Message: Acts 1
Speaker: Greg Holder
After his suffering, he showed himself to these men and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God. On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: "Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.
Then they gathered around him and asked him, "Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?"
He said to them, "It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But will will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
After he said this, he was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight. They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white stood beside them. "Men of Galilee," they said, "why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven."
What jumped out at you from this weekend's message?
How do the words in Acts 1 influence the way you live?
What does it mean to live as a witness for Jesus?
In what ways can you live as a witness in your day-to-day life?
How would you feel if you were the disciples?
In what ways does verse 11 shape the way that you view your current circumstances?
What steps can you take to pray bold prayers this week?
How will you remind yourself how much Jesus loves you?
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