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How to Listen to Preaching

How do you listen to preaching? Acts 17:11 teaches you how to do it best. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were…

The Key to Church Expansion

Sharper Iron posted a full-length feature article today called Every Christian Is a Teacher. I encourage you to read the full article there. I've shared some of this Bible study material here previously. At the heart of this focus is the…

Episode 34: Looking for Lydia

Do you realize that God brings people into contact with you because He has prepared their hearts to hear biblical truth? But how do you meet these people and discover who they are? Together with Pastor Thomas Overmiller, consider a simple…

Looking for Lydia

How can you meet people with hearts ready to hear the gospel? Acts 16:13 gives some clues. And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont to be made; and we sat down, and spake unto the women which resorted…

Thematic Threads in Acts

The book of Acts features many sub-themes that run throughout the narrative Luke provides. Can you name any of them or share any themes I've missed? Here is a list of thematic threads I've compiled (in no particular order): First things The…

Praying in Public

Is it appropriate for a Christian to pray in public? Acts 27:35 helps us answer this question. And when he had thus spoken, he took bread, and gave thanks to God in presence of them all: and when he had broken it, he began to eat. As an imprisoned…

Episode 33: Praying in Public

Is it appropriate for a Christian to pray in public, not just in a church setting, but at work, at restaurants and stores, at school and in the community at large? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider how Acts 27:35 answers this important…

Every Christian is a Teacher

What common feature do you find in the following four verses taken at intervals from the book of Acts? And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were…