Posts Tagged ‘Arrested for doing good’

Acts 4:1-22 Gag Order

Nope! Ain’t happening!

We rejoin Peter, John, the no longer lame man and about 5,000 people in the temple in the court of Solomon. Peter has been sharing the gospel with these people in response to their wonder at the miracle just performed. That miracle opened the door for so many people to hear Jesus’ plan of salvation.

As we note in our reading today, Peter and John’s message was reaching the ears of the religious leaders too. Peter and John had encountered this bunch before with Jesus but today they get their first taste of personal persecution. Read more »