Persecution of the newly named Christians continues. Here in Acts 12 we have King Herod Agrippa, the nephew of Herod Antipas, who tried Jesus briefly, and grandson of Herod the Great. The latter Herod was the one who wanted to kill Baby Jesus after the 3 Kings came to visit, because Jesus was said to be the new King of the Jews. This new Herod is not any nicer than his predecessors. And, he comes to a rather gruesome demise. Let’s dig in…
Jesus said, “Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches.” ~ Revelation 3:22 NLT – this is repeated 14 times in scripture. Kind of gives the idea that God wants us to pay attention.
If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then…
Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.
Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly…
“Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I surrender my whole life to you and I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus’ name, Amen.”
Jesus is coming back soon! Are you ready?
Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory!
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