Final Reflection on Acts Part I

Its taken me a few days to digest the fullness of the first part of Acts.  What I feel currently presented with is something different than I expected to find.  When starting out on this journey through Acts, I had thought to highlight the experiences of the early church, thinking […]

Day 41 Acts 12:18-25

Acts 12:18-25     When morning came, there was no small commotion among the soldiers over what had become of Peter. When Herod had searched for him and could not find him, he examined the guards and ordered them to be put to death. Then he went down from Judea to […]

Day 39 Acts 11:27-12:5

Acts 11:27-12:5      At that time prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch. One of them named Agabus stood up and predicted by the Spirit that there would be a severe famine over all the world; and this took place during the reign of Claudius. The disciples determined that according […]

Day 40 Acts 12:6-17

Acts 12:6-17     The very night before Herod was going to bring him out, Peter, bound with two chains, was sleeping between two soldiers, while guards in front of the door were keeping watch over the prison. Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the […]

Day 38 Acts 11:19-26

Acts 11:19-26 Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that took place over Stephen travelled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, and they spoke the word to no one except Jews. But among them were some men of Cyprus and Cyrene who, on coming to Antioch, spoke […]

Day 37 Acts 11:1-18

Acts 11:1-18 Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, saying, ‘Why did you go to uncircumcised men and eat with them?’ Then Peter began […]