Tag Archives: Paul

Called to Conflict – Part 3 of 3 (Acts 16:25-34)

Called to Conflict and Deployed into Difficulty — Part 3 of 3 (Acts 16:25-34) Introduction Sometimes God does not deliver us from difficulty. No, instead of helping us to avoid clear and present dangers He sends us into them. In fact, truth be told, the conflicts and subsequent captivity we find ourselves in are often

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Called to Conflict – Part 2 of 3 (Acts 16:19-24)

Called to Conflict — Part 2 of 3 (Acts 16:19-24) Introduction The call to put our faith in Christ is many things. It is a call to forgiveness (Ephesians 4:32; Colossians 1:13-14; 2:13; 3:13; Romans 5:8). It is a call into the family of God (John 1:12-13). God the Father’s pleading to believe on Jesus

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Called to Conflict – Part 1 of 3 (Acts 16:16-18)

Called to Conflict — Part 1 of 3 (Acts 16:16-18) We want peace. And sometimes we will do almost anything to get or keep it. To keep peace we will avoid a conversation that promises to turn into an argument. To avoid conflict we will find ways around engaging with a group of people that

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