Category Archives: Acts

Underground Persecuted

We are one church. One Church. One Body. The Body of Christ. And as such, what is happening to persecuted Christians globally is happening to all of us. God may well also visit the blessing of persecution on us. How … Continue reading

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Lamb of God I: Humble Offering For Sin

Why is Jesus called the Lamb of God? We celebrate him with song and prayer and worship as the Lamb who was slain. Where do these ideas come from? We find out today that Isaiah’s prophecy describes Jesus as the … Continue reading

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No Hesitation To Proclaim

Paul was able to balance his conviction to share God’s message with relationships with others. He was an engaging and compelling speaker of truth and hope. That’s part of the responsibility and accountability. Be engaging. Be brave. Be loving. Fulfill … Continue reading

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Share Jesus, Then Barbecue

Some Christians think we are here to live good lives and if we can get to sharing Jesus that’s a bonus. No. Share Jesus and if there is a barbecue after, that’s the bonus. Consider your life subordinate to your … Continue reading

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Share the Gospel – Get Invited Back

God isn’t what you think. He isn’t made by us or defined by us. Rather, he is the one who defines us and made us and gives us life and breath. Everything God does on earth he does to get … Continue reading

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Jesus the Foreign God

Paul was invited to the Areopagus in Athens. It was the place which was the centre of the Greek brain-trust. And Paul was invited to go there with them as the babbler who knew of a foreign God. A God … Continue reading

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Berean Eagerness and Fact Checking

The Berean attitude is eagerness and their follow-through is examination. They weren’t sure if the message of the apostles was true. It’s fair to say they had their doubts. And so, they openly received and diligently fact-checked. That’s good discipleship…

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