Bible Book: Acts

Antioch’s Glorious Year

Date: January 1st, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 11:20-26  |  Topics: Evangelism, Giving, Missions, Sacrifice, Tithing

And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they were come to Antioch, spake unto the Grecians, preaching the Lord Jesus. And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord. Then tidings of these things came unto the ears of the church which was in Jerusalem: and they sent forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch. Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart theyContinue Reading


The Smiting of the Angel of God

Date: January 8th, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 12:21-23  |  Topics: Angels, Death, Judgment, Peter, Resurrection

And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them. And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice of a god, and not of a man. And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.


The Final Appearance of Peter

Date: January 22nd, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 12:11-17  |  Topics: Death, Drought, Martyrdom, Peter, Soul Winner, fishermen

And when Peter was come to himself, he said, Now I know of a surety, that the Lord hath sent his angel, and hath delivered me out of the hand of Herod, and from all the expectation of the people of the Jews. And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together praying. And as Peter knocked at the door of the gate, a damsel came to hearken, named Rhoda. And when she knew Peter’s voice, she opened not the gContinue Reading


The Final Appearance of Peter

Date: January 22nd, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 12:11-17  |  Topics: Death, Martyrdom, Peter, Soul Winner, fishermen

And when Peter was come to himself, he said, Now I know of a surety, that the Lord hath sent his angel, and hath delivered me out of the hand of Herod, and from all the expectation of the people of the Jews. And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together praying. And as Peter knocked at the door of the gate, a damsel came to hearken, named Rhoda. And when she knew Peter’s voice, she opened not the gContinue Reading


Christianity Faces the Pagan World

Date: February 12th, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 13:4-12  |  Topics: Apologetics, Church, Cyprus, Dr. Cranfill, Idolatry, Paganism, Paul, Religion

So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus. And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister. And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus: Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to heaContinue Reading


Christianity Faces the Pagan World

Date: February 12th, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 13:4-14  |  Topics: Apologetics, Church, Cyprus, Idolatry, Paganism, Paul, Religion

So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus. And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister. And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus: Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to heaContinue Reading


The Forgiveness of Sins

Date: February 19th, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 13:38  |  Topics: Faith, Forgiveness, Repentance, Salvation, Sin

Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:


The All-Sufficient Savior

Date: April 2nd, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 15:1-31  |  Topics: Circumcision, Law, Legalism, Paul

And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved. When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question. And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the GentileContinue Reading


What God Can Do Through A Woman (Mary Crowley special)

Date: April 16th, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 16:6-15  |  Topics: Acts, Crowley, Paul, Timothy

Now when they had gone throughout Phrygia and the region of Galatia, and were forbidden of the Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia, After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not. And they passing by Mysia came down to Troas. And a vision appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us. And after he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia,Continue Reading


What God Can Do Through a Woman

Date: April 16th, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 16:6-15  |  Topics: Evangelism, Humility, Women, Worship

Now when they had gone throughout Phrygia and the region of Galatia, and were forbidden of the Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia, After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not. And they passing by Mysia came down to Troas. And a vision appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us. And after he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go into Macedonia,Continue Reading