Acts of the Apostles: Chapter 7

Acts of the Apostles: Chapter 7

The early church needed some structure. Roles and responsibility from inside the church that would allow the apostles to be dedicated to prayer and the preaching of the word. They appointed men that would help. They weren't just normal men. These were men filled with the Spirit. These servants in the church were of "good repute, full of the spirit and wisdom." It was not just to serve tables that God called these men. In chapter seven we see that Stephen was out performing amazing miracles and signs of power. He was causing a scene. There was work to be done. And in the craziness the chief priests and elders get feed up and arrest Stephen. 

Read More

Acts of the Apostles: Chapter 6 (Daily Devo)

Acts of the Apostles: Chapter 6 (Daily Devo)

As the church was growing and people were increasing, more needs in the church were increasing as well. We learn from Acts 6 that there was a food ministry of the early church. But as the church was made up of men and women, still “hungover” from the power of sin, some people were being neglected in the daily distribution of food just because of where they were from.

Read More

Acts of the Apostles: Chapter 4 (Daily Devo)

Acts of the Apostles: Chapter 4 (Daily Devo)

We are grateful that there are families like yours that desire to be gospel-centered and gospel-grounded. We are grateful for a host of parents who desire to lead their families in the worship of God in their homes. We are grateful for parents that see dinners and bedtimes and car rides as an opportunity for "a declaration of war against all that is not true" (author unknown).

Read More