Monthly Archives: March 2017

April 2, 2017 “Faithful to God’s Call” – Acts 6 – CD#1640

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Stephen was a Christian man full of faith and power, and he was serving tables in obedience to God’s call (Acts 6).  I have heard ministry referred to as “the highest calling.” But there is no one particular “highest calling”.

If you are a Christian, whatever God has called you to do is your highest calling.  If it is serving tables, then do it as unto the Lord. The Bible encourages Christians: “And whatever you do in word of deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus” (Col.3:17). I am what I am for the Lord because of His calling upon my life. It is important that I be faithful to His call.

March 26,2017 “Dead or Alive” Acts 5 – cd#1639

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If you are living without any consciousness of God, then the Bible declares that you are dead! You can have all the bodily functions, such as breathing, thinking, or talking, but if you have no awareness of God, if you have made no place for God in your life, the Bible says you are spiritually dead  Acts 5.  The Bible says you must be born again to be alive (John 3).

Spiritual death is worse than physical death. It is much more to be feared than physical death.  Jesus said; “Do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.”   Matthew 10:28

Mar.19,2017 “Power In Righteous Prayer” Acts 4 – CD#1638

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The disciples of Christ didn’t just rush into their prayers and petitions. They took time, first of all, to worship the Lord. (Acts 4:23-37).  Prayer should always begin with worship, with a time of reflecting on God’s Word, and quietness before the Lord. Then we bring our prayers and petitions, as we recognize the righteousness of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.    We should always acknowledge our Father to whom we are coming in prayer, and realize that He has everything in His hands. Worship gives us perspective, and then are we ready to bring our petitions to Him and receive God’s righteous power from on High.

3/12/17 “Christ Our Cornerstone” – Acts 4 – CD#163

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A real Christian is an odd number, anyway.    He feels supreme love for the One whom he has never seen; talks often each day to Someone he cannot see; expects to go to heaven on the virtue of Another; empties himself in order to be full; admits he is wrong so he can be declared right; goes down in order to get up; is strongest when he is weakest; richest when he is poorest, and happiest when he feels the worst.                                                                                                                                                                                             He dies so he can live; forsakes in order to have; gives away so he can keep; sees the invisible; hears the inaudible’ and knows that which passes understanding.” — A. W. Tozer.

Spring Your Clock Forward This Sunday 

3/517 – “In The Name of Jesus” – Acts 3 – CD#1636

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Notice the characteristics of the people used by God. Peter and John are two men God used in mighty ways (Acts 3). When we look at their lives we see right away that they were men of prayer; and God uses men and women of prayer. That should not surprise us.

Certainly, if I want God to use my life I need to be in daily contact with Him. I need to seek His guidance. I need to seek His counsel. I should never act apart from God’s directions.

Peter and John were men of prayer; they were looking to their Lord, Jesus Christ for guidance, strength, and wisdom.