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

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

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...
Acts 28: Service and Encouragement

Acts 25: The Witness of Waiting

God often puts us in seasons of waiting. Even if we know He has led us to a particular place for a reason, the longer we wait, the harder it can be to see purpose in it. Paul experienced this in Caesarea. He was put in prison because He spoke about the resurrection of...
Acts 24: Living in Light of the Resurrection

Acts 24: Living in Light of the Resurrection

Acts 24 continues the story of Paul’s trial before the Roman government. In order to defame Paul, the Jews hired an attorney named Tertullus to present their accusations to Felix, a Roman governor. Tertullus began his case with flattery, trying to win Felix over...