2021 Issues

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey

Acts 16-18 “Then came he to Derbe and Lystra: and, behold, a certain disciple was there, named Timotheus, the son of a certain woman, which was a Jewess, and believed; but his father was a Greek” (Acts 16:1). by David Rice The beginning of Paul’s second missionary journey is summarized in Acts 15:41, the last verse of that chapter, “He went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches.” Paul’s companion on this occasion was Silas. After the council at Jerusalem convened to []

The Tireless Apostle Paul

Acts 19-21 “But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God” (Acts 20:24). by Dan Wesol Acts 19-21 catalogs the amazing detail of Paul’s final work in Asia and his journey to Jerusalem where he would be taken a prisoner. During his final work in Asia and []

Just Like Jesus

Acts 22-28 “Imitate me, as I also imitate Christ” (1 Corinthians 11:1, CSB). These words were surely the result of clarity of understanding of how Paul’s life and apostolic mission would provide living patterns for Christians throughout the Gospel Age. Just like Jesus, the Apostle Paul was to teach with his actions as well as with his words. The last six chapters of The Acts of the Apostles provide a rich narrative of Paul’s capture and trial by the Jews in Jerusalem. []

In the Beginning

The Memorial Supper According to John The Memorial season brings special thoughts regarding the sacrifice of Jesus. While much of the drama of the last week of Jesus’ life is spread throughout the four gospels, John’s gospel gives an intimate look into the last night Jesus spent with his disciples. This record according to John is the special consideration of this year’s Memorial issue. We open this issue with What the Memorial Means to Us. It encompasses a wide array of thoughts []