This PowerPoint, and the 36 images below it, provide a visual commentary on the book of Joel. They specifically focus on Joel 2:12-13, 28-29 from the Narrative Lectionary for Advent 1. Feel free to download the PowerPoint and Image Pack for free to use in your preaching, teaching, or personal Bible Study.
This sermon steps through the story of Paul in Philippi in Acts 16:11-40 and demonstrates how the Kingdom of God intersects with the Kingdom of Human Power Structures. What is the Good News in these difficult times?
The Apostle Paul wanted to visit Rome. He probably never imagined that he would have to first sit in jail for two years and then be carried there as a prisoner in order to fulfill this plan. Have you ever had plans disrupted? How do we deal with it when our life gets thrown upside down? Where is God in all of the chaos? This sermon explores those things as we look at Paul’s story in Acts 25:1-12.
The Apostle Paul expands the message of the Gospel to enter into the Roman Colony of Philippi. Explore Acts 16:11-40 to see how the Good News of God’s Kingdom insterects with Imperial power.
Saul encounters the Risen Christ on the road to Damascus and is blinded. Ananias encounters the risen Christ and is told to help Saul. Both men learn a new way to see in Acts 9:1-20.