Words Of Encouragement

“Paul … spoke many words of encouragement to the people” (Acts 20:1-2). Encouragement – What an important ministry this is! … More

Make sure that it’s real!

Simon the magician was impressed by the ‘signs and great miracles’, but his ‘heart’ was ‘not right before God’(Acts 8:13,19). … More

Acts 15:1-35

The Gospel is for all nations. In the Old Testament, we catch a glimpse of this (Genesis 12:1-3; Psalms 96:1-3;100:1; … More

Acts 13:1-43

‘Set apart’ by ‘the Holy Spirit’, ‘sent out by the Holy Spirit’, ‘filled by the Holy Spirit’ (2,4,9): In the … More

Acts 26-28

Acts26:1-32  –  Paul answers three questions concerning himself. He puts a most important question to his hearers. (a) What was … More

Acts 22:17-25:27

Acts22:17-23:35  –  A Jew, ‘praying in the temple’ at ‘Jerusalem’, Paul was obedient to God’s call – ‘I will send … More

Acts 19:23-22:16

Acts19:23-20:16  –  Read verse 28: ‘Great is Artemis of the Ephesians’. Remember Exodus 20:3 – ‘You shall have no other … More

Acts 17:1-19:22

Acts 17:1-34  –  Notice the importance of the Scriptures for both public ministry – ‘reasoning with them from the Scriptures’ … More

Acts 11:19-14:28

Acts11:19-12:25  –  Barnabas ‘was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people … More

Acts 15:1-16:40

Acts15:1-35  –  The Gospel is for all nations.  In the Old Testament, we catch a glimpse of this (Genesis 12:1-3; … More

Acts 9:1-11:18

Acts9:1-43  –  Saul the persecutor become Paul the Apostle (13:9). What a great turning-point this was in the life of … More

Acts 6:8-8:40

Acts6:8-8:3  –  In life and death, Stephen was Christlike. In life and death, he made a great impact. In life, … More

Acts 4:1-6:7

Acts4:1-5:11  –  Peter preached Christ with great boldness: ‘There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other … More

Acts 1-3

ACTS 1:1-26  –  We read, in John 7:39, that ‘the Spirit’ would not be ‘given’ until Jesus was ‘glorified’. Now, … More

Acts 15:36-16:40

Notice the importance of prayer in the advance of the Gospel. They were looking for a prayer meeting when Lydia … More

Acts 19:23-20:16

Read verse 28: ‘Great is Artemis of the Ephesians’. Remember Exodus 20:3 – ‘You shall have no other gods before … More

Acts 18:1-21

It was not an easy situation at Corinth. There were some who ‘opposed Paul and became abusive’ (6). There was … More

Acts 13:44-14:28

When God is working powerfully through His servants, there is always the tendency to attach too much importance to the … More

Acts 20:17-21:14

From Paul’s farewell to the Ephesian elders, there are some lessons for all of us. (a) ‘Repentance to God’ and … More

Acts 21:15-22:16

Here, we focus on two brief phrases – ‘the things that God had done’ (19) and you will be a witness for Him’ (22:15). … More

Acts 9:1-43

Saul the persecutor become Paul the Apostle (13:9). What a great turning-point this was in the life of the early … More

Acts 6:8-8:3

In life and death, Stephen was Christlike. In life and death, he made a great impact. In life, we see … More

Acts 5:12-6:7

There was great blessing: ‘More than ever believers were added to the Lord’ (14). There was persecution (17-18). This did … More

Acts 1:1-26

We read, in John 7:39, that ‘the Spirit’ would not be ‘given’ until Jesus was ‘glorified’. Now, as Jesus was … More

Acts 3:1-26

‘Laid daily at the gate of the temple’, the ‘man lame from birth’ had seen plenty of ‘ordinary’ days (2). … More

Acts 4:1-5:11

Peter preached Christ with great boldness: ‘There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under … More