Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 12-14 - The First Deedby Carlton CoonThey continued daily in prayer and supplication. The use of two words which speak of much the same activity adds weight to what those in the upper room were doing.
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 12-14 - Return to Jerusalemby Carlton CoonThe apostles carried out Jesus’ instructions. They did not scatter, but went at once to the upper room where they abode. It seems this was a temporary residence that had been used when Jesus and His closest followers were in Jerusalem.
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 9-11 - Jesus' Ascension
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 6-8 - Pentecostal Powerby Carlton CoonOrdinary people were able to do extraordinary things because the Spirit of God was at work in their lives. The ministry of the Holy Spirit is not a luxury; it is an absolute necessity
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 6-8 - Are You in the Same Business God is in?
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 6-8 - Wilt Thou Restore the Kingdom?by Carlton CoonImagine them thinking and talking among themselves, ”You know that resurrection was a pretty neat trick, but I wonder when He is going to take care of the ‘main’ thing, the business of restoring the kingdom to Israel?”
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 3-5 - Tarrying at a Promiseby Carlton CoonThe main difference between John and the book of Acts disciples was that the disciples had experienced a personal Pentecost – they had been filled with the Holy Ghost. Empowered by the Holy Ghost, the disciples could exclaim, “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me” (Philippians 4:13).
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 3-5 - Speaking of Things Pertaining to the Kingdom of God
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 3-5 - The Next Thingby Carlton CoonGod does not always inform us as to the “so that” intended as the next step forward, but never stop looking for God’s “so that” in your life. You ran into an old friend last week. Was the intent to get an update on their family? Perhaps, or was something else meant to happen?
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 3-5
Book of Acts, Chapter 1by Carlton CoonThe four gospels funnel into Acts. Acts is then a too oft ignored bridge from the life of Christ into practiced and practical Christianity.
For Better Understanding of Acts Blog #8by Carlton Coon
The book of Acts covers approximately thirty years. Understanding the time involved gives a sense of the time in Paul becoming a convert, a disciple, and then a student of the scripture. It helps see the development of Peter as the apostle preaching the first gospel message to the Jews and nine years later to a Gentile.
- Acts of the Apostles
- Charismatic movement
- chasing God
- Christian Devotion
- church growth
- Daily Devotion
- Holy Spirit
- knowing God
- life lessons
- personal devotion
- quiet time
- seeking God
- study of the Bible
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