First Church: To An Unknown God

First Church: To An Unknown God

Acts 17:16-33 16While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply distressed to see that the city was full of idols. 17So he argued in the synagogue with the Jews and the devout persons, and also in the marketplace every day with those who happened to be there....
First Church – Come Over and Help Us

First Church – Come Over and Help Us

Acts 16:9-15 9During the night Paul had a vision: there stood a man of Macedonia pleading with him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” 10When he had seen the vision, we immediately tried to cross over to Macedonia, being convinced that God had called us...
First Church – First Called Christians

First Church – First Called Christians

Acts 11:19-30 19Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that took place over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, and they spoke the word to no one except Jews. 20But among them were some men of Cyprus and Cyrene who, on coming to...
First Church – What God Has Made Clean

First Church – What God Has Made Clean

Acts 11:1-18 1Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. 2So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, 3saying, “Why did you go to uncircumcised men and eat with...
First Church – An Instrument Whom I Have Chosen

First Church – An Instrument Whom I Have Chosen

Acts 9:1-19 1Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, men or women, he might bring them...
First Church: Seven Chosen to Serve

First Church: Seven Chosen to Serve

Acts 6:1-7 1Now during those days, when the disciples were increasing in number, the Hellenists complained against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution of food. 2And the twelve called together the whole community of the...
First Church – Walking and Leaping and Praising God

First Church – Walking and Leaping and Praising God

Acts 3:1-10 1One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, at three o’clock in the afternoon. 2And a man lame from birth was being carried in. People would lay him daily at the gate of the temple called the Beautiful Gate so that he could...