The Open Mind and The Open Book (Acts 17:10-15) Message: Ted Hall Date: March 12, 2017 Download: OpenMindOpenBook.mp3 The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so. Many of them therefore believed, with not a few Greek women of high standing as well as men. But when the Jews from Thessalonica learned that the word of God was proclaimed by Paul at Berea also, theyRead More →

The Upside-Down World (Acts 17:1-10) Message: Ted Hall Date: March 5, 2017 (No Audio Available) Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews. And Paul went in, as was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures, explaining and proving that it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead, and saying, “This Jesus, whom I proclaim to you, is the Christ.” And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, as did a great many of the devoutRead More →

The Answer To Life’s Greatest Question Pt. 2 (Acts 16:30-33) Message: Ted Hall Date: February 26, 2017 Download: Life’s Greatest Question Pt. 2 Then he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” And they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds; and he was baptized at once, he and all his family. (Acts 16:30-33 ESV)Read More →

The Answer To Life’s Greatest Question Pt. 1 (Acts 16:25-40) Message: Ted Hall Date: February 19, 2017 Download: The Answer To Life’s Greatest Question (Acts 16:25-40) About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them, and suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken. And immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone’s bonds were unfastened. When the jailer woke and saw that the prison doors were open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, supposing that the prisoners had escaped. But Paul cried with a loudRead More →

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished (Acts 16:19-24) Message: Ted Hall Date: February 12, 2017 Download: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished (Acts 16:19-24) But when her owners saw that their hope of gain was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers. And when they had brought them to the magistrates, they said, “These men are Jews, and they are disturbing our city.  They advocate customs that are not lawful for us as Romans to accept or practice.” The crowd joined in attacking them, and the magistrates tore the garments off them and gave orders to beat them with rods.Read More →

Under the Surface (Acts 16:16-18) Message: Ted Hall Date: February 5, 2017 (No Audio Available) As we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had ya spirit of divination and brought her owners much gain by fortune-telling. She followed Paul and us, crying out, “These men are servants of the Most High God, who proclaim to you the way of salvation.” And this she kept doing for many days. Paul, having become greatly annoyed, turned and said to the spirit, “I command you gin the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.” And it cameRead More →

Open (Acts 16:11-15) Message: Ted Hall Date: January 29, 2017 Download: Open (Acts 16:11-15) So, setting sail from Troas, we made a direct voyage to Samothrace, and the following day to Neapolis,  and from there to Philippi, which is a leading city of the district of Macedonia and a Roman colony. We remained in this city some days. And on the Sabbath day we went outside the gate to the riverside, where we supposed there was a place of prayer, and we sat down and spoke to the women who had come together.  One who heard us was a woman named Lydia, from the city ofRead More →

As You Go… (Acts 16:6-10) Message: Ted Hall Date: January 22, 2017 Download: As You Go… (Acts 16:6-10) And they went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia. And when they had come up to Mysia, they attempted to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them.  So, passing by Mysia, they went down to Troas.  And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing there, urging him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.”  And when Paul had seen theRead More →

Wait a second… What? (Acts 16:1-5) Message: Ted Hall Date: January 15, 2017 Download: Wait a second… What? (Acts 16:1-5) Paul came also to Derbe and to Lystra. A disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek.  He was well spoken of by the brothers at Lystra and Iconium.  Paul wanted Timothy to accompany him, and he took him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those places, for they all knew that his father was a Greek.  As they went on their way through the cities, they delivered toRead More →

Agreeing To Disagree (Acts 15:36-41) Message: Ted Hall Date: January 8, 2017 Download: Agreeing To Disagree (Acts 15:36-41) And after some days Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us return and visit the brothers in every city where we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are.” Now Barnabas wanted to take with them John called Mark. But Paul thought best not to take with them one who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the work. And there arose a sharp disagreement, so that they separated from each other. Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed awayRead More →