Merlin Miller checks in with the theme of the year: Available.
Merlin Miller continues the study of the book of Acts, with the 68th message taken from Acts 26:24-32. As Paul is telling his story he is interrupted and called insane. Will the unflappable apostle finally lose his patience? Even if he doesn’t, will it make a difference in the overall trajectory of his journey?
Merlin Miller continues the study of the book of Acts, with the 67th message taken from Acts 26:1-23. Paul repeats his incredible story of how God changed him, reinforcing the real reason why he is standing on trial despite his innocence. Though the story has become familiar to us, there are a few specific details worth digging into.
Merlin Miller continues the study of the book of Acts, with the 66th message taken from Acts 24:13-27. What do you do when you find someone innocent, yet are unwilling to release him? What do you do when that person then moves the case to your superior? How will you explain yourself? Festus finds himself in this position and King Agrippa comes to visit, so he hopes to take advantage of his counsel.
Merlin Miller continues the study of the book of Acts, with the 65th message taken from Acts 24:1-12. Now that Festus is in charge, will things go different? There is a change, but only one that takes Paul closer to the final destination God has already revealed he will end up at.
Merlin Miller continues the study of the book of Acts, with the 64th message taken from Acts 24:22-27. Felix has heard both sides of the case, yet delays making any judgment despite demonstrating his awareness of Paul’s innocence. Does Paul complain, or take advantage of the opportunity? Will Felix take advantage of the opportunity he receives?
Merlin Miller follows up last week’s message on being Available with more teaching on what it means, in practical terms, to give your life for God’s purposes.
Merlin Miller checks in with the theme of the year: Available. This is a reminder and an encouragement to be available to God for His plans and purposes, even if we’re not sure where we’ll end up.
Merlin Miller preaches a special Easter sermon celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ and what that means for us today!
Merlin Miller gives a Good Friday sermon before Communion.
Merlin Miller continues the study of the Book of Acts with the 62nd message taken from Acts 23:16-35. Though the opposition against Paul is fierce and determined, God uses Paul’s family and Roman soldiers to protect him, and move him closer to his final destination: Rome.
Merlin Miller continues the study of the Book of Acts with the 61st message taken from Acts 23:6-15. The tribune, still uncertain as to the charge against Paul, gets no closer to what he wants to know as the council is thrown into an uproar by another statement made by Paul. As men make their plans and rage against Paul, what is God’s response?
Merlin Miller continues the study of the Book of Acts with the 60th message taken from Acts 22:22-23:5. As Paul tells his story the crowd has been silent, up until he comes to a certain point. Suddenly the crowd erupts again, and the Roman tribune is left to use every means possible to determine just what Paul is guilty of!
Merlin Miller continues the study of the Book of Acts with the 59th message taken from Acts 21:40-22:21. The Roman guard rescues Paul from a crowd intent on killing him, but instead of hiding Paul stops the tribune and asks to speak to the crowd. What could he possibly want to tell them? The answer is: his story!
Merlin Miller returns to the study of the Book of Acts with the 58th message taken from Acts 21:27-39. This begins the final section of the book, where the sovereignty of God is once again on display as He expands the reach of the church through ways that most of us would consider just the opposite, including the arrest of Paul.
Merlin Miller talks a little about the trip to India and three takeaways we can apply to our own lives.
Merlin Miller preaches the 57th message from Acts, from Acts 21:17-26. Paul arrives at his destination and there is both rejoicing over what God has been doing and a recognition that his presence in Jerusalem will create a problem. Can the inevitable clash be avoided?
Merlin Miller preaches a special message from Acts 20:24 on being available to God, the church-wide theme for 2019. This message has a missions focus and is also in celebration of a public commitment to Jesus Christ via water baptism.
Merlin Miller preaches the 55th message from Acts, taken from Acts 20:17-38. Paul does not want to spend time in Ephesus on his return trip to Jerusalem, but calls the Ephesian elders to Miletus to give a powerful farewell address.
Merlin Miller returns to the study of the book of Acts with the 54th message taken from Acts 20:1-16. After the riot in Ephesus, Paul continues his journey of strengthening the believers in all the places he has planted churches.