Monthly Archives: August 2011

August 31, 2011


Acts 15:19 “It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God.” This point, expressed here by James, is of extreme importance to anyone engaged in cross-cultural evangelism. We have … Continue reading

Posted in Christian | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

August 30, 2011


Acts 14:22 strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. “We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God,” they said. Paul and Barnabas didn’t mince words with the new believers. There was … Continue reading

Posted in Christian | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

August 29, 2011


Acts 13:45 When the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and talked abusively against what Paul was saying. Jealousy has got to be one of the least beneficial emotions in the human repertoire. I see it as … Continue reading

Posted in Christian | Tagged , | Leave a comment

August 28, 2011


Acts 13:2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” This is a well-known passage, but many, if not most, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

August 27, 2011


Acts 6:3 “Brothers, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them.” Delegation and division of duties are vital parts of any organization. Indeed, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

August 26, 2011


Acts 5:42 Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ. In keeping with Peter’s statement that “We must obey God rather than … Continue reading

Posted in Christian | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

August 25, 2011


Acts 5:17, 18, 32 Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy. They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail. “We are witnesses of … Continue reading

Posted in Christian | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment