Now may the God of peace make you holy in every way, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless until our Lord Jesus Christ comes again. God will make this happen, for he who calls you is faithful.
Thursday Morning, 05 Dec 2019, Acts 8:14-9:43 ~ The church had peace… became stronger… and grew in numbers.
As he was approaching Damascus on this mission, a light from heaven suddenly shone down around him. He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul! Saul! Why are you persecuting me?”
And people will come from all over the world—from east and west, north and south—to take their places in the Kingdom of God.
Jesus was about thirty years old when he began his public ministry.
Christ, the head of the body, holds the whole body together with its joints and ligaments, and it grows as God nourishes it.
So he is the King of Israel, is he? Let him come down from the cross right now, and we will believe in him!
At that same time the leading priests and elders were meeting at the residence of Caiaphas, the high priest, plotting how to capture Jesus secretly and kill him.
“What sorrow awaits you teachers of religious law and you Pharisees. Hypocrites! For you shut the door of the Kingdom of Heaven in people’s faces. You won’t go in yourselves, and you don’t let others enter either.”