Category Archives: Acts

November 7 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Peter & John

Read Acts 4:13-31 If you do something nice for someone, the last thing you might expect is to land in prison. But that is exactly what Peter and John had experienced. They healed a man who had never taken a … Continue reading

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October 28 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Stephen

Read Acts 7:51-60 The whole scene of this passage really comes to life with all of the visuals written right into the story.  The church was growing rapidly.  The disciples needed to appoint deacons so they could continue traveling and … Continue reading

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November 19: Hope for the Ethiopian Eunuch

Read Acts 8:26-40 I was ten years old and unsure about God’s feelings for me. I’d accepted His gift of forgiveness as a five-year-old, but I’d sinned a lot since then. I’d done shameful, hurtful things, and I felt guilty. Then … Continue reading

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November 18: Hope of an Advocate

Read Acts 6:8-7:60 Although most anyone would be able to deliver food, the early church was very selective when it came to the character of those who helped in that ministry.  Stephen was one of the men chosen.  But his … Continue reading

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December 5: Sharing the Word

Read Acts 8:1-40 Serve food…That was all that Philip signed up to do.  That was all the church had elected and commissioned him to do.  It was his ministry to provide oversight to the food ministry to widows in Acts … Continue reading

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December 4: The First Martyr

Read Acts 6:8-8:8 Although most anyone would be able to deliver food, the early church was very selective when it came to the character of those who helped in that ministry.  Stephen was one of the men chosen.  But his … Continue reading

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December 3: Growth and Persecution

Read Acts 3:1-4:37 Many an American listened breathlessly as Pastor Rick Warren led the inaugural prayer for President Barak Obama in January in 2009.  The controversial question of the hour was whether Warren would invoke the name of Jesus as … Continue reading

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