around the area and around the world.
www.gideons.org and www.bmaamerica.org

Romans 10:8-15

Recorded Saturday evening, August 27, 2022 by Brad D Harris

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Crucified with Christ



Paul says, “I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”

Galatians 2:20

Taught Sunday morning, July 10, 2022 by Brad D Harris

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Faithful to Teach



Paul and Barnabas start their first missionary journey by direction of Holy Spirit to go to Cyprus and to points beyond. Luke shares the sermon Paul preached when invited to speak at the synagogue in Antioch Pisidia. Starting in the Jewish Scriptures, he shows that God fulfills His promises through Jesus Christ, the Son of David, crucified and resurrected as promised. And through faith in Christ, we can be reconciled to God, forgiven of our sins against Him.

Acts 13:1-43

Taught Sunday morning, June 5, 2022 by Brad D Harris

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Faithful Witness



Stephen was full of faith and the Holy Spirit when he was chosen to help with the church’s ministry to the widows. But his testimony for Jesus angered the Jewish authorities who decided to try him for blasphemy. But it was them who was proven guilty of blasphemy against God and His Holy presence as murderers of God’s Messiah. Their outrage leads to the martyrdom of this faithful witness, but not before his testimony sets in motion the first great persecution of the church and sets a persecutor on the road to an unexpected end.

Acts 7

Taught Sunday morning, April 24, 2022 by Brad D Harris

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Pentecost Communion



Jesus promised that His people would be empowered to be His witnesses in word and action.  The Holy Spirit began to answer that promise on the Day of Pentecost, fifty days after the Resurrection.  Peter uses the occasion to proclaim Christ, crucified and risen, and forgiveness of sins through faith in Jesus’s name.  That reconciliation brings about fellowship both between God and humanity and among people.

Acts 2

Taught Sunday morning, April 10, 2022 by Brad D Harris

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Testify of Jesus



The Jewish holiday of Pentecost celebrated the harvest that was started at Passover and Feast of Firstfruits. And the crowd at this festival heard the sound of a tornado and flames of fire followed by the praises of God in languages beyond Judea and Galilee. The followers of Jesus used the opportunity to obey His command to be witnesses to the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Listen in as Peter gives the keynote message – Repent and be baptized.

Acts 2:22-39

Preached Sunday morning, May 23, 2021 by Brad D Harris

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