Acts: You Will Be My Witnesses Outlines

YOU WILL BE MY WITNESSES First 8 chapters – time period of 30-33  Luke quotes OT LXX (Septuagint or “70”), not Hebrew – early Greek translation of OT Chapters 1-12 – Peter’s Ministry / Chapters 13-28 – Paul’s Ministry Pentecost is 50 days after Passover (known as Feast of Weeks), Greek word “50th” Pentecost is […]

Tea Tosser

My son is quite the tea tosser. What is a tea tosser? One who tosses tea! I am a coffee drinker, but even more so, I am a bigger tea drinker. One of my mugs is black so it is not as easy to distinguish if the mug is completely empty when the beverage is […]

The Tip

My daughter went out to eat for her first sit down dinner with a group, where she was then required to take care of her own bill and tip accordingly. She was well prepared for the trip and was excited to have some time to spend with her friends dining out. When it was time […]

Flowery Hand Soap

I am very particular about things. Some say I have OCD, but the doctor said it is only OCD tendencies. When it comes to scents, I like to stick with vanilla and honey or like ocean mists. Typically, the flowery scents attack my nose. Today I asked my daughter to pick out two hand soaps. […]

Christmas Past Message

Look Back – Remember what God has done Joshua 3-4 – REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE Remember personal experience  Remember to share faith – John 21:25 NO ONE CAN TAKE AWAY YOUR TESTIMONY- IT IS YOURS ALONE Look Back – Remember past events and old life Dwell on past sins – missing old life – […]

Shipwrecked

Jonah [Jonah 1-4] and Paul [Acts 27] “Where [God] is, tragedy is only provisional and partial, and shipwreck and dissolution are not the absolutely final thing.” – William James Acceptance of God Paul was all about joy, so joyful to take the message of Christ anywhere – even wanted to build on a new foundation […]

Acts: Proclamation

[Acts 8:26-40] Peter and John were proclaiming the Good News. It disturbed people and they were put in prison. Annas the high priest and Caiaphas questioned them. They spoke of Jesus and the salvation only possible through Him. They were commanded to not speak or teach in the name of Jesus. They responded: “As for […]

As an Angel

In 1 Samuel 29, we read of Achish telling David that he is “blameless in (his) sight as an angel of God.” Those are some kind words for David. Even so, the Philistines were going off to battle, but they didn’t want David to go with them. They were concerned that he would become an […]

Acts: Persecution

Acts Series: Persecutions “… everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.” – 2 Timothy 3:12 [NIV] Bold Speech + Truth = Persecution “When the members of the Sanhedrin heard this, they were furious and gnashed their teeth at him. But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, looked up […]