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Christ Church—Radford

6226 University Park Drive

Radford, VA 24141

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Recounting Resistance and Rejection (Acts 7)

Beginning with the greatness and transcendence of God (v1), Stephen traces the self-revelation of God throughout history. He shows that He is a living God, on the move with His people. God has repeatedly raised up deliverers for them, but time after time they have been rejected in disobedience....

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Growing Pains (Acts 6)

Though the church is growing, there are also growing pains being experienced. Though the complaining response to the situation was inappropriate for Christians (Phil 2:14, 1 Pet 4:9, 1 Cor 10:10), the need itself was legitimate and needed to be addressed....

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“Go, Stand, Speak” (Acts 5:12ff)

Solomon’s portico was a regular place of meeting for the early Christians in Jerusalem. From the very beginning, the primary, regular, corporate life of the church was characterized by the assembling together. Because of God’s judgment on Ananias and Sapphira, there was both a fear among those inside and outside the church, as well as a desire to be joined to His peopl...

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Your First Love (Revelation 2:1-7)

Christ is the One who holds the stars and the lamps in His hands. The stars and lamps give off light only because they derive their light from Him, the only source upon which all other lights are dependent. And not only is He the only true light, but He is also present among His church, holding not just the stars but the lampstands that are right in the midst of the believ...

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The Lord's Supper (Exodus 11-12)

When the oppression of the Israelites in Egypt reached unbearable levels, the people cried out to God (Ex 2:23ff). God heard them, noticed their suffering, remembered His covenant, and came to their aid by sending Moses, who was to bring them out of Egypt. When Pharaoh refuses to let Israel go, God responds by sending a series of blows against him and the Egyptians with on...

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The Freeness and Greatness of God’s Love (Romans 5:6-11)

God’s love is free because it is given to those who are helpless (v5). There was nothing about us that caused God to love us or convinced Him to love us. Before God’s grace we were spiritually impotent and unable to draw out His favor or acceptance. We lacked all power to save ourselves....

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Mainstream vs. Malpractices (Acts 4:32-5:11)

The ten commandments, especially the first two, along with the examples we see in Scripture, show us that it doesn’t only matter Who we worship, but also how we worship Him (Leviticus 10, Joshua 7). In this passage, we see two both an example of how we are to worship God and how we are not to worship God....

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Pray and Proclaim (Acts 4:1-31)

The religious leaders could not tolerate the Apostles’ teaching about Jesus and the resurrection from the dead. Just weeks prior, they had gone out of their way to convince the Roman authorities to have Jesus crucified, but now affection for Him was growing! Jesus had warned His disciples about this coming opposition, reminding them that they would be persecuted in the s...

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The Lame & the Lost (Acts 3)

The lame beggar positioned himself on the steps of the temple because he was taking advantage of the wrong notion of the religious Jews, since most worshipers assumed that their giving to the needy was meritorious. It’s likely that most people passing by would have been unwilling even to make eye contact with the beggar, so it must have been initially encouraging for him...

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Responding in Repentance (Acts 2:37-47)

Those who were listening to Peter had just been accused of crucifying Jesus, and the tension was tight. At first, they reacted with amazement when they saw the Holy Spirit coming upon the disciples, but after Peter’s sermon their reaction was marked by conviction of sin. Just as Jesus had promised, the Holy Spirit was convicting “the world concerning sin and righteousn...

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