Tag Archives: Acts

​The Prevailing Word of God – Acts 19:20

So mightily grew the word of God and prevailed. – ​Acts 19:20 Meditation: One of the oddest accounts in the Book of Acts concerns not the reaction of people following a failed exorcism in Ephesus (Acts 19:13-20).  Following these events, many people in the city were convicted of their idolatry and burned their books of […]

Finishing My Course With Joy – Acts 20:22-24

And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there:  Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.  But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might […]

Blood – Leviticus 17:12

Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood. – Leviticus 17:12 Meditation:  Today’s discussion comes from a rather unusual place in Leviticus.  Normally, we do not spend much time as Christians considering the details of the Law, but […]

Suffer For His Sake – Philippians 1:29-30

For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;  Having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me. – Philippians 1:29-30 Meditation:  Persecution was promised by Christ.  In fact He stated that one […]

Behold Your Devotions – Acts 17:22-23

Acts 17:22-23 – Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars’ hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD . Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him […]

Stand Fast – Galatians 5:1

Galatians 5:1 – Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. Christians should be the most liberated people in the world.  Following the teaching and commandments of Christ makes us free.  Furthermore, having cancelled the ultimate penalty for sin and new […]

Marriage Is Honorable- Hebrews 13:4

Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge. – Hebrews 13:4 When I consider the joy that my wife and I bring to one another, I can only wonder at the feelings that Adam and Eve brought to each other in Paradise before the original sin.  When […]