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The Coming Messiah

“When they had carried out all that was written about Him, they took Him down from the tree, and laid Him in a tomb.  Acts 13:29 Scripture told us what would happen with the messiah.  He was to be a suffering servant for all of us.  The foretelling of the events of the life and…

God Allows Persecution In Our Lives

“But the word of God continued to spread and flourish.”  Acts 12:24 Persecution and Protection.  God allows persecution in our lives to sharpen our focus upon Him.  Often we escape eminent danger because of God’s protection.  Peter escapes prison in Acts 12.  Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed’nego, great youthful examples, they worshiped God even if they…

Caring For The Body Of Christ

“The disciples, as each one was able, decided to provide for the brothers and sisters…”  Acts 11:29 Part of our ministry as Christians is to care for the body of Christ.  That is to care for each other.  This care can range from prayers, to a word of encouragement, to words of accountability, to studying…

How Is God’s Message Communicated To Us?

“Your prayers and gifts to the poor have been received by God as an offering” Acts 10:4 God’s message is communicated to us in many different ways.  Visions, messengers from God,  and even traveling evangelists. All are used for God’s purpose to preach the gospel.  God will use you as well.  Ka Lamaku.

What Is Our Witness?

“Peter traveled about the country, he went to visit the saints”  Acts 9:32 Our witness is shown to others by the service we do.  They know we are Christians by our love.  How do we express that love to others?  With mercy and grace.  Ka Lamaku.

Walking in the fear of the Lord

“walking in the fear of the Lord and encouraged by the Holy Spirit”  Acts 9:31b The church is built up when we are walking in the fear of the Lord; when we are strenghtened by his presence; encouraged by the Holy Spirit which He gives to us; then we can be Ka Lamaku.

Have You Ever Gone Against The Will Of God?

“Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?”  Acts 9:4b Have we ever found ourselves going against the will of God?  This is a minor form of persecution against God because we are discounting His guidance.  We may not think of this in these terms but we are thus in rebellion and being disobedient.  When we…