An Astonishing Answer to Prayer

Dr. David Kemp

6/25/17

Description:Acts 12:5-191. The importance of constant prayer (Acts 12:5, 12)2. Keep trusting God and believing His promises when you face danger, trouble, or difficulty (Acts 12:6).3. God is able to rescue His servants from danger, trouble, or difficulty (Acts 12:7-11, 18-19).4. Be eager to tell others wha God has done (Acts 12:13-17).Action point: Talk to God about people and talk to people about God.

A Tale of Two Churches

Dr. David Kemp

6/18/17

Description:Acts 11:27 - 12:41. Prophecy prompted by the Holy Spirit comes true (Acts 11:27-28).2. According to your ability, give to help other believers who are in need (Acts 11:29-30).3. God sovereignly allows some Christians to experience what we label "tragedy" (Acts 12:1-4).Action point: Keep trusting, worshiping, loving, obeying, and serving God at all times -- the "bad" as well as the "good."

The First People To Be Called "Christians"

Dr. David Kemp

6/11/17

Description:Acts 11:19-261. God overrules opposition to accomplish His purpose, spread the gospel, and bring people to salvation (Acts 11;19-21).2. It is important to encourage and teach other believers, especially new ones (Acts 11:22-26).3. The term "Christian" means "belonging to Christ" (Acts 11:26).Action point: Live so there is evidence that you belong to Christ, so those who observe your life would label you a "Christian."

Answering Your Critics

Dr. David Kemp

6/4/17

Description:Acts 11:1-181. There are people who will criticize you, even when you obey God (Acts 11:1-3).2. In answering your crtitics, emphasize what God has done in your life and how you have obeyed Him (Acts 11:4-17). 1) God responds to our prayers (Acts 11:5). 2) God has specific people in specific places at specific times (Acts 11:5). 3) God makes us aware of areas in which our thinking needs to change (Acts 11:5-10). 4) God's timing is perfect (Acts 11:11). 5) God directs us to do things we've never done before to accomplish His purpose (Acts 11:12). 6) God prepares people in advance for the way He wants us to minister to them (Acts 11:13-14). 7) God wants people who are not saved to be saved (Acts 11:14). 8) God does things that are greater than what we expect (Acts 11:15). 9) God keeps His promises (Acts 11:16). 10) God's will must not be resisted (Acts 11:17).Action point: Give glory to God for providing salvation for people of all nationalities (Acts 11:18).

The Astonishing Gift of God

Dr. David Kemp

5/28/17

Description:Acts 10:44-481. God does astonishing things in saving people of all nationalities (Acts 10:44-45).2. The indwelling Holy Spirit is God's gift to every person who is saved (Acts 10:44-46).3. Baptism is an outward testimony that a person is saved (Acts 10:47-48).Action point: Be obedient to the Lord; go where God wants you to go and speak to people about Jesus.

Proclaiming the Gospel in the Home of a Gentile

Dr. David Kemp

5/21/17

Description:Acts 10:34-431. God shows no partiality; He accepts people from all nations (Acts 10:34-35).2. The gospel message centers around the Lord Jesus Christ (Acts 10:36-43). 1) Jesus is Lord of all (Acts 10:36). 2) Jesus' good works and miracles confirmed the truth about Him (Acts 10:37-38). 3) Jesus was crucified in spite of all the good He did (Acts 10:39). 4) Jesus rose from the dead and was seen by eyewitnesses (Acts 10:40-41). 5) Jesus is the Judge of all people (Acts 10:42). 6) Jesus forgives and saved all those who put their faith in Him (Acts 10:43).Action point: Those who are saved through personal faith n Jesus are to be witnesses to those who are not saved (Acts 10:42-43).

Knowing What To Do and Doing What You Know

Dr. David Kemp

4/30/17

Description:Acts 10:17-231. When God reveals something to you, it's because He wants you to do something (Acts 10:17-23).Point to ponder: God wants His truth to change our lives, not just increase our knowledge.2. Be willing to obey what the Holy Spirit wants you to do, even if it's something you've never done before (Acts 10:19-23).Action point: Learn what God wants you to know and obey what God wants you to do.

Do Not Call "Unclean" What God Has Cleansed

Dr. David Kemp

4/23/17

Description:Acts 10:1-161. People can be devout and religious and do many good deeds, but still not be saved (Acts 10:1-2).2. God wants people of all nationalities to hear about Jesus and have the opportunity to be saved (Acts 10:3-8).3. God has very effective ways of getting our attention and teaching us what He wants us to know and do, including things that are different than what we previousy believed (Acts 10:9-16). Action point: Don't shun and person or group of people, considering them as not deserving to hear the gospel.

The Significance of Jesus' Crucifixion

Dr. David Kemp

4/16/17

Description:Easter Sunday messageApril 16, 2017

A Most Appropriate Nickname

Dr. David Kemp

4/2/17

Description:Acts 9:26-31Nicknames can be interesting. Some are deserved and appropriate; others are not. Listen as Dr. David Kemp teaches from Acts 9 about Baranabas, which was actually a nickname -- a most appropriate nickname.1.Other people need encouragement. vs.26-28Action Point: Be a “Barnabas” — an encourager of those who need it.2.God gives boldness in telling others about Jesus. vs.27-293.God protects His servants so they can accomplish the work He has for them to do. vs.304.Churches should live in the fear of the Lord and the comfort of the Holy Spirit. vs.31Music from -bensound.com

Saul's "Before and After Pictures" From Persecutor to Precher

Dr. David Kemp

3/26/17

Description:Acts 9:20-25You've seen the "before" and "after" pictures on television, in magazines, on billboards: "This is what I looked like before using this certain product, and this is the improved me after using the product." Listen as Dr. David Kemp shows us from the word of God the "before" and "after" pictures of Saul. There was no product involved -- just the saving grce of God and His life-changing power! And the God who saved and transformed Saul and used him as a bold, effective witness can do the same for us and through us today.1. Go to where there is an audience and tell them about Jesus (Acts 9:20, 22). 1) Tell people that Jesus is the Christ. 2) Tell people that Jesus is the Son of God.2. Unbelievers should be able to see a difference in the life of a person who is saved (Acts 9:21).3. God protects His servants so they can accomplish the work He has for them to do (Acts 9:23-25).Action point: Display in your daily life the difference the Lord has made.Music from -bensound.com

God's Glorious Surprise

Dr. David Kemp

3/19/17

Description:Acts 9:10-19On the road to Damascus, Saul was certainly surprised when a bright light shone from heaven and Jesus spoke to him. But God had another glorious surprise for someone else who lived in Damascus. 1. There are unexpected things God commands us to do (Acts 9:10-16).2. It is vitally important to pray as you seek what God wants you to do (Acts 9:11).3. Great suffering is sometimes experienced by disciples of Jesus, in addition to great blessings and great privileges (Acts 9:15-16). 4, There is ample evidence that salvation has taken place in a person's life (Acts 9:17-19). Action point: Be committed to obeying what God wants you to do (Acts 9:17).

Astonished and Saved by God's Grace

Dr. David Kemp

3/12/17

Description:Acts 9:1-9Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

The Importance of Reaching One Person with the Gospel

Dr. David Kemp

3/5/17

Description:Acts 8:36-40Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Witnessing in the Desert

Dr. David Kemp

2/26/17

Description:Acts 8:26-35Essentlal Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

No Difference at All

Dr. David Kemp

2/19/17

Description:Acts 8:14-25Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Counterfeit Vs. Genuine

Dr. David Kemp

2/12/17

Description:Acts 8:9-13Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Taking the Gospel Across Cultural Boundaries

Dr. David Kemp

2/5/17

Description:Acts 8:5-8Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Persecution and Proclaiming the Gospel

Dr. David Kemp

1/29/17

Description:Acts 8:1-4Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

A Powerful Witness About Jesus - Even in Death

Dr. David Kemp

1/22/17

Description:Acts 7:54-60Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Religious, But Lost

Dr. David Kemp

1/15/17

Description:Acts 7:51-53Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

The Dwelling Place of God

Dr. David Kemp

1/8/17

Description:Acys 7:44-50Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Don't Turn Down, Don't Turn Back, Don't Turn Away

Dr. David Kemp

12/4/16

Description:Acts 7:37-43Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

A Truly Spectacular Fire

Dr. David Kemp

11/27/16

Description:Acts 7:30-36Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Thanks to God for His Provision of a Deliverer

Dr. David Kemp

11/20/16

Description:Acts 7:17-29Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

The Goodness of God is Greater than the Evil of Man

Dr. David Kemp

11/13/16

Description:Acts 7:9-16Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

A Spirit-Filled Response to False Accusations

Dr. David Kemp

11/6/16

Description:Acts 7:1-8Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

The Man Whose Face Looked Like that of an Angel

Dr. David Kemp

10/30/16

Description:Acts 6:8-15Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

John 10 and the Flock

Scott Phillips

10/23/16

Description:Message from Scott Phillips, missionary to Indonesia and the Dao people

A Wise, Effective Solution to Growing Pains

Dr. David Kemp

10/16/16

Description:Acts 6:1-7Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

The Invincible God, the Invincible Gospel, and God's Invincible Work

Dr. David Kemp

10/2/16

Description:Acts 5:33-42Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

You Have Filled the City with Your Doctrine!

Dr. David Kemp

9/25/16

Description:Acts 5:26-32Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

A Divinely Accomplished Escape from Prison

Dr. David Kemp

9/18/16

Description:Acts 5:17-25Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Amazing Miracles, Remarkable Unity, and Many New Believers

Dr. David Kemp

9/11/16

Description:Acts 5:12-16Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Doing Wrong While Doing Something Good

Dr. David Kemp

9/4/16

Description:Acts 5:1-11Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

What's Mine is Yours

Dr. David Kemp

8/28/16

Description:Acts 4:32-37Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

What To Do When You Face Opposition

Dr. David Kemp

8/21/16

Description:Acts 4:23-31Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

The Impact of "Unqualified" People Who Spend Time with Jesus

Dr. David Kemp

8/14/16

Description:Acts 4:13-22Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Proclaiming the Gospel to the Supreme Court

Dr. David Kemp

8/7/16

Description:Acts 4:1-12Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

The Work of God Pertaining to the Past, Present, and Future

Dr. David Kemp

7/31/16

Description:Acts 3:17-26Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

Dr. David Kemp

7/24/16

Description:Acts 3:11-16Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

What I Do Have, I Give You

Dr. David Kemp

7/10/16

Description:Acts 3:1-10Essential Lessons from the First-Century Church that are Relevant for Us in the Twenty-First Century Church

Missions to the Dao People Group

Scott Phillips

6/26/16

Description:Scott Phillips shares the marvelous things God is doing in Indonesia among the Dao people.