Enjoying my coffee this morning at the kitchen table, watching the squirrels and the birds on the back deck. A thought just occurred to me concerning the Apostle Paul. The author of the Gospel of Luke is the same person that wrote about Paul in the Acts of the Apostles. Scholars agree that Acts was … Continue reading Paul Did Not Lie!
Ahhhhhh... coffee at Starbucks this morning. Beautiful day. Philip just came to mind. Philip was one of the Twelve Apostles (Mark 3:18). But there was also a Philip in the book of Acts that was one of the Seven appointed by the Apostles to perform special duties (Acts 6:5). There are a couple of stories … Continue reading Beam Me Up Baptism
Judas Iscariot was one of the twelve original apostles and was infamously known for his kiss and betrayal of Jesus. I think that most devoted readers of the Bible know the two different stories regarding the expiration of Judas. Judas either killed himself by hanging (Matthew 27:5) or had some kind of freak accident by … Continue reading Hangin’ Out With Judas
"The Lord will give you understanding." 2 Timothy 2:7 Had a quick Starbucks in the Nashville airport before leaving on a jet plane to California. I've found that the crampiness of flying is not conducive to writing. Kind of makes me think of how the apostles must have felt when Jesus was crucified on the … Continue reading To Flee or Not To Flee
“The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” - George CarlinAhhh, I wonder if the apostle Paul had the luxury of a dark roast coffee every morning. I am certainly spoiled. Speaking of Paul, here's something you might find interesting.The book of Acts is written by someone … Continue reading I Cannot Tell A Lie!
Coffee! Coffee! Coffee! Anyone for Coffee? This morning I flipped open my thick NIV Study Bible and guess where I landed? I landed right in the last part of the Gospel of Matthew where I had highlighted a few verses and in the margin next to it was labeled “The Great Commission.” So, I got … Continue reading The Greater Commission