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Worship Where?

Worship Where?

Acts 7:45 “Our fathers in turn brought it in with Joshua when they dispossessed the nations that God drove out before our fathers. So it was until the days of David,” Remember Stephen is telling them and us that the worship of God is not confined to a place or a...

Selective Amnesia

Selective Amnesia

Acts 7:44 ““Our fathers had the tent of witness in the wilderness, just as he who spoke to Moses directed him to make it, according to the pattern that he had seen.” Stephen speaking of this “tent” of witness, is reminding them of this tabernacle that was built and...

Self Worship

Self Worship

Acts 7:43 “You took up the tent of Moloch and the star of your god Rephan, the images that you made to worship; and I will send you into exile beyond Babylon.’” Stephen calls out their idolatry again. They made gods with their hands, so they could worship the god of...

Restraining Grace

Restraining Grace

Acts 7:42 “But God turned away and gave them over to worship the host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets: “‘Did you bring to me slain beasts and sacrifices, during the forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?” The Jewish people continued...

God or me

God or me

Acts 7:41 “And they made a calf in those days, and offered a sacrifice to the idol and were rejoicing in the works of their hands.” God used Moses to get Israel out of Egypt, but Moses could not get Egypt out of Israel. As Moses is on the mountain receiving the 10...

Visible God

Visible God

Acts 7:40 “saying to Aaron, ‘Make for us gods who will go before us. As for this Moses who led us out from the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him.’” This heart problem is an issue. These people who are led out of slavery by the Living God as a pillar...