This week’s text is a fascinating account of healing and gospel proclamation. While there’s much unique about the incident - this is a couple of Apostles uniquely anointed for a miraculous healing and gospel opportunity - there’s also much about the incident that is intended to be normative. In particular, Jesus is always healing and changing lives, and that ought to always create a stir and an opportunity for speaking of Jesus. Peter makes a beeline from the healing to speaking about Jesus, even making sure to minimize his own role in so that Jesus is clearly the hero of the incident. The Spirit of God is always changing lives by faith in Jesus and creating opportunity for gospel to go forward.
Release Date: March 11, 2018