ACTS: The Gospel to the World

ACTS: The Gospel to the World

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Day 90: The Burial of Jesus (Luke 23:50-56)
April 19, 2019

Jospeh of Arimathea was a secret follower of Jesus who had been afraid to make his allegiance known because of his position in the community. But whilst the other disciples had abandoned Jesus, Jospeh now takes a risk now in order to provide a proper buri

Day 89: The Death of Jesus (Luke 23:44-49)
April 18, 2019

The description of Jesus’ death in Luke is full of incredible details that point us to the cosmic effect of what was happening. As darkness falls over the land, it seems that the power of evil may be prevailing. It’s a dark day on which the Messiah of the

Day 88: The King of the Jews (Luke 23:35-43)
April 17, 2019

Sometimes we’re so familiar with the details of this story, that the substance of all that Jesus did can wash over us. But here Jesus is, the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords, being crucified between two criminals. He didn’t deserve this. A charge of ‘

Day 87: Forgive Them (Luke 23:32-34)
April 16, 2019

The Romans didn’t invent crucifixion, but they certainly did perfect it. Thousands of people would have been crucified by the Romans, but this one was different. Reports of crucifixions in the first century often tell that whilst people were being crucifi

Day 86: The Crucifixion of Jesus (Luke 23:26-31)
April 15, 2019

In 70AD Roman forces besieged the city of Jerusalem. The city had been under control of Jewish rebels called Zealots for four years but now the full force of the Empire was upon them. The siege lasted seven bloody months with the Romans breaching wall aft

Day 85: Jesus Before Pilate (Luke 22:66-23:25)
April 14, 2019

We’ve reached Week 13 of our devotional and all of sudden we’re taken back to Luke’s account of the spread of the Gospel in Acts, to his account of Jesus’ crucifixion. It may surprise you to learn that Luke wrote more of the New Testament in two books (Lu

Day 83: The Church was Strengthened (Acts 9:31)
April 12, 2019

Jesus promised his disciples that they would be his witnesses throughout Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and to the ends of the earth. The fact that you are probably reading this thousands of kilometres away from Jerusalem (kudos to you if you’re closer than th

Day 82: Conspiracy and Fear (Acts 9:23-31)
April 11, 2019

It was late and the midnight Christmas service was due to start. In he walked, a mountain of a man with Tattoos on his arms, a big bushy beard, and a leather jacket with patches on it. This man was obviously a biker and I’d heard all sort of stories about

Day 81: Saul Baffles the Jews (Acts 9:20-22)
April 10, 2019

Jesus is responsible for radical transformations all over the world. A drug addict finds freedom in Jesus, a CEO finds meaning in the Gospel, a world champion athlete finds her greatest prize in serving God. The stories of joy of people entering into a pe

Day 80: Ananias (Acts 9:10-19)
April 09, 2019

Bashir Mohammad came to Istanbul, Turkey as a Syrian refugee. Hed defected from Jabhat al-Nusra an offshoot of Al Qaeda. He was broken and traumatised after witnessing his fellow muslims torturing and killing other muslims. Whilst in Turkey his wife fell