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The Word for Sunday, March 9, 2008

"Actively Waiting On God "
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Text: Acts 1:12-26
Message Delivered by: Pastor Moore


Message Summary

This past Sunday we continued in our study of the Book of Acts. The Apostles were in that interim period between the ascension of Jesus and the coming of the Holy Spirit. It was a time of waiting. From looking
at verses 12 through 26 of the first chapter, four things were evident.

First, the Apostles were obedient to Jesus' commands to wait in Jerusalem.

Second, while waiting they continued in prayer.

Third, they acted upon what they understood Scripture to say.

Fourth, the outcome was left to God.

Many of us are waiting on God and are tempted to handle things in our own way and in our own time. Whatever, we are going through, we should take a page out of the Apostles' book; Obey, Pray, Act and Trust.

After all, we don't want to be dumb bunnies.

Growing and Reaching for Jesus.

Pastor Eric


Comments

Thanks pastor Eric.

The last time I prayed and then stayed awake all night I was so tired the next day from helping God. God did not need or ask for my help. God answered my prayer and in such a simple way, a way my mind did not [fathom]. So I will wait on the lord, and leave my help for people that need it.

Love you,
Sister Dolly


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