Acts, Lesson 25: Paul’s Troubles Begin

Paul finally arrived in Jerusalem, having completed his third missionary travels. He knew from repeated warnings that trouble awaited him, but “constrained by the Spirit,” he made his way to Jerusalem anyway (Acts 20:22).   But it’s more than those warnings that prepare us for what awaits Paul. In Jerusalem, Luke shows the change in how […]

Acts, Lesson 11: Peter and Cornelius

Peter had raised Tabitha from the dead and stayed near where Tabitha lived. While in Joppa, Peter stayed with a tanner. It’s now that we hear the Church spreading to full-blown Gentiles (as opposed to Samaritans, which were a Semitic people with some Jewish ancestry).  In this chapter of Acts, we see a new period […]