Tag Archives: Silas

May 4 – Sensitive to God’s Call

Acts 16:1-15; Judges 2-3; Job 34 David wanted to build a Temple to God. His chief prophet Nathan thought on the face of it that it seemed like a good idea and told him to do it. Then, God told … Continue reading

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May 3 – Disagreements Between Believers

Acts 15:22-41; Judges 1; Job 33 Barnabas means “son of encouragement.” The name was given to him by the apostles because he sold all that he had and gave it to the church to help the poor. When he vouched … Continue reading

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October 24 – Upside Down

1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13; Isaiah 17-19; Psalm 114 Thessalonica was one of many cities where Paul caused an uproar. The local city leaders accused Paul and Silas of “turning the world upside down.” Paul and Silas left the city under the … Continue reading

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May 7 – Provoked!

Acts 17:16-34; Judges 7-8; Job 37 The attacks had gotten so bad that Paul was hustled off to Athens. Silas and Timothy stayed behind in Berea, but Paul wanted them back together as soon as possible. As he walked around … Continue reading

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May 6 – Turning the World Right Side Up

Acts 17:1-15; Judges 6; Job 36 The message of Jesus Christ is attractive and as Paul and Silas proclaimed Jesus to the Jews along the river in Thessalonica, Jews and Gentiles alike turned to Jesus. There is a problem whenever … Continue reading

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May 5 – Using Your Citizenship

Acts 16:16-40; Judges 4-5; Job 35 The day had been eventful. Paul and Silas had been beaten and thrown into prison. An earthquake had opened the doors of the prison and Paul had to convince the Roman jailer not to … Continue reading

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May 3 – Split Off or Sent Out

Acts 15:22-41; Judges 1; Job 33 It is half-jokingly said of Baptists that the main way we start new churches is through a church split. That is, of course, a sad commentary. Unfortunately, it’s a part of Christian history even … Continue reading

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