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Read Through the Bible – Day #104 – Acts Chapter 15

  The Council at Jerusalem Some men came down from Judea and began teaching the brethren, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.” And when Paul and Barnabas had great dissension and debate with them, the brethren determined that Paul and Barnabas and some others of them should go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders concerning this … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #104 – Acts Chapter 15

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Read Through the Bible – Day #102 – Acts Chapter 13

  First Missionary Journey Now there were at Antioch, in the church that was there, prophets and teachers: Barnabas, and Simeon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. While they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #102 – Acts Chapter 13

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Read Through the Bible – Day #100 – Acts Chapter 11

Peter Reports at Jerusalem Now the apostles and the brethren who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. And when Peter came up to Jerusalem, those who were circumcised took issue with him, saying, “You went to uncircumcised men and ate with them.” But Peter began speaking and proceeded to explain to them in orderly sequence, saying, “I was in … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #100 – Acts Chapter 11

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Read Through the Bible – Day #99 – Acts Chapter 10

Cornelius’s Vision Now there was a man at Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion of what was called the Italian cohort, a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, and gave many alms to the Jewish people and prayed to God continually. About the ninth hour of the day he clearly saw in a vision an angel of God who had just come in and said to him, “Cornelius!” And fixing his … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #99 – Acts Chapter 10

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Forms of False Christianity: Part 10 – Spiritless Christianity

Only "the church" (that is, the elite/apostolic leaders of it, past or present) or theology/"divinity" "professionals" can hear from the Holy Spirit, and you should accept their teachings automatically as truth. According to Spiritless Christianity, if the Spirit is revealing something contrary in your heart to what the leaders (ancient or present) of the organized … Continue reading Forms of False Christianity: Part 10 – Spiritless Christianity

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Read Through the Bible – Day #98 – Acts Chapter 9

The Conversion of Saul Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest, and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #98 – Acts Chapter 9

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Read Through the Bible – Day #97 – Acts Chapter 8

Saul Persecutes the Church Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death. And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. Some devout men buried Stephen, and made loud lamentation over him. But Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #97 – Acts Chapter 8