Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 10, 2016: Day 12- Acts 12

Who said Luke doesn’t have a sense of humor?  He begins with the tragic announcement that the brother of John, James, one of the original twelve disciples and the first of the twelve to die a martyr’s death, was executed … Continue reading

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June 9, 2016: Day 11 – Acts 11

You never know how you are going to react in a crisis until a crisis comes upon you.  We received a phone call this morning at 6am from our eldest, Rachel, who said she had fainted and was feeling terrible … Continue reading

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June 8, 2016: Day 10 – Acts 10

Things are starting to be shaken up now.  We are no longer doing things the way they have always been done before.  Remember in past blogs I had mentioned that the Jews were the chosen ones and the gentiles had … Continue reading

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June 7, 2016: Day 9 – Acts 9

If you followed the 90 Day Challenge you will know by now who my favorite artist is.  Caravaggio who painted during the Baroque era has stolen my heart.  Here is his depiction of Saul’s conversion on the road to Damascus. … Continue reading

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June 6, 2016: Day 8 – Acts 8

Saul approved of the killing of the first Christian martyr called Stephen.  It is in these first 3 verses that we see the perverseness of the one who would become the greatest evangelist of all time.  He not only approved … Continue reading

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June 5, 2016: Day 7 – Acts 7

You just went on a journey through Genesis and Exodus.  Here we find ourselves with Stephen again.  He was one of the deacons who then turned preacher who was arrested by the Pharisees because he was speaking of Jesus as … Continue reading

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June 4, 2016: Day 6 – Acts 6

Here we find a brief mini-series on the disciple known as Stephen.  Now, keep in mind that he was not one of the original twelve who had walked with Jesus, but rather he is chosen in these very specific verses … Continue reading

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June 3, 2016: Day 5 – Acts 5

Our stewardship motto for this year is going to be: “Give or Die!”  Not really, but if we based it on Acts 5 we could choose that route if we wanted.  I warned you that this was going to be … Continue reading

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June 2, 2016: Day 4 – Acts 4

You need to remember where we were yesterday in order to pick up the flow from today.  Remember Peter and John are hanging out in Jerusalem and they heal a man, a beggar, who was crippled.  He got up and … Continue reading

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June 1, 2016: Day 3 – Acts 3

Acts 3 probably counts as one of those chapters of the Bible that is easily forgotten.  We tend to forget that Jesus was not the only one in the Bible who performed miracles and turned the attention of people to … Continue reading

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