Messages on Acts
The Nicene Creed is important because it grounds us into one of the essentials of faith; the Holy Trinity. It spells out the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, the nature of God and the Holy Spirit and the co-equal nature and unity of God. It is a way for us to understand how God interacts and to see his character in human terms.
Acts 1:8, John 15:4-5, Romans 5:8 Making Disciples in the Wesleyan tradition means that it is practical and accountable. Practical in that we are engaged in the world in good works and sharing the gospel of Jesus and accountable in that we are engaged in small groups where we encourage, pray, study, and hold one another accountable. Wesley, through his formation of the “Holy Club” developed a way to be practical in faith, not just in worship and the sacraments.…
Acts 26:26-29 The king is familiar with these things, and I can speak freely to him. I am convinced that none of this has escaped his notice, because it was not done in a corner. Message Text Message Study Guide “Charity begins at home but should not end there.” Thomas Fuller Let us gather our gifts together andoffer them to God in gratitude and praise. Make your donation today! Watch the entire service here: 8:00 am Message 9:00 am Service …
When God disrupts our lives, it’s always to our benefit if we cooperate even if it becomes difficult to celebrate in the midst of adversity.
Good works are not our way into God’s favor or our way to salvation but they are our response to God’s gift to us.
This Sunday, we join the first disciples of the risen and living Christ to celebrate and reflect upon the Church’s Birthday. As we do we remember that Faith and Peace, Fellowship & Love, Prayers and Service to Others in His name built the first church and remain critical today to our JOY as the living, vibrant Body of Christ. throughout the world.