You received the message with joy from the Holy Spirit in spite of the severe suffering it brought you.
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.
While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up to heaven.
“I tell you the truth, everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, the Son of Man will also acknowledge in the presence of God’s angels.”
“So Pilate released Barabbas to them. He ordered Jesus flogged with a lead-tipped whip, then turned him over to the Roman soldiers to be crucified.”
“Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the creation of the world….”
An expert in religious law, tried to trap Jesus with this question: “Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?”
But many who are the greatest now will be least important then, and those who seem least important now will be the greatest then.