17 April, 2024

Study

November 26 | Rome

November 19 | Ephesus

Reading Time: 4 minutes

Some cities are so significant that just saying their names gets a reader’s or hearer’s attention. In the ancient world, this was true with Ephesus, a city with a population that rivaled Rome and Thessalonica. Paul visited Ephesus as the end of his second missionary journey . . .

November 26 | Rome

November 12 | First Missionary Journey

Reading Time: 4 minutes

In “Toy Story,” Buzz Lightyear’s famous catchphrase was, “To infinity and beyond!” One could use that same line upon coming to Acts 13. The chapter continues the geographical expansion of the church outlined by Jesus in his commission to the apostles, with the goal of reaching “the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8). . . .