Let the Bible Speak - TV Recording 255 Special Speaker: Rev John Woods. Bible reading: John 11 : 14 - 28. Subject: Faith in the Lord Jesus. Hymns: My Faith Looks up to Thee & Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus.
The letter to the Hebrews was written to encourage Jewish Christians to persevere in their new found Christian faith. The Apostle Paul reminds them of Moses' life of faith to encourage them to persevere likewise.
Greetings and welcome! This is our daily devotional for September 26, 2023. Today we continue our study in the book of Acts in chapter 11 with evidence of the Gospel's power in bringing people together. In addition, we also see that no one and no thing can stop God! Thanks for joining us.
What We Open…
Blessings... I pray this message will find you in a place where your heart is tender and eager to be fed and encouraged.
There are three things Paul did consistently and courageously.
He Opened His Mouth
He Opened His Bible
He Opened His Life
Yes, as simple as this sounds, is as simple as it is! Paul, simply but significantly, was a man who opened his mouth for Christ, and then he opened the Scriptures to teach and pointed them to Christ, and then he opened his life to ridicule, rejection, scrutiny, and as an example to share how this same Jesus interrupted and transformed his life. That's it... a man who opened things! And we find that as he opened these three things, before the people, the Lord opened hearts and heaven to those who were poor in spirit, perishing in their sin, and needed Jesus to rescue them.
Glory, hallelujah, and as Paul opened...God opened every needful thing — that Paul couldn't open — that was absolutely necessary — for Him to fulfill his assignments.
This is how it reads:
"And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned [He opened his Mouth] with them out of the Scriptures [He opened his Bible], opening and alleging [He opened his Life], that Christ had to suffer, and rise again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ." (Acts 17:2-3)
Opening up our lives is a very important part of the whole. It's an essential part of the three things he did. Let me explain. The word "alleging" or "demonstrating" means to place alongside. Paul used his life and other testimonies to cast alongside the truth he just opened up. And with God's help, to show how the life, death, and r
Greetings and welcome! This is our daily devotional for September 25, 2023. Today we continue our study in the book of Acts in chapter 11 with the Gospel going to other Gentiles. In addition, we will also see what being a Christian is all about. Thanks for joining us!