2 Peter 1:1-4

(2 Peter 1:1-4) - "His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness."2 Peter is an incredibly rich and theologically dense book. There is so much being said in each verse. It's a book that speaks to issues that matter for us today.The topics discussed in this book range from growth, …

Acts 28

(Acts 28) - The mission keeps going.The way that Luke chooses to end this account is a great way to tie together what was started in chapter 1Jesus gives the commission to His Apostles, that they would be His witnesses all over the world. Now, we see that coming to fruition as Paul arrives in …

Acts 27:30-44

(Acts 27:30-44) - "And so it was that all were brought safely to land."Everybody has a story, and God's promises meet us all at different parts of that story.For some, they had little exposure to God, and this was a time of realizing for the first time that God is faithful.For others, they'd seen the …

Acts 27:14-29

(Acts 27:14-29) - "I have faith in God that it will be exactly as I have been told."After not listening to Paul's counsel to stay in Crete, the men on the ship find themselves in a precarious situation.They are at the mercy of the sea. They did all they could, but the force of the …

Acts 26:19-27:13

(Acts 26:19-27:13) - From one journey to the next.It's clear that God's plan for Paul was to share the Gospel of Christ with King Agrippa, and the Lord was certainly working on his heart.But Agrippa seems to have hardened his heart to the voice of God and pushes away the conviction to deal with it …

Acts 26:1-18

(Acts 26:1-18) - Context, Context, Context.The surrounding parts of a person's story make individual moments more understandable.We have to give people opportunities to share context, because it makes a huge difference in how we see them and what they're doingI think that's what happened with Paul in many of these instances where he got to …

Acts 25:1-12

(Acts 25:1-12) - "To Caesar you have appealed, and to Caesar you shall go."Paul knew that his next goal was to get to Rome. He desperately wanted to share the Gospel there. It was the cultural and political epicenter for much of the known western world.And yet, he faces all these steps along the way …