Category Archives: gospel

first to rise

first to rise Acts 25:23-26:32 (JDV) Acts 25:23 So the next day, Agrippa and Bernice came with great pomp and entered the auditorium with the military commanders and prominent men of the city. When Festus gave the command, Paul was … Continue reading

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two year fiasco

two year fiasco Acts 24:1-27 (JDV) Acts 24:1 Five days later Ananias the high priest came down with some elders and a lawyer named Tertullus. These men presented their case against Paul to the governor. Acts 24:2 When Paul was … Continue reading

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crucial

crucial Acts 21:26-36 (JDV) Acts 21:26 So the next day, Paul took the men, having purified himself along with them, and entered the temple, announcing the completion of the purification days when the offering would be made for each of … Continue reading

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friends in high places

friends in high places Acts 19:23-41 (JDV) Acts 19:23 About that period there was a major disturbance about the Way. Acts 19:24 You see, a person named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, provided a great deal … 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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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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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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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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alls and everys

alls and everys Acts 10:34-43 (JDV) Acts 10:34 Peter began to speak: “Now I truly understand that God doesn’t show favoritism, Acts 10:35 but in every nation the person who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to … 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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