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  • Long Hot 1

    God on the Move: “The Long Hot Summer” – Acts 15:35 – 18:23

    Some movie buffs will recall that all the way back in 1958, actor Paul Newman (before he was making terrific jars of spaghetti sauce for our local supermarkets) played a role in a film based on William Faulkner’s short stories called: “The long hot summer”. …

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  • Fight Rules3

    God on the Move: “Fight Rules”- Acts 15:1-35

    We have been investigating the Biblical record on the life and mission of Paul, the famous first century Apostle to the Gentile world. In this lesson, I want to talk about how something tough to deal with. The text of Acts now moves into the …

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  • Expecting

    God on the Move: “What do you expect?” – Acts 13 and 14

    For any thoughtful young woman, expecting their first baby can be very exciting, but also a little scary. How do I know that is true? Well, for one thing, I am a dad. But even if I weren’t, all I would have to know is …

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  • Making The Connection

    God on the Move: “Making Connection" – Acts 9-11; 1 Cor. 12

    It was fifty-two years ago this summer that President John F. Kennedy announced the launch of the Telstar Communications Satellite that connected in near “real time” the European continent to the USA by way of microwave signal. This was the first “instant wireless signal”, that …

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  • Hospital 1

    God on the Move: “Learning for the First Time, All over again!” – Acts 9

    When I walked into her room, I knew she was changed from the woman I had come to know over the years. The first sign was the missing smile from her face, and the second the lack of her unusually boisterous voice saying, “Well if …

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  • Interruption

    God on the Move: “We Interrupt this Program!” – Life of Paul (1)

    God doesn’t look at people the way we do, and that is a good thing. When we look at people, we are culturally trained to judge them, more or less, by a set of ingrained values, many of which we may not even be consciously …

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  • Chios WS

    Places in Acts – Chios – Acts 20:15

     The island of Chios (in the Aegean Sea) is only five miles (8 km.) off the western Turkish coast south of the island of Lesbos. The island measures near thirty kilometers in length (north to south), and varies between ten and twenty kilometers in width. It …

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    Places in Acts – Cenchrea – Acts 18:18; Rom. 16:1

    Cenchrea was visited by Paul and his companions after nearly eighteen months of ministry in Corinth, during the Second Mission Journey. The city was a small port located more than two miles south of Isthmia and about six miles east of Corinth. It was constructed along …

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  • View South Wall From East WS

    Commentary: Acts 5

    Chapter Five Outline: I. Witness in Jerusalem (Acts 1-7) <A-J in Chapters One through Four> K. Ananias and Sapphira’s Lie (5:1-11) L. Acts from Above (5:12-16) M. Actions of Angry Leaders (5:17-42) Summary [Chapter 5]: The Messianic believers still worshipped in the courts of the …

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    Places in Acts – Berea – Acts 17:10,13; 20:4

    My daughter (about ten years ago!) explored Berea with dad. Berea   Acts 17:10,13; 20:4   The city of Berea (modern Veria) was founded in the Archaic Period in the southwestern part of Macedonia, some 73 km west of Thessalonica. Ruins extend to 700 BCE …

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