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  • Words of Grace: Purpose

    “Arise and stand upon your feet, for I have appeared to you for this purpose…” Acts 26:16 In the Bible, we can see things happening on more than one level. We can see the actions of God’s Spirit moving his purposes forward in the world. We can also see the...

  • Words of Grace – Keeping Our Appointment

    When I was learning how to read the Bible someone told me to look for words in a passage that are repeated. Repeated words are a clue to the message being communicated. I have found this hint to be helpful. As I’ve read through Acts 22 this week, the word...

  • Words of Grace – When God Reveals His Son to Us

    If you read much about the conversion of people to Jesus Christ you start to see a simple, yet profound, pattern. A person is headed in one direction, he encounters Christ, and the impact is so great that his life is fundamentally redirected. We know from reading the Bible that...

  • Words of Grace – Power Struggles

    We often view the city as a place of political, cultural, and economic power struggles. We know this is the case. But the book of Acts shows us that there is a more fundamental struggle going on. This is the struggle between light and darkness, between Christ and his enemies. The...

  • Words of Grace – What Marks Christ’s People?

    When the Apostle Paul was being opposed in the city of Corinth, the Lord came to him in a vision and promised him two things. First, the Lord promised Paul his presence. Second, the Lord said he had many people in the city who belong to him (Acts 18:1-11). Surely...

  • Words of Grace – I Can’t Relate to Paul

    One of the problems with reading about the Apostle Paul in the book of Acts is that so few of us are like him. Of course, we are like him in some ways. He was, and we are, human. But in terms of giftedness, experience, and opportunity for ministry, Paul...