17-18 “And now, friends, I know you had no idea what you were doing when you killed Jesus, and neither did your leaders. This passage is frequently cited by determinists, for Paul here states that God “marked out” the “appointed times in history and the boundaries” of nations (Ac. He makes the creatures; the creatures don’t make him. It only entails that God is involved in setting temporal and geographical parameters around nations. May 28, 1997. Moreover, nothing suggests that God… By this expression the apostle shewed them, in the most unaffected manner, that though he was a Jew, he was not enslaved to any narrow views, but looked on all mankind in one sense as his brethren. Acts 17:26 Starting from scratch, he made the entire human race and made the earth hospitable, with plenty of time and space for living Read verse in The Message Bible Scripture: Acts 17:25. Scripture: Acts 17:30–31. And hath made of one blood all nations, &c.— Παν εθνος ανθρωπων, the whole generation of men. Jun 21, 1987. The Age of Ignorance Is Over. Acts 17:26. Into this condition of things the inspired message of the apostles came, flinging its living cords over the wide gaps, and binding human society with a new and Divine bond. 2. Acts 17:26-27. Acts 17:24-29-24-29 MSG “The God who made the world and everything in it, this Master of sky and land, doesn’t live in custom-made shrines or need the human race to run errands for him, as if he couldn’t take care of himself. Racial Reconciliation Unfolding Bethlehem's Fresh Initiative #3. John Piper Jan 14, 1996 140 Shares Sermon. Acts 3:17-26 The Message (MSG). He doesn't play hide-and-seek wit... Read verse in The Message Bible Acts 17:26-28 Starting from scratch, he made the entire human race and made the earth hospitable, with plenty of time and space for living so we could seek after God, and not just grope around in the dark but actually find him. 17:26). But God, who through the preaching of all the prophets had said all along that his Messiah would be killed, knew exactly what you were doing and used it to fulfill his plans. Scripture: Acts 17:26. Jan 14, 1996. The Supremacy of God in Prayer. Acts 17:26 Acts 17:24-29 MSG “The God who made the world and everything in it, this Master of sky and land, doesn’t live in custom-made shrines or need the human race to run errands for him, as if he couldn’t take care of himself. Acts 17:26 From one man He made every nation of men, to inhabit the whole earth; and He determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their lands. This doesn’t entail omni-control on God’s part, however. Conference Message.