The Future Looks Great (Acts 1:9-11)

“Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.” (Acts 1:11, AV) In New Orleans, a group of seminary students decided to set up aContinue reading “The Future Looks Great (Acts 1:9-11)”

Waiting on God (Acts 1:4-5)

“And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me. For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.” (Acts 1:4–5, AV) It isContinue reading “Waiting on God (Acts 1:4-5)”

Are we convinced yet? (Acts 1:3)

“To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:” (Acts 1:3, AV) In the introduction to the book of Acts, Luke writes that Jesus presented himself alive, after His death and resurrection, forContinue reading “Are we convinced yet? (Acts 1:3)”

The Rest of the Story (Acts 1:1-3)

“The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen:” (Acts 1:1–2, AV) When I was in the United States Army,Continue reading “The Rest of the Story (Acts 1:1-3)”