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January 21 Acts 12

January 21

Acts 12 (ESV)

James Killed and Peter Imprisoned

12:1 About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church.  642 more words



During the next six week we will be reading, studying, praying about and discussing six major themes of the Book of Acts.  Each week could have some assigned reading, some optional reading, some questions and even some creative exercises either in preparation for our time together or during our time together.  305 more words



While traveling, Paul and his companions made a concerted effort to gather with local believers in the first day of the week to break bread. While this doesn’t necessarily set a precedent for a Sunday church service, it at least explains why many Christians now meet on Sunday. 43 more words


Worthless Things.

8 Now at Lystra there was a man sitting who could not use his feet. He was crippled from birth and had never walked. 9 He listened to Paul speaking. 2,211 more words


The Grace of God: He is Saviour -

Acts 17:30-31..30 Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,

John Phillips said: “God had deliberately looked the other way, although their insulting images were the very essence of sin. 570 more words

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January 20 Acts 11:19-30

January 20

Acts 11:19-30 (ESV)

The Church in Antioch

19 Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that arose over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except Jews. 234 more words


The Generous Early Church

Throughout the stories of the early church in Acts, we see examples of generosity over and over again. We see that “they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need” (2:45) and that they “received their food with glad and generous hearts” (2:46). 1,175 more words