You received the message with joy from the Holy Spirit in spite of the severe suffering it brought you.
‘Prepare the way for the Lord’s coming! Clear the road for him!’”
“And now we are here to bring you this Good News. The promise was made to our ancestors, and God has now fulfilled it for us, their descendants, by raising Jesus.”
Wednesday Morning: 04 Dec 2019, Acts 7:1-8:13 ~ the martyrdom of Stephen and dispersion of the church
But the believers who were scattered preached the Good News about Jesus wherever they went.
The Son of Man will come when least expected.
Saturday Morning, 30 Nov 2019, Acts 2:1-47 ~ On the day of Pentecost… everyone present was filled with the Holy Spirit
Then Peter continued preaching for a long time, strongly urging all his listeners, “Save yourselves from this crooked generation!”
Above all, we thank you for your Son Jesus Christ; for the truth of his Word and the example of his life; for his steadfast obedience, by which he overcame temptation; for his dying, through which he conquered death; and for his rising to life again, in which we are raised to the life of your kingdom.
While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up to heaven.