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8 Where will you be on mission with Grace Church? Chichester Bognor Either – I’ll go where you ask me to

9 [1:1] In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, [2] until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. [3] He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God.

10 Written by Doctor Luke Wrote Luke and Acts – biggest NT contributor Funded by ‘Theophilus’ Finished in AD 63, covers about 30 years From Jerusalem to Rome

11 It’s a book about the church It’s a book about the gospel advancing It’s a book about the work of the Holy Spirit

12 Steve Petch Sunday 16 th September 2012 Part 1: The Church that Jesus Began Acts 1 v 1 - 3

13 Jesus is alive, and is still at work building his church today

14 How actively is Jesus involved in building the church today? The absent master? The silent judge? The hopeful outsider?

15 How actively is Jesus involved in building the church today? He is the Master Builder! In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, until the day when he was taken up… (Acts 1v1-2)

16 Jesus is alive, and is still at work building his church today Matt 16 v 18 Revelation 1 v 12 – 20 Acts 1 v 9 – 5 1 Corinthians 3 v 16 – 17 Ephesians 2 v 19 – 22 Romans 8 v 34 Philippians 1 v 6

17 Jesus is alive, and is still at work building his church today The church that Jesus began, he is still continuing to build!

18 Our vision: “To build a radical church family of 1000 committed members reaching from the city to the sea”

19 Jesus is alive, and is still at work building his church today The church that Jesus began, he is still continuing to build!

20 Where will you be on mission with Grace Church? Chichester Bognor Either – I’ll go where you ask me to

21 Steve Petch Sunday 16 th September 2012 Part 1: The Church that Jesus Began Acts 1 v 1 - 3


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