Tag archive: Acts

Do You Understand?

Do You Understand?

I will never forget how committed she was to teaching me about whatever I would ask.  Acts 8:26-40 Reference: Then Philip ran up to the chariot and heard the man reading Isaiah the prophet. “Do you understand what you are reading?” Philip asked. (Acts 8:30 NIV) Explore: As a child there were many words I…

The Worst Magician Ever

The Worst Magician Ever

The magician on hand was entertaining the children with tricks using coins, cards and coloured scarves Acts 8:9-25 Reference: They followed him because he had amazed them for a long time with his sorcery. (Acts 8:11 NIV) Explore: I was recently at our local town’s festival and saw part of a magic show. The magician on…

It Doesn’t End At The Beginning

It Doesn't End At The Beginning

Compassion works towards turning that bleak future into a bright light of purpose and fulfilment Acts 8:1-8 Reference: And Saul approved of their killing him. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. (Acts 8:1 NIV) Explore: I have…

Bad Things Happen To Good People

Bad Things Happen To Good People

You don’t have to look far to see that our world has fallen short from its original creation. Acts 7:1-60 Reference: Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” When he had said this, he fell asleep. (Acts 7:60 NIV) Explore: A friend of mine is…

Cancel Out The Calories

Cancel Out The Calories

The most common request that made her laugh was when it came to iced coffees. Acts 6:8-15 Reference: They produced false witnesses, who testified, “This fellow never stops speaking against this holy place and against the law. (Acts 6:13 NIV Bible) Explore: I was recently chatting to a café waitress who was serving our table. We got…

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