Acts 17:22-34

(Acts 17:22-34) - Communicating truth to a certain culture. Imagine this picture....there is a giant circle, and every unsaved person on earth is inside that circle. Each person is looking outward in a different direction, and the direction they are looking is determined by their worldview. For example, buddhists looking north, atheists looking south, Hindus …

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Acts 17:10-21

(Acts 17:10-21) - His spirit was provoked. Paul is again put on the move because of persecution. God was using it to spread the Gospel further and further around the world. Seeds were planted by Paul and his team, and then God would move them on and allow others carry on the work. God's plan …

Acts 17:1-9

(Acts 17:1-9) - The two edged sword It's amazing how the same message can elicit such a drastic difference in responses between people. Paul preaches faithfully, that is his job. That is all he is responsible for in the Gospel work. God saves, we preach. We have to be okay knowing that some people will …

Acts 16

(Acts 16) - Doing as the Lord commands Paul's missionary team didn't go somewhere unless God wanted them to go at that time. They were sensitive to the voice of God and went to the right spot to do His work. God's will isn't primarily about geography, but when you're locked in with God, He …

Acts 15:30-41

(Acts 15:30-41) - Encouragement and Disagreement After the long discussion regarding the law, the believers are sent out to deliver the news about the decision. When Godly people gather and make wise decisions, the results are good and pleasing to God's people. Proverbs has many verses about the joy of the people living under righteous …

Acts 15:1-29

(Acts 15:1-29) - The place of the Law. Christians were having a theological discussion about the role that the law of Moses should have in the lives of the Gentile Believers. It got intense. It was obvious that it was a discussion that was bigger than one church. This was something that needed to be …

Acts 14:1-13

(Acts 14:1-13) - Missionaries on the move. What the enemy intends for evil, God intends for good. God, being in control of everything, has the ability to turn things around in such a way that bad situations can have good endings. When we look at a particular circumstance by itself, it can be easy to …