Tag Archives: Pentecost

April 13 – Responding to the Powers That Be

Acts 4:1-22; Deuteronomy 19-20; Job 13 The phrase “speaking truth to power” has almost become a cliché these days. Sometimes you hear people in power say terrible things and they proclaim that all they are doing is that speaking truth … Continue reading

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April 11 – The Bottom Line

Acts 2:14-47; Deuteronomy 15-16; Job 11 John Elkington proposed the idea known as “The Triple Bottom Line” in 1994 as a way to get companies to realize that there was more to life than cash flow. The Triple Bottom Line … Continue reading

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April 10 – Heart Language

Acts 2:1-13; Deuteronomy 13-14; Job 10 Charles Emerson Winchester (the third) was a character on the TV show M*A*S*H that was known for being aloof and pompous. He did not belong in Korea as an army surgeon, he was destined … Continue reading

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May 15 – The Church is Born

Acts 2:1-21; Genesis 11:1-9 ; Psalm 104:24-34 35b; Romans 8:14-17; John 14:8-17, 25-27 61,946. Do you know the significance of that number? That number is the beginning of an amazing phenomenon. That is the attendance figure for Super Bowl 1. It … Continue reading

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April 10 – God of All

Acts 2:1-13; Deuteronomy 13-14; Job 10 Feast days in Jerusalem were quite an occasion. Often, pilgrims who made the trip to Jerusalem for the Passover would stay the extra days for the Feast of Pentecost. Jerusalem was crowded. And so, … Continue reading

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April 9 – Impatient Disciples

Acts 1; Deuteronomy 11-12; Job 9 The disciples were naturally discouraged by the crucifixion. Their hopes and dreams were dashed as they watched the One they followed hanging on the cross. They had dreams. They had plans because of Him, … Continue reading

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May 11 – The Mission

Acts 20:1-16; Judges 13; Job 41 Paul knew that the time for this missionary journey was over. He had traveled to many cities. He had spent two years in Ephesus. As he got ready to head back to Jerusalem, the … Continue reading

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April 11 – Living Proof

Acts 2:14-47; Deuteronomy 15-16; Job 11 Maybe the buzz had died down. Maybe people had just forgotten about it, since the folks who had the most interest had been quiet for seven to ten days. Then came the day of … Continue reading

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