Monthly Archives: May 2011

Who else, if not you?

The Word for today: Acts 7:1-43  Over the next couple of days, we will be hearing about Stephen. Stephen is a great Bible hero of mine.  He played a crucial role in the spread of Christianity.   His brave and eloquent … Continue reading

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The “Establishment” and Jesus

The Word for today: Acts 6 *** Stand in the Rain always aims to please its vast readership!  You wanted the Big Picture of scripture, with a dose o’ poetry and just a hint o’ insanity in the mix–and so … Continue reading

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may my half be half, and my whole be whole

The Word for today: Acts 5:17-42 mark this: (Acts 5:1-11) But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and with his wife’s knowledge he kept back for himself some of the proceeds and brought … Continue reading

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you could tell they’d been with Jesus

The Word for today: Acts 4:32-5:16 mark this: Acts 4:13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that they had been with Jesus. If … Continue reading

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men who had seen a miracle

The Word for today: Acts 4:1-31 mark this: Acts 4:1-2, 8-12 And as they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees came upon them, greatly annoyed because they were teaching the people … Continue reading

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