Daily Archives: June 2, 2016

Heretics, Murder and Brotherly Love

Originally posted on Church Set Free:
A few weeks back I watched “The Tudors” again on Netflix. OK fine, you got me; I binge-watched it! I had actually seen it some years ago, but enough time had passed so that…

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Phillip on a Road Trip

Acts 8:26-40 In this scene, Phillip has gone from Samaria, and is travelling south on the “desert” road between Jerusalem and Gaza. While many scholars would use this as a time to float theories about which road he took toward … Continue reading

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A Strange Man in Samaria

Acts 8:9-23 Luke tells us about a man named Simon who had gained quite a following because of his sorcery; it would seem that he was a master of the arts of magic. When Phillip and others came into the … Continue reading

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