Category Archives: Acts 17

Are you distressed by religion?

“This is the zeal of the people of God that without exception every knee and every tongue should acknowledge the supreme honor given to Jesus” (John R. W. Stott).
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10 truths about God

We have to become more effective at helping people understand the connections between the horizontal realities and questions related to God. As our Maker, God knows what it best for us. We were created to live in a dependent relationship under God’s rule. Man is not meant to live by bread alone but by every word that comes from the mouth of God. Continue reading

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Eight point message: a model for postmodern times

The message Paul gave to the intellectuals of Athens is a model for speaking to people in the 21st century. It’s found in Acts 17:24-31 and offers an outline of eight themes to prepare the way for understanding the gospel. … Continue reading

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Human Meaning in a Material World

“Men of Athens! I see that in every way you are very religious. For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. Now what you … Continue reading

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Presenting the Unknown God (Part 3)

  “Paul then stood up in the meeting of the Areopagus and said: “Men of Athens! I see that in every way you are very religious. For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I … Continue reading

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Presenting the Unknown God, Pt. 2

Athens: the university city of the world and the place Roman senators and wealthy foreigners sent their sons to study. It was a city distinguished by cultural and intellectual achievements. It had been home to the greatest philosophers of the … Continue reading

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Presenting the Unknown God Pt. 1

“While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was greatly distressed to see that the city was full of idols. So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and the God-fearing Greeks, as well as in the marketplace … Continue reading

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