Illustrated Message 1/23/2023

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Acts 1:8

Power The Greek word used here, dynamis, can refer to power displayed in miracles (for example, Acts 2:22; 4:7; 19:11), or (more generally) the ability of God or people to carry out their purposes (for example, Acts 3:12; 4:33). God will enable the apostles to accomplish His work, wherever and whatever it is.

My witnesses The apostles are called to testify about Christ—to proclaim the reality of His death and resurrection as well as His kingdom and lordship (compare Acts 1:3). Also, Jesus’ post-resurrection appearances to His disciples established beyond a doubt that He was physically alive, not merely present as a ghost or spiritual being.

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About Roland Ledoux

Pastor of Oasis Bible Ministry, an outreach ministry of teaching, encouragement and intercessory prayer from the Holy Bible, the written Word of God and author of the ministry website, For The Love of God. He lives in Delta, Colorado with his beautiful wife of 50+ years and a beautiful yellow lab whom they affectionately call Bella.
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