"Unleashing the Gospel" Pastor David DosterJanuary 10 2016

"Unleashing the Gospel"  (Introduction of Acts)

I. Spirit Empowered History                                                                           (Introduction)

“Believers are empowered by the Holy Spirit to bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ among both Jews and Gentiles, and in doing this they establish the church. In addition to this, Acts explains how Christianity, although it is new, is in reality the one true religion, rooted in God’s promises from beginning of time.” John Polhill

II. Major themes

      Zechariah 4:6

     “The Kingdom of God is invisible and the mission of the church is to make the invisible visible.”                        St. Augustine  

III. Soul satisfying                                                                                                             (verses 1-5)

     A. Volume one

     B .Foundational instruction        

     C. Many proofs

     1 Corinthians 15:3-8

     D. Promise of the Holy Spirit

     Luke 24:49, 1 Corinthians 12:13, Ephesians 5:18-20

IV. Fresh filling!                                                                                                                   (Application)