Turn around

Peter did a full turn around from someone who denied Jesus to someone who put their own life on the line to proclaim His name. Acts 4.1-22 Reference:  v.20 "For we can not help speaking about what we have seen and heard." (NIV Bible) Explore:  Have you ever been to a school reunion?  I know…

Come A Little Closer

I love trees. My family are always paying me out because I always spot a beautiful tree no matter where we are. I love the varied colours in the bark, the formation of the branches. I seem to see God through trees as I experience their beauty, their strength and the majesty. We have just…

God Bless You

When we say to someone, 'God bless you' as they leave or sneeze, are we really saying to them, "God turn you from your wicked ways"? Acts 3.11-26 Reference:  v.26  "When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your wicked ways." (NIV…

Ordinary People

Ordinary People

Jesus chose ordinary people as His disciples to work with Him.  I believe He does the same today. Acts 3.1-10 Reference: v. 4 Peterlooked straight at him, as did John.  Then Peter said, "Look at us!" Explore:  I am a very ordinary person.  On the outside I certainly look ordinary (less-than-ordinary most days!) as I'm…

Both/And

Both/And

We are often quick to separate people into specific groups, especially when it comes to church.  It's important to start encouraging a both/and mentality.  Acts 2.42-47 Reference:  v.46  Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts.  They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts… (NIV Bible)…

Crazy Christians

Crazy Christians

The disciples were considered crazy and drunk when they were filled with the Holy Spirit. Do disciples today come across in the same way? Acts 2.14-41 Reference: v.15 "These men are not drunk, as you suppose. It's only nine in the morning!" (NIV Bible)   Explore: Have you ever been to a new place and…

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