Acts 27-28, Psalm 132
Pastor Chuck Swindoll told the story of a woman in an airport who stopped in a gift shop and purchased a small package of cookies, then went further and sat down in a common area and had a cup of coffee and started to read. There was a man already sitting at the same table.
Acts 25-26, Psalm 13
Every Christian should be able to recant their personal testimony to anyone. The shortened version of mine is that I was raised in a loving home, but God was not highlighted.
Acts 23-24, Psalm 130
For many, "the ends justify the means". Do or say anything necessary to accomplish what you want.
Acts 21-22, Psalm 129
Many Christians have held strong and maintained their profession of faith in Jesus under intense persecution.
Acts 19-20, Psalm 128
When my son graduated college around 6 years ago, he lost his bearings and fell into a sinful lifestyle. He started promoting at clubs and like many his age fell into womanizing and alcohol.
Acts 17-18, Psalm 127
It's difficult to take a stand for God or refute incorrect statements about Him if you're not in God's Word. A recent LifeWay Research study found only 45% of regular church attendees read the Bible more than once a week
Acts 15-16, Psalm 126
Many remember in shock and horror as footage became available of the 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians who in 2015 were beheaded by members of ISIS on a beach in Libya. Shortly after, a brother of two of those men was interviewed on SAT 7, an Arabic Christian radio station.
Acts 13-14, Psalm 125
My patients often pray for a healthy child. When they struggle nutritionally or otherwise they fear they are damaging their child. When the child is born healthy they often will state how good their doctor was or tell others how they did it by eating organic or exercising.
Acts 11-12, Psalm 124
The Nuremberg Defense was a legal strategy employed by many of the defendants at the Nuremberg war crimes trial seeking to convict Nazi perpetrators of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during WWII.
Acts 9-10, Psalm 123
There is a true story of a missionary couple who had a trunk-load of Bibles in their car in Iran. They were bringing them in to distribute knowing what would happen if they were discovered.
Acts 7-8, Psalm 122
When sharing our faith, what should our endpoint be. If your endpoint is for someone to say the sinners prayer, consider at a large event or a crusade they will state the number of professions of faith there were.
Acts 5-6, Psalm 121
In today's reading we read of a swift and apparently harsh judgment on Ananias and Sapphira. We should all ask ourselves the question: How many of us would be alive today if our sins were judged like theirs?