Category: Book of Acts

The Right Hand of God

Chapter 5 of the Book of Acts begins with a disturbing story of a man named Ananias and his wife Sapphira.  They sold some land in order to give the money to the apostles; but rather than give them all the money, they kept…

Search the Word of God

I’m not pointing fingers at anyone.  It often seems to me if any finger pointed started, it would just go in a circle until it came right back to the first finger pointer.  I’ll simply make a general statement that I think is hard…

Silver and Gold

There is something more valuable than silver and gold.  In the third chapter of the Book of Acts, Peter and John are out spreading the gospel, bringing people to an understanding of what recently happened – the death and resurrection of Jesus.  When confronted…

More than Miracles

The second chapter of the Book of Acts recounts what happened when the apostles were dramatically filled with the Holy Spirit in a display of fire and with the sound of a violent wind.  As a result, the apostles were suddenly able to speak…

Lifetime Cruise

Imagine you’re on an enormous cruise ship filled with thousands of people ready to depart on a trip across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to the UK.  Now imagine your mom knows the ship’s captain and has arranged for him to give you…