Christianity

Bible study: Acts 27 – Shipwrecked

Some thoughts from my personal Bible study, mainly asking questions of the text and pondering some potential answers. Why didn’t the centuiron listen to Paul’s sailing advice? Paul, the zealous Pharisee. Paul, the man who met Jesus on the road to Damascus. Paul, the apostle to the Gentiles. Paul, the Read more…

By Matthew, ago
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Bible study: Acts 19 – Magic

Some thoughts from my personal Bible study, mainly asking questions of the text and pondering some potential answers. What’s wrong with ‘pretending’ to be a Christian? I’m focusing in on just a few verses of chapter 19 today, because it seems particularly interesting. In this account, some “itinerant Jewish exorcists” Read more…

By Matthew, ago
Christianity

Bible study: Acts 18 – Helpers

Some thoughts from my personal Bible study, mainly asking questions of the text and pondering some potential answers. Who are all these other people? We’ve been hearing a lot about Paul in recent chapters of Acts. It’s the story of the beginning of the Church, as directed by one of Read more…

By Matthew, ago