Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 20, 2016: Day 22 – Acts 22

Pretty much the rest of Acts and the letters that are coming up cover the life of Paul and his writings.  We pick up where we left off from chapter 21 of Acts with Paul about to speak to the Jews … Continue reading

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June 19, 2016: Day 21 – Acts 21

Chapter 21 has daughters who prophesy, Paul who is arrested, and the beginning of a speech that finds its words in chapter 22.  

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June 18, 2016: Day 20 – Acts 20

Today we find ourselves in Paul’s farewell tour at least in regards to the leadership of Ephesus.  It is fairly clear that Paul loves the Ephesians and there is a special place in his heart for them.  You notice that … Continue reading

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June 17, 2016: Day 19 – Acts 19

Ephesus has to be one of my favorite New Testament cities.  The Apostle Paul spent a lot of time here, even just in these verses we find him spending two years.  John, the Gospel writer, also spent a lot of … Continue reading

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June 16, 2016: Day 18 – Acts 18

Paul is on the road again, but he stays in a few places quite a long time.  We find him first in Corinth.  Now, keep in mind that many of the books in the New Testament are books written by … Continue reading

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June 15, 2016: Day 17 – Acts 17

I’ll never forget my very first Bible Study that I led for my small group in college.  We met informally around a dining room table in the dining hall and I had prepared a study on Acts 17:16-34.  In that … Continue reading

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June 14, 2016: Day 16 – Acts 16

When you read Scripture I hope you know that it is a compilation of material that has been gathered over time.  We do not have the original Acts of the Apostles as it was written by Luke, but rather scraps and bits and … Continue reading

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June 13, 2016: Day 15 – Acts 15

Do you remember when I mentioned that the first century church was not a perfect church by any stretch of the imagination?  This chapter contains an account of a time when the church was not of one voice on an … Continue reading

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June 12, 2016: Day 14 – Acts 14

Paul and Barnabas continue in their missionary journey and they bring a whole crew of Jews and gentiles to the faith.  As it did in other places, it caused quite a stir.  The scene in Lystra starting at vs.8 is … Continue reading

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June 11, 2016: Day 13 – Acts 13

Before we begin Paul’s journeys we must stop and reflect upon vs.1 because it is significant.  We find the believers of Antioch pointed out and some individuals lifted up as leaders in the church.  Out of these leaders Paul and … Continue reading

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