Author Archives: Chuck Gianotti

Be Alert – Acts 20:31

31”Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish each one with tears.” Paul repeats himself using a different word: elders need to be on the “alert.” … Continue reading

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Don’t Shrink Back – Acts 20:29–30

29”I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock; 30and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.” In the previous verse, … Continue reading

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On Guard! – Acts 20:28

28”Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.” Five profound principles saturate this verse, worthy for … Continue reading

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Gospel Accountability – Acts 20:25–27

25”And now, behold, I know that all of you, among whom I went about preaching the kingdom, will no longer see my face. 26Therefore, I testify to you this day that I am innocent of the blood of all men. … Continue reading

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Bound and Committed – Acts 20:22–24

22”And now, behold, bound by the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there, 23except that the Holy Spirit solemnly testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions await … Continue reading

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Join the Cloud of Witnesses – Acts 20:20–21

. . . 20how I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and teaching you publicly and from house to house, 21solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance toward God and faith in our … Continue reading

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Humble Service – Acts 20:18–19

18And when they [the elders of Ephesus] had come to him, he said to them, “You yourselves know, from the first day that I set foot in Asia, how I was with you the whole time, 19serving the Lord with … Continue reading

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Bypass To Save Time – Acts 20:13–17

13But we, going ahead to the ship, set sail for Assos, intending from there to take Paul on board; for so he had arranged it, intending himself to go by land. 14And when he met us at Assos, we took … Continue reading

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On the First Day – Acts 20:7–12

7On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul began talking to them, intending to leave the next day, and he prolonged his message until midnight. 8There were many lamps in the upper … Continue reading

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Introducing the Team – Acts 20:1–6

1After the uproar had ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and when he had exhorted them and taken his leave of them, he left to go to Macedonia. 2When he had gone through those districts and had given them much … Continue reading

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