Acts, OYTNT

Riot in Ephesus (Acts 19)

Benton KY, October 2018 Highlight: In Acts 19, some disciples are confused about who to follow and a riot breaks out in Ephesus. Explain: When Paul arrived into Ephesus he met some disciples who were confused. They hadn't heard of the Holy Spirit and they say they were baptized into John's baptism. Paul said, “John… Continue reading Riot in Ephesus (Acts 19)

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Church in Corinth (Acts 18)

Bahamas, October 2018 Highlight: In Acts 18, the church in Corinth is founded. Explain: Paul had left Athens and came to Corinth. Corinth was a very immoral city during these times but it was traveled through by many, so Paul knew the importance of planting a strong church there. Paul was in the synagogue every… Continue reading Church in Corinth (Acts 18)

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The Areopagus Address(Acts 17)

Bahamas, October 2018 Highlight: In Acts 17, Paul and Silas spent some time doing missionary work in Thessalonica. Paul then went to Athens and preached at Areopagus. Explain: In Thessalonica, Paul preached at a Jewish synagogue as usual. Many people believed in what he was preaching and began to follow Jesus. The Jews in the… Continue reading The Areopagus Address(Acts 17)

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Dispute In Antioch (Acts 15)

Mike Miller Park, January 2017 Highlight: In Acts 15 there is a dispute in Antioch. Explain: The dispute in Antioch began when some people were preaching that you have to be circumcised to be saved. After arguing and debating with them, Paul and Barnabas were appointed to go to the apostles and elders regarding this… Continue reading Dispute In Antioch (Acts 15)

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Trials and Tribulations (Acts 14)

Dominican Republic, October 2018 Highlight: In Acts Chapter 14, the followers faced persecution in Iconium, Paul and Barnabas are mistaken for gods, and they returned to Lystra, to Iconium, and to Antioch to encourage the disciples. Explain: In Iconium, they entered the synagogue and spoke in way that both Jews and Gentiles accepted Christ. The… Continue reading Trials and Tribulations (Acts 14)

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The Sorcerer and the Proconsul (Acts 13)

Benton KY, June 2017 Highlight: In Acts chapter 13, Paul and Barnabas were sent out to do missionary work. Explain: As the men in Antioch were worshiping the Lord, the Holy Spirit came upon them and called Barnabas and Saul to do missionary work for Him. The church fasted, prayed, and laid hands on them… Continue reading The Sorcerer and the Proconsul (Acts 13)

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The Power of Prayer (Acts 12)

St. Louis, May 2017 Highlight: In Acts chapter 12, James is martyred and Peter is jailed. Peter was later rescued by an angel and Herod is struck down by God. Explain: King Herod attacked some of the church and ended up killing James. This made James the first of the orginal 12 to be martyred.… Continue reading The Power of Prayer (Acts 12)

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Church in Antioch (Acts 11)

Dominican Republic, October 2018 Highlight: In Acts 11 we see God change the hearts and minds of the Jewish Christians. We also learn about the early Church of Antioch. Explain: News of Peter spreading the word of God to the Gentiles spread unto the Jewish Christians and they criticized him. Remember earlier when I said… Continue reading Church in Antioch (Acts 11)

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Good News for Gentiles (Acts 10)

Miramar Beach Florida, July 2017 Highlight: In Acts Chapter 10, God has Peter meet with Cornelius and we hear that salvation is for everyone, not just the Jews. Explain: There was a centurion in Caesarea named Cornelius that was devout and feared God. He did many charitable acts for the Jewish people and always prayed… Continue reading Good News for Gentiles (Acts 10)

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Saul’s Salvation (Acts 9)

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, September 2017Highlight: Acts chapter 9 includes one of the most powerful stories in the Bible, the salvation of Saul. Explain: Saul was a very evil man and persecuted Christians in the early church. Satan had control of Saul and his actions. He went to the high priest and requested letters… Continue reading Saul’s Salvation (Acts 9)