Sermons on Acts 2

Tongues of Fire and the Fullness of God

Acts 2:1-13

by John Piper

When the Spirit comes in power, he comes suddenly—on his own terms and in his own time—and he comes for harvesting.

I Will Pour Out My Spirit

Acts 2:14-21

by John Piper

We live between the beginning of the kingdom of God and the consummation of the kingdom. What is that like?

The Authority and Nature of the Gift of Prophecy

Acts 2:14-21

by John Piper

Prophecy is prompted and sustained by the Spirit and yet does not carry intrinsic, divine authority.

Old and Young Shall Dream Together

Acts 2:17

by John Piper

God is calling young and old to dream new dreams of reaching the whole world for Christ.

This Is What Was Spoken by the Prophet Joel

Acts 2:17

by John Piper

When God almighty pours himself into an individual, the inner life is changed; it is filled with God.

Did You Kill the Lord of Glory?

Acts 2:22-36

by John Piper

Do you join God in his affirmation of Jesus, or do you stand against God in the life of Jesus?

The Gladness of the Risen God

Easter Sunday

Acts 2:28

by John Piper

On Easter Sunday morning Jesus blew the lock off the prison of death and gloom and returned to the gladness of God.

How to Receive the Gift of the Holy Spirit

Acts 2:32-42

by John Piper

Christianity is not merely an array of glorious ideas. It is the life-changing experience of the Holy Spirit through faith in Jesus Christ the Lord of the universe.

A Celebration of Baptism

Acts 2:36-42

by John Piper

What counts in the new people is not who your parents are but whom you live for; and therefore a new symbol for the new covenant people is given, baptism.

Treasuring Christ Together as a Church on Multiple Campuses

Acts 2:36-47

by John Piper

We must strategize for church growth because we have a God who builds his church day by day and thousands at a time.

The Local Church: Minimum Vs. Maximum

Acts 2:36-47

by John Piper

There are at least seven qualifications if a group wants to be a church in the NT sense.

The Goodness and the Groaning of Growth

Thoughts on Bethlehem's Future

Acts 2:36-47

by John Piper

Churches move forward by grace in the midst of great inadequacy.

Repentance, Forgiveness, and the Gift of the Spirit

Acts 2:37-41

by John Piper

Even if you are a murderer of the Son of God, God himself is ready to forgive you! And not only to forgive you but to give you his Spirit!

The Fear of God and Freedom from Goods

Acts 2:42-47

by John Piper

A holy, happy fear of God makes our material possessions insignificant to us, except as means to serve others.