Monthly Archives: June 2016

People Behaving Badly

Acts 19:23-41 Taking a look at the heavenly chess board, we have seen in the last few posts that God has launched a major offensive in the province of Asia, with Ephesus as the strategic central point of His operations. … Continue reading

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The Kingdom Comes to Ephesus

Acts 19:8-20 In this passage Luke tells us of the wonders and marvels that came about in Ephesus and the surrounding area when Paul arrived there. The narrative begins in 19:8-10 in which Luke tells us that Paul spoke persuasively … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: June 29, 2016

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Paul Arrives in Ephesus

While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” They answered, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Transition

Acts 18:18-28 Paul eventually left Corinth taking Aquila and Priscilla with him to Ephesus. Paul remained there only a short time, and then left the two in Ephesus, probably to set up a base for more operations in the future, … Continue reading

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God Has Paul’s Back

Acts 18:1-17 After leaving Athens, Paul moved onto Corinth, where Silas and Timothy would eventually meet him. While there, he once again began teaching n the synagogue. He quickly became acquainted with a man named Aquila and his wife, Priscilla … Continue reading

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Paul in Athens

Acts 17:16-34 As was the usual custom, Paul first taught in the Jewish synagogues upon his arrival in Athens. From there, he also taught in the marketplace where he came across some interesting people. Luke tells us that Paul had … Continue reading

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Interesting Days

I posted last week about the new addition to our family on the occasion of my daughter’s new baby, and this past weekend my wife and I got to meet my son’s prospective in-laws for the first time; I thought … Continue reading

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Humble Origins

There is nothing remarkable about this old house; it’s a typical “working man’s” home of the mid 19th century.  It has three rooms, a kitchen and parlor and a single bedroom.  The house isn’t located in a glamorous location, in … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: June 22, 2016

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