Jan 31, 2021
Stephen the deacon was the first recorded martyr in the history of the church. He was killed by men who were enraged that he spoke truth to them. It was murder - plain and simple, but rather than cry out for justice and punishment as he was dying, Stephen prayed for mercy and forgiveness. Why? Is there more power in...
Jan 30, 2021
Today we discuss the passover and the destruction that came along with it. Were the people of Israel saved by their character, or money, or looks or fame? Actually, no - they were saved by blood. How?
Jan 29, 2021
God has His own personal, name, and He gives it to Moses in chapter 3 of Exodus, appearing out of a burning bush. God's name is quite mysterious though - what does it mean, and what does it tell us about the nature of God?
Jan 28, 2021
The first internal controversy to hit the early church is recorded in Acts 6 - there is tension between the Hebrew and Greek widows over the amount of ministry and help they were receiving. The apostles solved this problem with the appointment of deacons - serving ministers. Bonus discussion: Did one of the early...
Jan 27, 2021
In Acts 5, we see the disciples blatantly disregard the orders of the ruling authorities to not preach about Jesus. Other New Testament Scripture, however, tells Christians that they must obey the ruling authorities - how can Christians navigate this issue? Is there a time for civil disobedience?