Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation! Luther’s rediscovery of the doctrine of justification created a tidal wave of change in the world that is still being worked out today. But Luther did not act alone. He was preceded by great men of faith who paid with their lives for the truth that Luther proclaimed. He was joined by great men…
Acts 21:1-36 Paul goes to Jerusalem, over the objections of his ministry partners. Agabus has prophesied that he will be arrested, and that prophecy comes true. So much to learn from this passage!
Acts 20:17-38 Paul stops to see the Ephesian elders on his way to Jerusalem. He knows he will never see them again and his instruction to them is so helpful to us!
Acts 19:21-40 Paul’s ministry in Ephesus has impacted the city and all of Asia so profoundly that the temple of Artemis is in jeopardy! The artisans riot in an attempt to overcome the gospel message. But God is on the move in Asia and it will never, ever be the same.
Acts 19:1-20 Ephesus was the most important city in Asia and a trade center of the Roman Empire. The temple of Artemis of the Ephesians was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. In this passage we see the dramatic and profound impact that the gospel has on this great but very dark city. The word of Lord increases and…
Acts 18:1-17 Paul arrives in Corinth, one of the most important trade cities in the Roman empire. It is a morally corrupt place, overshadowed by the Temple of Aphrodite. God speaks to Paul in a vision, telling him not to fear… He has many in the city who are His! (they just don’t know it yet!)
Acts 17:15-34 Paul’s message to the Greek philosophers on Mars Hill is brilliant and profound. He delivers the gospel in a clear and direct way, while shaping his message to directly address the beliefs of these intellectuals.
Acts 17:1-15 The audio quality this week is not very strong. Volume will need to be turned up.
In Acts 16 we see the gospel of Jesus Christ invade the European continent for the first time. An army of four men who serve an immensely powerful King enter into Macedonia and the world is never the same!
Acts 15:1-35 The Jerusalem Council is a turning point in the history of the Christian Church. 18 years after Pentecost, the church is struggling with issues of salvation and the requirements of the law. Should Gentile believers be required to be circumcised… could they even be saved if they weren’t? The history of the church is molded by the decisions made by…