Week 52 If it’s God’s Plan, Nothing Can Stop It!

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 52 Scripture Readings: Acts 27-28 Key Scripture Verses: Acts 28:3-6 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Paul gathered a pile of brushwood and, as he put it on the fire, a viper, driven out by the heat, fastened itself on his hand. When the islanders saw the snake hanging from… Continue reading Week 52 If it’s God’s Plan, Nothing Can Stop It!

Week 51 Planting Seeds of Faith

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 51 Scripture Readings: Acts 25-26 Key Scripture Verses: Acts 26:28-29 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Then Agrippa said to Paul, ‘Do you think that in such a short time you can persuade me to be a Christian?’ Paul replied, ‘Short time or long—I pray to God that not only… Continue reading Week 51 Planting Seeds of Faith

Week 50 Paul and Christ Working Together To Spread the Gospel

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 50 Scripture Readings: Acts 23-24 Key Scripture Verse: Acts 23:9-11 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “There was a great uproar, and some of the teachers of the law who were Pharisees stood up and argued vigorously, ‘We find nothing wrong with this man,’ they said. ‘What if a spirit… Continue reading Week 50 Paul and Christ Working Together To Spread the Gospel

Week 49 Called to Witness for Christ

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)  Week 49 Scripture Readings: Acts 21-22 Key Scripture Verses: Acts 22:12-14 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “‘A man named Ananias came to see me. He was a devout observer of the law and highly respected by all the Jews living there. He stood beside me and said, ‘Brother Saul, receive… Continue reading Week 49 Called to Witness for Christ

The Smallest of All

Key Texts: Mark 4:30-32 Again he said, “What shall we say the kingdom of God is like, or what parable shall we use to describe it? It is like a mustard seed, which is the smallest of all seeds on earth.  Yet when planted, it grows and becomes the largest of all garden plants, with… Continue reading The Smallest of All

Scattered and Faithful

Key Text: Acts 8:4-8 Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went.  Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Messiah there.  When the crowds heard Philip and saw the signs he performed, they all paid close attention to what he said.  For with shrieks, impure spirits came out… Continue reading Scattered and Faithful

But Many Who Heard

“But Many Who Heard” Key Texts: Acts 4:1-4 The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people.   They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people, proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead.  They seized Peter… Continue reading But Many Who Heard

Week 27 Wednesday

Passing the Word Along Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 78-80 Key verse: Psalm 78:4      Have you ever had a bit of good news that was so good you just had to pass it on?      I know I have felt that way about wedding plans; birth announcements; employment changes; things large and small – having… Continue reading Week 27 Wednesday