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You Have Judged Yourselves Unworthy of Everlasting Life – Acts 13:42-14:19

Paul and Barnabas continue their ministry in Antioch, blessing both Jews and Gentiles who were receptive to the Word of God and arousing envy and hostility among the religious Jews who saw their position and power being threatened.  Rejected by the Jewish leaders in Antioch, Paul tells them,  “It was necessary that the word of God should be spoken to you first; but since you…

Full of Deceit and Fraud, You Son of the Devil – Acts 13:1-41

In Acts 13, Saul, re-named Paul, is deputized by the leaders of the church in Antioch to begin his formal ministry.  In company with Barnabas and John Mark, Paul begins the first of his four missionary journeys, traveling first to the island of Cyprus where they encounter the “proconsul, Sergius Paulus, an intelligent man…who sought to hear the word of God (Acts 13:7 NKJV).  As…

Persecution Starts Again and James is Murdered – Acts 11:19-12:25

Today’s study starts a new division in the Book of Acts, which chronicles the spread of the gospel beyond Jerusalem and Judea.  Pastor Kevin begins with a brief recap of prior divisions, tracing the history of the early church and how God used the early Christians – even through persecution and martyrdom – to begin spreading the gospel to peoples beyond Jerusalem. …