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Schiedam - May 26 2013 - Mission sunday

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Sermon Notes 26 May 2013

 

Sis. Ching Lansang

 

A SPIRIT-FILLED CHURCH GROWS

 

The results of Pentecost –Acts 2:41-47

Harvest of souls – 3,000 were added to their number v.41

Holding the Harvest - learning together, fellowship among brethren, breaking bread and praying together v.42

Holy Spirit at work – wonders and signs evident; there is unity and favor with people; new believers added to their number vv. 43-47

Glorifying the name of Jesus -Acts 3:1-26

Jesus is Healer - “In the name of Jesus of Nazareth walk! V.6

Jesus is the Son of God- source of the miracle healing v.16

Jesus is Savior – repent and be forgiven, be refreshed v.19

Persecution, Prayer & Power- Acts 4:1-37

Apostles Defending the Name of Jesus – “There is no other name in heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” V.12

Religious Council Opposing the Name of Jesus – disciples forbidden not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus. V18

Church calling on the Name of Jesus in Prayer – vv. 23-30

Called on the Sovereign Lord for power to preach and heal the sick; boldness in the face of opposition and to glorify the name of Jesus.

Holy Spirit’s Infilling Power – came upon the disciplesv.31

Why miracles happen in Jesus name?
To show compassion and meet a need, to glorify Jesus as His followers and to preach the good news of salvation in Jesus name. The Holy Spirit gives power for wonders and power for witness.
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