Infallible Proofs – Acts 1:3

It has been noted that the book of Acts is an apologetic work. It provides evidence for the Christian faith. Luke’s focal point of his apologetic is the resurrection of Jesus. In Acts 1:3, it mentions that there are many infallible proofs pertaining to the resurrection of Jesus. The evidence for the resurrection sets the…

Acts: An Introduction

  The coming of the Holy Spirit, the birth of the church, the preaching of the Gospel, the expansion of the church, the missionary journeys of Paul; these are just a few of the events recording in the book of Acts. It is a very exciting book to read. It has a way of drawing…

Deception – Genesis 27

Have you ever been deceived? Have you deceived someone else? In literature and in history there are many stories of deception. Here are a few examples: The Last Leaf (O. Henry) In this short story, a woman suffering with pneumonia and close to death believes that she will die once the last leaf drops from…

A Parent’s Grief – Genesis 26:34-35

  In Genesis 26 we learn how Isaac followed in the footsteps of his father, Abraham. However, at the end of chapter 26 we find two obscure verses that mentions Isaac’s eldest son, Esau. Notice what the scripture says: “And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Berri…