Reflections on the Book of Acts #11: James and Peter

Here’s the link to Acts 12. Our passage begins by telling us that King Herod (Herod Agrippa I, 12 B.C. – 44 A.D) violently persecuted Christians. James, one of the two “sons of thunder,” was executed by his order. Proclaiming Christ as the risen king gets you into trouble. Herod also arrested and imprisoned Peter. …

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“Dwell on these things”

Don’t worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. Finally brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable—if there is any moral …

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