YOU NEED LETTERS

121/365 YOU NEED LETTERS Acts 9:1-2 Saul kept on threatening to kill the Lord's followers. He even went to the high priest and asked for letters to the leaders of the synagogues in Damascus. He did this because he wanted to arrest and take to Jerusalem any man or woman who had accepted the Lord's... Continue Reading →

MAKE THE MOVE TO CONNECT

MAKE THE MOVE TO CONNECT 120/365 Acts 8:29 Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot. Recently, one question that caused me to do a bit of thinking and probing was 'did you take their contact?' Often, it seems doing so does not matter but in our world where... Continue Reading →

EXPECT THE BEST

DAY 119/365 EXPECT THE BEST Other renditions try to tone down the devastation Paul was doing to the church with the use of words like ' Saul was persecuting, trying to destroy or cruelly harassing the church. Yet, it seems the impact of his dealings did go a lot further and scripture does not mince... Continue Reading →

MINI BITES

MINI BITES At the start of a new month, let's  ponder on these snippets: 1. People simply don't fight for what they believe, it is instead a fight to maintain the match between what they believe, what they expect and what they desire (JBP)That is where you can encounter real chaos if real balance is... Continue Reading →

WINNING AT ALL COST

117/365 WINNING AT ALL COST Acts 6:10-11 The Holy Spirit gave Stephen such wisdom in responding to their arguments that they were humiliated; in retaliation, they spread a vicious rumor: “We heard Stephen speak blasphemies against Moses and God.” In a boxing match, you cannot hit below the belt, or strike with your head, forearm... Continue Reading →

DON’T ACT WITHOUT PURPOSE

116/365 DON'T ACT WITHOUT PURPOSE John 21:3 Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a fishing. They say unto him, We also go with thee. They went forth, and entered into a ship immediately; and that night they caught nothing. 'I'm going fishing' and the reason for going fishing was just to pass time. To... Continue Reading →

PROPORTIONATE RISING

115/365 PROPORTIONATE RISING Reference: Acts 6:1-7 Acts 6:1 In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. Notice the timing of today's complaint was at the time when the number of disciples... Continue Reading →

LITTLE CAN HAVE IMPACT

114/365 John 6:8-9 One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, saith unto him, There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes: but what are they among so many? When Jesus asked the disciples for food, Andrew identified a lad with five loaves and two fish but immediately wrote... Continue Reading →

THE REWARD FOR OBEDIENCE

THE REWARD FOR OBEDIENCE 113/365 Acts 5:29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men. Sometimes obeying God isn't great. It is a hustle many in the right frame of mind would do well to avoid. It can make you look stupid, ask Abraham who was... Continue Reading →

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