In this passage, Acts 21:15-40, Paul has completed his third missionary trip and is in Jerusalem.
Last week, a man stormed the stage at the Chautauqua Institution and stabbed British author Salman Rushdie in the neck as he was being introduced.
“It’s a slip, not a fall,” Abraham Lincoln said after his loss in his legendary 1858 Illinois Senate contest against Stephen Douglas.
After a summer of different subjects in Scripture, we return to our study in Acts this week. In Acts 21, Paul is on his third missionary trip, and he has been convicted by the Holy Spirit to go to Jerusalem.
In verses 1-5, we have recounted for us how Herod came to hear of the ministry of Jesus Christ and what his response to that ministry was.
Please turn to Matthew 13:53-58. When we come to this passage, we come to a turning point in Matthew’s presentation of the ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Obadiah writes around the time of Babylon’s destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC.
Congress has never cared much about truth-in-labeling, but even by its standards, “The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022” is laughably absurd.
Please turn in your Bibles to Matthew 13:51-52. We have already surveyed 7 kingdom parables in this great passage, and we refer to them as “kingdom parables” because each of these 7 parables are designed to teach us unexpected qualities of the kingdom of heaven, or the kingdom of God.
Baseball is a game of numbers, and one of the most iconic of them, 61, is now in play.
When Jesus prayed to his Father in John 17, he said this is eternal life: “That they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.”
Psalm 12 begins with a lament: “Save, O Lord, for the godly one is gone, for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man.” There are times when the godly depart from the world and few arise to replace them. The result is that small remnants of believers remain in the midst of a corrupt society, which is good reason to utter laments and call upon the Lord.
Mr. and Mrs. William Keith Bradford of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Ann Bradford, to Justin Thomas Renfrow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubie Renfrow of Madison.
When President Joe Biden retired in Rehoboth Beach on Saturday night, he likely did not expect to find a severed horse’s head under his bed covers.
Democrats have been looking for a political lifeline and believe that the Dobbs case overturning Roe v. Wade is it.
Please turn in your Bibles to Matthew 13:24-30. The parable of the tares is designed to show the disciples that in Christ’s kingdom, the sons of the kingdom and the sons of the evil one are going to exist side by side for a long time.
Psalm 12 begins with a lament: “Save, O Lord, for the godly one is gone, for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man.”
Remember how the world, especially the American media, fawned over former German Chancellor Angela Merkel?
If you thought Donald Trump represented a unique danger to the American system of government, you obviously haven’t been paying attention to the growing menace from Tallahassee.
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