Following God’s Call – Acts 8:26

Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” – Acts 8:26 NIV Philip was in the midst of revival in Samaria. And great numbers of people were coming to the Lord. It was an exciting time and Philip was being greatly used by the Lord there. But, in the midst of it all, Philip was instructed to leave Samaria. To leave when the revival was going strong. And to go out to the desert, a multi-day journey away. Sometimes God’s call does not make sense to …

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Fearing the Consequences – Acts 24:25

As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, “That’s enough for now! You may leave. When I find it convenient, I will send for you.” – Acts 24:25 NIV In this passage Paul is talking to Felix, the Roman governor about faith in Christ. The discussion includes a person’s accountability before God, and Felix responds in fear and brings the discussion to an end. But why was he afraid? Felix was not a Christian and did not even believe in God, following instead the Roman gods. It would not seem like Paul’s …

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