The Story of Paul’s Conversion
AN EXPOSITION OF ACTS 22:1-10
The setting for the words of Paul in this chapter is Jerusalem. Paul arrived in the Holy City only to discover that his reputation had preceded him. 1,929 more words
Songs are powerful. As my friend Ian put it, songs “sneak into your subconscious and lie in wait in the trenches of your memory.” In our happiest moments, and our darkest hours, music ministers to our hearts like nothing else can. 342 more words
It is common practice to take stock of one’s previous year during this season. For many, this is a deeply bitter process.
There was once a time when man had no folly, when he made no mistakes, found himself free from error, and knew not sin. 620 more words
1,093 more words
“A general rule for the good use of time is to accustom oneself to live in a continual dependence on the Spirit of God, receiving from moment to moment whatever it please him to give us, referring to him at once in the doubts which we necessarily run into, turning to him in the weakness into which goodness slips from exhaustion, calling on him and lifting oneself to him, when the heart, swept away by material things, sees itself led imperceptibly off the path and finds itself forgetting and drifting away from God.”
268 more words
In verses 6–11 Amos is done with irony. He reminds the people that God has shouted the truth of his reality to them in five striking ways that they might return.