Acts 11 – The Work of Encouragement

It’s Acts 11:19-30 Talking about Barnabus & living encouragement. 19 Now those who had been scattered by the persecution that broke out when Stephen was killed traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, spreading the word only among Jews.  20 Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to … Read more

Acts 10 – no Favorites

Acts 10:24ff (06-11) Centurion Vision/ Peters dream Joppa to Caesarea ~ 38 miles??     3:30-8:30 = 5 hrs     6 am to noon = 6 hrs           = 11 hrs or 3.45 mph  Day 1 – Cornelius’ vision ( prayer ) Day 2 – Peters vision ( trance) ( Paul in Acts … Read more

Acts 2: Receiving Power

Acts 2 Reason for hope…. Acts 1 8 But 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.” ——————- TOGETHER:  prayer, supplication, patient waiting, and clinging together in harmonious expectancy, characterised the hundred … Read more

The Heavens Declare

The Heavens Declare…. Spike Psarris – testimony Testimony LAST WEEK – what do we do with the INFORMATION ( King Josiah – radical change )     ( hidden DNA ) Life from non life – information is HUGE…. ISAIAH 45:12 It is I who made the earth and created mankind on it. … Read more

Information Rediscovered

1 ( Last week – computer model –       Chance of another Earth :      Astrophysicist Erik Zackrisson from Uppsala University in Sweden arrived at this staggering figure — a 7×10^20 )  Biblical evidence to inform “that you may believe” —————————— INFORMATION    – the loss of…. Part 1          King Josiah reigned for … Read more

That you may BelIeve

Looking at EVIDENCE for God in life… ( last week fractals ) – immaterial vs material world  ILLUS – ? Perfect ncaa bracket possible ?  Some knowledge ( mind)         1 in 120,000,000,000 VS.      Coin flip = random           1 in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808 (if you just guess or flip a coin) Saw … Read more

What about Information / no need to run

Conversing 9-b Imagine you are God, you created people and You want them to know You. How do you communicate that?  CREATION.  ( accidental / random )  LAW.             ( impossible ) DISCIPLINE   ( harsh ) GRACE.          ( doubt free )  SON / REDEMPTION.  ( crucify, ignore, erase ) Amazing how that … Read more

How suffering works…

Howsuffering works ILLUS Naaman and slave girl Sovereignty – what God wants to happen, big picture  Providence – how he intersects &  interconnect things to bring about His Sovereignty  ILLUS David’s friends      DANIEL 3      12 But there are some Jews whom you have set over the affairs of the province of Babylon—Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego—who … Read more

The Question of sufFering

Conversing w/ Atheists… (5) why / how suffering? Pt1 ————-      1 Peter 3. Give reason Hinduism Buddhism       Problem off suffering …. SPECTRIM Elijah vs Job 1 Kings 19:5 INTENTIONAL      GENESIS 3 Why didn’t God create world w/o suffering?       What would that look like?    Video / Giver  speech  SAMENESS The GIVER …. … Read more

Abiogenesis – Can life spring from non-life?

Abiogenesis: Conversations with Atheist and Agnostics       A-Theo.     A-Gnoso Review “I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become one flock with one shepherd.” – John 10:16 Matt 28:20 John 3:16 Definition – Abiogenesis       A-Bio-Genesis   … Read more