In today’s first “Sermon from Home” we return to Acts 27 and Paul’s voyage across the Mediterranean sea. In particular, we look at v21-26, to see Paul’s confidence in the Lord in the midst of a terrifying and deadly storm.
The death of Herod Agrippa is the tragic tale of a king who will not listen. It takes place at a scary time in old Israel’s history, roughly 17 years after Jesus first appeared in public as the king whom
Though a solemn chapter about a murderous king and his downfall, there are also comic elements here which help to expose the foolish arrogance of Herod through mockery (Ps 2:4,5). However, the chapter has other themes too, including an emphasis
In Acts Luke has shown us the Lord Jesus taking old Israel and remaking her, through repentance, forgiveness and the gift of the Spirit. He has also shown Jesus expanding his reborn Israel to unite Gentiles with Jews in his
When we speak freely about what we believe, it can provoke many different types of response including opposition. But though some would simply challenge us through counter-argument, there are others who believe they must close down the conversation, with violence