St. John's Lutheran
Acts 2:12-15 New International Version (NIV)
12 Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, “What does this mean?”
13 Some, however, made fun of them and said, “They have had too much wine.”
Peter Addresses the Crowd
14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. 15 These people are not drunk, as you suppose. It’s only nine in the morning!
Thursday - June 4 - Read Acts 2:12-15
Some people think that believing in a guy who was resurrected and turned
water into wine is utter foolishness. However, Jesus was a real man who
many people saw die and rise again. The New Testament has greater
historical evidence for its reliability than any other ancient book or
document. The real problem is in our hearts. Some people think that the
moon landing was faked and will not accept all the evidence that men have
really walked on the moon! There is a trust problem in our hearts and only
Jesus can fix it. We are rebellious by nature. The Christian phrase for this is
“Original Sin.” The death and resurrection of Jesus is incredibly good news
for us. It means that God always forgives us and will never stop loving us.
Sometimes it sounds too good to be true, almost as if a drunk man is making
it all up. But it really is true and we really can trust Him with our lives.