Tag Archives: Acts

Kidnapped Priest Released in Turkey

I read this report from Mission Network News this morning and thought of the Apostle Paul’s feet that walked miles and miles through Turkey sharing the gospel. He penetrated the inner regions spreading the message of peace and reconciliation in the … Continue reading

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Core Issue

Today, I started a personal study of the Book of Hebrews. It seems a perfect follow up to the study of Acts from the Fall. It is fun to speculate with the scholars about whether the eloquent Apollos or the … 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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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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What’s better than life?

I began my morning reading the Mission Network News report.  As I scanned the stories, this one from Africa caught my eye.  The study of Acts has tenderized my heart once again to the truth that the spread of the … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Am Thankful for the God-Breathed Bible

I love this Top Ten List of Piper’s–they are great reasons to be thankful! By John Piper November 20, 2006 1. The Bible awakens faith, the source of all obedience. So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word … Continue reading

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