All Resources on New Testament Biblical Figures

Stephen's Crime: "Jesus Will Destroy the Temple"

Palm Sunday

Acts 6:8-15

by John Piper

How did Jesus destroy the temple? Why did saying so cost Stephen his life?

Simon's Perversion of Signs and Wonders

Acts 8:9-24

by John Piper

There is a "faith" or a "believing" that does not save, even though it rises in the presence of true preaching and true miracles.

Be Like Barnabas Not Like Ananias!

Acts 4:32 - 5:11

by John Piper

Faking faith in the presence of God is a fearful thing.

The Death of a Spirit-Filled Man

Acts 7:54 - 8:1

by John Piper

Death is not just defeated and kept from destroying us; it is enslaved and made the servant of God's people.

Overflowing Grace for All Who Believe

The Conversion of the Chief of Sinners

Acts 9:1-19 and 1 Timothy 1:12-16

by John Piper

God's design in converting Paul is to give you hope for yourself and for the people you want to see converted.

The Innkeeper


by John Piper