Category Archives: Acts

October 17 – BLESS – What does this mean to you?

Read Acts 8:26-40 Imagine the scene. You’re called to the gates of Heaven. You’re at a loss for words because of the spectacular beauty that surrounds you. All of the stories and speculation that you heard during your earthly life … Continue reading

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July 20 – United: Church – Acts 6

Read Acts 6:1-7 In today’s terms, the Jerusalem church was a “mega-church” from the day of its birth (Acts 2:41). But growth continued as more and more people came to faith in Jesus (Acts 2:47; 6:1). In fact, the most … Continue reading

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July 7 – United: Country – Acts 2

Read Acts 2:38-47 I married my opposite. Just last night we were having a heated “discussion.” We want the same things but the expanse between us is like trekking through a briar patch. I always get my feelings hurt. He … Continue reading

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April 24 – Because He Lives – Everything’s Changed

Read Acts 3:1-4:22 It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that this man stands before you healed. (4:10) The first time we met them, they were Simon brother … Continue reading

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March 31 – COVID-19: Life in the New Normal (Day 6)

Read Acts 7:54-8:4 Each of us continues to navigate his/her way through a global pandemic that has significantly altered the way we live and move about. If you have been following along, we are also identifying seven key words that … Continue reading

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March 13 – Do Not Fear – What Unafraid Does

Read Acts 16:11-40 Paul and Silas were guilty of spreading the truth about life through Jesus Christ. They set a slave girl free from a tormenting demon (who also happened to be annoying Paul), thus spreading Jesus’ Good News by virtue … Continue reading

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March 12 – Do Not Fear – The Jesus-Inspired Unafraid

Read Acts 4 When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus (v13). They’d spent three years walking with, … Continue reading

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February 4 – Compassion – Jesus’ far-reaching hand of compassion

Read Acts 8:4-40 He had used Stephen’s martyrdom, and the church’s persecution, to spread His Word. Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went. (v4) The Holy Spirit was at it again. His mission: grow the Church. Further … Continue reading

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February 3 – Compassion – The beautiful beggar

Read Acts 3 I’d seen him a few times around the city. He looked normal enough. Except for the sign he held stating his need. I remember him well, even after eight years. He always looked so sad leaning against the … Continue reading

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January 25 – God’s Will – God’s will and my value

Read Acts 17:16-34 If you are familiar with the writings of Paul or with other sermons that he preached in the book of Acts, you know that the words expressed here were different.  His listeners in the Areopagus had little to … Continue reading

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