Monthly Archives: December 2006

Denver and snow

Our day started this morning at 3:30am. We have been in Denver since about 11:45am and now sitting in our hotel room and resting. There is snow everywhere.  Our flights were uneventful. We had a layover in KC. Ledt me … Continue reading

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off to NCYM

We are headed today to Colorado, actually we are supposed to fly into Denver today. Please keep us in prayer. Our flight leaves around 8am today from Tulsa, we have a layover in KC and then on to the snowy … Continue reading

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Acts 22:22-30

Read: Acts 22:22-30   When the crowd hears that Paul was sent to the Gentiles they have had it. Dirt, angry words, and clothing fly. They are ready to have Paul killed. Enough is enough. Once again the Roman soldiers … Continue reading

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Acts 22:11-21

Read: Acts 22:11-21   As Paul concludes his address to his Jewish brothers, he is careful to craft his speech in a way favorable to his Jewish brothers. Notice at the beginning of the address he is sure to mention … Continue reading

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Acts 22:1-10

Read: Acts 22:1-10   Paul, bound in chains asks for permission to address his Jewish brethren. He speaks to his brothers in Aramaic, a very old language. It was the language of the Jews. As a sign of solidarity with … Continue reading

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Acts 21:27-40

Read: Acts 21:27-40   Paul is no stranger to angry mobs or even beatings or imprisonment. So, we shouldn’t be surprised that things turn ugly for Paul even before the week of his purification was over. Luke tells us some … Continue reading

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the day after Christmas

There is nothing quite like a Christmas morning at home. As a little kid, the night before Christmas morn was always the longest night of the year. I confess, I still get a little anxious. But, with two little girls … Continue reading

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Acts 21:17-26

Read: Acts 21:17-26 His reception in Jerusalem is warm and friendly at first. The elders and James were glad to hear about Paul’s ministry among the Gentiles, but they also want Paul to be aware that many of the Jews … Continue reading

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Acts 21:1-16

Read: Acts 21:1-16   For those who were disciples and knew Paul they loved him. Remember in your reading last week you saw how emotional a meeting Paul’s farewell was to the Ephesian elders. This sort of intimacy, this sense … Continue reading

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Acts 20:13-38

Read: Acts 20:13-38 We are shown a little of the heart of Paul here in this last section of text from chapter 20. As Paul felt compelled to travel back to Jerusalem, he wanted to avoid stopping in Ephesus he … Continue reading

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