Posts from June 2021

Posts from June 2021

From Your Pastor, June 24

How is Preaching Effective? “And 3,000 souls were saved” (Acts 2:41) . . . “God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe. . . . For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom.” (I Cor. 1:21, 25) Every preacher, at one time or another, wonders what sort of sermon it must have been that had power to convert 3,000 people at…

From Your Pastor, June 17

Great Theologians on a Great Sermon “When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart . . . and about 3,000 were added to their number that day.” (Acts 2:37, 41)  In Acts 2, Peter preached a sermon that led to the conversion of over 3,000 people at once. That’s powerful. And it came about, after his presentation of the gospel, when they were “cut to the…

From Your Pastor, June 10

Why Matthias? God’s Continuing Work “May another take his place of leadership. Therefore, it is necessary to choose one of the men who have been with us . . . to take over this apostolic ministry. Then they cast lots, and the lot fell to Matthias, so he was added to the eleven apostles.” (Acts 1:20, 25-26)  After Judas’ suicide, the disciples sought to fill…
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