Monthly Archives: December 2006

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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travel update and Acts 20:1-12

Well, we made it. We left from my wife’s parents house at 6 am yesterday morning and arrived at my parent’s house about 10:45pm last night. It was a long day in the van, some 750 miles or so from … Continue reading

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Acts 19: 32-41

 Read: Acts 19: 32-41  Yesterday we left Paul in the midst of huge riot that was growing with passing moment, today we read that this potentially dangerous mob makes its way to the theater and Alexander, a Jew tries to … Continue reading

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Don’t forget Darfur

I know it’s Christmas and we get wrapped up in wrapping gifts for family and friends. This Christmas, please don’t forget Darfur. Thousands and thousands of innocent African villagers have died and many more will die if the global community doesn’t get … Continue reading

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Acts 19:17-31

Read: Acts 19:17-31  After the beat down incurred by the Sceva’s seven sons, the Jews and Greeks living in Ephesus were fearful and would know hold the name of Jesus in high honor (19:17). This fear that seized both Jew … Continue reading

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