…4And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. 5Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem God-fearing Jews from every nation under heaven. 6And when this sound rang out, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard them speaking his own language. … Continue reading The Year of the Local Church: Ohio for Jesus, Expanding and Planting
“Do you want to be shown, you foolish person, that faith apart from works is useless?” James 2:20 “And all the crowd sought to touch Him, for power came out from Him and healed them all.” Luke 6:19 “I ask that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you may know the … Continue reading The Power and Authority of God’s Work – Expanding the Church
“Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!” Revelation 7:10 “After two days He will revive us; on the third day He will raise us up, that we may live before Him. Let us know; let us press on to know the Lord; His going out is sure as … Continue reading The Year of the Local Church: Invasion of Heaven
God is love and the forcefulness of His love drives out all fear of troubling circumstances in this world. “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; His mercies are new every morning;” Lamentations 3:22-23 “And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love; but the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 God … Continue reading The Year of the Local Church, Part 3: Love for All.
“THE INFLUENCE OF BELIEVERS” When the local church reaches an unbeliever’s need, the church gains avenues of influence in their life. Foundational Texts: “And when they could not find them, they dragged Jason and some of the brothers before the city authorities, shouting, ‘These men who have turned the world upside down have come here … Continue reading THE YEAR OF THE LOCAL CHURCH, PART 2
The Body of Christ is made up of individual believers. The Local Church is where individual believers come together in UNITY for the work of REVIVAL. Jesus prayed: “Father, may they all be one as You are in Me and I am in You; may they be in Us, for by this unity the world … Continue reading The Year of the Local Church, Part 1