Stephen’s defense of the the false accusations of Acts 6 in Acts 7 draws together the amazing unity between the Old Testament and Jesus, exposing the wickedness within the human heart. Stephen is killed for his zeal, becoming the first Christian martyr.
Michael Bells / Feb. 16th 2016 / Acts 7
Acts 6 Ed Stetzer said: “It is not that God has a mission for his church, it is that God has a church for his mission”? Why can’t you honestly say: “I love Jesus, but I hate the church”? Pastor Mike suggested that, from this passage, there are 3 marks of a multiplying church: Cares … Continue reading Acts 6
Michael Bells / Feb. 8th 2016 / Acts 6
Series: Stuff Happens
We all have habitual sins that seem to plague us. Whether it’s gossip, lust, greed, or envy, we falter in one place or another. Instead of wishing for deliverance, God calls us to work at our sins in order to become the people he created us to be. Last week, we learned that there are many … Continue reading Sin Happens