This is the third part of a multi-part sermon series intended to cover the entire Book of Acts. In this sermon supporting widows, deacons, the martyrdom of Stephen, persecutions, the conversion of Saul, miracles, the laying on of hands, and Simon Magus are discussed. Many may be surprised to hear the prophecy related to Simon Magus as well as what doctrines he was later condemned for promoting.
This is the second part of a multi-part sermon series intended to cover the entire Book of Acts. In this sermon miracles of healing and death are discussed. Questions are asked and answered such as: Should you obey God rather than men? Were any early professing Christians punished for covetousness and bearing false witness? Were Christians required to sell all for the common good? How did the apostles deal with threats, imprisonment, and beatings?
When was the Book of Acts written? Should you rely on Wikipedia? Who seems to have written the Book of Acts? Did Jesus speak of the kingdom of God after He was resurrected? What did Jesus tell the apostles to do? Does the true Church still cast lots? How many were faithful to Jesus 50 days after His resurrection? Did the apostles and devout Jews have misunderstandings about the Messiah? When did the New Testament church start?
The word Canada is not mentioned in the Bible. But the ancestors of the Canadians are. Which people in the Bible did the Anglo-Saxon Canadians descend from? Do Jewish sources teach that the Canadians descended from Ephraim or Joseph? What do biblical prophecies teach will happen to those people? Were they promised physical blessings? When did those blessings get realized? What about punishments? Will Canada be hit by more terrorism? Does Canada endorse aspects of biblical censorship? Does God have a 6000/7000 year plan that will affect Canada?
Will any Christians be protected physically during the Great Tribulation? Yes! Will all real Christians be protected physically during the Great Tribulation? No! There is a physical place of protection promised in scripture--but scriptures are clear that only some Christians will be protected there. Which Christians are promised protection? Which Christians are not promised protection?
Do you know what the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS)--the Mormons-- teach? Are there any similarities between Mormons and the Continuing Church of God? What about the millennium, Ten Commandments, the Sabbath, deification, military service, politics, ten lost tribes,and crosses? Is Christian deification a cultic doctrine? Did the early Christian church teach LDS or Church of God doctrines? How do these groups explain their history?
Can souls die? What is the first death? Can people physically die more than once? Is death like sleep? Did early Christians believe they were immortal? Did early Christians believe in a physical resurrection? Are there multiple resurrections? What happens when Jesus returns? What is the second death? Who is subject to the second death? Do the wicked become ashes or will they be tortured forever?
Since the fourth century, it has been claimed that an Emperor of the Romans, also known as the Great Monarch would rise up. He is prophesied to eliminate Islam, Protestantism, and heresies. He is also prophesied to essentially bring a Catholic-form of world peace and prosperity to the world. Although he is predicted in Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic writings, some Catholic writers have warned against him
Since at least the fourth century A.D., there have been predictions of a "king of the Romans and the Greeks" who is commonly now called the Great Monarch. He is predicted to make the world some version of Catholic. He is supposed to be the head of a resuscitated Roman Empire. He is predicted to eliminate English-nations, eliminate Protestantism, force Muslims out of Europe, convert pagans, enforce crosses, and defeat Islamic nations in the Middle East and North Africa. Could any of this have to do with WWIII?
The New Testament church began on Pentecost as shown in the second chapter of the Book of Acts. Was this just a coincidence or part of God's plan. What is the connection of Pentecost to the Old Testament? What are the connections to Pentecost and firstfruits?