How do we find joy when we’re stuck in difficult circumstances? Paul here shows us by example. Stuck in prison for his faith, he finds joy because, even in the midst of such adversity, the gospel advances through him in the most surprising of ways.
God gave Peter corrective lenses, of sorts, which corrected Peter’s understanding of God’s heart and plan for humanity, and the way Peter related with others. What kind of corrective lenses might God have in store for us today?
On Pentecost Peter preached to a large gathering of people who didn’t believe. By the end of this first sermon Peter ever delivered, over 3,000 people had become followers of Jesus. What did they hear that changed their life?