Posts from July 2016

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A Story of Deliverance

by Linda Sasso

Today’s text is yet another story of how God can deliver His people out of hopeless situations in perilous times. This is a real story of true deliverance. God delivered Peter after the church offered constant, fervent prayer to God. We should learn from this story. We should be inspired to become people of prayer, […]

God’s Grace in Your Life

by Linda Sasso

(Read Acts 11:19-24) Grace is God’s undeserved, unmerited favor and blessing. If you are a child of God, no doubt you have experienced God’s grace on one level or another. Today’s text reveals God’s grace reaching out to a people who were once thought unreachable. The Jews did not think non-Jews could be saved. Do […]

Repentance to Life

by Linda Sasso

There are many important lessons we can learn in today’s text. But we will devote this short space to the lesson of repentance. The Jews didn’t believe that the Gentiles (non-Jews) could become Christians without first becoming Jews and obeying the law of Moses. There was great contention over this issue. But after Peter’s address […]

The Gospel According to Peter

by Linda Sasso

 In today’s text we see many long held prejudices shattered by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Christianity was the first religion to disregard racial, cultural and national limitations. The Gospel never changes from culture to culture or from age to age. Read carefully as Peter preaches the same Gospel to the Gentiles as he preached […]

When Being Religious Isn’t Enough

by Linda Sasso

“In Caesarea there lived a Roman army officer named Cornelius, who was a captain of the Italian Regiment. He was a devout, God-fearing man, as was everyone in his household. He gave generously to the poor and prayed regularly to God. One afternoon about three o’clock, he had a vision in which he saw an […]