Christianity Requires Community: A Devotional on Acts 2.42-47

  Devotional/Reflection: There are some things in life that require community. As an avid baseball fan, I love watching baseball. Living in Missouri, it was exciting a few years ago watching the Royals win game after game. One of the things I loved about that Royals team was that although they had a core of … Continue reading Christianity Requires Community: A Devotional on Acts 2.42-47

Exalted and Enthroned: A Devotional on Acts 2.33-36

Devotional/Reflection: Last week’s reflection on the resurrection suggested that we as Christians don’t give significant enough attention to the resurrection of Jesus. It is the most significant historical event in all of history and the central point of the apostle’s gospel message, so we ought to pay it enough attention. But while the resurrection is certainly the … Continue reading Exalted and Enthroned: A Devotional on Acts 2.33-36

The Most Important Historical Event in All of History: A Devotional on Acts 2.24-32

    Reflection/Devotional: The gospel is the “good news.” Therefore, the gospel is not that Jesus died for your sins. Did that get your attention? That Jesus died for your sins is absolutely vital to the gospel, but it alone cannot carry the weight of the gospel. We know this because Paul tells us. Paul … Continue reading The Most Important Historical Event in All of History: A Devotional on Acts 2.24-32

Expect Great Things From God; Attempt Great Things for God: A Devotional on Acts 2.22-23

  Reflection/Devotional: In 1792, William Carey preached a sermon that has since been called the “Deathless Sermon” because it sparked a missions’ movement that will never die. To clarify, Carey would never have taken credit for the movement–he saw the call to missions as a revival of what Jesus and the apostles had preached so … Continue reading Expect Great Things From God; Attempt Great Things for God: A Devotional on Acts 2.22-23