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We are Called to Expansive Vision

“God is not far from each one of us. For ‘In him we live and move and have our being’; as even some of your own poets have said, ‘For we too are his offspring.’” (Acts 17:27-28). Pastor’s Notes: In … Continue reading

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We are Called to Adaptability

“We should not trouble those Gentiles who are turning to God…[this] has seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us” (15:19, 28). Pastor’s Notes: In the book of Acts the first followers of Jesus called themselves “the Way”: people … Continue reading

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We are Called to Risk-Taking

“The Holy Spirit said, ‘Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them…’ Barnabas and Paul have risked their lives for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ” (13:2; 15:26). Pastor’s Notes: In … Continue reading

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We are Called to Inclusiveness

“Peter began to speak to them: ‘I truly understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him’” (Acts 10:34-35). Pastor’s Notes: In the book of Acts … Continue reading

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We are Called to Allegiance

“But Peter and the apostles answered, ‘We must obey God rather than any human authority’” (Acts 5:29). Pastor’s Notes: In the book of Acts the first followers of Jesus called themselves “the Way”: people of the way of Jesus, the … Continue reading

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We are Called to Boldness

“They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God with boldness” (Acts 4:31). Pastor’s Notes: In the book of Acts the first followers of Jesus called themselves “the Way”: people of the way of Jesus, … Continue reading

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We are Called to Generosity

“They would sell their possessions and goods and distribute the proceeds to all, as any had need…There was not a needy person among them” (Acts 2:45; 4:34). Pastor’s Notes: In the book of Acts the first followers of Jesus called … Continue reading

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