At issue: the freedom of God’s grace

D.A Carson wrote in “For the Love of God, Volume 1, July 28” In Acts 15, it is critically important to understand what the dispute was about that called into existence what has since been labeled “the Jerusalem Council.” Some (Jewish) men traveled from Judea to Antioch and began teaching the believers there that even … More At issue: the freedom of God’s grace

January 25 Acts 15:1-21

January 25 Acts 15:1-21 (ESV) The Jerusalem Council 15:1 But some men came down from Judea and were teaching the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.” 2 And after Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and debate with them, Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were … More January 25 Acts 15:1-21

January 24 Acts 14

January 24 Acts 14 (ESV) Paul and Barnabas at Iconium 14:1 Now at Iconium they entered together into the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed. 2 But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers. [1] 3 So they remained for a long … More January 24 Acts 14

January 21 Acts 12

January 21 Acts 12 (ESV) James Killed and Peter Imprisoned 12:1 About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church. 2 He killed James the brother of John with the sword, 3 and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. This was during the days of … More January 21 Acts 12