Category Archives: evangelism

change from the norm

change from the norm Acts 18:1-17 (JDV) Acts 18:1 After these things happened, he left Athens and went to Corinth, Acts 18:2 and he found a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with … Continue reading

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not always welcomed

not always welcomed Acts 17:1-9 (JDV) Acts 17:1 After they passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue. Acts 17:2 As usual, Paul went into the synagogue, and on three Sabbath days made … Continue reading

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distinction debate

distinction debate Acts 15:1-21 (JDV) Acts 15:1 Some men came down from Judea and began to teach the brothers: “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom prescribed by Moses, you cannot be rescued.” Acts 15:2 After Paul and Barnabas … Continue reading

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just like us

just like us Acts 14:8-20 (JDV) Acts 14:8 In Lystra a man was sitting who was without strength in his feet, had never walked, and had been lame from birth. Acts 14:9 He listened as Paul spoke. After looking directly … Continue reading

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sleeping dogs

sleeping dogs Acts 14:1-7 (JDV) Acts 14:1 In Iconium they entered the Jewish synagogue, as usual, and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed. Acts 14:2 But the unbelieving Jews woke up … Continue reading

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mission accomplished

mission accomplished Acts 13:44-52 (JDV) Acts 13:44 The next Sabbath almost the whole town assembled to hear the word of the Lord. Acts 13:45 But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with envy and began to contradict … Continue reading

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seekers and sorcerers

seekers and sorcerers Acts 13:4-12 (JDV) Acts 13:4 So being sent out by the Sacred Breath, they went down to Seleucia, and from there they sailed to Cyprus. Acts 13:5 Arriving in Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in … Continue reading

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missionary work

missionary work Acts 11:19-30 (JDV) Acts 11:19 Now those who had been scattered as a result of the trouble that started because of Stephen made their way as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, speaking the word to no one … Continue reading

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the Caesarea miracle

the Caesarea miracle Acts 10:44-48 (JDV) Acts 10:44 While Peter was still speaking these words, the Sacred Breath came down on all those who heard the message. Acts 10:45 The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were amazed because … Continue reading

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pre-work

pre-work Acts 10:1-8 (JDV) Acts 10:1 There was a man in Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion of what was called the Italian Regiment. Acts 10:2 He was a devout man and feared God along with his whole household. He did … Continue reading

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