Contributed by Chris Tiller on Nov 19, 2005
Falling deeper in love with Jesus (from knowledge about him, to conviction that he lives, to identification with his suffering) moves us from fear to courage to perseverance.
This passage in Acts 5 describes the third time that the apostles risked arrest because of their association with Jesus.
The first time that the apostles stood and faced arrest, they didn’t… That is, they didn’t stand, they turned and ran. And they didn’t face their opponents, they scattered