For example, in Acts 4, the Jewish Ruling Council calls in the apostles and forbids them from speaking or preaching any more in the name of Christ.Look at verse 23: On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said to them.Joseph Stalin is one of the most evil men in history, guilty of mass murder on an unbelievable scale. One million deaths is a statistic." As a young man, Stalin had actually attended Seminary, but somehow he developed a hatred for God.
Every time you and I fill our cars with gas, we are unwittingly helping finance the most accelerated and massive military buildup in the world today as the Arab nations of the Middle East build up their arsenals and armories, and, of course, they only really have one enemy—the little nation of Israel, so narrow that an F-16 can fly across it in seconds.
There is a worldwide rebellion against submission to the Lordship of Christ, and that same rebellion cuts through our own hearts.
THE CURE FOR TURMOIL Psalm 2 Today I’d like to begin a series of message from the largest and longest book of the Bible, the book of Psalms.
But I’d like to picture it, not as the large Hebraic hymn book that it is, but as a little medicine shop, filled with 150 bottles of ointments, creams, tonics, and medicines for whatever afflicts the soul.
Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?