They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Before the Rooster Crows

Jesus answered, “I tell you, Peter, before the rooster crows today, you will deny three times that you know me.” –  Luke 22:34 Peter replied, “Man, I don’t know what you’re talking about!” Just as he was speaking, the rooster crowed.”  – Luke 22:60 Read also: Matthew 26:34, 74-75; Mark 14:30, 66-68; Luke 22:34, 60-68;

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A Different Perspective on Psalm 23

The 23rd Psalm, often called the Shepherd Psalm, is arguably the most loved and memorized pieces of all the Scriptures; almost everyone can recite most or all of its reassuring lines. As familiar as we are with its words, is it possible that we could have missed an important part of what the psalmist David

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A Double Portion of the Spirit

When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me, what can I do for you before I am taken from you?” “Let me inherit a double portion of your spirit,” Elisha replied. “You have asked a difficult thing,” Elijah said, “yet if you see me when I am taken from you, it will be

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Two Sons of God?

There were several events that took place in the Roman world right before the time of Jesus that added an interesting twist to the the Bible Ascension story. There was another person on the world stage that was purported to have also ascended to heaven and was sitting at the right hand of God. This

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The Ascension

See Mark 16:19, Luke 24:50-53, and Acts 1:1-9 After Jesus’ resurrection, He appeared and spoke to His disciples and others for forty days, teaching them about the Kingdom of God (Acts 1:1-3). On the fortieth day, Jesus took His disciples out to the vicinity of Bethany, on the Mount of Olives, and while they were

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Are You the Coming One?

I have always been a little troubled by the story of John the Baptizer in Luke 7 where he sends some of his disciples to ask Jesus, “Are you the coming one or should we expect someone else?” What happened to John the Baptist? Was John now doubting that Jesus was the Messiah? A little

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