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fatal flattery

fatal flattery Acts 12:20-25 (JDV) Acts 12:20 Herod had been very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. With the same passion they presented themselves before him. After persuading Blastus, who was in charge of the king’s bedroom, they … Continue reading

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patience to keep knocking

patience to keep knocking Acts 12:6-19 (JDV) Acts 12:6 When Herod was about to bring him out for trial, that very night Peter, tied up with two chains, is sleeping between two soldiers, while the sentries in front of the … Continue reading

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tears into prayers

tears into prayers Acts 12:1-5 (JDV) Acts 12:1 About that period King Herod forced abusive hands on some who belonged to the congregation, Acts 12:2 and he took James out, John’s brother, using a sword. Acts 12:3 When he saw … Continue reading

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whatever became of…

Acts 12 These stories are amazing, and Luke puts them together in such a way that readers can be carried away in their imagining.  They speak of God’s intervention against the “violent hands” of a human ruler.  Incidentally, they also … Continue reading

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