It is now Easter Sunday night. A tremendous day for all Christians everywhere. The disciples had received the news from Mary Magdalene and the other Mary. They were now given the next step in their preparation for getting the Good News out and that was to meet Jesus in Galilee.
The Word reads, “Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go . When they saw him, they worshiped Him, but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” (Matt. 28:16-20)
Now what. Well. Dr. Luke walked away apparently from his life as a physician and gave the remaining years of his life to follow Jesus and document the spread of His church. Acts spans three decades. In essence he became the bridge you might say between the life of Christ and the Church of Christ or from the four Gospels to the Letters. (as written by Dr. David Jeremiah in his ACTS Book Introduction)
This is where we come in. Every generation has picked up the Mantle. The same Holy Spirit is available to every one of God’s sons and daughters. When we stand firm and carry on with what we know to be the Truth, then those who smirk or turn to other avenues of life that are not a part of God’s way, they will know that Acts 4:13 stands tall and alive in our lives. “When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus”.
Did you catch that????? Unschooled….ordinary. Yip. Just like us. But the Sanhedrin had to admit that these men “had been with Jesus”
There is still time. We are a part of a generation that can make a difference if in only one life. So be it!!!!!!!!! So let us pick up speed and spend time in Acts with Peter and Paul and Dr. Luke and so many others and find our way in our generation with an unbelieving mass out there – all going to hell if they do not turn to Jesus Christ and accept Him as Lord and Savior. Nope This is not my thinking or my way. It is the BIBLE’s way.
We are all able to make any choice in life that we wish. But we are not able to choose the consequences associated with the choice(s) that we make. Be careful.
In His Hands and On His Road today, tomorrow and the rest of the way Home. Marge H.