May 29, 2024
on May 29th, 2024
Acts 9:20-23 (HCSB)Saul Proclaiming the Messiah Saul was with the disciples in Damascus for some days. 20 Immediately he began proclaiming Jesus in the synagogues: “He is the Son of God.” 21 But all who heard him were astounded and said, “Isn’t this the man who, in Jerusalem, was destroying those who called on this name and then came here for the purpose of taking them as prisoners to the chief pr...  Read More
May 28, 2024
on May 28th, 2024
Acts 9:10-19 (HCSB)Saul’s Baptism 10 There was a disciple in Damascus named Ananias. And the Lord said to him in a vision, “Ananias!” “Here I am, Lord!” he said. 11 “Get up and go to the street called Straight,” the Lord said to him, “to the house of Judas, and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, since he is praying there. 12 In a vision he has seen a man named Ananias coming in and placing his ...  Read More
May 27, 2024
on May 27th, 2024
Acts 9:1-9 (HCSB)The Damascus Road9 Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord. He went to the high priest 2 and requested letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any men or women who belonged to the Way, he might bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem. 3 As he traveled and was nearing Damascus, a light from heaven suddenly fl...  Read More
Sunday Connect Lesson for May 26, 2024
on May 26th, 2024
THE GOSPEL IS FOR EVERYONEJesus’ fulfillment of prophecy affirmed that He is the Messiah.KEY TRUTH: God called Jonah and Peter to take the message of salvation to people who were different from them (Jonah 1:1-5; Acts 10:1-45)KEY TRUTH: God calls us to engage and take the gospel to people who are different from us (Matthew 5:13-16; 2 Corinthians 5:14-20)FAMILY CONNECTION: CONTINUE THE DISCUSSION A...  Read More
Questions for the Week
on May 25th, 2024
1.  How would you react if our Lord and Savior (through an angel, through the Holy Spirit or otherwise) spoke to you and asked you to go and do something? Well, we may not hear an audible voice of the Lord; however, His Word does call on those who believe in Him to tell others about Jesus Christ and what He has done in their life. How are you at passing along the Gospel to others?2. Do you pass al...  Read More
May 24, 2024
on May 24th, 2024
Acts 10:44-48  (HCSB)Gentile Conversion and Baptism44 While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came down on all those who heard the message. 45 The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also. 46 For they heard them speaking in other languages and declaring the greatness of God. Then Pe...  Read More
May 23, 2024
on May 23rd, 2024
Acts 10:34-43  (HCSB)Good News for Gentiles34 Then Peter began to speak: “Now I really understand that God doesn’t show favoritism, 35 but in every nation the person who fears Him and does righteousness is acceptable to Him. 36 He sent the message to the Israelites, proclaiming the good news of peace through Jesus Christ—He is Lord of all. 37 You know the events that took place throughout Judea, b...  Read More
May 22, 2024
on May 22nd, 2024
Acts 10:17-33 (HCSB)Peter Visits Cornelius17 While Peter was deeply perplexed about what the vision he had seen might mean, the men who had been sent by Cornelius, having asked directions to Simon’s house, stood at the gate. 18 They called out, asking if Simon, who was also named Peter, was lodging there. 19 While Peter was thinking about the vision, the Spirit told him, “Three men are here lookin...  Read More
May 21, 2024
on May 21st, 2024
Acts 10:9-16 (HCSB)Peter’s Vision9 The next day, as they were traveling and nearing the city, Peter went up to pray on the housetop about noon. 10 Then he became hungry and wanted to eat, but while they were preparing something, he went into a visionary state. 11 He saw heaven opened and an object that resembled a large sheet coming down, being lowered by its four corners to the earth. 12 In it we...  Read More
May 20, 2024
on May 20th, 2024
Acts 10:1-8  (HCSB)Cornelius’s Vision 10 There was a man in Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion of what was called the Italian Regiment. 2 He was a devout man and feared God along with his whole household. He did many charitable deeds for the Jewish people and always prayed to God. 3 About three in the afternoon he distinctly saw in a vision an angel of God who came in and said to him, “Corneliu...  Read More
Sunday Connect Lesson for May 19, 2024
on May 19th, 2024
The Church Is BornAll believers need close fellowship in a local church family.KEY TRUTH: As promised, God’s Spirit indwells believers (Acts 2:1-21)KEY TRUTH: The church grows as the gospel is preached (Acts  2:22-41)KEY TRUTH: The church grows as believers live out the gospel (Acts 2:42-47)FAMILY CONNECTION: CONTINUE THE DISCUSSION AFTER CHURCH!What is the church and who is the head of the church...  Read More
Questions for the Week
on May 18th, 2024
QUESTIONS OF THE WEEKWhy do we question if God’s plan is right?2. What is the difference between repenting and asking forgiveness?3. What are two things you can do better today than you did yesterday that will honor Heaven?...  Read More