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The Gospel Reaches Samaria | Acts 8:1-17

The Gospel Reaches Samaria | Acts 8:1-17

January 17, 2021

The surprising way...

1) the Gospel gets to Samaria (v 1-8)

2) Samaria Responds to the Gospel (v 9-13)

3) the Spirit is Received in Samaria (v 14-17)

(You can watch the message here.)

Sometimes Great Failure Comes After Spiritual Success | Matthew 16

Sometimes Great Failure Comes After Spiritual Success | Matthew 16

January 17, 2021

Greg reminds us of Peter's tremendous error after his tremendous insight in Matthew 16.

Stephen’s Speech Before the Sanhedrin | Acts 7:1-53

Stephen’s Speech Before the Sanhedrin | Acts 7:1-53

January 11, 2021

This speech is the longest recorded in Acts. In it Stephen brilliantly weaves together multiple themes from the Old Testament to turn the tables on his accusers just before he is martyred.

(You can watch the message here.)

Your Kingdom Come | Matthew 6:5-14

Your Kingdom Come | Matthew 6:5-14

January 11, 2021

Greg leads us in prayer in the midst of a politically tumultuous time.

WCA Chapel Message: Three Ways to Become More Like Christ (24 mins)

WCA Chapel Message: Three Ways to Become More Like Christ (24 mins)

January 8, 2021

Philippians 2:19-30

Let us imitate Paul's Submission (v. 19, 23-24).

Let us imitate Timothy's Selflessness (v. 19-22).

Let us imitate Epaphroditus' Sacrifice (v. 25-30).

[Message given at the Westminster Christian Academy middle and high school chapel on January 8th, 2021. Outline borrowed from Dennis Johnson's excellent commentary. Photo from an earlier chapel message here.]

Stephen: A Portrait of the First Christian Martyr | Acts 6:8-15

Stephen: A Portrait of the First Christian Martyr | Acts 6:8-15

January 3, 2021

Who we admire matters a lot. Stephen is a wonderful example of Christian faithfulness in his short life as a believer. Let's see what we can learn.

(You can watch the message here.)

Jesus Forgives a Man and Heals Him | Mark 2:1-14

Jesus Forgives a Man and Heals Him | Mark 2:1-14

January 3, 2021

Jerry reminds us that forgiveness is a far more important gift than physical healing in this life.

Growing Pains in the Early Church | Acts 6:1-7

Growing Pains in the Early Church | Acts 6:1-7

December 28, 2020

Administrative blunders can be used by Satan to undermine the unity in any local church. This passage shows us how the Apostles responded to just such a situation with wisdom and integrity.

Mark adapted the title from Tony Merida and the points from Kevin DeYoung.

[You can watch the message here.]

The Seven Sayings of Jesus on the Cross

The Seven Sayings of Jesus on the Cross

December 28, 2020

Jerry walked us through the seven sayings of Jesus on the cross for our time of confession of sin.

Good News of Great Joy: A Savior is Born! | Luke 2:1-20

Good News of Great Joy: A Savior is Born! | Luke 2:1-20

December 21, 2020

Scott preached a powerful Christmas message from Luke's Gospel. If you are tempted to be bored or numb to the Christmas story, this would be a great message to invest time listening to. Pray that the Holy Spirit refreshes our hearts as we draw near the Son of God lying in a feeding trough.

(You can watch the full message here.)

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