Monthly Archives: March 2015

Acts 9:36-43 Living With People Who Smell

Now there was in Joppa a disciple named Tabitha, which, translated, means Dorcas. She was full of good works and acts of charity. 37 In those days she became ill and died, and when they had washed her, they laid her in … Continue reading

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Acts 9:32-35 Miracles and Evangelism

Now as Peter went here and there among them all, he came down also to the saints who lived at Lydda. 33 There he found a man named Aeneas, bedridden for eight years, who was paralysed. 34 And Peter said to him, … Continue reading

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1 Kings 13: Choosing Wise Mentors

When Rehoboam became king his destiny was set.  God had said that because of Solomon the Kingdom of Israel would be divided.  However, it was the son of the wisest man the world has ever seen who made the fateful … Continue reading

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Acts 9:20-31 Preaching Boldly

For some days he was with the disciples at Damascus. 20 And immediately he proclaimed Jesus in the synagogues, saying, “He is the Son of God.” 21 And all who heard him were amazed and said, “Is not this the man who … Continue reading

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Acts 9:1-19 Faith for the Terrorist

But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or … Continue reading

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Acts 8:26-40 Ethiopian Eunach

Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is a desert place. 27 And he rose and went. And there was an Ethiopian, a … Continue reading

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Acts 8:9-25 Prepare To Be Amazed

 But there was a man named Simon, who had previously practiced magic in the city and amazed the people of Samaria, saying that he himself was somebody great. 10 They all paid attention to him, from the least to the greatest, … Continue reading

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Acts 8:1-8 The Power of a Dark Past

And Saul approved of his execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. 2 Devout men buried Stephen and … Continue reading

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Acts 7:54-60 The Stoning of Stephen

54 Now when they heard these things they were enraged, and they ground their teeth at him. 55 But he, full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of … Continue reading

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1 Kings 3 Solomon Makes a Choice as a Young Man

I am preaching tomorrow on Solomon’s choice of wisdom.  I was interested to see in the text that the two women whose baby he threatened to cut in half were hookers.  They left that detail out in Sunday School.  I … Continue reading

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