Monthly Archives: February 2014

Not Held Against You

What does it mean to have your sins no longer held against you? The prayer of Stephen as he died (Acts 7:60) helps answer that. To hold a sin against someone means to have it unforgiven. Stephen’s prayer stands against … Continue reading

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Your Faithful Witness

Although you may never face the kind of persecution that Stephen did, God calls you to be a faithful witness to his glory, Acts 7:54-60. How can you be a faithful witness? What was the source of Stephen’s boldness?As you … Continue reading

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The God of Glory

Stephen, one of the original seven, powerfully proclaimed the Word of God effectively. He saw more clearly than some the implications of the work of Christ. False accusations were brought against him, but his “defense” in Acts 7 was a … Continue reading

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Full of Faith and the Holy Spirit

As our nation’s War on Poverty began decades ago, a bumper sticker appeared, “Poverty is Where the Money’s At.” Whether the government stepped in because the church was neglecting her work, or whether the church neglects her work because the … Continue reading

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