Lesson in Listening

07. February 2024 Acts 0
Acts 17:1-18 Theme: Those who listened to Paul were often changed. Key verses: “As was Paul’s custom, he went to the synagogue service, and for three Sabbaths in a row he used the Scriptures to reason with people. He explained the prophecies and proved that the Messiah must suffer and rise from the dead. He ...

True Ministers

23. December 2023 Acts 0
Text: Acts 16:11-40 Theme: True ministers find opportunities to minister, regardless. Key verses: “On the Sabbath we went a little way outside the city to a riverbank, where we thought people would be meeting for prayer, and we sat down to speak with some women who had gathered there. One of them was Lydia…who worshiped ...

Prevented

11. December 2023 Acts 0
Text: Acts 16:6-10 Theme: Sometimes we are providentially hindered, always for a divine purpose. Key verses: “Next Paul and Silas traveled through the area of Phyrgia and Galatia, because the Holy Spirit had prevented them from preaching the word in the province of Asia at that time. Then coming to the borders of Mysia, they ...

Deference

22. November 2023 Acts 0
Text: Acts 16:1-5 Theme: Paul was careful to be respectful and strategic along his journey. Key verses: “Paul went first to Derbe and then to Lysta, where there was a young disciple named Timothy. His mother was a Jewish believer, but his father was a Greek. Timothy was well thought of by the believers…so Paul ...

Disagree to Disagree

15. November 2023 Acts 0
Text: Acts 15:36-41 Theme: Strong disagreements can lead to stronger impact. Key verses: “After some time Paul said to Barnabas, ‘Let’s go back and visit each city where we previously preached the word of the Lord, to see how the new believers are doing.’ Barnabas agreed and wanted to take along John Mark. But Paul ...

Didn’t Send (Steps to Resolving Disputes)

04. November 2023 1 Corinthians 0
Text: Acts 15:22-35 Theme: Sometimes wolves can sneak in among the sheep. What to do? Key verses: “Then the apostles and elders together with the whole church in Jerusalem chose delegates, and they sent them to Antioch of Syria with Paul and Barnabas to report on this decision…This is the letter they took with them: ...

Same Way (Again)

25. October 2023 Acts 0
Text: Acts 15:1-21 Theme: God’s way is the same for all, but not all see it the same way. Key verses: “While Paul and Barnabas were at Antioch of Syria, some men from Judea arrived and began to teach the believers: ‘Unless you are circumcised as required by the law of Moses, you cannot be ...

Same Way

26. September 2023 Acts 0
Text: Acts 15:1-21 Theme: God’s way is the same for all, but not all see it the same way. Key verses: “While Paul and Barnabas were at Antioch of Syria, some men from Judea arrived and began to teach the believers: ‘Unless you are circumcised as required by the law of Moses, you cannot be ...

Completed

09. September 2023 Acts 0
Text: Acts 14:23-28 Theme: Takes a lot to complete something–many action verbs involved Key verses: “Paul and Barnabas also appointed elders in every church. With prayer and fasting, they turned the elders over to the care of the Lord, in whom they had put their trust. Then they traveled back…They preached the word in Perga, ...