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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 []

What the Memorial Means To Us

Our Present Inheritance “And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, there is no man that hath left house, orparents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God’s sake who shall not receivemanifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting” (Luke18:29,30). by Noah Amoo The very first decision to symbolize consecration through water baptism came with a reward. Our Lord’s words in the theme text were prompted by the young rich []

Before the Feast

John 13 “Now before the Feast of the Passover, Jesus, knowing that his hour had come that hewould depart from this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world,he loved them to the end” (John 13:1, all scriptures from NASB). by Kome Ajise The 13th chapter of John’s gospel opens with clear confirmation of our Lord’s awareness of his impending death on this final night with his disciples. John also indicates in the very first verse the []

Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled

Advice from John 14 “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me” (John 14:1, Otherscriptures from Contemporary English Translation unless otherwise noted.) by Jonathan Gray Try to imagine yourself as one of the twelve invited by Jesus to share the Passover meal on his last night on earth. Consider your observations, and what you might have thought as you heard Jesus take on a new, more solemn tone. Jesus pauses during dinner. You see that he []