Bible Book: Acts

The Tragedy of Almost

Date: June 24th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 26:27-29  |  Topics: Agrippa, Faith, Salvation, Sorrow, Tragedy

King Agrippa, believest thou the prophets? I know that thou believest. Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian. And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.


The Tragedy of Almost

Date: June 24th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 26:28  |  Topics: Agrippa, Faith, Salvation, Sorrow, Tragedy

Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.


The Parting Appeal of Paul

Date: July 1st, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 26:28-29  |  Topics: Christianity, Commitment, Judgment, Paul, Witness

Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian. And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.


The Parting Appeal of Paul

Date: July 1st, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 26:28-29  |  Topics: Christianity, Commitment, Judgment, Paul, Witness

Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian. And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.


The Stormy Journey of Life

Date: July 15th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 27:1-20  |  Topics: Hope, Life, Problems, Providence, Storms

And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners unto one named Julius, a centurion of Augustus’ band. And entering into a ship of Adramyttium, we launched, meaning to sail by the coasts of Asia; one Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us. And the next day we touched at Sidon. And Julius courteously entreated Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself. And when we had launched from thence, we saContinue Reading


Life’s Stormy Sea

Date: July 15th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 27:1-25  |  Topics: Hope, Life, Problems, Providence, Storms

And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners unto one named Julius, a centurion of Augustus’ band. And entering into a ship of Adramyttium, we launched, meaning to sail by the coasts of Asia; one Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us. And the next day we touched at Sidon. And Julius courteously entreated Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself. And when we had launched from thence, we saContinue Reading


Predestination

Date: July 22nd, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 27:20-33  |  Topics: Decree, Election, Foreknowledge, Free Will, Predestination

And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away. But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss. 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 IContinue Reading


Predestination

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


The Lord Standing By

Date: July 29th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 27:23  |  Topics: Comfort, Death, Divine, Presence, Presence of God

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


On The Road to Rome

Date: August 5th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 28:11-16  |  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