Personal Accountability: Book Review

In his book Personal Accountability, John Miller explains the premise for good leadership and responsibility in any organization begins with “I” or “me”. This concept comes in the face of many other leadership paradigms that train one to micromanage …

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Judges 5, Deborah

Judges chapter 5 tells in part the story of Deborah. She is introduced in Judges 4:4 as a prophetess and a judge. Judges 4 tells that Deborah would sit under a tree, known as the palm of Deborah where the …

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Acts 28, Paul on Malta

Introduction

Sources seem to indicate that Paul was imprisoned at Caesarea for two years. From this, it seems that Paul may have been on his journey to Rome anywhere from 59 to 62 A.D. Therefore, the historical context of this …

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Stephen’s Speech, Acts 7

Stephen’s speech is often called a defense, or apology, but it is obviously not a speech for the defense in the forensic sense of the term.[1] It is not calculated to receive exoneration before the Sanhedrin. Bruce sees it …

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Wind in Acts 2

This paper will focus on the phenomenon of wind as well as its purpose of being in conjunction with the first baptism and infilling of the Holy Spirit delineated in Act 2:1-13. The second verse of Acts chapter 2 starts …

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Barabbas, the Other Jesus?

As Jesus is handed over for trial, the prisoner Barabbas comes on the scene. Barabbas was condemned to death for his crime and the method of carrying his penalty was crucifixion. All four gospels show us the custom of the …

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Dismas: The Good Thief

In God’s cosmic plan he takes time for one more life in even in his death. Two criminals are crucified next to Jesus. The gospel of Luke describes one as the penitent thief. From the biblically narrative that’s all we …

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Paul, Timothy and their Relationship

            The Reflection

There were tears in his eyes as he said goodby. Paul knew that hardships, conflict, and troublesome people awaited him. Yet Paul knew God would use those in Timothy’s life. Paul was proud of Timothy. Today he was …

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Voice

A.W. TOZER said that we are not diplomats but prophets, our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum.

We are heralds. Burning voices. In the line of John the Baptizer…

I can almost imagine John himself saying, I maybe …

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