August, 2019


THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – LUKE, THE CHRONICLER OF JESUS, SON OF MAN

LUKE’S GOSPEL CHAPTER ONE LUKE, THE CHRONICLER OF JESUS, SON OF MAN “So many others have tried their hand at putting together a story of the wonderful harvest of Scripture and history that took place among us, using reports handed down by the original eyewitnesses who served this Word with their very lives. Since I have investigated all the reports …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – HE IS STILL SPEAKING

HE IS STILL SPEAKING! “‘Go to this people and tell them this: You’re going to listen with your ears, but you won’t hear a word; You’re going to stare with your eyes, but you won’t see a thing. These people are blockheads! They stick their fingers in their ears so they won’t have to listen; They screw their eyes shut …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – COME FOLLOW ME

COME FOLLOW ME “They said, ‘Nobody wrote warning us about you. And no one has shown up saying anything bad about you. But we would like very much to hear more. The only thing we know about this Christian sect is that nobody seems to have anything good to say about it.’ “They agreed on a time. When the day …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – A HOSTAGE OF HOPE

A HOSTAGE OF HOPE “Three days later Paul called the Jewish leaders together for a meeting at his house and said, ‘The Jews in Jerusalem arrested me on a trumped-up charge, and I was taken into custody by the Romans. I assure you that I did absolutely nothing against Jewish laws or Jewish customs. After the Romans investigated the charges …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – THE ETERNAL CITY AT LAST !

THE ETERNAL CITY AT LAST! “Then we came to Rome. Friends in Rome heard we were on the way and came out to meet us. One group got as far as Appian Court; another group met us at Three Taverns — emotion-packed meetings, as you can well imagine. Paul, brimming over with praise, led us in prayers of thanksgiving. When …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! “The head man in that part of the island was Publius. He took us into his home as his guests, drying us out and putting us up in fine style for the next three days. Publius’ father was sick at the time, down with a high fever and dysentery. Paul went to the old man’s room, and when …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – A MARKED MAN

CHAPTER 28 A MARKED MAN “Once everyone was accounted for and we realised that we all made it, we learned that we were on the island of Malta. The natives went out of their way to be friendly to us. The day was rainy and cold and we were already soaked to the bone, but they built a huge bonfire …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – WALKING ON THE WORD

WALKING ON THE WORD “At daybreak, no one recognised the land — but then they did notice a bay with a nice beach. They decided to try to run the ship up on the beach. They cut the anchors, loosed the tiller, raised the sail and ran before the wind toward the beach. But we didn’t make it. Still far …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – THE SAFEST PLACE

THE SAFEST PLACE “Some of the sailors tried to jump ship. They let down the lifeboat, pretending they were going to set out more anchors from the bow. Paul saw through their guise and told the centurion and his soldiers, ‘If these sailors don’t stay with the ship, we’re all going down.’ So the soldiers cut the lines of the …Continue reading →

THE BOOK OF ACTS – ANCHORED IN THE WORD

ANCHORED IN THE WORD “”Last night God’s angel stood at my side, an angel of this God I serve, saying to me, ‘Don’t give up, Paul. You’re going to stand before Caesar yet — and everyone sailing with you is also going to make it.’ So, dear friends, take heart. I believe God will do exactly what He told me. …Continue reading →