On this edition of The Bellator Christi Podcast, Pastor Brian Chilton continues his series in the book of Acts. Acts 3 recounts Peter’s healing of the lame man who sat at the Beautiful Gate in the temple complex in Jerusalem. One finds that there are certain things represented by names that are powerless to help us in our daily lives. In stark contrast, one finds great power and help in the name of Jesus. Join us as we ask the question, What’s in a Name?
What’s In a Name?
- What are some powerless trusted names?
- PLACES are powerless (3:3-4, 8-9). Temple and Beautiful Gate.
- MONEY is powerless (3:4-5).
- TIME is powerless (3:1-2). The time of prayer and the age of the man (40).
- What power is found in Jesus’s name?
- The power of IDENTITY is found in Jesus’s name (3:6).
- The power of HOLINESS is found in Jesus’s name (3:14).
- The power of LIFE is found in Jesus’s name (3:15-16).
- The power of SALVATION is found in Jesus’s name (3:17-26).
About the Author:
Brian Chilton is the founder of BellatorChristi.com and is the host of The Bellator Christi Podcast. He received his Master of Divinity in Theology from Liberty University (with high distinction); his Bachelor of Science in Religious Studies and Philosophy from Gardner-Webb University (with honors); and received certification in Christian Apologetics from Biola University. He hopes to begin doctoral studies in theology and apologetics this fall. Brian is full member of the International Society of Christian Apologetics and the Christian Apologetics Alliance. Brian has been in the ministry for over 14 years and serves as the pastor of Huntsville Baptist Church in Yadkinville, North Carolina.
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