Acts

Acts

Acts

Acts 15:36-41        NIV

April 02, 2021 – Friday Acts 15:36-41        NIV 36 Some time later Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us go back and visit the believers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see how they are doing.”  37 Barnabas wanted to take John, also called Mark, with them,  38 but Paul did not think it wise to take him, because he had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not continued with them in the work. …
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Acts 11:19-21         NIV

February 17, 2021 – Wednesday Acts 11:19-21         NIV 19 Now those who had been scattered by the persecution that broke out when Stephen was killed traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, spreading the word only among Jews.  20 Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also, telling them the good news about the Lord Jesus.  21 The Lord’s hand was with them, and a great number of people believed and…
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Acts 28:23-24       NIV

February 04, 2021 – Thursday Acts 28:23-24       NIV 23 They arranged to meet Paul on a certain day, and came in even larger numbers to the place where he was staying. He witnessed to them from morning till evening, explaining about the kingdom of God, and from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets he tried to persuade them about Jesus.  24 Some were convinced by what he said, but others would not believe. Comment Here we are in the…
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Acts 26:25-27       NIV

February 03, 2021 – Wednesday Acts 26:25-27       NIV 25 “I am not insane, most excellent Festus,” Paul replied. “What I am saying is true and reasonable.  26 The king is familiar with these things, and I can speak freely to him. I am convinced that none of this has escaped his notice, because it was not done in a corner.  27 King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? I know you do.” Comment When we last saw Paul, he was in custody…
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Acts 24:10-15       NIV

February 01, 2021 – Monday Acts 24:10-15       NIV 10 When the governor motioned for him to speak, Paul replied: “I know that for a number of years you have been a judge over this nation; so I gladly make my defense.  11 You can easily verify that no more than twelve days ago I went up to Jerusalem to worship.  12 My accusers did not find me arguing with anyone at the temple, or stirring up a crowd in the synagogues or…
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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…