Episode 447: How Are They to Believe?

Episode 447 August 02, 2022 00:10:04
Episode 447: How Are They to Believe?
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Episode 447: How Are They to Believe?

Aug 02 2022 | 00:10:04

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Show Notes

The book of Acts gives a unique glimpse into the life and practice of the early church. It describes the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost in Acts 2, the spread of the Gospel outside of Jerusalem in Acts 8 and to the Gentiles in Acts 10, how the church made decisions in regards to doctrine (Acts 15), and more. The sermons in the book of Acts give us a window into the preaching ministries of Peter, Stephen, Philip, James, and Paul, along with the immediate impact those sermons had.

 

Romans 10:17 tells us that “faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.” Earlier in verse 14, Paul poses this for our consideration: “How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching?”

 

The book of Acts begins with a powerful sermon and ends with Paul “proclaiming the kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance.” (Acts 28:31). In today’s top ten list we explore ten important sermons from the book.

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