Monthly Archives: November 2007

Living Under the Influence

Whatever we are full of shows doesn’t it?  We wear outwardly what we are influenced by inwardly. I was thinking about that as I studied Ephesians 5 with a friend this morning.  In verse 18 Paul says the same thing … Continue reading

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Death Defying

How could the Apostle Paul be on trial?  Why so many appearances in court? In the last chapters of Acts we see him on trial before the Sanhedrin, he is brought before two Roman Governors and has another hearing before … Continue reading

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Clinging Impact

It has been great to study the Book of Acts this Fall. To focus on the the power of the Holy Spirit as He spread the gospel from Jerusalem to Judea and Samaria and even to the ends of the … Continue reading

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Loving Prayer

“If the cruel torture of crucifixion could not silence our Lord’s prayer for His enemies, what pain, pride,  prejudice, or sloth could justify the silencing of ours?”     John Stott

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Believing and Behaving

In the study of Acts, we are seeing the stresses and strains that grew out of preaching of the gospel to people whose roots were firmly planted in Judaism. This clarifying article , “Does our Ability to act Morally depend … Continue reading

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Rainbow Connection

June 14, 2004 Dear Jane, I trust the time with Nancy and David Writebol was good for all, they seem like such a devoted missionary couple.  I told Mike I hope you heard stories of people impassioned for Christ.  I … Continue reading

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Its All About Me

“If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of … Continue reading

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