Bible Book: Acts


Date: July 22nd, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 27:22-31  |  Topics: Decree, Election, Foreknowledge, Free Will, Predestination

And now I exhort you to be of good cheer: for there shall be no loss of any man’s life among you, but of the ship. For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve, Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee. Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me. Howbeit we must be cast upon a certain island. But when the fourteenth night was come, asContinue Reading

Facing the Future with God

Date: July 22nd, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 27:23  |  Topics: Future, Immortality, Inspiration, Providence, Scripture

For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve,

The Religion of the Common Man

Date: July 29th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 28:1-10  |  Topics: Death, Religion, Revelation, Shipwreck, Strength

And when they were escaped, then they knew that the island was called Melita. And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold. And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand. And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer,Continue Reading

The Road to Rome

Date: August 5th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 28:11-20  |  Topics: Life, Mission, Paul, Plan of God, Plans, Purpose, Sorrow, Sovereign

And after three months we departed in a ship of Alexandria, which had wintered in the isle, whose sign was Castor and Pollux. And landing at Syracuse, we tarried there three days. And from thence we fetched a compass, and came to Rhegium: and after one day the south wind blew, and we came the next day to Puteoli: Where we found brethren, and were desired to tarry with them seven days: and so we went toward Rome. And from thence, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as AppiiContinue Reading

Journey’s End

Date: August 12th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 28:17-31  |  Topics: Death, Leadership, Paul, Preaching, Prison, Rome

And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans. Who, when they had examined me, would have let me go, because there was no cause of death in me. But when the Jews spake against it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I hadContinue Reading

Report from Brazil

Date: November 11th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 14:27  |  Topics: Biographical, Brazil, Church, Missions, Travels

And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.

The Sum of Scripture: The Heraldic Announcement

Date: October 26th, 1980  |  Scripture: Acts 17:11-12  |  Topics: Bibliology, Christ, Prophecy, Return, Scripture, Second Coming

These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so. Therefore many of them believed; also of honourable women which were Greeks, and of men, not a few.

God and the Reasoning Mind

Date: January 18th, 1981  |  Scripture: Acts 17:2  |  Topics: Apologetics, God, Ransom, Resurrection, Theology

And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures,

Our Own Coming Resurrection

Date: June 21st, 1981  |  Scripture: Acts 26:8  |  Topics: Agrippa, Apologetics, Death, Resurrection, body

Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead?

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Date: August 9th, 1981  |  Scripture: Acts 2  |  Topics: Baptism, Holy Spirit, Indwelling, Power, Salvation

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every natioContinue Reading