Acts 6:1-7 – Simon, We Have A Problem

A big conflict threatens to split the church and the Apostles response is: This isn’t our area. You handle it yourselves. (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 5:21-42 – Name Droppers

The Sanhedrin demands that the apostles stop teaching in the name of Jesus, but they respond with supernatural boldness and meekness (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 5:12-21 – Don’t Call Us, He’ll Call You

As God’s dramatic work continues to unfold, the apostles demonstrate the importance of being focused on your calling while flexible to the Holy Spirit (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 4:32-5:11 – Name Recognition

We are introduced to 3 new characters: Barnabas, Ananias and Sapphira. They have very similar beginnings, but very different endings and legacies. (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 4:23-31 -The Volunteer State

After being released from custody, Peter and John together with the church go to prayer and volunteer to serve the Lord, no matter the difficulties ahead (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 4:13-22 – The Original Amateur Hour

The Sanhedrin marvel at Peter and John, who are ‘amateurs’ in their minds, yet preach with power and authority (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 4:1-12 – I’m Not The One On Trial Here

Peter and John and brought to trial before the Sanhedrin, but the tables turn as Peter convicts them of crucifying the Lord Christ (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 3:11-26 – Guilty As Charged

Peter preaches a sermon in Solomon’s Colonnade declaring that Jesus is the Messiah foretold in the Old Testament (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 3:1-10 – Compassion And A Rationale

Peter and John head to a prayer meeting and give us the first recorded outreach of the church age. What does it teach us about compassion and evangelism today? (Assistant Pastor Geno)

1 Chronicles 22-26 – The Selected Service

At the end of David’s life he establishes a huge administration for the preparation, establishment and maintenance of the Temple. How can this speak to us as servants in God’s house? (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 2:40-47 – Character Reference

The Church is established and takes on a communal form. Is this the blueprint for what every local church should be? (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 2:25-39 – Can I Get A Witness?

Peter gives testimony as an eyewitness to Christ’s resurrection and an expert witness concerning Old Testament prophecy (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 2:1-13 – It’s Not Greek To Me

The Day of Pentecost means the birth of the Church and the arrival of the Holy Spirit in a dynamic new way, showing the tender, personal love of God (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 1:9-26 – Wait Watchers Wields Results

The disciples watch the Lord ascend, wait for the Holy Spirit and turn to Scripture to solve the issue of replacing Judas with a new apostle (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Acts 1:1-8 – How Do We Get There From Here?

The book of Acts tells us where we came from and how we should move forward as Christ’s Body on the earth (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Psalm 37:32-40 – Plant A Tree For God’s Tomorrow

David closes his wisdom psalm with an encouragement for us to take care to watch our steps and to observe other Godly believers. (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Psalm 37:1-9 – Check Before You Burn

An elderly David delivers a wisdom Psalm, teaching us about Godliness, the future of God’s people vs the wicked and instructing us to give up worry and anger (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 12:1-13 – End Of The Lines

Daniel’s book closes with a final look at human history and Daniel asks a single question, but doesn’t get the answer he’s hoping for (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 11:29-45 – The Worser Of Two Evils

Daniel’s vision continues, showing the acts of Antiochus Epiphanes as well as foretelling the coming Antichrist (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 11:2-28 – The Happenings

An angel gives Daniel an incredibly detailed and complex vision, accurately foretelling hundreds of years of human history (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 10:1-11:1 – Archangels: Divinity War

At the end of his life, Daniel receives one more dramatic vision, first of the Glorious Man then of great future events (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 9:20-27 – Seven Years A Week

Daniel receives the Seventy Weeks prophecy from Gabriel, outlining the flow of prophetic history in groups of sevens (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 9:1-19 – The Lord’s Pray-er

Daniel is studying prophecy, then realizes the captivity is close to finished, which leads him to pray one of the great prayers of the Bible (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 8:1-27 – The Horn Identity

Daniel sees a new vision of the kingdom of Greece and the “little horn” that would arise after Alexander The Great – the terrible tyrant Antiochus Epiphanes (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 7:15-28 – What A Difference A Dream Makes

Being deeply troubled, Daniel seeks interpretation for the dream he’s had of the flow of human history (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 7:1-8 – Beasts Of Those Nations

Daniel sees a prophetic vision of 4 terrible beasts which symbolize the flow of the world empires of Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece and Rome (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 5:13-31 – Weight Watcher

God tells Belshazzar that He has been watching his life, that he has been weighed in the balance and found wanting (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 3:1-12 – Do Or Die

Nebuchadnezzar sets up a blasphemous image and demands worship. Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego refuse, and willingly accept the deadly consequences. (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 2:14-23 – The First Prayer Of The Rest Of Your Life

Daniel receives the interpretation of Nebuchadnezzar’s dream after a prayer meeting, then responds with a hymn of praise (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 2:1-13 – Ultimatum For A Dream

Nebuchadnezzar has a dream that disturbs him so much he issues a life-or-death ultimatum to his wise men (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Daniel 1:1-7 – Back To School

Daniel is brought to Babylon and offered all the success in the world. But, what was it that made him truly great? (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Psalm 62:1-4 – You’ve Got Your Head In The Savior

David writes a song about refuge and security while under incessant attack from his enemies. Is his head in the sand? (Assistant Pastor Geno)

1 Chronicles 16 and 25 – Who Was Jeduthun?

Three of the 150 Psalms are dedicated to the same individual: Jeduthun. Who was this man and what might we learn from his example? (Assistant Pastor Geno)

Fantastic Feasts – Tabernacles

At Tabernacles, Jews were to reenact the wilderness living of their ancestors by building and living in temporary structures (Pastor Gene Pensiero)

Genesis 6:1-4 – Return Of The Nephilim

We have the truth about these subjects. We need to be ready to give nonbelievers a real, biblical answer – not ridicule them for asking about it (Pastor Gene Pensiero)

Genesis 6:4 & Matthew 24:38 – Tall Tales

We hear, “eating and drinking,” and think of dinner out at a restaurant. Those same words to a Jew meant flesh-eating, blood-drinking Nephilim. (Pastor Gene Pensiero)

Matthew 24:36 – The Mark Of The Feast

The Second Coming is at the end of the seven-year Tribulation. Since men on the earth can know exactly when the Tribulation starts, and it’s precise midpoint, how is it no man knows the exact day or hour? (Pastor Gene Pensiero)

Genesis 6:1-5 – Noah Time Like The Present

Jesus said the time before His return would be like the days of Noah. What does that mean and how does it line up with the world around us? (Pastor Gene Pensiero)

1 Corinthians 11:23-25 – It’s Elemental

In the midst of his rebuke for their selfish behavior during the weekly celebration of the Lord’s Supper, Paul gets back to the basic elements, and order, of communion (Pastor Gene Pensiero)

2 Corinthians 12:14-15 – Unappreciation Days

Paul was un or under appreciated but he was not depressed, nor deceived, nor defeated. He said, “I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls.” (Pastor Gene Pensiero)

Pray It Again, Saul (Philippians 1:9-11)

Our love for the Lord can go gray, in a sense. We don’t divorce Him, but we can leave our first love for Him, and for His children (Pastor Gene Pensiero)

Pray It Again, Saul (Philippians 1:3-6)

The apostle Paul inserted “Thank You Notes” in his letters. With the exception of Galatians and Second Corinthians, all of his letters begin with a mention of his thanksgiving. (Pastor Gene Pensiero)

Supper Of Shame (1 Corinthians 11:20-22)

The apostle Paul suggested that the Corinthians exercise portion control when they gathered for the communal meal that preceded the Lord’s Supper (Pastor Gene Pensiero)