The Gospel Of The Apostles Of Jesus

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From the time when Jesus ascended into heaven to the present day, Jesus sovereignly works through His children to continue to spread the gospel. For a time, the apostles of Jesus did not have either Jesus with them or His Spirit. During this time, though, the eleven apostles continued to seek God even as they chose a new apostle to take the place of Judas Iscariot. The apostles of Jesus spent this time waiting but not waiting and doing nothing. They prayed and worshiped God together. During one of the times of worship and prayer, the Spirit of God descended upon each one of them. Empowered by the Spirit, they went out preaching and telling people about Jesus in all different languages as the Spirit gave them utterance. As they were preaching, Peter stood up and addressed the gathering crowd and began to preach about Jesus and the crowd’s need for Him. As Peter preached, God pricked many in their hearts and they were convicted of their sins. After Peter’s sermon, many were baptized. During the time after this, the apostles continued to make new disciples of Jesus through the power of the Spirit. The Spirit was working mightily through the apostles. Just like before, the apostles and the disciples gathered together to worship and to pray to God. During these gatherings, they partook of the Lord’s Supper. They fellowshipped and gathered many times. God continued to add to their fellowship daily as many as were called. As the message of Jesus spread to many people, the growth
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