Read Acts 11
Peter's report to the
Saul of Tarsus was born a Jew, but he was also born a Roman citizen in the town of
After he accepted Jesus as the Messiah his intense zeal was as much a part of his life as before and he changed his Hebrew name Saul to his Roman (Gentile) name Paul which identified him better with Gentiles. On his first missionary journey, Paul and his company. . . . departed from Perga . . . to
In his message Paul chose prophetic Scriptures to prove that Jesus was the Messiah. He began with a review of how the God of . . .
Only through Christ's death and resurrection is it possible to receive eternal life. But, being saved and justified from all things is far more than just choosing a better way of life. First, it is realizing the awfulness of sin as an offense against God and having real sorrow for our sins and a sincere desire to turn from and be delivered from those sins. This is followed by a decision to live for Christ by avoiding and resisting sin through the power of the Holy Spirit. By Him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the Law of Moses (13:39).
12:1 Herod = Agrippa I, King of Judea, grandson of Herod the Great (Luke 1:5); to vex = to trouble; 12:4 four quaternions = 16 soldiers; Easter = a mistranslation of Passover; 12:15 mad = insane, out of your mind; 13:17 high arm = great power.
For Acts 13:22: See I Samuel 13:14; Psalm 89:20. Acts 13:33: See Psalm 2:7. Acts 13:34: See Isaiah 55:3. Acts 13:35: See Psalm 16:10. Acts 13:41: See Habakkuk 1:5. Acts 13:47: See Isaiah 49:6.
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Memory Verse for the Week: James 1:25