Bible Book: Acts

The Tears of Paul

Date: December 31st, 1978  |  Scripture: Acts 20:31  |  Topics: Ephesus, Ministry, Paul, Weeping

Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.


The Lost Beatitude

Date: January 7th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 20:32-38  |  Topics: Beatitudes, Blessing, Giving, Money, Tithing

And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified. I have coveted no man’s silver, or gold, or apparel. Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me. I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to giveContinue Reading


Kneeling in Prayer

Date: January 14th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 20:36-38  |  Topics: George Washington, Kneeling, Prayer, Solomon

And when he had thus spoken, he kneeled down, and prayed with them all. And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul’s neck, and kissed him, Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.


Kneeling In Prayer

Date: January 14th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 20:36-38  |  Topics: George Washington, Kneeling, Prayer, Solomon

And when he had thus spoken, he kneeled down, and prayed with them all. And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul’s neck, and kissed him, Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.


The Beginning of the End

Date: January 14th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 21:1-15  |  Topics: Enemy, Evangelism, Martyrdom, Ministry, Nazirite, Paul

And it came to pass, that after we were gotten from them, and had launched, we came with a straight course unto Coos, and the day following unto Rhodes, and from thence unto Patara: And finding a ship sailing over unto Phenicia, we went aboard, and set forth. Now when we had discovered Cyprus, we left it on the left hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed at Tyre: for there the ship was to unlade her burden. And finding disciples, we tarried there seven days: who said to Paul through the Spirit,Continue Reading


Paul’s Defense of the Faith

Date: January 21st, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 22:1-2  |  Topics: Apocrypha, Conversion, Discipleship, Experience, Faith, Mercy, Paul, Salvation

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye my defence which I make now unto you. (And when they heard that he spake in the Hebrew tongue to them, they kept the more silence: and he saith,)


Living for Somebody Else

Date: January 21st, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 22:20  |  Topics: Consecration, Conversion, Paul, Sacrifice, Witness

And when the blood of thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting unto his death, and kept the raiment of them that slew him.


Paul in the Storm of Prejudice

Date: February 4th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 23:1-35  |  Topics: Paul, Pharisees, Prejudice, Sadducees

And Paul, earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day. And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth. Then said Paul unto him, God shall smite thee, thou whited wall: for sittest thou to judge me after the law, and commandest me to be smitten contrary to the law? And they that stood by said, Revilest thou God’s high priest? Then said Paul, I wist not, brethren, that he was the highContinue Reading


Standing By the Lord

Date: February 4th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 23:11  |  Topics: Assurance, Faithfulness, Fear, Hope, Providence, strength in trial

And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome.


Paul Before Felix

Date: February 11th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 24:1-26  |  Topics: Judgment, Procrastination, Rebellion, Righteousness, Submission, Tertullius, Trial

And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus, who informed the governor against Paul. And when he was called forth, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, Seeing that by thee we enjoy great quietness, and that very worthy deeds are done unto this nation by thy providence, We accept it always, and in all places, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness. Notwithstanding, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I pray thee that thoContinue Reading