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Acts 1:1-26

The Resurrected Messiah’s Appearances; The Command To Wait In Jerusalem For The Coming Of The Holy Spirit; The Question About The Restoration Of The Kingdom Of Israel; His Ascension And The Promise Of His Return; The 11 And Others United And In Continual Prayer; The Replacement of Judas With Matthias Something is very seriously wrong with humanity. The evidence is

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Acts 2:1-21

The Coming Of The Spirit On Shavuot Accompanied By The Sound Of A Violent Wind, Flames Of Fire And The Ability To Speak In Unlearned Languages; The Reactions Of Those In Jerusalem; Peter’s Explanation And His First Great Sermon Something is very seriously wrong with humanity. The evidence is overwhelming and is in us and is all around us. Because

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Acts 2:42-47 – The Marks Of A Model Community

Before that special Shavuot that followed the Messiah’s death, burial and resurrection, Yeshua’s followers in Jerusalem may have not numbered more than 120. But, after Shavuot, and the pouring out of the Spirit from Heaven, and the great message that Peter gave, the community suddenly and vastly increased! About 3000 devout and religious Jews became followers of the Risen Rabbi

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Acts 2:22-41

The Coming Of The Spirit On Shavuot Accompanied By The Sound Of A Violent Wind, Flames Of Fire And The Ability To Speak In Unlearned Languages; The Reactions Of Those In Jerusalem; Peter’s First Great Sermon; A Tremendous Response Something is very seriously wrong with humanity. The evidence is overwhelming and is in us and is all around us. Because

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Acts 3:1-26 – The Miracle Of The Crippled Beggar; Peter’s Second Great Sermon

Because of the Fall, mankind is in a state of rebellion against the King. Humanity is alienated from our great and good Creator. We are dead in our trespasses and sins. The Three-In-One God, being gracious and merciful, did not leave us in this horrible, hopeless condition. He sent His eternal Son into this world as Israel’s Messiah - the

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Acts 4:1-23

The Tremendous Response Of The People To The Miracle Of The Crippled Beggar And Peter’s Second Great Sermon; The Hostile Counter-Response Of The Authorities; The Trial Of Peter And John By The Sanhedrin; Their Bold Defense; The Decision Of The Council; Peter And John’s report To The Community Because of the Fall, mankind is in a state of rebellion against

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Acts 4:24-37

The Community’s Prayer in Response To The Threats Of The Sanhedrin; The Lord’s Response To Their Prayer; The Important Attributes Of This Greatest Of Communities Immanuel has come! The Messiah, Rabbi Yeshua, the Resurrected and Victorious Son of God came from Heaven, which is a very real place, into this world, and after successfully and fully accomplishing His great mission

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Acts 5:1-42

Purification from Within; Persecution From Without; The Second Trial - All The Emissaries Before The Sanhedrin It is obvious that this is not a perfect world. And it is obvious that none of us are perfect people. What is the source of this imperfection around us and within us? The source of this imperfection isn’t politics or economic injustice or

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Acts 6:1-15

Maintaining The Unity Of The Community; The First Deacons (Servants); The Focus On Stephen, And His Wisdom And Miracles; Stephen’s Arguments With Men From The Synagogue Of The Freedmen; Lies Told Against Stephen; His Arrest And Trial Before The Sanhedrin God-alienated, ruined, headed-for-Hell humanity is in the most desperate need of the salvation and help and rescuing that only the

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Acts 7:1-60

Stephen’s Defense Before The Sanhedrin; Israel’s History Of Disobedience; The Death Of The First Martyr; Our Introduction To Saul; Stephen’s Prayer For Forgiveness Seven men had been appointed to assist the 12 Emissaries and serve the growing Messianic Community. One was singled out by Luke because of the grace that was evident in his life as shown by his closeness

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Acts 9:23-10:6

The Beginning Of The Ministry Of Paul; The Ministry Of Peter Among The Jewish People: Cornelius, The Beginning Of The Long-Awaited Salvation Of The Gentiles It is obvious that this is not a perfect world. And it is obvious that none of us are perfect people. What is the source of this imperfection around us and within us? The source

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Acts 10:7-48

Cornelius, The Beginning Of The Long-Awaited Salvation Of The Gentiles; The Vision That Was Necessary To Prepare Peter To Open The Door Of Salvation To The Gentiles; The Great Response To His Message The Holy Spirit, speaking to us through His great servant Luke, has been teaching us that the Message about salvation through Immanuel had been spreading among the

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