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Heaven's Commonwealth - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... On one occasion, "all Jerusalem was in an uproar" (Acts 21:31) over Paul's supposed violation of the Temple. After giving testimony of his conversion and subsequent ministry to the unruly crowd, Paul said, "Men and brethren, I...
Our Inheritance - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... 8:17) and “all them which are sanctified” (Acts 20:32). We who are born again “by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead” and “kept by the power of God” (I Peter 1:3,5) find such an...
Our Refuge - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - "This is the stone which was set at nought of you" (Acts 4:11). In his charge, however, he included the precious truth: "Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we...
Acts 18:17
... all the Greeks took Sosthenes, the chief ruler of the synagogue, and beat him before the judgment seat. And Gallio cared for none of those...
Acts 18:17: Sosthenes - Study Note
had also become a Christian, as chief ruler of the synagogue (Acts 18:8). When Gallio summarily rejected the Jews’ complaint against Paul (Acts 18:16), it gave the pagan Greeks an excuse to vent their anti-Jewish hostility in beating...
Acts 28:17
... it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I...
1 Corinthians 1:1: Sosthenes - Study Note
... before, had been ruler of the Jewish synagogue at Corinth (Acts 18:17), even suffering a beating by the Corinthian Greeks because of his involvement with the Jewish insurrection against Paul (Acts 18:12). Somehow the Lord had used these...
All Nations Under God - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation" (Acts 17:26). Somehow, God has led each nation into the territory it was intended to occupy. After all, "The earth is the Lord's," and He can divide it according to His own will...
Declaring the Unknown God - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... you worship without knowing, Him I proclaim to you.” (Acts 17:22-23) There has long been a history of belief in God in the Western world—especially in the United States. The Gallup and Pew organizations are well known for their...
Acts 10:46: magnify God - Study Note
... than their own. Unlike the case at Samaria (see note on Acts 8:17), there were probably people in this Gentile crowd who knew various languages, especially Latin, Greek, Aramaic and Hebrew (Cornelius had invited his friends and...
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