Monthly Archives: July 2020

from murder to mission

from murder to mission Acts 9:1-18 (JDV) Acts 9:1 Now Saul was still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord. He went to the high priest Acts 9:2 and requested letters from him to the synagogues in … Continue reading

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gospel gifts

gospel gifts Acts 8:26-40 (JDV) Acts 8:26 But an agent from the Lord spoke to Philip: “Get up and go south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This is an unpopulated road.) Acts 8:27 So he … Continue reading

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rotten residue

rotten residue Acts 8:4-25 (JDV) Acts 8:4 So those who were scattered went on their way preaching the word. Acts 8:5 Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Messiah to them. Acts 8:6 The crowds were … Continue reading

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off the fence

off the fence Acts 8:1-3 (JDV) Acts 8:1 Saul agreed with taking him out. On that day a severe persecution broke out against the congregation in Jerusalem, and all except the missionaries were scattered throughout the land of Judea and … Continue reading

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always resisting

always resisting Acts 7:1-60 (JDV) Acts 7:1 “Are these things true?” the high priest asked. Acts 7:2 “Brothers and fathers,” he replied, “listen: The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he resided … Continue reading

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half truths

half truths Acts 6:8-15 (JDV) Acts 6:8 Now Stephen, full of favor and power, was performing great marvels and signs among the people. Acts 6:9 Opposition arose, however, from some members of the Synagogue of the Liberated, composed of both … Continue reading

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adding new leaders

adding new leaders Acts 6:1-7 (JDV) Acts 6:1 However, in those days, when the disciples were increasing, there arose a complaint by the Hellenistic Jews against the Hebraic Jews that their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. Acts … Continue reading

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purpose for the rescue

purpose for the rescue Acts 5:17-42 (JDV) Acts 5:17 Then the high priest got up. He and all who were with him, who belonged to the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy. Acts 5:18 So they forced hands … Continue reading

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the dedicated dozen

the dedicated dozen Acts 5:12-16 (JDV) Acts 5:12 Many signs and marvels were being done among the people through the hands of the missionaries. They were all with the same passion in Solomon’s Colonnade. Acts 5:13 No one else had … Continue reading

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death of a good couple

death of a good couple Acts 5:1-11 (JDV) Acts 5:1 But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property. Acts 5:2 However, he put aside for himself part of the proceeds with his wife’s knowledge, … Continue reading

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