All are equal – Jew or gentile – sinners before God needing His salvation, sanctification and resurrection. Praise the Lord.
Today’s reading: Acts 11-13.
“How do I tell a Jewish person the Good News?”
Paul left with Barnabas and John Mark on his first missionary journey in 48 AD, about eighteen years after the death of Jesus. It had been about fourteen years since his conversion. Persecution had scattered the church leading to a widening circle of influence. King Herod had executed James, the brother of John. Paul and Barnabas sailed to Cyprus, then to Asia Minor. He visited the Synagogue there and preached to the Jews the good news of Jesus Christ. His message gives us an outline of one way to share that good news, including with those of the Jewish faith.
“The people of Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize Jesus, yet in condemning him they fulfilled the words of the prophets that are read every Sabbath. Though they found no proper ground for a death…
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