September 17th, 2021

Read Acts 9:28-31  “So Saul stayed with them and moved about freely in Jerusalem, speaking boldly in the name of the Lord.  He talked and debated with the Hellenistic Jews, but they tried to kill him.  When the believers learned of this, they took him down to Caesarea and sent him off to Tarsus.  Then […]

September 16th, 2021

Read Acts 9:26-27  “When he (Saul)  came to Jerusalem, he tried to join the disciples, but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he really was a disciple. But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles.  He told them how Saul on his own journey had seen the Lord and that […]

September 15th, 2021

Read Acts 11: 25-26  “Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul, and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch.  So, for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people.”   Today, as we dive deeper into discovering who Barnabas is and what lessons we […]

September 14th, 2021

Read Acts 11: 24  “He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord.”   Today, we get a glimpse of how Luke (author of the book of Acts) describes his friend Barnabas.  He says he is a “good man”, “full of […]

September 13th, 2021

Read Acts 11:23  “When Barnabas arrived and saw what the grace of God had done, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts.”   As we continue to discover new insight into the character of Barnabas, let’s look today at how he encourages the new believers.  In […]

September 12th, 2021

The early church began as a gathering of people – a movement centered around the person of Jesus Christ – the risen Christ…the Son of the Living God. They lived out the message of Jesus in every aspect of their daily lives – in their work, in their home lives, with their neighbors. The people […]

September 11th, 2021

Read Psalm 27:13-14 NIV I remain confident of this:     I will see the goodness of the Lord     in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord;     be strong and take heart     and wait for the Lord. I am not sure what struggles you are facing today. Heartache comes in all shapes and sizes. But […]

September 10th, 2021

Read Romans 15:13 NIV May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. God, Today I ask You to help me turn the corner on my frustration, on my fear, and on my […]

September 9th, 2021

Read Psalm 147:3 NIV He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Father, These words are balm to my soul. They bring healing to the dry and cracked areas in my life. I work hard sometimes to hide those things away from most of the world, but to know You see them…that You see […]

September 8th, 2021

Read Matthew 11:28 NIV “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Father, Today there are so many of us who are tired from the journey. The road we thought we were on, looks so different now. The journey has changed us too. Sometimes it’s hard to […]