Arturo Malacara: Moments that Define My Relationship with Christ

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Arturo Malacara: Moments that Define My Relationship with Christ (Acts 1:1-11)

Arturo Malacara, pastor of Bowles Baptist Church in Grand Prairie, Texas, delivers a children’s message drawing an analogy between athletes and followers of Jesus using defining moments in professional sports. In his later sermon, he focuses on Jesus’ last command before he returned to heaven, that his disciples would be his witnesses throughout the Earth. This was a defining moment in their lives. Jesus redefined his disciples’ boundaries and re-emphasized the nature of their relationship with him as their Lord. Paul, Daniel and David serve as examples of people who had defining moments in their relationship with God.

This sermon was delivered live on Facebook on Apr. 20, 2020, for the morning worship service Bowles Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. It is the beginning of a series on the Book of Acts.

An outline of this sermon is available here.

Service in Spanish (children’s sermon: 21:43–26:36, sermon: 28:14–59:02)

Bowles Baptist Church servicio en Espanol

cada Domingo a 11 am.

Posted by Bowles Baptist Church on Sunday, April 19, 2020

Service in English (children’s sermon: 21:31–27:22; sermon: 29:08–56:56)

Posted by Bowles Baptist Church on Sunday, April 19, 2020


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