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All Scripture quoted, in both sermons and daily thoughts, unless otherwise noted, is from the ACP/King James Version. The words in red are those of God the Son, the Lord Jesus and the words in purple are those of God the Father and God the Holy Ghost and the words in this sickly EPA greenish color are of satan.
Monday, January 23, 2012
The day after Jesus was tempted, He started choosing His first five disciples.
John 1:35 Again the next day after John stood, and two of his disciples; 36 And looking upon Jesus as He walked, he saith, "Behold the Lamb of God!" 37 And the two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus. 38 Then Jesus turned, and saw them following, and saith unto them, What seek ye? They said unto him, "Rabbi", (which is to say, being interpreted, Master,) "where dwellest Thou?" 39 He saith unto them, Come and see. They came and saw where He dwelt, and abode with Him that day: for it was about the tenth hour.
40 One of the two which heard John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother. 41 He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, "We have found the Messiah," which is, being interpreted, the Christ. 42 And he(Andrew) brought him(Peter) to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, He said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, a stone(petros). (Contrast Jesus referring to Peter as a petros, a stone to when He is referring to Himself in Matthew 16:18 and upon this Rock(Jesus, Himself, Petra, literally an entire Rock, not a stone or piece of a rock) I will build My church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. Jesus built the church upon Himself, not upon Peter.)
43 The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith unto him, Follow Me. 44 Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. 45 Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, "We have found Him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph." 46 And Nathanael said unto him, "Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth?" Philip saith unto him, "Come and see."
47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to Him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile! 48 Nathanael saith unto Him, "Whence knowest thou me?" Jesus answered and said unto him, Before that Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee.
49 Nathanael answered and saith unto him, "Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; thou art the King of Israel." 50 Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than these. 51 And He saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man. (John1:35-51 ACP/KJV)
Try to picture Jesus with a smile on His face, for we have Nathanael saying "You are the Christ, You are the King of Israel" based upon Jesus simply telling him that He had seen him when he was under the fig tree. And Jesus, in essence says; "Kid, you aint seen nothing yet, stick around and you'll see things you can't even begin to imagine." And you know what? As we go through the Gospel of Christ Jesus we are going to see just what Jesus is talking about, for if you are impressed, as you should be, thus far, you aint seen nothing yet.
Imagine if you can, Andrew walking up to his older brother Peter and saying, "Hey Pete, we have found the Christ, forget your business, forget your family, come and join us as we follow Him." And Peter says "OK", drops everything, leaves family, friends, and business and follows Jesus. In Luke 18:8b we see Jesus asking "Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?" I think we can answer, with no hesitation, that "Lord, You will not find the faith that Your first disciples had."
Lord, I think it would be safe to say, that You would have a hard time getting all Your's to come at Rapture with Your first call, unless you do it super spiritually. For if you think the Jews of Moses time were stiff necked, welcome to American Christendom.
Men, let us strive to be men who follow Christ, and pray our wives will, as Peter's and Abraham's wives did, simply follow.
Nai erchomai kurios Iesous.
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