Monthly Archives: January 2018

Photo of the Week: January 31, 2018

Southern Maryland in April 2014… I’m ready for spring! Advertisements

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A Word on the Discipline of Theology

In the last post I wrote on the book of Acts, I got into a bit of theology, but it might have been theology that didn’t seem like theology, so I thought I might say a few words on the … Continue reading

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Antioch

Acts 11:19-30 Once again in these verses, we see the result of the persecution that forced so many believers to flee Jerusalem; they were dispersed a long way, and they took the gospel with them. Naturally, those who fled Jerusalem … Continue reading

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“Peter, you did what?”

Acts 11:1-18 Having grown up in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood, I learned firsthand of the old Jewish attitudes about associating with Gentiles. Most of my friends were Jewish; they didn’t see any problem with us, and for most part, their … Continue reading

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Peter Meets Cornelius

Acts 10:23-48 “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right.” Peter and some other believers left the morning after the vision, … Continue reading

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Cornelius and Peter Have Visions

Acts 10:1-23 Cornelius was a Roman, a Gentile, and a man who believed in the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob; but he was not a Jew. He was a good man, who did many charitable works for the needy, … Continue reading

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Summing Up

Acts 9:32-43 In the beginning, the Gospel of Jesus Christ was preached in Jerusalem, and as it was preached thousands came to believe the Gospel and followed the Way. Yet, this was not to be a local thing, and God … Continue reading

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