Sermons from March 2022
Sunday morning message by John Sowash given at Kalkaska Church of Christ on March 13, 2022.
Sermon Scripture: Acts 9:32-43 Sermon Big Idea: The power of Jesus is still active through his disciples. Acts 9:32-43 From one perspective, these stories are about the healing of two faithful witnesses. From another perspective, these stories are about Peter following Jesus’ example. From still another perspective, these stories are about a place where God was disobeyed becoming a place where God will be obeyed and proclaimed. Our perspective: God has called us to be faithful servants. God has called How COVID has affected us
Sermon Scripture: Acts 10 Sermon Big Idea: The Bible is full of lines drawn that God’s people are not supposed to cross. Jesus redrew the lines but not by changing the message of the Gospel. Acts 10:1-8 The first vision was an affirmation that Cornelius’ prayers were being heard. Acts 10:9-33 The second vision was for Peter, the leader of the church, to open his eyes to a broader audience. Acts 10:34-48 The third vision is God’s vision for all How COVID has affected us
Sermon Big Idea: When it seems as though God is on the run, He is accomplishing what He set out to do. Acts 8:1-3 Sometimes it takes an ending to create a beginning. Acts 8:4-25 The church was scattered, but so was the Gospel. Magic had people amazed, the Gospel had people saved. Acts 8:26-40 The Gospel shared with one was the Gospel shared with a nation. Acts 1:8 The witnesses were on the move by the power of the How COVID has affected us
Sermon Scripture: Acts 6:8-7:60 Sermon Big Idea: Surrendering your life to Jesus means surrendering it ALL. Hebrews 11:35b-40 Acts 6:8-9 Being full of the Holy Spirit doesn’t take you off Satan’s radar. Acts 6:10-15 When people’s beliefs are threatened, they go a long way to defend. Stephen used familiar stories to defend Jesus. Acts 7:51-53 Acts 7:54-60 Many stories like Stephen’s end in tragedy, but the fight goes on. Stories of martyrdom give us a whole new perspective on the How COVID has affected us