“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 10

"The apostles performed many signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon’s Colonnade. No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number. As a result, people brought … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 10

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 9

“All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so powerfully at work in them all that there were no needy … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 9

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 8

‘Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them: “Rulers and elders of the people! If we are being called to account today for an act of kindness shown to a man who was lame and are being asked how he was healed, then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 8

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New year, Week 7

'While the man held on to Peter and John, all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon’s Colonnade. When Peter saw this, he said to them: “Fellow Israelites, why does this surprise you? Why do you stare at us as if by our own power or godliness we had … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New year, Week 7

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 6

'Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.” Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles became strong. He jumped to his feet and began to walk. Then he … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 6

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 5

"And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. And all who believed were together and had all things in common. And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 5

“Begin Again”: A Weekly devotional for a New Year, Week 4

‘”I will show wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth below, blood and fire and billows of smoke. The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the coming of the great and glorious day of the Lord. And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly devotional for a New Year, Week 4

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 3

‘In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a group numbering about a hundred and twenty) and said, “Brothers and sisters, the Scripture had to be fulfilled in which the Holy Spirit spoke long ago through David concerning Judas, who served as guide for those who arrested Jesus. He was one of our number and shared in … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 3

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 2

‘Then they gathered around Jesus and asked him, “Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 2

“Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 1

“Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.” Acts 1:4-5           If you want to make a new beginning, then surely you must at least do … Continue reading “Begin Again”: A Weekly Devotional for a New Year, Week 1