Morning Light Bible Study

Morning Light – Acts 18:  A One-Woman Powerhouse in the Gospel

Source: Today: [Acts 18:] A One-Woman Powerhouse in the Gospel: In Acts 18 Paul travels to Corinth and makes a connection with Aquila and Priscilla. The mention of this couple together is unique in the New Testament record and indicates the strong bond they shared and the powerful influence that Priscilla was as a woman during a time when women, for the most part, were limited to only subservient roles. Listen Daily at [Act 18:1-17 KJV] 1 After these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth; 2 And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – Acts 17:  Determining Truth and Declaring the Unknown God

Source: Today: [Acts 17:] Determining Truth and Declaring the Unknown God: In Acts 16 Paul and Silas travel from Thessalonica to Berea and on to Athens. In each city, they take specific strategies to reach to the population for Christ. Each time they impacted not just a few people but the entire city. In the different communities they were met with those ready to believe and those bent on their destruction. Coming to Athens Paul delivers a timeless message to the Athenians that we may emulate in proclaiming Christ to modern-day hearers even today. Listen Daily at [Act … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – Acts 16:  Detonation at Philippi

Source: Today: [Acts 16:] Detonation at Philippi. In Acts 16 Paul takes a young traveling companion by the name of Timothy after rejecting John Mark. Together with Silas, they travel to Philippi being led by a dream of a man in Macedonia asking for help. They don’t find the man, but they do encounter Lydia, and also a woman possessed with the Spirit of Divination. What happens next brings the city to its knees. Listen Daily at [Act 16:1-21 KJV] 1 Then came he to Derbe and Lystra: and, behold, a certain disciple was there, named Timotheus, the … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – Acts 15:  Contention, Disputation and Destiny

Today: [Acts 15:] Contention, Disputation and Destiny: In Acts 15 a controversy arises after Jewish believers demand that Gentile believers become Jewish converts as well. The work of spreading the gospel ceases for some time while this is decided upon. In the aftermath of the decisions that get made, we see that Paul and Barnabas part ways very poorly over the issue of John Mark. Contention destroys destiny, a lesson that we all must learn. Listen Daily at [Act 15:1-22 KJV] 1 And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, [and said], Except ye be … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – Acts 14:  Pressing into the Kingdom

Today: [Acts 14:] Pressing into the Kingdom: In Acts 14 Barnabas and Paul experience great success in Iconium and Lystra. At Lystra, because of a notable healing, the people attempt to sacrifice to them as though they were gods. At the same time, the persecution was fierce. What can we learn from this? The lesson for Paul and Barnabas was that of pressing into the pressure and breaking out into the kingdom. Listen Daily at [Act 14:1-18 KJV] 1 And it came to pass in Iconium, that they went both together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – Acts 13:  The Ecclesia Manifests!

Source: Today: [Acts 13:] The Ecclesia Manifests! In Acts 13 we see the rise of the Ecclesia that Jesus prophesied about in Matt. 16:18. The Ecclesia of Jesus day is an entirely different thing than the church as we know it. In Antioch when the believers conducted themselves as an Ecclesia, the history and spiritual trajectory of the entire region was shifted, and the womb of the Christian faith changed from Jerusalem now to the city-state of Antioch. Listen Daily at [Act 13:1-24 KJV] 1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – Acts 12:  How to Loose a Man of God

Source: Today: [Acts 12:]How to Loose a Man of God: Do you pray for your pastor or spiritual leader? When your prayers are absent, your leader will be like Peter, bound and in prison. When you pray unceasingly for your leadership, angels get involved to see them get free and be set at liberty to fulfill their calling. Listen Daily at [Act 12:1-25 KJV] 1 Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth [his] hands to vex certain of the church. 2 And he killed James the brother of John with the sword. 3 And because he … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – Acts 11:  A Tale of Two Cities

Source: Today: [Acts 11:] A Tale of Two Cities: In Acts 11 we are introduced to the community of believers in the city of Antioch. Up to now, Jerusalem dominates the Acts narrative. Now we will see how Antioch figures prominently in Christian history. The apostle Paul began his ministry there. They were first called Christians there. Antioch was where the first concentration of prophets developed that launch Paul into the ministry God called him to. Without Antioch and the events that happened there, Christianity as we know it would be very, very different. Listen Daily at [Act … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – Acts 10:  How Sensitive are you to God’s Spirit?

Source: Today: [Acts 10:] How Sensitive are you to God’s Spirit? In Acts 10 we find two men have visions that they choose to act on. One is Peter, and the other is Cornelius a Jewish convert. These are two men willing to act upon very subjective leadings and because they did a massive spiritual event takes place that reverberates down to this very day. Are you ready to be that sensitive to the leading of the Spirit of God? Listen Daily at [Act 10:1-24 KJV] 1 There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion … (click link or title to continue)