Unlawful to Practice

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 12:36 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “His Tender Mercies.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 16:16-34 (NIV). Before the Magistrates (vv. 16-21) Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a female slave who had a … Continue reading Unlawful to Practice

What is Faith?

Monday, November 28, 2016, 9:26 p.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Give Ear to Jesus.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 14:8-15 (NIV). He Saw He Had Faith (vv. 8-10) In Lystra there sat a man who was lame. He had been that way from birth and … Continue reading What is Faith?

To the Ends of the Earth

Sunday, November 27, 2016, 6:57 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “All Through the Night.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 13:44-14:7 (ESV). Paul and Barnabas were sent out by the Holy Spirit to the work to which God had called them. They were in the city … Continue reading To the Ends of the Earth

Listen to Him

Saturday, November 26, 2016, 10:19 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Give Ear to Jesus.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 13 (Select vv. ESV). The Holy Spirit set Paul (formerly Saul) and Barnabas apart for the work to which God had called them. In Pisidian Antioch, … Continue reading Listen to Him

Overcoming Prejudice

Friday, November 25, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Near the Cross.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 10 (Select vv. NIV). Surely Not! (Summary vv. 1-33) Cornelius and his family were devout and God-fearing, but they were Gentiles, with whom Jews did not associate. … Continue reading Overcoming Prejudice

Give Him Your Fears

Thursday, November 24, 2016, 9:38 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Be Strong and Take Courage.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 9:19-31 (NIV). Background (Summary Acts 8:1-9:19a) When Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, was stoned to death by the Sanhedrin, … Continue reading Give Him Your Fears

Collective Action

Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 4:00 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “All Through the Night.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Acts 9:1-2 (NIV). Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to … Continue reading Collective Action