So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls.
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Material Using this Verse
In the first lesson of Acts, Mike explains the difference between the empowering and the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. The class will also review the events surrounding the day of Pentecost and begin to follow the ministry of Peter the Apostle. (Acts 1:1-2:47)
Luke continues to describe the events taking place and the people who were part of the first congregation of the church in Jerusalem. (Acts 8:1-9:43)
The two things that the Church of Christ is known for by those who are not members are the fact that we don't use instruments of music in our worship, and we require all to be baptized by immersion. Baptism is not a modern religious invention, it has a history as long as Christianity itself and in this lesson, I'd like to review that with you.
Mike compares today's popular teaching about the Holy Spirit to what the Bible specifically says about the third person in the Godhead. (Acts 19:1-7)
Mike provides 3 good reasons to motivate everyone to attend every service of the church. (Acts 2)
After His resurrection, Jesus appeared several times to His Apostles and the instructions He gave them would change the world in three significant ways.
In the book of Leviticus, we read about an amazing system of economics that God provided for the Jews called the Sabbatical year ordinances. A feature of this system was the year of Jubilee. In this lesson, Mike shows how Jubilee was a preview of not only an event in the future but a person who would fulfill all the wonderful promises of the Jubilee year. (Leviticus 24-26)
An in-depth study of Acts chapter 2 where Luke clearly explains the Biblical ministry system and how ministry and growth are interrelated.
In this lesson, Mike reviews the "summary" doctrine of Salvation and how water baptism fits into the context of all 10 sub-doctrines that explain the reconciliation of God and Man.