THROUGH THE BIBLE IN THREE YEARS
“We hold onto our history at the expense of our destiny!”
8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come
upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem,
and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part
of the earth.
9 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld,
he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.
10 And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he
went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel;
11 Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing
up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from
you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have
seen him go into heaven.
Light from the Word.
BEFORE Jesus’ ascension, He assembled the disciples and
stated the objectives: “BE witnesses” – “MAKE disciples!”
AFTER His ascension, the disciples just stood there
”gazing up into heaven.”
They set their gaze on the PAST, and did not
FOLLOW His COMMAND!
How many Christians today are stuck in the PAST, holding
onto the miracle of their salvation?
How many Christians today are stuck on WAITING for Jesus
to appear again?
Don’t just STAND THERE!
Follow His COMMAND!