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Are we Saved by Keeping the Law? – Acts 15

The progress of the Gospel has often been hindered by legalistic people who stand in front of open doors and block the way for others. In 1786, when William Carey had a burden of mission work in India, he met … Continue reading

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Priscilla- Teacher of Teachers – Acts 18

Scripture References—Acts 18:2, 18, 26; Romans 16:3; 1 Corinthians 16:19; 2 Timothy 4:19 Name Meaning—Priscilla means “worthy, or venerable,” as belonging to the good old time. This name is also found as a family name in the earliest Roman annals, and appears in the form … Continue reading

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Lydia – Successful Business Woman – Acts 16

Scripture References—Acts 16:12-15, 40; Philippians 1:1-10 Name Meaning—Lydia, who was an Asiatic, derived her name from the country on the borders of which her native city, Thyatira, was situated. It was not an original Greek name, but probably Phoenician, and a common … Continue reading

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Rhoda – The Woman Who Was Called Mad

Rhoda was a household servant of Mary the mother of Mark, her name in Greek means “rose.” Biblical commentator, Dr. Wilkinson writes that as “Barnabas, Mary’s brother, was of the country of Cyprus, it is a very likely that the … Continue reading

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