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Being Holy Doesn't Mean Being Opposite

Today’s reading is Acts 16-17.

There are days when I think the goal of some Christians is not to be like Christ, but to be unlike the world or false religions. 266 more words


Mars Hill

I stood today on this very rock, Mars Hill, where St. Paul preached one of the Book of Acts’ most famous sermons.  This big ol’ rock, in this photo with lots of people standing on it, overlooks the ancient agora where Paul taught centuries after Socrates taught as well. 488 more words

Daily Life

Obedience Point #12--Bravely Defend the Truth?

Titus 1:9-14


“He must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as it has been taught, so that he can encourage others by sound doctrine and refute those who oppose it… 381 more words

Milton on Freedom of Printing: Areopagitica


A Speech of Mr John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing to the Parliament of England (1644).

(For my general introduction to Milton, click… 862 more words


Acts 17:16-34

It appears that Paul was on the run.

His visit to Athens really began in Thessalonica, where he and those with him fled the city. His message had persuaded some people but not surprisingly had been seen as a threat to the emperor. 578 more words


Who needs whom again?

Nor is He worshiped with men’s hands, as though He needed anything, since He gives to all life, breath, and all things.” ( 321 more words


The Sequel - Day 15

April 22, Wednesday

So Paul and Silas were sent off to Berea that night. When they went to the Jewish synagogue there, they enjoyed a much better reception than in Thessalonica. 1,118 more words

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