Acts 11

Criticism. What great news that Peter had when he returned to Jerusalem: Gentiles had received the word of God and been added by God to the Church!!  But not everyone was happy with the news. Criticism came from the Jewish Christians. They did not like Peter going...

Acts 10

Change Finding it difficult to handle change? God was ready to expand the church to the Gentiles but first He had to prepare His apostle, Peter, for the change. Peter and the other apostles had seen Jesus minister to Gentiles (Centurion and his servant – Matt. 8:5-13;...

Acts 9

Acts 9 Jesus building His Church. This chapter of Acts reported the conversion of Saul who became Paul, who took the gospel message into Asia and Europe and who wrote much of the New Testament. But what do we learn about Jesus Christ as He worked to build His Church...

Acts 8

Acts 8 Good gossip. In Acts 1:8 Jesus had told His disciples they would be His witnesses “in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” After the death of Stephen, reported in Acts 7, there was a great growth of the church. This growth came...

Acts 7

Acts 7 “History is His-story.” Someone has said, “History is His-story,” the story of God working in history.  In Acts 7, Stephen reviewed the history of the Jewish role in bringing the Christ, the promised Son of man, into the world as the Savior of the world....