Acts

Acts

Acts 17:28 | Be Poets on a Stage

Acts 17 we find Paul in Athens challenging his audience to make a decision. I am not a person of action I am an observer soaking in everything I see. I will sit on the outside looking in analyzing and understanding all […]

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Acts 17:30 | Ignorance or Holiness

If someone called me ignorant my initial reaction would be to throw up defensive shields and turn on my offensive arguments of war. However, the truth is that I am ignorant on a great many subjects. Yet to call someone ignorant does […]

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Acts 4:12 | Focused Courage

If asked to describe yourself in one word what word would be used? If others described you what word would be used? At a funeral today for a relative that I did not know as closely as I would have liked there […]

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Acts 3:6 | Divine Appointment

Have you ever crossed paths with a person in a random setting or situation and that interaction changed your life forever? An introduction to a future spouse? Introductions to someone that later provided entry to a job opportunity? Introductions to someone that […]

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Acts 2:42 | Public Faith

The prevailing ethic of the day in regards to faith goes something like this… “My faith is my own and it is something I keep private.” In the public square, at work, at home, at school, in government, and out shopping there […]

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Acts 2:22 | Message and Mission

If the message from God to humankind is the good news of the Gospel that Jesus Christ died, was buried, and then is now raised to life then the mission is that each of us at some point in our short lives […]

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Acts 1:4 | A Heart of Stone No More

Religion is man striving and working to secure the favor of God. Live this kind of life, go to this kind of church, give money to the poor, follow the ten commandments… I could write for days all of the things people […]

Acts 2:44 | What Government would Jesus Do?

Palm Sunday is here leading up to the greatest holiday in all human history, Easter. Palm Sunday is the triumphant entry of the future King into Jerusalem just a week before he will die to provide salvation to those that would call […]

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Acts 2:38 | Repent and be Baptized!

When I think about Acts Chapter 2 I am immediately drawn to verse 38 where Peter responds to the crowd’s question and concludes his first Holy Spirit directed sermon. 38 And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of […]

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Acts 1:8 | The Promise has Arrived!

Acts is the second half of the Gospel of Luke and primarily concerned with the actions of the apostles many of whom were direct disciples of Jesus in the gospels. In the conclusion of Luke and in the start of Acts we […]