Schiedam - May 26 2013 - Mission sunday
Post date: May 26, 2013 10:25:02 AM
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.