Powered by 4 - May 15, 2011

 

Sunday, May 15

Supported & Supporting

today's reading.
Acts 4:23-37   When they were released, they went to their friends and reported what the chief priests and the elders had said to them...

think about it.
What's the first response of the disciples to this threat of opposition (4:23-31)? How does this example help you face potential opposition in your life? What further evidence do you see of the Spirit's power (4:31-37)?

the blog.
Peter and John were arrested for healing a man and sharing the Gospel. They're released and the first thing they do is seek out their Christian friends. They tell them what has taken place and then the entire group prays out loud together asking the Lord to protect and allow them continue to speak and proclaim His word with boldness.

What does this passage show us about the importance of having Christian friends and/or being part of a church body? What does it show us about both supporting fellow believers and seeking help from others? Tami W.

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