After what was by any reckoning a failed return to His hometown, Jesus moves on to Capernaum and makes it His home base (at least while He ministers in Galilee – ultimately, He has no permanent home – Lk 9:58). While there He teaches, heals, and casts out demons. In so doing He shows His […]
Paul ends the autobiographical section of the letter and the defense of his ministry with a story about confronting Peter. The purpose of telling the Galatians about this event is to demonstrate again the freedom that is theirs in the gospel and also to demonstrate for a final time his independence from and equality with […]
The gospel is for all people everywhere.
Prayer is powerful. God is God. Man is neither.
Peter takes the gospel to the gentiles for the first time.
Peter follows the example of Jesus through the power of Jesus and brings many to belief.
Persecution spreads the gospel as God shows that His ways aren’t ours.
God’s ways are not our ways and we ultimately have to live according to HIS ways.
What God thinks of compassion and hypocrisy.
When we see all circumstances as from God, we’ll pray to thrive IN them rather than escape FROM them.