Tag Archives: Acts

Let your conscience guide you …

“This is no mere local matter—the whole world worships our Artemis!” Acts 19:27 Demetrius, a silversmith in Ephesus, had a successful business manufacturing shrines to the goddess Artemis. Many artisans depended on his business to make a living. Paul came … Continue reading

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Nothing in My Stocking — Daily Meditation Moment

“You had God’s Law handed to you by angels—gift wrapped!” Acts 7:53 (The Message Bible) I cut short this scripture in Acts, because I didn’t like the ending. Jesus had already been killed on the cross, and now those who … Continue reading

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Getting In Feet First — Daily Meditation Moment

“He (the centurion/commander) gave orders for anyone who could swim to dive in and go for it, and for the rest to grab a plank. Everyone made it to shore safely.” Acts 27:44 (The Message Bible) In scripture earlier in … Continue reading

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A Cork on the Pond — Daily Meditation Moment

“When a gentle southerly breeze came up, they weighed anchor, thinking it would be smooth sailing. But they were no sooner out to sea than a gale-force wind, the infamous nor’easter, struck. They lost all control of the ship. It … Continue reading

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Pushing and Praising — Daily Meditation Moment

“With things back to normal, Paul called the disciples together and encouraged them to keep up the good work in Ephesus.” Acts 20:1 (The Message Bible) Jesus didn’t ask his disciples to give up their livelihood, family, and home without … Continue reading

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Saying “Goodbye” — Daily Meditation Moment

“And so, with the tearful good-byes behind us, we were on our way.” Acts 21:1 (The Message Bible) In the days of Paul and other early missionaries, goodbyes often meant that the parties would never meet again, because many were … Continue reading

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The Wind Blew — Daily Meditation Moment

May 24 “Their heads were spinning; they couldn’t make head or tail of any of it. They talked back and forth, confused: ‘What’s going on here?’” Acts 2:12 (The Message Bible) Many years ago, my husband and I followed our … Continue reading

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Created Equally? Daily Meditation Moment

May 10 “It’s God’s own truth, nothing could be plainer: God plays no favorites!” Acts:10:34 (The Message Bible) In writing Daily Meditation Moments, I use scripture from a daily devotional book I pick up at church. I find myself amazed … Continue reading

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Scatter-Brained — Daily Meditation Moment

May 3 “Wherever they were scattered, they preached the Message about Jesus.” Acts 8:1 (The Message Bible) Today I am more scatter-brained than I usually am…. It started on the patio when I dug into my basket of devotional books … Continue reading

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