Expansion Under Fire. Chapter Divisions: Acts 8:1-8 – Persecution begins and Philip is introduced to Simon the sorcerer, v. 9-25. Acts 8:26-40 – An angel brought Philip to the Ethiopian eunuch. First Chapter Division.
“I believe firmly that the moment our hearts are emptied of pride and selfishness and ambition and everything that is contrary to God’s law, the Holy Spirit will fill every corner of our hearts. But if we are full of pride and conceit and ambition and the world, there is no room for the Spirit of God. We must be emptied before we can be filled.”
“ For the wages of sin is death, but the FREE GIFT of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
“There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”
“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For every one who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and him who knocks it will be opened.”
“All that the Father gives me will come to me; and him who comes to me I will not cast out.”