September 22, 2013
What God provides must be received by faith. What is received by faith must be announced in faithfulness. Only as this gospel is proclaimed and the Lord opens the eyes of the lost are people converted. The power is not in our presentation, but in our Savior.
September 8, 2013
When persecuted, the church gathers with the company of saints (v. 23) and gives thanks to the God who is working through it all (vv. 24–31).
August 25, 2013
The same Jesus the Jews delivered to die was raised by the Almighty and must be believed by every sinner.
August 18, 2013
Like Peter, we must know who we are witnessing to, Who we are witnessing of, and what the goal of this witnessing is.
July 14, 2013
Jesus was launching the next step in his eternal plan, the Church for which he died. He did this in the heart of Jewish territory, Jerusalem, that they might marvel at his plan. God made a glorious statement at Pentecost. The Lord was alive and working through his Spirit in his Church!
June 30, 2013
History is full of stories of people who had great wealth or treasure “right under their noses” but never realized it. As believers, we enjoy a wonderful salvation as God’s children, but often we never realize just how glorious this salvation is! Paul’s prayer for the Ephesians is that they would come to realize the […]
June 23, 2013
Jesus appeared to his disciples and taught them about their upcoming mission. Jesus also promised to return, answering their question about the timing of his kingdom.
June 2, 2013
Mankind is dying and condemned. The bleakness of the picture must be accepted before the good news can be. Hope is not recognized as hope unless one sees first a hopeless situation.
May 5, 2013
Violating God’s holiness and despising his glory is a serious offense, one that cannot be overlooked. As we see God’s wrath poured out on his Son on the cross, we begin to get a glimpse of the zeal God has for his glory. We must admit that our zeal for our own glory often eclipses […]