Carson: Steps in the ministry of Paul and Silas

D. A. Carson, in “For the Love of God Vol 1,”  comments on Acts 16, our passage for today: THREE OBSERVATIONS ON THESE STEPS in the ministry of Paul and Silas (Acts 16): (1) To understand Paul’s “Macedonian call” (16:6-10), one must follow his movements on a map. After traveling through the central part of … More Carson: Steps in the ministry of Paul and Silas

Greater than he

What then did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet. This is he of whom it is written,     “‘Behold, I send my messenger before your face,         who will prepare your way before you.’ Truly, I say to you, among those born of women … More Greater than he

We need God’s wisdom and discernment to know essential truth

Pastor Steven Cole of Flagstaff, AZ concludes a sermon on our passage from Acts 15:22-41 with these comments.  You may click this link to read the entire sermon. During 1977, millions of people lined up at museums across the United States to view the treasures from the tomb of King Tutankhamen of Egypt. It is … More We need God’s wisdom and discernment to know essential truth

Not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows. —Matthew 10:29-31 ESV J.C. Ryle, with a reminder on God’s sovereignty: Nothing can … More Not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father