Grants Pass, Oregon

Sermons by Kirk Bokenkamp

A Troublesome Tradesman Tumult (Acts 19:21-41)

Acts 19:21-41 (ESV) A Riot at Ephesus 21 Now after these events Paul resolved in the Spirit to pass through Macedonia and Achaia and go to Jerusalem, saying, “After I have been there, I must also see Rome.” 22 And having sent into Macedonia two of his helpers, Timothy and Erastus, he himself stayed in Asia for a while. 23 About that time there arose no little disturbance…

Is Grace Really Enough? (Acts 14:24-15:21)

Is Grace Really Enough? Preacher: Kirk Bokenkamp September 17, 2017 Acts 14:24-15:21 (ESV) 24 Then they passed through Pisidia and came to Pamphylia. 25 And when they had spoken the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia, 26 and from there they sailed to Antioch, where they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had fulfilled. 27 And…

Paul’s First Missionary Journey (Acts 13:1-12)

Paul’s First Missionary Journey Preacher: Kirk Bokenkamp August 20, 2017 Acts 13:1-12 (ESV) 13 Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger,[a]Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a lifelong friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. 2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work…

Salvation for the Gentiles, Part III (Acts 11:1-18

Salvation for the Gentiles, Part III Preacher: Kirk Bokenkamp July 16, 2017 Acts 11:1-18 (ESV) Now the apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcision party criticized him, saying, 3 “You went to uncircumcised men and ate with them.” 4 But Peter began and explained it…

Salvation for the Gentiles, Part II (Acts 10:34-48)

Salvation for the Gentiles, Part II Preacher: Kirk Bokenkamp July 9, 2017 Acts 10:34-48 (ESV) 34 So Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I understand that God shows no partiality, 35 but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him. 36 As for the word that he sent to Israel, preaching good news of peace through Jesus Christ (he…

Salvation for the Gentiles, Part I (Acts 10:1-33)

Salvation for the Gentiles, Part I Preacher: Kirk Bokenkamp July 2, 2017 Acts 10:1-33 (ESV) 10 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort, 2 a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God. 3 About the ninth hour of the day he…

A Life Well Spent

Acts 7:51-8:3 51 “You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so do you. 52 Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who announced beforehand the coming of the Righteous One, whom you have now betrayed and murdered, 53 you who received…

Stephen’s Defense

Acts 7:1-50   Stephen’s Speech 1 And the high priest said, “Are these things so?”  2 And Stephen said: “Brothers and fathers, hear me. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia,before he lived in Haran,  3 and said to him, ‘Go out from your land and from your kindred and go into the land that…