Acts 9: Who Are You, Lord?

Saul knew all about God. He had studied the Torah since childhood and was the equivalent of a PhD in religion. Then God showed up. The account in Acts 9 reveals: 1 Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest 2 and asked him for [Read More…]

Acts 8: Spirit and Scripture

Churches in our culture tend to lean heavy on either Spirit or Scripture. Spirit churches are the emotion-driven, charismatic experiences-stereotype. Scripture churches are the “teaching” churches, focused almost solely on education and information. Individual Christians also often land more toward one side of this spectrum that the other, depending on personality, background, church affiliation, and [Read More…]

Matthew 7: Seek and You Will Find

7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. Matthew 7 includes both words of judgment and words of [Read More…]