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Archive for February 2012

Acts 19

February 29, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – Ephesus.  During the latter half of Paul’s second preaching trip he stopped in Ephesus and told them he would return “if God wills.”  This whole chapter focuses on Paul’s time there during his third preaching trip.  In two years of daily reasoning with the disciples there, “all who […]

Acts 18

February 28, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – Corinth (:1-17).  Corinth is where Paul met Aquila and Priscilla, fellow tent-makers.  He started “reasoning in the synagogue” with the Jews, “but when they resisted and blasphemed” he went to the Gentiles.  “Many of the Corinthians when they heard were believing and being baptized.”  The Lord appeared to […]

Acts 17

February 27, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – Thessalonica (:1-9).  Here Paul converted “some” of the Jews, “along with a large number of God-fearing Greeks and a number of the leading women.”  The majority of the Jews were jealous and stirred up the crowd and turned on a man named Jason.  Paul and Silas left by […]

Psalms 15-16

February 25, 2012

Who can be in the presence of God?  David asked this question in a more poetic form in Psalm 15, and then he gave the answer.  I’m not going to restate the answer, because you can read it for yourself.  I will say, preachers, that his answer makes a great sermon outline!  It involves both […]

Acts 16

February 25, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – Timothy (:1-3).  As Paul and Silas continued on the second preaching trip, they met Timothy in Derbe.  Timothy continued with them and began a lifelong father/son relationship with Paul. – The Macedonian vision (:4-10).  After passing through various cities and regions – delivering the letter from Jerusalem – […]

Acts 15

February 23, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – The circumcision discussion in Jerusalem (:1-29).  When Paul and Barnabas “opened a door of faith to the Gentiles” (14:27), they also opened a can of worms by not requiring the Gentiles to be circumcised.  Some men began teaching, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, […]

Acts 14

February 22, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – The rest of the first preaching trip.  After leaving Antioch, Paul and those with him went to Iconium, where both Jews and Greeks believed.  When an attempt was made to stone them, they fled to Lystra in Lycaonia.  There the people called them gods when Paul healed a […]

Acts 13

February 21, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – The beginning of the first preaching trip (:1-13).  After being with the church at Antioch for a year (11:26), the Holy Spirit had other work for Barnabas and Paul (This context is where we see Saul begin to be known as Paul. – :9).  They went to the […]

Acts 12

February 20, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – Peter’s arrest (:1-5).  While the gospel was spreading as far as Antioch, persecution continued in Jerusalem.  This time it was not from Jews but from Romans.  This was probably at least eight years after the persecution surrounding the death of Stephen.  Herod Agrippa I had James, one of […]

Joshua

February 18, 2012

The book of Joshua covers the time that Joshua led the Israelites’ conquest of Canaan, beginning with the account of Rahab and the conquest of Jericho(2, 6).  Unlike the previous unfaithful generation that fell in the wilderness, this generation “served the Lord all the days of Joshua and all the days of the elders who survived […]