Acts 11:1-18 It’s interesting the reaction Peter got from his fellow believers when they learned that the Gentiles had received the Word of God. The Jewish believers contended with him, accusing him of associating with the uncircumcised. I couldn’t help thinking of Jesus who thought nothing of going to the home of a centurion whose … More Peter Defends God’s Grace
Acts 12:21 When I read this I couldn’t help but notice the irony. Herod took it upon himself to attack the church. He killed James and when he saw that this pleased the Jews, he had Peter arrested and thrown into prison. Herod clearly didn’t know that the powers of darkness would not prevail against the … More Church Under Attack
Can you imagine going to the tomb early Sunday morning with spices to anoint Jesus’ body and you find the stone that was in front of the tomb rolled away? You look inside and it’s empty! You panic. You wonder what happened. Where is Jesus’ body? Who took it away? As you stand there feeling … More He is Risen!