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THE BOOK OF ACTS – DON’T MESS WITH GOD

DON’T MESS WITH GOD “Provoked mightily by all this, the Chief Priest and those on his side, mainly the sect of Sadducees, went into action, arrested the apostles and put them in the town jail. But during the night an angel of God opened the jailhouse door and led them out. He said, ‘Go to the Temple and take your …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – AN EXPLOSION OF GOD-SIGNS

AN EXPLOSION OF GOD-SIGNS “Through the work of the apostles, many God-signs were set up among the people, many wonderful things done. They all met regularly and in remarkable harmony in the Temple porch named after Solomon. But even though people admired them a lot, outsiders were wary about joining them. On the other hand, those who put their trust …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – DEADLY PRESUMPTION

DEADLY PRESUMPTION “Not more than three hours later his wife, knowing nothing of what had happened, came in. Peter said, ‘Tell me, were you given this price for your field?’ ‘”Yes.’ she said, ‘that price.’ “Peter responded, ‘What’s going on here that you connived to conspire against the Spirit of the Master? The men who buried your husband are at …Continue reading →

TH BOOK OF ACTS – THEY LIED AND DIED

CHAPTER 5 THEY LIED AND DIED “But a man named Ananias — his wife Sapphira, conniving in this with him — sold a piece of land, secretly kept back part of the price for himself, and then brought the rest to the apostles and made an offering of it. “Peter said, ‘Ananias, how did ,Satan get you to lie to …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – THE STAGE IS SET

THE STAGE IS SET “And so it turned out that not a person among them was needy. Those who owned fields or houses sold them and brought the price of the sale to the apostles and made an offering of it. The apostles then distributed it according to each person’s need. “Joseph, called by the apostles “Barnabas” (which means “Son …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – UNITED AS ONE

UNITED AS ONE “While they were praying, the place where they were meeting trembled and shook. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak God’s word with fearless confidence. “The whole congregation of believers was united as one — one heart, one mind! They didn’t even claim ownership of their own possessions. No one said, ‘That’s …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – FEARLESS CONFIDENCE

FEARLESS CONFIDENCE “A wonderful harmony in prayer: ‘Strong God, you made heaven and earth and sea and everything in them. By the Holy Spirit you spoke through the mouth of your servant and our father, David. “Why the big noise, nations? Why the mean plots, people? Earth’s leaders push for position, Potentates meet for summit talks, The God-deniers, the Messiah-defiers!” …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – WHO IS IN CHARGE?

WHO IS IN CHARGE? “The religious leaders renewed their threats, but then released them. They couldn’t come up with a charge that would stick, that would keep them in jail. The people wouldn’t have stood for it — they were all praising God over what had happened. The man who had been miraculously healed was over forty years old. “As …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – SILENCE THEM WITH THREATS!

SILENCE THEM WITH THREATS! “They sent them out of the room so they could work out a plan. They talked it over. ‘What can we do with these men? By now it’s known all over town that a miracle has occurred, and they are behind it. There is no way we can refute that. But so that it doesn’t go …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – COMPANIONS OF JESUS

COMPANIONS OF JESUS “They couldn’t take their eyes off them — Peter and John standing there so confident, so sure of themselves! Their fascination deepened when they realised these two men were laymen with no training in Scripture or formal education. They recognised them as companions of Jesus, but with the man right before them, seeing him standing there so …Continue reading →