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Ravenously Hungry!

RAVENOUSLY HUNGRY! “Coming down off the mountain with them, He stood on a plain surrounded by disciples and was soon joined by a huge congregation from all over Judea and Jerusalem, even from the seaside towns of Tyre and Sidon. They had come both to hear Him and to be cured of their ailments. Those disturbed by evil spirits were …Continue reading →

Did Jesus Make A Mistake?

DID JESUS MAKE A MISTAKE? “At about that same time He climbed a mountain to pray. He was there all night in prayer before God. The next day He summoned His disciples; from them He selected twelve He designated as apostles: Simon whom He named Peter; Andrew, his brother; James; John ; Philip; Bartholomew; Matthew; Thomas; James, son of Alpheus; …Continue reading →

Oh, By The Way…

OH, BY THE WAY… “One day in one of the villages there was a man covered with leprosy. When he saw Jesus he fell down before Him in prayer and said, ‘If you want to, you can cleanse me.’ Jesus put out His hand, touched him and said, ‘I want to. Be clean.’ There and then his skin was smooth, …Continue reading →

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 →

Faith And Unbelief

FAITH AND UNBELIEF “Still shaking his head, he went to Mary’s house, the Mary who was John Mark’s mother. The house was packed with praying friends. When he knocked on the door to the courtyard, a young woman named Rhoda came to see who it was. But when she recognised his voice — Peter’s voice — she was so excited …Continue reading →

Herod On The Warpath

HEROD ON THE WARPATH “That’s when King Herod got it into his head to go after some of the church members. He murdered James, John’s brother. When he was how much it raised his popularity with the Jews, he arrested Peter — all this during Passover Week, mind you — and had him thrown in jail, putting four squads of …Continue reading →

Cornelius Wades In

CORNELIUS WADES IN “Cornelius said, ‘Four days ago at about this time, mid-afternoon, I was home praying. Suddenly there was a man in front of me, flooding the room with light. He said, ‘Cornelius, your daily prayers and neighbourly acts have brought you to God’s attention. I want you to send to Joppa to get Simon, the one they call …Continue reading →

Your Prayer Has Been Heard

YOUR PRAYER HAS BEEN HEARD “But the angel reassured him, ‘Don’t fear, Zachariah. Your prayer had been heard. Elizabeth, your wife, will bear a son by you. You are to name him John. You’re going to leap like a gazelle for joy, and not only you — many will delight in his birth. He’ll achieve great stature with God.’” Luke …Continue reading →

What Must I Do?

WHAT MUST I DO? “Just then a religion scholar stood up with a question to test Jesus. ‘Teacher, what do I need to do to get eternal life?’ He said, ‘What is written in God’s law? How do you interpret it?’ He said, ‘That you love the Lord your God with all you passion and prayer and muscle and intelligence …Continue reading →

Don’t Play Games with God

DON’T PLAY GAMES WITH GOD “Here’s what I am saying:  Ask and you’ll get; seek and you’ll find; knock and the door will open. Don’t bargain with God. Be direct. Ask for what you need. This is not a cat-and-mouse, hide-and-seek game we’re in.” Luke 11:9-10 (The Message}. If this story is about the reason why we pray, it is …Continue reading →

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I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them.

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