CHURCH ON FIRE: Power and Persecution in the Church's Witness
Fire is a remarkable thing. It is both life-giving and life-taking. It gives us light to see and heat to warm our homes or cook our meals. Yet it has the power to injure us severely and consume everything.
The book of Acts offers us a portrait of the early church on fire, in terms of both the power and the persecution that characterizes their gospel witness in a hostile world.
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