Acts 28: Service and Encouragement

Acts 28: Service and Encouragement

Paul’s life demonstrates a ministry full of encouragement and servant-heartedness. Serving on the Island of Malta Acts 28 finds Paul shipwrecked on the island of Malta with the soldiers and other prisoners with whom he had been traveling.  Instead of grumbling...
Acts 28: Service and Encouragement

Deuteronomy 28: Idolatry of the Heart

Deuteronomy 28 looks at the blessings God promised the Israelites if they would obey Him. The blessings extended to every realm of life: physical, economic, social, and political. God intended that Israel’s obedience to Him would result in greatness. They would be a...
Acts 28: Service and Encouragement

Acts 27: Surviving the Storm

Acts 27 tells a story of high drama—a sudden onset of a storm at sea, a shipwreck, and a nefarious plot to kill those aboard the ship. Paul navigated these events through his trust in God. He knew that although we may make plans, God ultimately decides what will...
Acts 28: Service and Encouragement

Deuteronomy 27: A Covenant of Obedience

After giving an overview of the book of Deuteronomy, Ken zooms in on Moses’s third sermon in Deuteronomy. This sermon, beginning in chapter 27, examines the covenant between God and Israel, looking ahead to Israel’s future. A Covenant of Obedience Deuteronomy 27...
Acts 28: Service and Encouragement

Acts 26: Agents of Eternal Change

How can we be agents for eternal change in the lives of those around us? Paul sought to do this by witnessing to the truth of Jesus’ resurrection in front of Festus and Agrippa. Instead of merely defending his innocence against the Jews’ accusations, Paul preached the...