Acts 10: 25-33…. Cornelius is waiting for God’s answer to him.

When Peter entered, Cornelius met him and fell down at his feet and worshiped him. But Peter lifted him up, saying, “Stand up; I too am a man.” And as he talked with him, he went in and found many persons gathered. And he said to them, “You yourselves know how unlawful it is forContinue reading “Acts 10: 25-33…. Cornelius is waiting for God’s answer to him.”

Acts 10: 19-24….Perfect timing.

And while Peter was pondering the vision, the Spirit said to him, “Behold, three men are looking for you. Rise and go down and accompany them without hesitation, for I have sent them.” And Peter went down to the men and said, “I am the one you are looking for. What is the reason forContinue reading “Acts 10: 19-24….Perfect timing.”

Acts 10: 9-19…..God deals with Simon Peter.

The next day, as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the housetop about the sixth hour to pray. And he became hungry and wanted something to eat, but while they were preparing it, he fell into a trance and saw the heavens opened and something like a greatContinue reading “Acts 10: 9-19…..God deals with Simon Peter.”

Acts 10: 1-8…..Outreach into the gentile world.

At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort, a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God. About the ninth hour of the day he saw clearly in a vision an angel ofContinue reading “Acts 10: 1-8…..Outreach into the gentile world.”

Acts 9: 32-43…. Peter’s healing ministry.

Now as Peter went here and there among them all, he came down also to the saints who lived at Lydda. There he found a man named Aeneas, bedridden for eight years, who was paralyzed. And Peter said to him, “Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you; rise and make your bed.” And immediately he rose. AndContinue reading “Acts 9: 32-43…. Peter’s healing ministry.”

Acts 9:26-31…..Back to meet the church leaders.

And when he had come to Jerusalem, he attempted to join the disciples. And they were all afraid of him, for they did not believe that he was a disciple. But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles and declared to them how on the road he had seen the Lord, who spokeContinue reading “Acts 9:26-31…..Back to meet the church leaders.”

Acts 9: 19-25…..Bucketed out!

(Saul)……and taking food, he was strengthened.For some days he was with the disciples at Damascus. And immediately he proclaimed Jesus in the synagogues, saying, “He is the Son of God.” And all who heard him were amazed and said, “Is not this the man who made havoc in Jerusalem of those who called upon thisContinue reading “Acts 9: 19-25…..Bucketed out!”

Psalm 41: 7-13….Trust in the midst of problems.

All who hate me whisper together about me;they imagine the worst for me.They say, “A deadly thing is poured out on him;he will not rise again from where he lies.”Even my close friend in whom I trusted,who ate my bread, has lifted his heel against me.But you, O LORD, be gracious to me,and raise meContinue reading “Psalm 41: 7-13….Trust in the midst of problems.”

Psalm 41: 1-6…..What is this all about?

Blessed is the one who considers the poor!In the day of trouble the LORD delivers him;the LORD protects him and keeps him alive;he is called blessed in the land;you do not give him up to the will of his enemies.The LORD sustains him on his sickbed;in his illness you restore him to full health.As forContinue reading “Psalm 41: 1-6…..What is this all about?”

Genesis14: 17-24….A meeting with two kings.

After his return from the defeat of Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him, the king of Sodom went out to meet him at the Valley of Shaveh (that is, the King’s Valley). And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. (He was priest of God Most High.) And he blessed himContinue reading “Genesis14: 17-24….A meeting with two kings.”