Day 201: Worshipping the Unknown God, Part 2

Acts 17:16-33 (AD 49) Five more lessons from Paul’s evangelistic exploits in Athens: Paul witnessed to as many people as possible, spending time in both the synagogue and the marketplace (v.17) He debated the Old Testament prophesies, he presented the gospel message, he had individual conversations, and he was grilled by a council. Seek out … More Day 201: Worshipping the Unknown God, Part 2

Day 198: The Philippian jailer and his family

Acts 16:25-40 (AD 48-49) The Romans were firm believers in…extreme motivation. For those in the prison service, this meant if prisoners escaped, it was the jailer got executed. It’s why, in verse 27, the jailer was about to kill himself rather than face the wrath of his employers. It never surprised me, then, that Paul … More Day 198: The Philippian jailer and his family

Day 167: Paul: Missionary to the Jews…and then not so much

Acts 13:13-52 (AD 48) This was a very conciliatory way of preaching to the Jews, despite the fact Paul was expelled from the entire region because of it. There was no notion in his message the whole nation was responsible for the murder of Jesus. References to prophets without pointing out a lot of them … More Day 167: Paul: Missionary to the Jews…and then not so much