In the Pisidian Antioch synagogue, where Jews of the city met together, Paul and Barnabas preached Jesus and concluded with a warning:
“Watch out, then, that what is spoken about by the prophets does not happen to you:
‘Look, you scoffers; be amazed and perish!
For I am doing a work in your days,
a work you would never believe, even if someone tells you’” Acts 13.40-41
Continue reading “Be careful that it doesn’t happen to you”
The proclamation of the Good News of Christ should have convinced the Jews, since they were waiting for the Messiah, possessed the Holy Scriptures which spoke of him, and witnessed the Lord’s miracles. But no! They killed him and would have done the same with the apostles. The members of the Sanhedrin “became furious and wanted to execute them” Acts 5.33.
They did not kill them only because God acted. Do you want to see what he did to save the Twelve? Continue reading “God doesn’t always need to work a miracle”
Is this not what we want to happen in our own area of the country? Continue reading “How the gospel can spread in your region”
The whys and the wherefores do not belong to man, but to God. Our restricted vision questions the Almighty, but his plan is so much greater than a specific place or death or storm or persecution. Continue reading “Devout men made loud lamentation over Stephen”