When the governor Felix was called to Rome to defend his handling of certain matters in Caesarea, he was replaced by Porcius Festus. Although Festus was a more moderate ruler, his inexperience also made him a fickle and indecisive governor, as today’s passage reveals.
With Festus visiting Jerusalem, the Jews once again petitioned to…
This Month | August 2014
Americans love to grow things bigger. Our county fairs award prizes for the largest pumpkin and largest steer. We like both wide-open spaces and some of the tallest buildings in the world.
In a country where often “bigger is better,” it’s worthwhile to study in Scripture the means that God used to grow His church. As we’ll see this month in our study of the book of Acts, He doesn’t always use…
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