Mark 3:20-35 – Influenced by the rebellious Pharisees, Jesus family try to take him away from his mission.
Matthew 28:16-20 – The Great Commission
Isaiah 6:1-8 – Adopted as sons, we experience God’s triune love like the Son, beholding it, reflecting it and overflowing with it.
Acts 2:1-21 – Luke’s account of Pentecost helps us to understand three fundamental aspects of the Holy Spirit’s ministry: giving life, adoption, bringing unity.
Acts 1:1-11 – When Jesus ascends to heaven he takes our humanity with him
Acts 10 – God demonstrates to Peter the inclusion of the Gentiles in his plan of salvation as the Holy Spirit is poured out on Cornelius and his household.
Acts 8:26-40 – Who is included in or excluded from the blessing of the Gospel? Luke’s account of the conversion of the Ethiopian Eunuch offers some powerful answers.
Acts 4:1-12 The Sanhedrin try to intimidate Peter and John into silence, but filled with the Holy Spirit and backed by the indisputable healing of the lame man, they resolve to continue proclaiming the faith.
Acts 3:11-19 – Peter preaches a message of repentance and forgiveness to the crowd in the temple, giving us a model for our Gospel proclamation.