The Great Escape

Acts 12 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Peter’s Arrest and Deliverance 12 Now about that time [a]Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to mistreat them. 2 And he had James the brother of John put to death with a sword. 3 When he saw that it pleased the Jews, he […]

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Acts 11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Peter Reports at Jerusalem 11 Now the apostles and the brethren who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2 And when Peter came up to Jerusalem, [a]those who were circumcised took issue with him, 3 saying, “You [b]went to uncircumcised men and ate […]

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The Reconciling Gospel

Acts 9:32-10:48 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Peter’s Ministry 32 Now as Peter was traveling through all those regions, he came down also to the [a]saints who lived at [b]Lydda. 33 There he found a man named Aeneas, who had been bedridden eight years, for he was paralyzed. 34 Peter said to him, “Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you; […]

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A Basket Case

Acts 9:23-31 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 23 When many days had elapsed, the Jews plotted together to do away with him, 24 but their plot became known to Saul. They were also watching the gates day and night so that they might put him to death; 25 but his disciples took him by night and let him […]

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The Power of the Gospel

Acts 9:1-19 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Conversion of Saul 9 Now [a]Saul, still breathing [b]threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest, 2 and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he […]

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Can These Dry Bones Live?

Ezekiel 37 New International Version (NIV) The Valley of Dry Bones 37 The hand of the Lord was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. 2 He led me back and forth among them, and I saw […]

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The Spiritual Gifts pt. 6

1 Corinthians 12 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Use of Spiritual Gifts 12 Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be unaware.2 You know that when you were pagans, you were led astray to the mute idols, however you were led. 3 Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking [a]by […]

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The Spiritual Gifts pt. 5

1 Corinthians 12 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Use of Spiritual Gifts 12 Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be unaware.2 You know that when you were pagans, you were led astray to the mute idols, however you were led. 3 Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking [a]by […]

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Spiritual Gifts Pt. 4

1 Corinthians 12 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Use of Spiritual Gifts 12 Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be unaware.2 You know that when you were pagans, you were led astray to the mute idols, however you were led. 3 Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking [a]by […]

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