Have you ever been on a boat in the open sea? How was the weather? Imagine… lots of rain and wind… dangerous weather. Do you think you could make it out of this big storm? Well, Paul did but not by his doing. God brought him out of the storm and to Rome for a very important reason. Let’s find out how and why!
Paul is in Athens and finds a city full of idols. What does he do? He preaches the Gospel to all the people there everyday! What is this Gospel message that Paul preaches? Let’s find out!
Some men started teaching the Gentiles that they couldn’t be saved unless they were Jewish, but this was wrong. We will see how the church overcomes this false teaching.
King Herod began arresting Christians to hurt them, because he wanted to please people and receive praise for himself. But, God protects Peter through the prayers of the saints. What does God do when Herod even receives God’s praise for himself?
Cornelius was a God-fearing man. But, he was a Gentile! Would God save the Gentiles just like He did the Jews?
Saul, who had heartily approved of Stephen’s death, continued to be a man who wanted kill Christians. But, as he was on his way to capture them in Damascus, Jesus appeared to him and stopped him in his tracks. Saul completely changes!
God tells Philip to a go to a desert road. What could possibly be there?
On the day that Stephen died, a great persecution toward all Christians began. Christians who were in danger scattered. Did this prevent God’s church from growing?
Some Jews made up lies against Stephen, one of God’s chosen servants in the church. Stephen explained that the things they said against him were actually true of the Jews. They did not take this well.
The first believers in Jerusalem had practical love for one another. But, not everyone in their midst was like this. God dealt severely with two individuals who lied about their giving.
Jesus has the power to restore crippled bodies, sinful souls, and all creation.
You don’t need to see Jesus to believe in Him.
The Holy Spirit arrives, Peter boldly preaches the risen Christ in Jerusalem, and the church begins.
Jesus shows Himself to the apostles and gives them a global mission.
Jesus is alive! He has risen.
Jesus dies on a cross to save sinners. Truly this man was the Son of God!
The Jews reject King Jesus. They trade their Messiah for a murderer.
While Peter lied to save himself, Jesus die to save sinners like Peter.
The chief priests put Jesus on trial. Man accuses God of blasphemy.
What is the hardest thing a person has to face? Death. How do you face and prepare for death? Let’s look at Jesus, specifically how He faced His upcoming crucifixion and how He obeyed God and carried out God’s plan, no matter how hard it was.