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Good Life Journal - Acts 18

Scripture: Acts 18:26 He began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him and explained to him the way of God more accurately. Observation: Apollos was a passionate and gifted preacher. He was effective and spoke the truths of Jesus accurately. However he was not in total understanding of the Spirit. So Priscilla and Aquila...

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Good Life Journal - Acts 17

Scripture: Acts 17:11 Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so. Observation: Paul showed us an example of how we are to spread the word. The men and women of Berea showed us an example of how we are to receive the word. Application: Paul spoke bold...

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Good Life Journal - Acts 15

Scripture: Acts 15:9-119 and he made no distinction between us and them, having cleansed their hearts by faith. 10 Now, therefore, why are you putting God to the test by placing a yoke on the neck of the disciples that neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear? 11 But we believe that we will be saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they...

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Good Life Journal - Acts 16

Scripture: Acts 16 16 As (Paul and Silas) were going to the place of prayer ... 19 ... they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.22 The crowd joined in attacking them, and the magistrates tore the garments off them and gave orders to beat them with rods. 23 And when they had inflicted many blows upon them, the...

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Good Life Journal - Acts 14

Scripture: When they had preached the gospel to that city (Derbe) and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Anticoch, strengthening the souls of the disciples encouraging them to continue in the faith and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the Kingdom of God. Acts 14:21-22 Observation: What follows the Gospel? Not exactl...

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Good Life Journal - Acts 13

Scripture: Acts 13:47-49 – For so the Lord has commanded us saying, “ I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you my bring salvation to the ends of the earth.”  And when the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord, and as many as were appointed to eternal life believed.  And the word of the Lord was ...

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Good Life Journal - Acts 11

Scripture:   Acts 11:27 Now in these days prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch. 28 And one of them named Agabus stood up and foretold by the Spirit that there would be a great famine over all the world (this took place in the days of Claudius). 29 So the disciples determined, every one according to his ability, to send relief to the brothers[d...

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Good Life Journal - Acts 12

Scripture: Acts 12:5 - So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church. Observation: As Acts chapter 12 opens Peter is in prison for his preaching of the gospel. The church intercedes on his behalf and God performs a miracle to allow Peter to escape from prison. Peter visits the church and they are amazed that God delivered hi...

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Good Life Journal - Acts 10

Scripture: Acts 10:34-35 So Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him. Observation: This chapter is about conversion. Not Cornelius’ conversion but Peter's conversion. From the legalistic laws of the Jews to now accepting that Christi...

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Good Life Journal - Acts 9

Scripture: Acts 94 ... “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?” 5 And he said, “Who are you, Lord?” And he said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. 6 But rise and enter the city, and you will be told what you are to do.”8 Saul rose from the ground, and although his eyes were opened, he saw nothing. So they led him by the hand ... ...

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