Blog Posts from May 2017

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Joshua 14. Good things God has prepared for you

by slpcenglish

28 May – 3 June 2017. Joshua 14 (click to read). One of the great lessons that Jesus teaches us is to be humble, and to place the needs of other people before our own. After all, in a world where so many people fall into the trap of selfishness and only think of themselves, […]

Joshua 5. A better future

by slpcenglish

21–27 May 2017. Joshua 5 (click to read). One of the interesting things about looking at old photographs is seeing how much things have changed. But in the past it wasn’t just people’s clothes and homes that were different, their lives were very different too. Without today’s computers, medicine, and even electricity people really had […]

Acts 28:1–16. Compassion, not criticism

by slpcenglish

14–20 May 2017. Acts 28:1–16 (click to read). The people on Malta must have looked at Paul with a mixture of compassion and shock. Paul’s ship had just gone through a terrible storm, and then struck a reef and was destroyed. The travelers all miraculously made it to shore, but then just as the danger […]

Acts 22:22–23:11. Actions speak louder than words

by slpcenglish

7–13 May 2017. Acts 22:22–23:11 (click to read). The story of Paul’s arrest and trial in Jerusalem looks very familiar. That’s because many of the things Paul goes through were the same things that Christ faced in his own trial. There is the angry and violent crowd, and the charge of blasphemy. There’s the Roman […]