Summary: Let people know how God works. His hand is upon us all the time.
THE HAND OF THE LORD WAS UPON THEM
Acts 11:21 And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord.
The hand of the Lord is the divine power of the master.
With all authority to carry out the commission of Christ to his Church.
A. TO DELIVER THEM PERSONALLY
From false Gods
From false worship
From following wickedness
By faith in the father and his word
B.TO DEMONSTRATE HIS POWER
Over the Devil
C. TO DESIGN HIS PROGRAM
Universal into all the world
Unity in the scriptures, the spirit and services
Job 5:9 Which doeth great things and unsearchable; marvellous things without number:
Psalm 145: 3 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
Rom. 11: 33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
Eph. 3: 8 Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;
D. HIS DIVINE PRESENCE PROMISED
His living word to govern
His love to abide
His light to guide
F. TO DO HIS WILL AND PURPOSE
To preach the gospel of Christ
To praise his name in the church
To prepare his bride for his coming