Sermons on Acts

Sermons on Acts

Up, Up, and Away!

Lectionary: Acts 1:1-11, Psalm 47, Ephesians 1:1-11, Luke 24:44-53 Up, Up, and Away! Let us pray: Lord, source of inspiration and wisdom, speak to us through your Scripture this morning. Tell us what we need to hear, that we may hear your voice and go forth to live what we hear. In your Son’s name we pray, Amen. I couldn’t stop thinking about Mary Poppins when…

“Who am I?”

Let us pray: Almighty God, in you are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. Open our eyes that we may see the wonders of your Word; and give us grace that we may clearly understand and freely choose the way of your wisdom; through Christ our Lord. Amen. (prayer source) “Who am I?” Like a lot of young people, when I was younger I had very definite…

Full of Acts of Love

Lectionary: Acts 9:36-43, Psalm 23, Revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30 Let us pray: O Lord, fill us with your Word this morning, that hearing it may fill our ears and our hearts and our bodies with your truth. And may the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, our rock and our redeemer. In your holy name we pray, Amen.…

Like Fire

Lectionary: Ezekiel 37:1-14, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b, Acts 2:1-21, John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 Let us pray: Dear Lord God, we pray for your Spirit. We pray that you would come among us today, that you would inspire us and bring us alive and give us understanding, and then send us out again. And so in your Son’s name we pray. Amen. Like Fire My brother loved this movie…

The Gift

Readings: Acts 10:44-48, Psalm 98, 1 John 5:1-6, John 15:9-17 Let us pray: Lord God, join us this morning. Speak to us through your word; speak to us your truth. Fill us with your Holy Spirit, that we may go forth and live as we are called to live. Amen.   Our passage in Acts this morning comes from the middle of a story. And I’m not sure it makes sense by itself, so…

What is to prevent…

Lectionary texts: Acts 8:26-40, Psalm 22:25-31, 1 John 4:7-21, John 15:1-8 Let us pray: Lord God, proclaim to us your good news. Speak truth to us today. Give us your Spirit, that we may have guidance wherever you send us. In Christ’s name we pray, Amen.     I once went to school with a particular group of people. They were the popular group, in every…

Wiped Out

Lectionary texts: Acts 3:12-19, Psalm 4, 1 John 3:1-7, Luke 24:36b-48 Let us pray: Lord God, come among us. Enter into our hearts; speak to each of us today, we pray, and give us ears to hear that which you speak. *pause* In Christ’s name we pray, Amen.   I haven’t seen most of you since Easter, so let me take this chance to say that I hope everyone had a good…