Bible Book: Acts

Journey to Jerusalem

Date: February 28th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 21:1-15  |  Topics: Courage, Devotion, Jerusalem, Judgment, Loyalty, Travels

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

The Lord Standing By

Date: March 14th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 23:11  |  Topics: Angel of the Lord, Courage, Elijah, Faith, Hagar, Hope, Paul, Promise, Stephen, Trust

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.

Tomorrow Is Too Late

Date: March 21st, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 24:1-26  |  Topics: Drusilla, Evangelism, Felix, Opportunity, Paul, Procrastination

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

When I Have a Convenient Season

Date: March 21st, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 24:25  |  Topics: Birthright, Evangelism, Felix, Opportunity, Paul, Procrastination

And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

The Most Terrible Words in Bible

Date: March 28th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 24:25  |  Topics: Conflict, Decision, Evangelism, Felix, Paul

And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Date: May 9th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 25:13-19  |  Topics: Agrippa, Church, Death, Defense, Faith, Hope, Paul, Resurrection

And after certain days king Agrippa and Bernice came unto Caesarea to salute Festus. And when they had been there many days, Festus declared Paul’s cause unto the king, saying, There is a certain man left in bonds by Felix: About whom, when I was at Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews informed me, desiring to have judgment against him. To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before that he which is accused have the accusers face to faContinue Reading


Date: May 23rd, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 27:22-31  |  Topics: Election, Evolution, Foreknowledge, Predestination, Shipwreck

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

The Religion of the Natural Man

Date: May 30th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 28:1-10  |  Topics: Death, False Religion, Paganism, Religion, 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

God’s Affinity for the Educated Man

Date: May 30th, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 28:23  |  Topics: Darwin, Education, Evolution, Moses, Paul, School, Students, Youth

And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.

The Downtown Church

Date: January 2nd, 1955  |  Scripture: Acts 20:28  |  Topics: Church, Downtown, FBC-Dallas, New Year, Outreach

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.