November 2, 2014
The Jews were up to their same plots, the officials were up to their same tricks, Paul was committed to the same gospel, and Christ is still advancing his Word through his servants.
October 26, 2014
While Paul exposes their charges as false, he shows that his love for God is true. What Paul did “confess” to is what we should all be “guilty” of.
October 19, 2014
Communion aids us in our perseverance. It keeps our testimony vibrant and our eyes fixed on the Founder and Perfecter of our faith. It connects us to all who looked faithfully for his return!
October 12, 2014
Behind all these plots to kill and attempts to save, God is working out his purpose in and through Paul as he does through us today.
October 5, 2014
Paul could say, “I am ready…to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus” (21:13). Can we say with the same resolve that we are ready to live for him? Part 1
September 21, 2014
Only God can change a heart and make it receptive. All we can do is obey Christ’s command pray for a good harvest!
September 14, 2014
Obedience to Christ does not mean we always avoid hardship, but it means we never walk alone. Paul was bold under fire, and God used him to deliver a powerful message. Part 1
September 7, 2014
Paul would soon be assaulted and arrested. This was not evidence that he ignored the Spirit, but that he was at the Lord’s disposal. Success was not to measured by how many in the city embraced his message, but in how faithful he remained to his Lord.
August 31, 2014
The more danger that awaited Jesus and then Paul, the more they were set on going to their destination. Along the way, God’s Spirit spoke through God’s vessels about the impending hardships that Paul would face. Was The Lord sending the apostle mixed signals, or thoroughly preparing him for difficulties ahead?
August 24, 2014
Jesus’ example of shepherding sets the standard for church leadership today. Paul’s instruction on tending to the flock is just as important today as it was to his first century audience. Part 1 Part 2