Educating Apollos (6/28/13)

Read: 2 Kings 13:1-14:29, Acts 18:23-19:12, Psalm 146:1-10, Proverbs 18:2-3 He had been taught the way of the Lord, and he taught others about Jesus with an enthusiastic spirit and with accuracy. However, he knew only about John’s baptism. 26 When Priscilla and Aquila heard him preaching boldly in the synagogue, they took him aside and explained the way…

The Cost Of Freedom (6/25/13)

Read: 2Kings 8:1-9:13, Acts 16:16-40, Psalm 143:1-12, Proverbs 17:26 This went on day after day until Paul got so exasperated that he turned and said to the demon within her, “I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.” And instantly it left her. Her masters’ hopes of wealth were now shattered,…

What Are You Looking At (6/24/13)

Read: 2Kings 6:1-7:20, Acts 15:36-16:15, Psalm 142:1-7, Proverbs 17:24-25 Then I pray to you, O Lord. I say, “You are my place of refuge. You are all I really want in life.” (Psalm 142:5) Relate: There was a time where I decided to become a mall walker. I don’t know if this happens in all malls or only in the…

Fickle (6/22/13)

Read: 2Kings 3:1-4:17, Acts 14:8-28, Psalm 140:1-13, Proverbs 17:22 But even with these words, Paul and Barnabas could scarcely restrain the people from sacrificing to them. Then some Jews arrived from Antioch and Iconium and won the crowds to their side. They stoned Paul and dragged him out of town, thinking he was dead. (Acts 14:18-19) Relate: Poor…

The Legacy Of A Double Portion

Read: 2Kings 1:1-2:25, Acts 13:42-14:7, Psalm 139:1-24, Proverbs 17:19-21 When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me, what can I do for you before I am taken from you?” “Let me inherit a double portion of your spirit,” Elisha replied. “You have asked a difficult thing,” Elijah said. (2 Kings 2:9-10) Relate: A portion of Elijah’s spirit…

I Don’t Deserve It (6/20/13)

Read: 1Kings 22:1-53, Acts 13:16-41, Psalm 138:1-8, Proverbs 17:17-18 Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins. Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God—something the law of Moses could never do. (Acts 13:38-39) Relate: I like to be generous, but I’m not a big…

In The Stillness God (6/18/13)

Read: 1Kings 19:1-21, Acts 12:1-23, Psalm 136:1-26, Proverbs 17:14-15 “Go out and stand before me on the mountain,” the Lord told him. And as Elijah stood there, the Lord passed by, and a mighty windstorm hit the mountain. It was such a terrible blast that the rocks were torn loose, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind…