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May 13 – Trip to the Holy Land – Caesarea by the Sea

DAY 1 – CAESAREA BY THE SEA Theme: The Gospel Read Acts 26:1-32 Our trips to Israel often begin with a surprise visit to the sprawling, majestic seaport of Caesarea by the Sea, located on the beautiful coast of the … Continue reading

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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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