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Book Review: Carl R. Holladay, Acts: A Commentary

Holladay, Carl R. Acts: A Commentary. NTL; Minneapolis: Westminster John Knox, 2016. lxiv + 608 pages; Hb. $75.00.  Link to Westminster John Knox Press There have been several significant contributions to the New Testament Library series from Westmi...
by Reading Acts on Dec 19, 2016

10 Touching Acts of Kindness By Strangers

Originally posted on www.oddastic.com 1. The Runner Who Intentionally Lost a Race In 2013, a Spanish runner showed the world that sometimes winning is not everything. Spanish athlete Ivan Fernandez Anaya impressed the world by giving up victory to do...
by Oddastic on Jul 31, 2016

GISHWHES Interview: Supernatural’s Misha Collins’ International Scavenger Hunt!

Supernatural's Misha Collins (Castiel) is about as far from his stern-faced character as you can get. When he isn't busy trailing and bailing the Winchester boys through and out of danger, he's busy organizing and promoting the biggest bucket of inte...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 5, 2016

Dencia Reacts to BET Handing Out Awards to African Act Winners

Last year, Dencia called out the BET Awards for handing out awards to African artists back stage. This year, they actually handed out the awards a day before. Dencia took to twitter to mock them.   The post Dencia Reacts to BET Handing Out Award...
by Oh Zina on Jun 27, 2016

3 Signs of A True Friend

Confession time. I am a horrible friend. A friend once assured me that it’s all in my head but I didn’t believe her. I still don’t. I don’t like going out all the time (especially on top of other social engagements or stressful days),...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jun 20, 2016

God’s Appointed Times: Shavuot

Today we’re back to looking at the Jewish feasts. The holy day of Shavuot takes place on the 50th day after the feast of Firstfruits. The word Shavuot means weeks, referring to the 7 weeks that take place between firstfruits and Shavuot. This feast...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jun 10, 2016

What Do People Notice About You?

When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13The context of this verse is just after Peter and John healed a man...
by The Good Life on Jun 7, 2016

Top Nigerian music artistes to watch out for in 2016

To you they may be upcoming, but methinks they are already established acts in the competitive Nigerian industry even Mayorkun that has only one song to his credit is now a favorite of music lovers. What these music artistes has proven is that not on...
by Typearls lifestyle on May 19, 2016

Pentecost Day on May 15, 2016

Pentecost is a prominent feast in the calendar of Ancient Israel celebrating the giving of the Law on Sinai, and also later in the Christian liturgical year commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the remaining eleven disciples of Christ (J...

Searching the Scriptures: Why Search the Scriptures

When it comes to searching the Scriptures it is important to understand why we should do it. I explained that I started searching the Scriptures because I was no longer confident that what I had been taught by the church was correct. Another reason w...
by Searching the Scriptures on May 6, 2016

Book Review: Robert Orlando, Apostle Paul: A Polite Bribe

Orlando, Robert. Apostle Paul: A Polite Bribe. Eugene Ore.: Cascade Books, 2014. 174 pp. Pb; $23.   Link to Wipf & Stock A “Polite Bribe” refers to Paul’s collection for the poor saints in Jerusalem. Robert Orlando’s thesis is that Paul...
by Reading Acts on Mar 29, 2016

Book Review: Robert Orlando, Apostle Paul: A Polite Bribe

Orlando, Robert. Apostle Paul: A Polite Bribe. Eugene Ore.: Cascade Books, 2014. 174 pp. Pb; $23.   Link to Wipf & Stock A “Polite Bribe” refers to Paul’s collection for the poor saints in Jerusalem. Robert Orlando’s thesis is that Paul...
by Reading Acts on Mar 29, 2016

Book Review: James R. Edwards, The Gospel according to Luke (PNTC)

Edwards, James R. The Gospel according to Luke. PNTC. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2015. 831 pp. Hb; $65. Link to Eedrmans James Edwards previously contributed the volume on Mark to the Pillar New Testament Commentary. It is unusual for a commentar...
by Reading Acts on Mar 21, 2016

Quid Pro Quo Revealed In Ben Carson Endorsement of GOP Candidate Donald Trump

Photo Credit - TV Guide.com Former Republican President Candidate Dr. Ben Carson revealed the quid pro quo reason he endorsed GOP Candidate Donald J. TrumpRemember when Republican Presidential... Visit "IU News & Talk" right now to rea...

Book Review: Lies And Other Acts Of Love

In just a few years' time, Kristy Woodson Harvey has become a noted and celebrated Southern fiction writer. She began with novel number one, Dear Carolina. And now hitting the scene is her second novel, Lies And Other Acts Of Love.&nbs...
by Cozy Little House on Mar 15, 2016

SHOUTING IN SHACKLES

As I write this, I can hear the distorted melody of our rooster attempting to crow. It begins with a confidently clear and crisp projection. However, this confidence quickly fades into almost unrecognizable cackle as the “No Crow CollarR...
by Let There Be Pets on Feb 22, 2016

Acts Of Kindness

Acts Of Kindness Get the mp3/podcast of this episode free on iTunes. SUMMARY: When was the last time you did something to help someone else out? Maybe you gave your time, your energy, your ideas or helped out in some other way? How did you feel as a...

God’s Mercy is for Everyone (Romans 11:25-36)

For I do not want you, brethren, to be uninformed of this mystery —so that you will not be wise in your own estimation— that a partial hardening has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in; and so all Israel will be save...
by Searching the Scriptures on Feb 17, 2016

February 17 Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 17 Random Acts of Kindness DayIt’s better time to helping poor, disables, old person, on February 17 Random Acts of Kindness Day. Form past few year individuals, groups and organizations nationwide celebrate this day to inspire to do this...
by TodayDayInfo on Feb 16, 2016

5 Outrageous Acts Of Revenge On Cheating Hearts

Finding out your spouse – or committed significant other – has been cheating on you will rip out your heart. Even mere allegations of such a betrayal can send a relationship The post 5 Outrageous Acts Of Revenge On Cheating Hearts appea...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Feb 12, 2016


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