IF YOU HAD BEEN WITH JESUS
…and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. - Acts 4:13b
In Acts, people testified about Peter and John being with Jesus; they saw certain charisma in them. John’s Gospel says that it was Jesus who came down to be with the disciples (John 1:14a). Who had been with whom? When Jesus dwelt among the disciples, they made use of His nearness and thus gained some positives, which led others to testify that they had been with Jesus. Paul said, “... as I follow Christ, you follow me.” He bore the marks of the cross of Christ. Although he was neither eloquent in his speech nor...
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