Gentiles Included by Spirit and Water

Saturday, August 26        Gentiles Included by Spirit and Water       Acts 10:44-48 NRSV “Can anyone withhold the water for baptizing these people who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?” (Acts 10:47)   Be aware of the diversity of people God has created....

Gentiles Hear and Accept the Gospel

Friday, August 25    Gentiles Hear and Accept the Gospel                 Acts 10:34—43 NRSV          Then Peter began to speak to them: “I truly understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to...

The Lord Meets Cornelius in a Vision

Wednesday, August 23          The Lord Meets Cornelius in a Vision       Acts 10:1-8 NRSV He stared at him in terror and said, “What is it, Lord?” He answered, “Your prayers and your alms have ascended as a memorial before God. (Acts 10:4) God can speak to us in any...

Jesus Heals Centurion’s Slave

Tuesday, August 22                     Jesus Heals Centurion’s Slave                Luke 7:1-10 NRSV When Jesus heard this he was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd that followed him, he said, “I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.” (Luke 7:9)...