Category Archives: Paul

their story

their story Acts 28:17-31 (JDV) Acts 28:17 After three days he called together the leaders of the Jews. When they had gathered he said to them: “Brothers, although I have done nothing against our people or the customs of our … Continue reading

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there we found brothers and sisters

there we found brothers and sisters Acts 28:11-16 (JDV) Acts 28:11 After three months we set sail in an Alexandrian ship that had wintered at the island, with the Twin Gods as its figurehead. Acts 28:12 Landing at Syracuse, we … Continue reading

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today’s miracle

today’s miracle Acts 16:1-5 (JDV) Acts 16:1 Paul went on to Derbe and Lystra, where there was a disciple named Timothy, the son of a believing Jewish woman, but his father was a Greek. Acts 16:2 The brothers and sisters … Continue reading

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establishing

establishing Acts 14:21-28 (JDV) Acts 14:21 After they had preached the gospel in that town and made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, to Iconium, and to Antioch, Acts 14:22 strengthening the throats of the disciples by encouraging them to … Continue reading

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entrusted with a stewardship

1 Corinthians 9:15-17 1Co 9:15 But I have not made use of these rights.  And I have not written these things for it to become so for me, because it would be better to die than for someone to take … Continue reading

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a gospel first decision

1 Corinthians 9:11-14 1Co 9:11 If we have planted spiritual gifts among you, would it not be great if we will reap material benefits from you? 1Co 9:12 If others have the right to share in the product from you, … Continue reading

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unique — so genuine

1 Corinthians 9:1-7 1Co 9:1 Am I not free? Am I not a missionary? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not my work in the Lord? 1Co 9:2 If to others I am not a missionary, at … Continue reading

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misapplication

1 Corinthians 7:5-9 1Co 7:5 Do not be depriving one another, except in those times when you both agree to it, so that you can devote yourselves to prayer, then come back together again, so that Satan might not tempt … Continue reading

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reverse strategy

PROCLAIM, LET GOD PERSUADE 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 1 Remember when I first came to you, brothers? I did not come with a lofty word or wisdom, as I proclaimed to you the testimony of God.   2 Because I had decided … Continue reading

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getting out of the way

IT’S ABOUT THE ROCK, NOT THE ROCK STAR 1 Corinthians 1:14-17 14 I am thankful to God that I baptized none of you except Crispus and Gaius, 15 so that no one might brag about having been baptized in my … Continue reading

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