This is the episode is part 15 of a study on the book of Acts. A debate arises whether gentiles need to become Jewish before they become Christians. The issue is debated in Jerusalem at the first council of Jerusalem. That issue is resolved but then Paul and Barnabas have a falling out over whether they should bring along that momma’s boy John Mark.
This is the episode is part 14 of a study on the book of Acts. Paul and Barnabas continue on their missionary journey (commonly called Paul’s first missionary journey. They come into what is now Turkey in Asia minor preaching the gospel and starting churches. They encounter resistance and violence with Paul at least once stoned and left for dead.
This is the episode is part 13 of a study on the book of Acts. In this episode Barnabas and Paul are called by God and sent out on their first missionary journey. They travel to Cyprus where they preach in the synagogue and start a church.
This is the episode is part 11 of a study on the book of Acts. Peter has to explain his actions why he has been preaching to gentiles and eating with them. Barnabas and later Paul are called to Antioch to tend the church there. In Antioch the word is preached to gentiles as well as Jews. Also in Antioch the name Christian is first given to believers.
This is the episode is part 9 of the study of the book of Acts. A young man named Saul becomes the chief persecutor of the church by arresting, imprisoning and even by having Christians killed. But Jesus has other plans for Saul and strikes him blind on his journey to persecute Christians in Damascus. He then uses a faithful disciple named Ananias to heal Saul and restore him.
This is the episode is part fourth and final part in a series of episodes study Paul’s second letter to Timothy. Paul charges Timothy to preach the word and to correct, rebuke and encourage with great patience. While people would rather hear things that “tickle their ears”, Paul encourages Timothy to be faithful.
This is the episode is part three part in a series of episodes study Paul’s second letter to Timothy. Paul talks about godliness in the last days and people who lead self centered lives. Timothy is encouraged to live a life based on the scriptures in contrast to this godless life.
This is the episode is part two part in a series of episodes study Paul’s second letter to Timothy. Paul encourages Timothy to have the focus of a soldier or athlete. He encourages him to be filled with righteousness, grace, love, and peace rather than other things.
This is the third episode in a study on Paul’s three books written to pastors; 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus. In this chapter Paul talks about the characteristics we should look for in bishops and deacons. In doing so, he describes what a mature Christian should look like.