January 5, 2014
We start off this year with a great reason to remember that God is all-powerful and merciful and worthy of our praise! David sang, “As for me, I am poor and needy, but the Lord takes thought for me. You are my deliverer; do not delay, O my God” (Ps 40:13). God the Son helps the […]
December 29, 2013
Saul, on his way to arrest followers of Jesus Christ, was arrested by Jesus Christ and became His follower.
December 24, 2013
“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and redeemed his people and has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David.” Luke 1:68-69
December 22, 2013
How and why Jesus came is to impact our values, our judgment, our thinking. The humiliation of the incarnation used by Paul to help believers see the importance of servant-like conduct.
December 15, 2013
God’s gift to the world—His only Son, Jesus Christ—is an indescribable gift because it was a personal and sacrificial gift, an undeserved gift of grace, a gift that had eternal impact, and a gift that keeps on giving. Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!
December 8, 2013
The work in Samaria was thriving. The gospel was being given to and received in several villages. But in his sovereign will, the Lord gave orders to leave all this.
December 1, 2013
As one of the men the church had appointed to service (6:5) passes off the scene, another steps in to take his place and the work goes on. The plan (1:8) was still in effect.
November 24, 2013
Stephen’s death did not mean he failed in his mission, but that God was about to use another servant to further gospel work.
November 10, 2013
Instead of being weakened by corrupting influences around it, the local church should be “strengthened by grace.”