Tag: Baptism

Acts 11:1-18 The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Peter has just done a very surprising thing, and Luke is lavishing attention on it, as is Forward Movements calendar of readings and devotions,...

Luke 10:34-48 The Third Retelling

We have now reached the third retelling of Jesus’ story in Acts, and in some ways it’s just as dangerous as the second retelling....

Acts 8:26-40 The Ethiopian Eunuch

Ten years ago, I helped plan a campus ministry retreat that took its theme from the Ethiopian eunuch. We designed flyers and a very...

Acts 2:37-47 The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Now we come to one of the clearest parallels between Luke’s Gospel and his Acts of the Apostles. Both books have baptism scenes just...