+ Second Sunday of Easter +
April 11, 2010
Speak to the people all the words of this Life (Acts 5:20)
Alleluia! Christ is risen! C: He is risen, indeed. Alleluia!
As God’s people live more and more in the reality of Jesus’ resurrection, the very power of Jesus’ Life will be seen among and through us.
1. People are healed and added to the church
a. The even carried out the sick into the streets and laid them on cots and mats, that as Peter came by at least his shadow might fall on some of them. Bringing the sick and those afflicted with unclean spirits, and they were all healed
b. Believers were added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women.
2. Opposition arises
a. Religious jealousy
b. It’s not about us
3. Prison doors are opened
a. God sends his angels to release us
b. God sends us out to speak boldly