There are so many remarkable, God-inspired lessons we can learn from this last chapter of Acts. Paul has arrived in Rome at long last. Paul himself gives us a glimpse into what that means in his second letter to the church at Corinth. He writes in chapter 12, verses He has faced countless riots.
He has been beaten and stoned nearly to death. He has been imprisoned and mocked and hated. He has suffered unjustly at the hands of both Roman and Jewish officials. Without love I am nothing. Sometimes life and ministry seems to tax the joy and hope out of the believer.
The attacks seem to come from every side. Am I wrong? Am I in the wrong place? Hang on, if the snake bites, shake it into the fire and go on. Have you ever been in situations like Malta?
Paul is travelling for Rome but a mighty typhoon sends him to Malta. In the cold of the night and unfamiliar people, he learned to trust God in Malta and deal with unexpected situations. One more message inspired by "Why Churches Die" by Dr.
Caner and Dr. The Biblical reason is born in Genesis when God put enmity because the snake Scripture: Hebrews Lent 4: The Lord has prescribed the method whereby we must be saved.
It might seem odd - maybe crazy - like gazing at a snake on a pole Folks were fussing and griping. They were angry and upset and - as is almost always the case under these circumstances - they began to criticize.watch
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Soon the words became heated. The harshness of the comments spoken was only thinly veiled. The angry words spoken were like painful, barbed darts — Scripture: Numbers , Numbers Denomination: Lutheran. Ac And when they were escaped, then they knew that the island was called Melita. As the snakes are biting your ankles this week, and they will, remember to stop looking down at them, and turn your eyes upward to God for the relief and deliverance that He is willing to give, if only we look up to Him when the snakes are biting us.
1. Paul’s last visit to Jerusalem
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Don Bio: Don Johnson has earned Ph. He was a senior research scientist and consultant for 15 years, and taught 20 years in universities in Wisconsin, Minnesota, California, and Europe. He has made presentations across the US and on most continents. The books and secular presentations break down the intellectual barriers that prevent seeing the reality of design.
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Unfortunately, many people especially scientists dismiss out-of-hand any evidence that has any religious implications. Evolution: What are the Scientific Facts? As I've pointed out to Christian audiences, if I could prove that the God of the Bible is the Designer or Programmer, faith would be unnecessary since the Christian God would be proven scientific fact. Several churches have had me do a sermon on the Biblical basis for studying science, followed by an evening session on "Amazing Scientific Insights of the Bible.
I have had presentations arranged by Christian professors that have been well received.