Category Archives: Acts

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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December 2: The Day of Pentecost

Read Acts 2:1-47 Pentecost was a fitting time for the church to begin.  This Jewish feast 50 days after Passover celebrated the Lord’s blessing in the harvest.  What an appropriate day to celebrate the spiritual harvest of 3000 believers and … Continue reading

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October 3: The Jailer

Read Acts 16:1-40 Your obedience in a single moment when you feel like no one is watching…that can be the moment that forever changes someone’s life. What’s mundane for you may be a learning opportunity for someone else. No matter … Continue reading

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October 2: Paul

Read Acts 8:1-9:31 Here is the way that the apostle Paul described his own transformation: I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me trustworthy, appointing me to his service. Even though I was once … Continue reading

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