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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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Dorcas – Dressmaking Made Her Famous – Acts 9:36-43

DORCAS – The Woman Whose Dressmaking Made Her Famous Acts 9:36-43 Dorcas implies “the female of a roebuck,” “a gazelle”—an emblem of beauty. Dorcas is the first Greek name of a female in the New Testament, its Hebrew equivalent being Tabitha. … Continue reading

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Jesus Changes Prejudices – Acts 10

Prejudice is everywhere in the world—in every nation, state, city, and neighborhood. Prejudice (discrimination) even exists within families between parent and child, brother and sister, family and relatives. Feelings toward and against people are a tragic reality. There are at … Continue reading

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Pentecost & Early Church – Acts 2

We are not going to move this world by criticism of it nor conformity to it, but by the combustion within it of lives ignited by the Spirit of God.” Vance Havner made that statement and he was right. The … Continue reading

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