In our ongoing series of devotional studies in the Gospel of Luke, we come now to the record of what is perhaps the most amazing miracle imaginable. I am referring, of course, to the divine implanting of a foetus in the womb of a virgin.
Acts 13 records the account of the first deliberately local church-sent missionaries in history. The Holy Spirit called Barnabas and Saul to the work of worldwide evangelism and called the local church to, quite literally, let them go. They went and—praise God!—the world has never
Robert Vasholz, commenting on the burnt offering as revealed in Leviticus 6, writes, “The place of the altar in worship cannot be overly emphasized. Without an altar, a covenant relationship with God’s people cannot be established and maintained.” This was not only true under the