Reflections on the Book of Acts #28: Paul, Rome, and the Witness of the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit

So we’ve reached the end. This is the last chapter of Acts. I’ve really enjoyed being able to share these thoughts and committing to doing so kept me faithful in reading. There have been a few times when I didn’t post as early as I’d like, but I still haven’t missed a day. Of course, …

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Reflections on the Book of Acts #26: Agrippa

Here's the link to Acts 26. Paul gives his testimony to King Agrippa. Festus, also present, thinks Paul is crazy for believing in Jesus’ resurrection. But what I love about this chapter is the little conversation between Paul and Agrippa. Knowing he believes in the prophets, Paul asks him if he believes his experience with …

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Reflections on the Book of Acts #24: Felix the Governor

Here's the link to Acts 24. I recently talked with a guy who was very intelligent, very well-versed in different religions and spiritual traditions, but it quickly became clear that he had more of a hodge-podge spirituality. He boiled all religions down to a sort of a new-age, self-awareness, being present in the moment worldview. …

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