Posts from January 2021

Posts from January 2021

Acts

Acts 10:1-6       NIV

January 29, 2021 Acts 10:1-6       NIV 1 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment.  2 He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly.  3 One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision. He distinctly saw an angel of God, who came to him and said, “Cornelius!”  4 Cornelius stared at him in fear. “What is…
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Acts 23:6-8       NIV

January 28, 2021 – Thursday Acts 23:6-8       NIV 6 Then Paul, knowing that some of them were Sadducees and the others Pharisees, called out in the Sanhedrin, “My brothers, I am a Pharisee, descended from Pharisees. I stand on trial because of the hope of the resurrection of the dead.”  7 When he said this, a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.  8 (The Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, and that there…
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Acts 21:17-20 NIV

January 27, 2021 – Wednesday Acts 21:17-20 NIV 17 When we arrived at Jerusalem, the brothers and sisters received us warmly. 18 The next day Paul and the rest of us went to see James, and all the elders were present. 19 Paul greeted them and reported in detail what God had done among the Gentiles through his ministry. 20 When they heard this, they praised God. Then they said to Paul: “You see, brother, how many thousands of Jews…
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Acts 19:17-20       NIV

January 26, 2021 – Tuesday Acts 19:17-20       NIV 17 When this became known to the Jews and Greeks living in Ephesus, they were all seized with fear, and the name of the Lord Jesus was held in high honor.  18 Many of those who believed now came and openly confessed what they had done.  19 A number who had practiced sorcery brought their scrolls together and burned them publicly. When they calculated the value of the scrolls, the total came to fifty…
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Acts 19:8-10       NIV

January 25, 2021 – Monday  Acts 19:8-10       NIV 8 Paul entered the synagogue and spoke boldly there for three months, arguing persuasively about the kingdom of God.  9 But some of them became obstinate; they refused to believe and publicly maligned the Way. So Paul left them. He took the disciples with him and had discussions daily in the lecture hall of Tyrannus.  10 This went on for two years, so that all the Jews and Greeks who lived in the province…
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Acts 19:1-5       NIV

January 22, 2021 – Friday Acts 19:1-5       NIV 1 While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples  2 and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” They answered, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.” 3 So Paul asked, “Then what baptism did you receive?” “John’s baptism,” they replied. 4 Paul said, “John’s baptism was a baptism of repentance. He told…
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Acts 18:27-28       NIV

January 21, 2021 – Thursday Acts 18:27-28       NIV 27 When Apollos wanted to go to Achaia, the brothers and sisters encouraged him and wrote to the disciples there to welcome him. When he arrived, he was a great help to those who by grace had believed.  28 For he vigorously refuted his Jewish opponents in public debate, proving from the Scriptures that Jesus was the Messiah. Comment When Apollos went to Achaia, it was probably to Corinth in the region of…
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Acts 18:7-8       NIV

January 20, 2021 – Wednesday Acts 18:7-8       NIV 7 Then Paul left the synagogue and went next door to the house of Titius Justus, a worshiper of God.  8 Crispus, the synagogue leader, and his entire household believed in the Lord; and many of the Corinthians who heard Paul believed and were baptized. Comment Paul left Athens for Corinth traveling approximately 50 miles. While there he stayed with Aquila and his wife Prisicilla. They all worked together as tentmakers, working with…
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Acts 17:32-34       NIV

January 19, 2021 – Tuesday Acts 17:32-34       NIV 32 When they heard about the resurrection of the dead, some of them sneered, but others said, “We want to hear you again on this subject.”  33 At that, Paul left the Council.  34 Some of the people became followers of Paul and believed. Among them was Dionysius, a member of the Areopagus, also a woman named Damaris, and a number of others. Comment When last we looked (verses 10-15) Paul escaped the Jews…
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Acts 17:10-15      NIV

January 18, 2021 – Monday Acts 17:10-15      NIV 10 As soon as it was night, the believers sent Paul and Silas away to Berea. On arriving there, they went to the Jewish synagogue.  11 Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.  12 As a result, many of them believed, as did also a…
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Acts 17:1-4       NIV

January 15, 2021 – Friday Acts 17:1-4       NIV 1 When Paul and his companions had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue.  2 As was his custom, Paul went into the synagogue, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures,  3 explaining and proving that the Messiah had to suffer and rise from the dead. “This Jesus I am proclaiming to you is the Messiah,” he said.  4 Some of the…
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Acts 16:29-31       NIV

January 14, 2021 – Thursday Acts 16:29-31       NIV 29 The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas.  30 He then brought them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” 31 They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.” Comment What happened you might ask? After all just a few verses back (13-15) Paul and his companions had accepted an invitation from Lydia to stay at…
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