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I Am Empowered

I Am Empowered

Lie: Kids don’t do that. You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. — Acts 1:8 “You’re too young to do that!” Do you think that is an insult or a

The New Testament Challenge: Luke–Acts

LUKE The two volumes of Luke-Acts have been combined in The Books of the Bible and placed first because they provide an overview of the entire New Testament period. Luke wrote this two-volume history to serve several important purposes: He wanted to assure followers of Jesus that what they had been taught about him was

You’re Invited to the Jesus In Me Online Bible Study

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be My witness… —Acts 1:8 One thing I know for certain: The Holy Spirit is not an optional extra in my Christian life. He is a divine necessity. ~ Anne Graham Lotz Throughout the pandemic, social media has been filled

How to Work for Racial Justice

  Three hundred and eighty-one. That’s how many days the Montgomery Bus Boycott lasted. Sparked by lifelong activist and justice-seeker Rosa Parks, fueled by Black women who organized car pools, printed flyers, and walked to and from work, and with Martin Luther King Jr. as the spokesperson of the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA), Black people

You'll be My Witness

Signs of Being Spirit-Filled

Editor’s note: Today, we celebrate Pentecost! Holy Spirit fire! If the commemoration of Pentecost is new to you or you just want to remember the falling of the Holy Spirit on Christ’s first followers in Jerusalem, read Acts 2:1-4 and then continue to read how lives were changed when God the Holy Spirit was released

You Will Have Power ~ Unshakable Hope by Max Lucado

You Will Have Power ~ Unshakable Hope

God’s Promise You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you. — Acts 1:8 I have a bargain for you to consider, a really great deal on a new tripod. It is top of the line, weather resistant, and lightweight. It folds up to fit in a backpack. It adjusts to secure any

Receiving and Releasing His Power in Prayer

Receiving and Releasing His Power in Prayer I heard about a little boy who went to his dad and said, “I want a little brother.”
His dad looked up from his newspaper. “Well, son,” he said, “maybe you ought to pray about that.”
So the little guy prayed every night for one month. And nothing happened. He

Power in Weakness

  Several years ago, I (Jamin) had the joy of vacationing in Greece. The drive from Athens to Corinth took about an hour. The drive is so beautiful you almost forget about your destination. The brilliant blue water of the Aegean Sea is visible nearly the entire way. The city of Corinth is strategically positioned

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