Paul stayed 2 years preaching and teaching in Ephesus. Here is a sin object lesson that teaches repentance with scripture from Acts 19. Use paint, chocolate syrup, cereal, and water to represent sin and how Jesus washed it away. ~ futureflyingsaucers.com
God did powerful things through Paul, things quite out of the ordinary. The word got around and people started taking pieces of clothing—handkerchiefs and scarves and the like—that had touched Paul’s skin and then touching the sick with them. The touch did it—they were healed and whole. (Acts 19:11-12 MSG) #valeriedoodlesthebible #illustratedfaith #journingbible
But your sins have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hidden His face from you, so that He will not hear.(Isaiah 59:2) The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like.(Galatians 5:19-21) Read more "How do I get right with God?" http://www.gotquestions.org/get-right-with-God.html
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.(Matthew 28:19-20) Jesus commands all born again believers to share the Gospel, the message of His death and resurrection that conquered the penalty and power of sin. The Lord works through them to rescue the lost.
Receiving the Holy Spirit - Surefire Hope - Bible Study Blog | www.surefirehope.com | Jesus told the disciples to “Receive the Holy Spirit” (John 20:19-23) but He also told them wait for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:49, Acts 1:4-5). So what did they receive when Jesus blew on them Resurrection Sunday, and how is that receiving of the Holy Spirit different than what they were told to wait for? God’s Word shows us that there are two distinct receivings of the Holy Spirit, each for…