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Power Point - May 17, 2006

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May 17, 2006

 

Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that they had been with Jesus.

 

--Acts 4:13

 

Peter and John were two men who had been with Jesus, who for three years had looked into His eyes and heard Him pray. 

 

They’d listened intently as He taught lessons of the kingdom and what it meant to follow Him. They’d seen His tears in the Garden of Gethsemane. They even watched Him die. Then they saw Him in the glory of His resurrection! 

 

Because they had been with Jesus, Peter and John acted like Jesus. In fact, their lives had been revolutionized so dramatically because of the time they spent with Jesus that when people observed them—even their enemies—they knew there was something distinct, something uniquely different about these men. 

 

When the world looks at you as a believer in Christ, I wonder if they can say the same thing. Can a watching world tell when you have worshiped…when you have bowed in your own time of prayer?  Do they see evidence of being with Jesus?

 

When you interact with your friends, your family, and your business associates, I pray they will see that there is something different about you…that you have been with Jesus Christ.  

 

CAN THE WORLD TELL WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN WITH JESUS?

 


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