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AC19 – The Ministry of the Word

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/20190217pm.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | RSSCan a church do it all? The church in Jerusalem experienced explosive growth, going from 120 to thousands in weeks and months. That kind of growth was not without its growing pains. They began with the twelve Apostles in leadership and they were administering everything.…

AC18 – Suffering Shame

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AC17 – Lying to God

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AC16 – Bold Living

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AC-15 Bold Prayer

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/20190127pm.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | RSSHow did the church respond to persecution? From the early chapters of Acts, we would have to include prayer as one of the characteristic marks of a true church. The fact that they prayed in response to persecution tells us something. What they prayed for also tells us something.

AC-13 – Persecution for the Gospel

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/20190120am.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | RSSArrested for Preaching Christ Acts 4 opens with Peter and John still speaking to the crowd at the temple about how the lame man was healed. Here the church begins to encounter opposition as Peter and John are arrested and questioned by the council.

AC-12 – The Good News of the Kingdom

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AC-11 – Faith in His Name

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AC-10 – Lame Man Walking

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AC-09 – In the Name of Jesus Christ

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