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Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 15-26 - Ready for Pentecost?
We do not see the Holy Ghost giving these men dictatorial authority. They served the church and the lost. These men did not dominate.
Depression and the Need for a Light at the End of the Tunnel

Depression and the Need for a Light at the End of the Tunnel

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Depression has been called the mental and emotional common cold. Depression is common. However, many people remain unaware. They also remain unaware that depression affects people from the most successful – to the unknown.

Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 15-16 - Pray On!
In the days after Jesus ascension and here in deciding on someone to take Judas’ place, they instinctively turned to God in prayer 
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 15-26 - The Church's First Business Meeting
Peter and apparently his peers felt it was important to have twelve ordained workers. This was about staffing the mission.
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 12-14 - One Accord -- Ten Times in the Book of Acts
It is not enough for Christians to have faith in the Lord; they must also have faith in one another.
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 3-5 - Principles Established
As the group near the ascension of the Lord, He gave specific instruction as to where they were to go and what they were to wait for. What had been spoken of just over 40 days earlier would soon be a reality.
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 3-5 - Speaking of Things Pertaining to the Kingdom of God
Books have been written about the last words of various people. God manifest in flesh spent His last days on earth focused on, “the things pertaining to the kingdom of God.” 
For Better Understanding of Acts Blog #8

The book of Acts covers approximately thirty years. Understanding the time involved gives a sense of the time in Paul becoming a convert, a disciple, and then a student of the scripture. It helps see the development of Peter as the apostle preaching the first gospel message to the Jews and nine years later to a Gentile.

 

Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued) Blog #7

Acts contains an experiential theology of salvation whether dealing with those who conspired to commit murder (Acts 2); a prayerful and honest-hearted Roman military official (Acts 10), or an Ethiopian who had traveled to Jerusalem to worship (Acts 8). How to be saved is found in the book of Acts!

 

Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued (Blog #6)
Step by step the gospel message moves from Jerusalem to Rome. The missionary effort was not easy. Persecution, personal disagreements among leaders, and people backsliding did not stop the missionary effort.
Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued) Blog #5
The church in the book of Acts is shown as a spiritual entity. At their best, the Christians in Acts were indwelt, empowered, and guided by the Holy Spirit.
Pursuing God

Some chase ministry, or a church that allows them to relax without significant responsibility. What if there was only ONE to chase after? The ONE we sought without exception being JESUS!