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AC86 – The Conclusion of Acts

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191208pm.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSHow does it all end? Acts concludes with Paul’s interaction with the unbelieving Jews in Rome. Luke leaves Paul under house arrest and preaching Jesus Christ and the kingdom of God to all who would come to him.

AC81 – Paul’s Success

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/20191117am.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSWas Paul’s evangelism successful? In around two years, he had spoken to the Roman Tribune Lysias in Jerusalem, the Sanhedrin Council in Jerusalem, and Felix, Festus, and Agrippa in Caesarea, along with others. As far as we know, none of them became believers…

AC80 – Paul’s Mission and Message

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/20191110pm.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSBringing it together As Paul ends his speech before Agrippa, he argues his obedience to the calling from Jesus is the reason for his imprisonment and the animus of the Jews against him. He also demonstrates that his message is only what the…

AC79 – Paul’s Conversion and Calling

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/20191110am.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSHow I got here Paul continues his defense at the hearing before Agrippa. He tells how he went from persecutor to preacher of Jesus.

AC78 – The Resurrection Hope

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/20191103am.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSPaul gets to speak again The whole procession of important persons has entered the place and the hearing begins for Paul.

AC77 – Agrippa Will Hear Paul

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/20191027pm.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSWhat should I write? Paul had appealed to Caesar, exercising his right as a Roman citizen. While that helped Festus out of a jam in trying to upset neither the Romans nor the Jews, he still had to send a report to Nero that would explain the case and the…

AC76 – Appeal to Caesar

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/20191027am.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSNew Governor and New Trial Paul had been imprisoned for two years. Felix was succeeded by Festus as governor in Caesarea. The Jews from Jerusalem were still trying to kill Paul and seeking extradition to execute their plan. Festus did not grant that…

AC75 – Resurrection and Judgment to Come

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/20191020pm.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSHow did we get here? The accused Paul responds to the charges against him. His defense speech turns the issue away from the political and back to the real heart of the issue, which is theological. His words had an effect on Felix.

AC74 – The Unfair Fight

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/20191020am.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSFalse Charges Paul had been moved to Caesarea to the custody of the governor, Felix. Ananias and some of the priest came from Jerusalem to charge Paul before the governor. They use similar tactics as what they used against Jesus thirty years before.…

AC73 – Jesus Encourages Paul

http://media.blubrry.com/hearing_from_harmony/p/hbcgodfrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/20191013pm.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSWhat now? The hearing before the Sanhedrin didn’t go well and Lysias had to remove Paul, fearing he would be killed. By the next morning, a conspiracy was formed to kill Paul and the cooperation of the chief priests was secured. Paul received…