Acts

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 7

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 7

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 7 In Acts 7, we find the story of Stephen being stoned to death. As we consider Stephen’s tragic death, we see two types of people: people of faith and people of fear. Stephen, a person of faith, saw Jesus standing at the right hand of...

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 6

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 6

Caring in love and ministering in the Word of God Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 6 Acts 6 is very brief. In the past, my understanding was that these Greek-speaking widows were neglected, and the apostles were too busy to take care of them. The apostles said that the...

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 5

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 5

Bible Study with Jairus - Acts 5 Acts 5 begins with the story of Ananias and Sapphira lying to the Holy Spirit about the proceeds of the land sale. The Holy Spirit punished them severely for keeping some of the proceeds for themselves, while claiming they had given it...

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 4

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 4

Bible Study with Jairus - Acts 4 Acts 4 tells the story of Peter healing a lame man. For 40 years, the man had been begging for food at the temple gates with no hope of healing in sight. However, the lame man's faith and perseverance finally cured him. When Peter met...

Bible Study With Jairus – Acts 2

Bible Study With Jairus – Acts 2

  Bible Study With Jairus – Acts 2 Acts 2 introduces us to some hotly debated topics: tongues, dreams, visions, and the infilling of the Spirit. Even though these topics are controversial among Christians, most Christians do not deny the historical events in this...

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 1

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 1

Bible Study with Jairus - Acts 1 Different perspectives lead to different understandings A fellow Christian once asked me how believers are able to effectively understand and interpret the teachings and lessons from the book of Acts. He wanted to know how believers...

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 9

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 9

God’s Perfect Plan Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 9 Peter and Paul In Acts 9, we see an abrupt transition from the transformation of Saul/Paul (vs. 1-30) to the story of Peter’s ministry (vs. 31-32). Why this abrupt transition? Why does the storyline seem incoherent...

Bible Study With Jairus – Acts 11

Bible Study With Jairus – Acts 11

Bible Study With Jairus - ACTS 11 Acts 11 tells three stories. In the first, Peter takes six fellow believers to Cornelius’s home to bring salvation to Cornelius and all his household. He also baptized them with the Holy Spirit. The second story talks about the...

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 26

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 26

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 26 Acts 26 was the most important turning point and transition in Paul's life as he testified about the Lord from Jerusalem to Rome. Paul's calling was to be an apostle to the Gentiles. But he could not let go of his fellow Jews, so he...

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 12

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 12

Bible Study with Jairus – Acts 12 The beginning of Acts chapter 12 discusses how after James was killed, Peter was imprisoned and then miraculously rescued by an angel.  The end of the chapter talks about Herod being struck by an angel, eaten by worms, and dying...