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Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)

Sermons on Acts

The First Martyr – Acts 6:8 – 8:4

As a result of Stephen’s death, there breaks out a great persecution against the Church; which results in a great dispersion of the Church; which results in widespread evangelism by the Church. Despite the attempts to smother the gospel, the gospel spreads further still. Like trying to blow out a fire but instead only spreading sparks further…

Unstoppable Gospel – Acts 5:12-42

The Gospel is always opposed; but the Gospel is never ultimately defeated. If Jesus was rejected and persecuted, then those who follow him faithfully will be as well. Yet, persecution serves only to strengthen the resolve of Christ’s disciples, and further the spread of that which it intends to stop. In this passage, we see…

Divine Power – Acts 3:1-26

The Gospel is Divine power. It is “the power of God for the salvation of all who believe.” This miracle is an example of the Divine power that the gospel brings. If we have come to Christ in faith, then we have become recipients of that Divine power; and we can be conduits of that Divine…

The Holy Spirit – Acts 2:1-41

In Acts 2 we see the pouring out of the Holy Spirit upon the Church on the day of Pentecost. In this event, we learn that 1) The Spirit is the powerful presence of God to empower His church; 2) The Spirit enables the communication of the Gospel to all people; and 3) The Spirit democratizes the knowledge…

The Twelve Apostles – Acts 1:12-26

Judas’ had betrayed Jesus by handing him over to his enemies. Yet, his betrayal only served to accomplish what God had planned. Here in Acts, he is replaced so that there are once again 12 Apostles of Jesus Christ. In this passage, we learn about the Nature of God’s plan, and the Unique Role of…