Monthly Archives: August 2018

Family Salvation; August 28, 2018


Acts 16:31-34 They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.” Then they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all the others in his house. At that hour of the … Continue reading

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

Guidance; August 27, 2018


Acts 16:7 When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them to. It is fascinating and very instructive that we here have a clear case of negative … Continue reading

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

Salvation; August 26, 2018


Acts 15:8-9 “God, who knows the heart, showed that he accepted them by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he did to us. He made no distinction between us and them, for he purified their hearts by faith.” … Continue reading

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

The Fear of Death; August 25, 2018


Acts 14:19-20 Then some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and won the crowd over. They stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking he was dead. But after the disciples had gathered round him, he got up and … Continue reading

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

Discipleship; August 24, 2018


Acts 13:52 And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit. This completes the account of Paul and Barnabas’ first major stop on the mainland after leaving Cyprus. John Mark had left them once they hit the … Continue reading

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

The Word of God; August 23, 2018


Acts 12:24 But the word of God continued to increase and spread. This comes right after the mention of King Herod’s rather horrific death, so I think the NIV is justified in inserting “But” at the beginning of the sentence. … Continue reading

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

Christians; August 22, 2018


Acts 11:23, 26 When he arrived and saw the evidence of the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch … Continue reading

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