“THE WORD OF THE LORD”


Christ Lives! In Him I Trust!

“Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice, and addressed them.” —Acts 2:14

Put yourself in St. Peter’s place. You’re standing before several thousand people, many of whom think you’re drunk. This is your chance to witness to the risen Christ. What are you to say? Will you mention that the risen Jesus personally appeared to you on Resurrection Day? (Lk 24:34) Will you mention Jesus’ evening appearance or that occasion a week later when Thomas touched His wounds? (Jn 20:19-29) How about the time when the risen Christ told you how to catch one-hundred and fifty-three fish, or when He ascended into Heaven? (Jn 21:4ff;Mk 16:19) What about the risen Jesus appearing to five-hundred brothers at once? (1 Cor 15:6)

Surprisingly, Peter never mentions any of these eyewitness accounts of the risen Christ. Instead, Peter talks about…

View original post 186 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.