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AWANA Dinner is Served from 5:20-5:50 PM

AWANA meet on Wednesdays from 6:00 -7:30

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Acts:Reboot #6

Posted 2/17/2019

Sunday Morning Sermon Series by Pastor Lee Evans

Acts:Reboot #6

Reboot: Why Preaching? Acts 2:14-41

 

Acts 2:14-33

14  Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice, & proclaimed to them: "Fellow Jews & all you residents of Jerusalem, let me explain this to you & pay attention to my words. 15  For these people are not drunk, as you suppose, since it's only nine in the morning. 16  On the contrary, this is what was spoken through the prophet Joel: 17  And it will be in the last days, says God, that I will pour out my Spirit on all people; then your sons and your daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams. 18  I will even pour out my Spirit on my servants in those days, both men and women & they will prophesy. 19  I will display wonders in the heaven above and signs on the earth below: blood and fire and a cloud of smoke. 20  The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the great and glorious day of the Lord comes. 21  Then everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. 22  "Fellow Israelites, listen to these words: This Jesus of Nazareth was a man attested to you by God with miracles, wonders, and signs that God did among you through him, just as you yourselves know.  23  Though he was delivered up according to God's determined plan and foreknowledge, you used lawless people to nail him to a cross and kill him.  24  God raised him up, ending the pains of death, because it was not possible for him to be held by death. 25  For David says of him: I saw the Lord ever before me; because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.  26  Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices. Moreover, my flesh will rest in hope, 27  because you will not abandon me in Hades or allow your holy one to see decay. 28  You have revealed the paths of life to me;  you will fill me with gladness  in your presence. 29  "Brothers & sisters, I can confidently speak to you about the patriarch David: He is both dead & buried, & his tomb is with us to this day. 30  Since he was a prophet, he knew that God had sworn an oath to him to seat one of his descendants on his throne. 31  Seeing what was to come, he spoke concerning the resurrection of the Messiah: He was not abandoned in Hades, & his flesh did not experience decay. 32  "God has raised this Jesus; we are all witnesses of this. 33  Therefore, since he has been exalted to the right hand of God & has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit, he has poured out what you both see & hear.

 

Preaching is Announcing God’s Word Publicly!

  • Jesus preached: Matt. 4:17; Mark 1:38; Luke 4:18, 43
  • The  disciples  preached: Matt. 10:7, 27; 11:1; Luke 9:2,60

 Acts 2:14-39; 4:8-12; 5:42; Acts 7:2-56; 8:4,25; 11:19,20

  • ·Paul & Barnabas  preached: Acts 15:35; 20:35  
  • ·Timothy preached the Word. 2 Tim. 4:2  

Preaching Addresses the questions and issues of the day from God’s Word! v. 14-39

  • Mockers were saying “they are drunk…” (v. 13)
  • Peter said “let me explain…this is what was spoken through… Joel …” v. 14, 15-21; Joel 2:17-21, 28-32.

Preaching Calls Attention to Jesus, v. 22-32

  • Jesus of  Nazareth “attested to you” (v. 22; John 3:2)
  • Jesus, crucified by you, v. 23
  • Jesus was raised up from the dead by God, v. 24-31; Ps. 16, 8-11; Matt. 22:41-46
  • Jesus, exalted  to the right hand of God, v. 33
  • Jesus IS both  Lord AND Messiah v. 36

Preaching, when Heard, Pricks Hearts and demands a Response v. 37-41

  • What should we do? Repent & be baptized (because you have repented), AND you will receive the Holy Spirit (Rom. 8:9)
  • Without conviction, there is no conversion, no repentance, and no transformation (2 Cor. 5:17)

How Will you Respond to what the Holy Spirit is Saying to You today?

Do you need to Repent?
If you have Repented & been born again,
Have you been Baptized?