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Sermon: Acts - Healing And Blessing

Acts 9:32-43

This summer at Knaphill, we return to the Book of Acts two years after spending a previous summer in it. And we return with a bang, starting with this story about the healing of Aeneas and the raising of Dorcas. 2,088 more words


Helping the Poor and Saving Souls

Who remembers Dorcas from the Bible? Or Tabitha? The two names identify the same person (Tabitha is her Aramaic name; Dorcas is the Greek translation). Maybe you remember hearing or reading the name Dorcas with a snicker, but you don’t recall her story. 651 more words

Early Christian Disciples - Tabitha

Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called Dorcas); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity which she continually did… 1,195 more words

Biblical Women

What is a "wildcard for Jesus"? part 2

A wildcard is someone who contributes to the Kingdom of God using personal initiative. The Bible is filled with many examples to inspire us. One of my favorites  is found in the ninth chapter of Acts where Peter heals a woman named Tabitha (it also says her name is Dorcas, but I prefer Tabitha!). 164 more words

What Is A "wildcard For Jesus"?