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What Must I Do To Be Saved? (Romans 4)

What Must I Do To Be Saved? (Romans 4)

Therefore, it was credited to him for righteousness. Now, “it was credited to him” was not written for Abraham alone, but also for us. It will be credited to us who believe in him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead. (Romans 4:22-24) When I was an undergraduate...

THE END??? (Acts 28)

THE END??? (Acts 28)

Paul stayed two whole years in his own rented house. And he welcomed all who visited him, proclaiming the kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance. (Acts 28:30–31) This book began after Jesus rose from the grave,...

Trust in the Light in the Storm (Acts 24)

Trust in the Light in the Storm (Acts 24)

"For many days neither sun nor stars appeared, and the severe storm kept raging. Finally all hope was fading that we would be saved...Now I urge you to take courage, because there will be no loss of any of your lives..." (Acts 27: 20-22) We have faith in a lot of...

God’s Plan Prevails (Acts 23)

God’s Plan Prevails (Acts 23)

The following night the Lord stood by him and said, “Have courage! For as you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so it is necessary for you to testify in Rome.” (Acts 23:11) When this chapter begins, the Jewish mob and the Sanhedrin in Jerusalem are attempting to...

Two Questions For You (Acts 22)

Two Questions For You (Acts 22)

I answered, "Who are you, Lord?" He said to me, "I am Jesus of Nazareth, the one you are persecuting." Now those who were with me saw the light, but they did not hear the voice of the one who was speaking to me. I said, "What should I do, Lord?" The Lord told me, "Get...

Traveling Ministers (Acts 18)

Traveling Ministers (Acts 18)

“Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not be silent. For I am with you…” (Acts 18:9-10) There is a lot of drama in this chapter! God’s people at different levels of maturity, with different ethnicities and religious upbringings, learning different interpretations of...

Don’t Listen to the voice in your head (Acts 17)

Don’t Listen to the voice in your head (Acts 17)

They received the Word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so. (Acts 17:11) The world is full of ideologies, philosophies, instructions on how to navigate this mysterious thing called LIFE. Some we learn from our parents,...

God’s Assignment For You (Acts 13)

God’s Assignment For You (Acts 13)

As 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.” (Acts 13:2) Somewhere along the way we started to believe that the "work of the ministry" is only for the pastors and...

The Ever Advancing Word of God (Acts 12)

The Ever Advancing Word of God (Acts 12)

But the word of God spread and multiplied. (Acts 12:24) With each passing moment things change. The world and everything in it is constantly in flux. And our attempts to slow that process down is simply “a pursuit of the wind” (Eccl. 1:17). So in this life of vain...

Carpe Diem! (Acts 8)

Carpe Diem! (Acts 8)

Philip proceeded to tell him the good news about Jesus, beginning with that Scripture. (Acts 8:35) I love the book of Acts because of all the action and excitement that happened when the Holy Spirit came upon the followers of Jesus.  When the Holy Spirit moves in us,...