Category Archives: Acts

August 12 – Unstoppable – Unstoppable Power

Read John 14:15-17; Luke 24:36-49; Acts 2:1-21 Something was coming.  Better said, “Someone was coming.”  This Person was to be the Paraklete, the Comforter, the Counselor, the Teacher.  He would guide believers into all truth and would convict the world of sin, righteousness, … Continue reading

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July 31 – His story: Man’s rescue – The Church…Alpha and Omega of the Mission

Read Acts 13:1-14:28 The local church is at the core of God’s rescue mission of man.  Tom Julien, former director of Grace Brethren International Missions, describes the church and the mission in marital terms…they dare not be separated! That reality is portrayed … Continue reading

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July 30 – His story: Man’s rescue – For all mankind

Read Acts 10:1-48 I imagine the anticipation was no less than pure excitement mixed with utter anxiety about exactly how God could bring a Jewish man into a Roman home and call it good. It turned out to be quite the … Continue reading

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July 29 – His story: Man’s rescue – HIS story continues

Read Matthew 28:16-20 and Acts 1:1-11 HIS story did not end in defeat with the death of Jesus.  HIS story did not end on the victorious note of the resurrection of Jesus.  And, though His ascension seems like a fitting finale to the work of … Continue reading

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June 10 – Trip to the Holy Land – Old Jaffa

DAY 29 – OLD JAFFA Theme – Evangelism Read Acts 10:9-35 No question about it… The port of Old Jaffa (Biblical “Joppa”) is a gorgeous place today. It’s beautifully lit at night and picturesque even in the daytime. I’m not … Continue reading

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June 9 – Trip to the Holy Land – The Southern Steps

DAY 28 – THE SOUTHERN STEPS Theme: The Holy Spirit Read Acts 2:1-41 I love walking in authentic places in Israel. So much of the history of the land lies hidden beneath church buildings and shrines built through the ages. … Continue reading

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June 8 – Trip to the Holy Land – Mount of Ascension

DAY 27 – MT OF ASCENSION Theme: Anticipation Read Acts 1:1-11 (click here for original photo) A while ago, I met my wife, Roxanne, at an airport following almost a month of traveling separately. Between our family needs and ministry … Continue reading

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