Acts, part 17. Looking at Act 16 and Paul’s second missionary journey with Timothy — a young man who said “yes” to God.
Acts, part 16. Jesus was a Jewish messiah and the gospel came first to the Jews. But what happened when the gentiles got included in? Did they need to go through all the requirements to become acceptable to God under … Continue reading “Grace on Trial”
Acts, part 15. Following Jesus doesn’t simply lead to a blessed and comfortable life, as it can so easily be presented today. The Apostle Paul shows us that it involves mission, with seasons of trial and hardship.
Acts, part 14. On their first missionary journey Paul and Barnabas are told to go, but are not yet told what to do. So often God reveals one step of the journey at a time.
Acts, part 13. We see the church in Antioch formed in Acts 11 as the believers are scattered and the Good News spreads out. It unites all different kinds of people and we believed we’re called to mirror and replicate … Continue reading “An Antioch Church”
Acts, part 12. The things that God is doing amongst us must break out of our four walls and reach our town. The Spirit’s work amongst us is precious, but we can’t keep it to ourselves.
Acts, part 11. In chapter 9 Saul encounters Jesus and has his eyes opened to who Jesus really is. The miracle of salvation is one of the greatest miracles we can witness as people’s lives are changed for eternity.
The book of Hosea is quoted more times in the New Testament than any other Minor Prophet, and introduces us to the concept of God as a bridegroom, married to his people.
One of the most popular stories told to children, the book of Jonah is one that challenges our perception of morality and grace, as God’s mercy can extend far beyond what we’re comfortable with.