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Homiletics: Acts 12

Content ( not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture, fit on one line ): 12:1-3 Herod attacked church, exec Jas, Jn bro, w/sword;saw pleasd Jews,arrest P dur FestUnlvBr 4-5 P prison,4squad/4soldats guard;bring out after Passovr;church prayg fervently 6 Herod abt bring P4trial,that night,P bound2chains,sleep betw2guards;sentries front door guard   7-8 aoL strike P side,”Get up”, chains fell;get dressed,put on sandals,wrap cloak,follow me 9-10 followd, thot vision;past 1 st &2 nd guards,iron gate opened by itself;they went out,passed 1 st ,a left 11-12 P:I know L sent a&rescued me from Herod’s grasp;went2Mary,momof Jn-Mk where many pray 13-14 knocked outr gate,svt Rhoda cm, recog P voce;bec of joy open gate,ran in announc P@gate 15- “you’re out of mind”, but she insisting; they said “it’s is angel”; 16- P kept knocking, they opend door, saw,were amazed 17- motioning2b silent he descry how L brought him out of prison:tell Jas&bros,he le

New Every Morning

First, I would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank you” to Dr. Phil Barfoot and the other ministers who penned offerings for this book and their publisher for sending me a copy of "New Every Morning" to review for them. I am truly grateful for this generosity. I really appreciate the time, effort and expense it takes to make a reviewer copy available to me. “New Every Morning” by Phil Barfoot and over 100 contributors is an engaging devotional.   As a choir member, I love the choir-related stories that teach me about the unity of the body of Christ.   To be honest, I thought this would be a “fluff” devotional, but this book is like boot camp!   The teaching each day prepares me for spiritual battle, challenges me to walk my talk and encourages me to keep going when I’m almost out of steam! I will be buying this devotional for all the loved ones on my Christmas gift list this year! New Every Morning is a beautiful devotional book written by Dr. Phil Barfoot and se

Homiletics: Acts 8:1-9:30

Content ( not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture, fit on one line ): 8:1-2 Saul agree w/puttg2death,that dd perscutn v/church,all excpt apost scattrd;devout m burid Steph 3-8 Saul ravge church,m&w2prisn;those scattrd preachg Wd;Phil2Sam,crowds pay attn,saw signs,grt joy 9-13 Simon prev sorcery claim2b grt;all pd attn;they bel Phil,bap,Simon bel,bap,follo Phil,amazed 14-16 Apos@Jerus heard Sam rec woG,sent P&Jn;prayed rec HS,hands,rec HS,(only bap name of J) 17-25 Sim saw S gvn by hands,offr $:gv me pwr hands,Spirit;P:ur hrt right ;repnt;S:pray4me;bk2Jerus 26-30 AoL2Phil:go S,rd2Gaza,went;Ethi eunuch,off Queen,treas,read Isa;Spir2Phil:go;P:u undstd read? 31-34 sm1 guide,invit Phil;Scr:lk sheep2sltr,lamb silent,justc denied,life tkn;who this abt?proph or else? 35-38 Phil tell gd news J beg w/that Scr;as trvlg,h2o,wht kp me from bap;Phil bap 39-40 cm out h2o,Spirt carry Phil away;eun rejoice;Phil2Azotus prchg2Caesarea   9:1-4 Saul thrts/m