Jesus promised that he would build his church and the gates of hell would not prevail against it. Acts is the story of the early days of that work and provides both instruction and encouragement for the church today.
Through times of heartache and hardship the extraordinary grace of God often appears through very ordinary means.
The book of Judges is about broken saviors rescuing broken people. by the end of the book it becomes clear that no mere man or woman can provide the kind of saving that we so desperately need. Our only hope is the arrival of the KING!