Hospitality (Acts 28:11-16)

“Where we found brethren, and were desired to tarry with them seven days: and so we went toward Rome.” (Acts 28:14, AV) Six months after the Lord saved me, the pastor of our church spoke to me about going to Omaha Nebraska to attend an Evangelism Explosion teacher training conference. I had never been toContinue reading “Hospitality (Acts 28:11-16)”

Great Physician – (Acts 28:1-6)

“And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand. And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he hathContinue reading “Great Physician – (Acts 28:1-6)”

Change of Command (Acts 27-38)

“Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved. Then the soldiers cut off the ropes of the boat, and let her fall off. And while the day was coming on, Paul besought them all to take meat, saying, This day is the fourteenth dayContinue reading “Change of Command (Acts 27-38)”

In the Eye of the Storm God is in Control (Acts 21-26)

“For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve, Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee. Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be evenContinue reading “In the Eye of the Storm God is in Control (Acts 21-26)”

I Told You So (Acts 27:13-21)

“But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss.” (Acts 27:21, AV) I once worked for a company in Switzerland that manufactured printing presses. Prior to that, I workedContinue reading “I Told You So (Acts 27:13-21)”

The Fruit of Secularization (Acts 27:1-12)

“And said unto them, Sirs, I perceive that this voyage will be with hurt and much damage, not only of the lading and ship, but also of our lives. Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul.” (Acts 27:10–11, AV) There wasContinue reading “The Fruit of Secularization (Acts 27:1-12)”

The Passion of Compassion (Acts 26:26-32)

“And Paul said, “Whether short or long, I would to God that not only you but also all who hear me this day might become such as I am—except for these chains.” (Acts 26:29, ESV) When I was a young adult, I became involved with sport target shooting. Ultimately, I would shoot on our collegiateContinue reading “The Passion of Compassion (Acts 26:26-32)”

True Words (Acts 26:22)

“Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come. . . But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.” (Acts 26:22,Continue reading “True Words (Acts 26:22)”

Called and Sent (Acts 26:1-18)

“But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee; Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whomContinue reading “Called and Sent (Acts 26:1-18)”