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Jonathan looks at the way the Lord prepares both Peter and Cornelius for this final step in the fulfillment of the Great Commission.
The Lord uses his people as a means of blessing, and to draw glory to Himself.
In this sermon series entitled "LivingSpace", we’re looking at where we live, or more specifically ... where we find life.
This message focuses on the beatitude "Blessed are the poor in spirit." The sinful woman in Luke 7 is used as an example (as is Peter).
When confronted with God's presence, how do different people respond?
Have you ever heard God’s voice? Peter, James and John heard it. What must it have been like up there on that Mount of Transfiguration to hear the booming voice of God? What did it sound like? Deep baritone or bass? Did it have an accent? Did it sound like Charlton Heston or Morgan Freeman or Liam Neeson? Was it terrifying, did it bring them to their knees? Have you ever heard God’s voice? I have, just this morning in fact, here in our text, the very words of God brought by the Holy Spirit from heaven to the apostle Peter and written down and given to us. God wrote a book.
The death of Jesus was planned and executed by God the Father and submitted to by God the Son. Jesus was not duped. The goal of Christ followers is also the loss of life (or at least the ownership of it), in order that we too may gain eternal life.
After Jesus is arrested in the garden of Gethsemane. He endures two trials: a religious trial before the Jewish leaders and a civil trial before the Roman authorities. The religious trial is not really a trial, because the Jewish leaders have already proclaimed the sentence of death for Jesus before the hearings begin (John 11:53). Woven into this passage displaying Jesus’ victory of His enemies are the events surrounding Peter and his failure over his enemies.