As a child, one of my favorite cartoons was He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. In this show, peace loving Prince Adam would do everything possible to use his intellect to solve problems. But when force was necessary, he would raise his sword in the air and exclaim, “By the power of Grayskull, I have the power!!!” He would be transformed into a mighty, muscled up warrior known as He-Man. Now, it would be nice if we had a diet plan that would allow us to transform instantaneously into bodybuilders and fitness models. A person could make billions of dollars with a plan like that. However, the Christian has a power available to them that is greater than a lifted sword. It is a personal power found in the Holy Spirit of God. In today’s message, we discuss the early disciples’ dependency upon the Holy Spirit’s power as we ask our listeners if they have the same power that was found in the early Christians’ lives.
Do You Have the Power?
- The believer has the power of AUTHORITY (4:1-10).
- The believer has the power of SALVATION (4:11-12).
- The believer has the power of DEFENSE (4:13-16).
- The believer has the power of BOLDNESS (4:17-22).
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. Brian is currently studies in the Ph.D. program in Theology and Apologetics at Liberty University. 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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