Lamp-post blocks newly-paved drive at house
“Clearly, this will
require the street
light to be moved”
Hamps CC Spokesman
Today
‘Patience while we wait’
Acts 1:1-11
‘New beginnings for the people of God’
“I am going to send you what my
Father has promised; but stay in
the city until you have been clothed
with power from on h...
while he was eating with them,
He gave them this command:
“Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for
the gift my Father promise...
After his suffering, he presented
himself to them and gave many
convincing proofs that he was alive
Acts 1:3a
1. The reali...
He appeared to them over a period
of forty days and spoke about the
kingdom of God
Acts 1:3b
2. The coming of the Kingdom
Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching
in their synagogues, preaching the good
news of the kingdom, and healing every
dis...
Once, having been asked by the Pharisees when
the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied,
"The kingdom of God does not c...
He (Paul) proclaimed the kingdom
of God and taught about the Lord
Jesus Christ – with all boldness and
without hindrance!
...
‘Lord, are you at this time going to
restore the kingdom to Israel?’
He said to them: ‘It is not for you
to know the times...
“It is not for you to know the times
or dates the Father has set by his
own authority”
Acts 1:7
2. The coming of the Kingd...
But you will receive power when the
Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will
be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in
all Judea ...
Not by might nor by power,
but by my Spirit,”
says the Lord Almighty
Zech 4:6
3. The power of the Holy Spirit
For the kingdom of God is not
a matter of talk but of power
1 Cor 4:20
3. The power of the Holy Spirit
“There are three
indispensable requirements
for a missionary …
1. Patience
2. Patience
3. Patience
Hudson Taylor
… He was taken up before their very eyes,
and a cloud hid him from their sight.
They were looking intently up into the sky...
‘Men of Galilee …why do you stand here
looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who
has been taken from you into heaven,
wil...
“Teach us, O Lord, the
discipline of patience,
for to wait is often
harder than to work”
Revd. Peter Marshall
Be still before the LORD and wait
patiently for Him
Psalm 37:7
‘Patience while we wait’
“True patience is waiting without ...
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Patience while we wait (Acts 1v1-11)

  1. 1. Lamp-post blocks newly-paved drive at house “Clearly, this will require the street light to be moved” Hamps CC Spokesman
  2. 2. Today ‘Patience while we wait’ Acts 1:1-11 ‘New beginnings for the people of God’
  3. 3. “I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high” Luke 24:49 Jesus’ instructions
  4. 4. while he was eating with them, He gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about” Acts 1:4 Jesus’ instructions
  5. 5. After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive Acts 1:3a 1. The reality of His resurrection
  6. 6. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God Acts 1:3b 2. The coming of the Kingdom
  7. 7. Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people Matt 4:23 2. The coming of the Kingdom
  8. 8. Once, having been asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, "The kingdom of God does not come with your careful observation, nor will people say, 'Here it is,' or 'There it is,' because the kingdom of God is within you." Luke 17:20-21 2. The coming of the Kingdom
  9. 9. He (Paul) proclaimed the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ – with all boldness and without hindrance! Acts 28:31 2. The coming of the Kingdom
  10. 10. ‘Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?’ He said to them: ‘It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority Acts 1:6-7 2. The coming of the Kingdom
  11. 11. “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority” Acts 1:7 2. The coming of the Kingdom
  12. 12. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth Acts 1:8 3. The power of the Holy Spirit
  13. 13. Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,” says the Lord Almighty Zech 4:6 3. The power of the Holy Spirit
  14. 14. For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power 1 Cor 4:20 3. The power of the Holy Spirit
  15. 15. “There are three indispensable requirements for a missionary … 1. Patience 2. Patience 3. Patience Hudson Taylor
  16. 16. … He was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight. They were looking intently up into the sky as He was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white stood beside them. 4. The assurance of His coming again
  17. 17. ‘Men of Galilee …why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven’ Acts 1:9-11 4. The assurance of His coming again
  18. 18. “Teach us, O Lord, the discipline of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work” Revd. Peter Marshall
  19. 19. Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for Him Psalm 37:7 ‘Patience while we wait’ “True patience is waiting without worrying” Chuck Swindoll

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