Conversion of Simon the Sorcerer

Text: Acts 8:9-24 Conversion Requires Humility (v. 9-12) God’s Message is Different (v. 10,12) A Christian Can Sin (v. 21-23) What Must We Do when We Sin? (v. 22,24)

Our Attitude toward God’s Word

Text: Nehemiah 8 Attitude of the Listeners (v. 1-6) They wanted to hear (v. 1) They paid attention (v. 3) They were not in a hurry (v. 3) They respected it (v. 5) They were humble (v. 6) How the Speaker Presented It (v. 7-8) Read from the book Translated to give the sense – […]

Sound the Alarm

Text: Hosea 5:8 The Watchman’s Duty – Ezekiel 3:17-21 Sound the Alarm Judah (v. 10) – moved the boundary; went beyond their allotment Ephraim (v. 11) – followed man’s commands How Did they Get in this Condition? Lack of knowledge (Hosea 4:6) Corrupt priests (Hosea 4:6-10) Spirit of harlotry (Hosea 4:11-5:4) Problem with pride (Hosea […]

Plan of Salvation

The Great Commission – Mark 16:15-16; Matthew 28:19-20; Luke 24:46-49 Conversions in the Book of Acts – Acts 2:37-41; 8:5-13; 8:35-39; 9:3-18 (22:16); 10:44-48; 16:14-15; 16:30-34 Consistency or Contradiction? Great Commission – belief, repentance, baptism Conversions in Acts – belief, repentance, confession, baptism Why the difference? Belief includes confession (Romans 10:9-10)