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November 24, 2013

Portrait of a Martyr, part 3

Portrait of a Martyr, part 3

Stephen’s death did not mean he failed in his mission, but that God was about to use another servant to further gospel work.

November 16, 2013

50th Anniversary – Thanking God for His Strengthening Grace

50th Anniversary - Thanking God for His Strengthening Grace

Scripture Reading and Invocation Ephesians 1 Congregational Hymn Come, Christians, Join to Sing (90) Testimonies from Church Members Leland & Anjel Hunter, Sara Hammond Congregational Hymn To God Be the Glory (52) Message from the Ohio Bible Fellowship Pastor Dan Greenfield, President Choir Anthem How Great Thou Art (801) Testimonies from Church Members Patty Hartman, […]

November 10, 2013

Strengthened by Grace

Strengthened by Grace

Instead of being weakened by corrupting influences around it, the local church should be “strengthened by grace.”

November 3, 2013

Portrait of a Martyr, part 2

Portrait of a Martyr, part 2
October 20, 2013

Portrait of a Martyr, part 1

Portrait of a Martyr, part 1

Great men are not those who receive honor by dignitaries or who accomplish historical feats in life. Truly great people are humble servants who do not count their lives dear unto themselves.

October 13, 2013

Eliminating Distractions

Eliminating Distractions

A church moves forward as each member sees their opportunity to serve Christ and does so with a humble faithfulness. Taking care of the widows was not unimportant, but it could be used by the enemy to pull the apostles away from what they were told to do— “be my witnesses in all Judea and […]

October 6, 2013

Answered Prayer

Answered Prayer

After the first sign of persecution, the believers met to pray as one to the one true Ruler (4:24). The thing they prayed for was not God’s vengeance, but for the opportunity to “continue to speak.” God delivers and protects not so that we can go silent, but so that we can proclaim widely (5:30–32).  

September 27, 2013

Christ’s Plan for Changing the World

Christ's Plan for Changing the World

When asked about his kingdom, Jesus responded by promising his disciples that power would come with his Spirit and that they would become witnesses.

September 8, 2013

Right Response to Wrong Treatment

Right Response to Wrong Treatment

When persecuted, the church gathers with the company of saints (v. 23) and gives thanks to the God who is working through it all (vv. 24–31).

August 25, 2013

The Exuberant Witness

The Exuberant Witness

The same Jesus the Jews delivered to die was raised by the Almighty and must be believed by every sinner.

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