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Lose the Training Wheels

While reflecting on the book of Acts, I found myself comparing the apostles’ behavior to how they had been portrayed in the Gospels. The image that came to mind was that of losing their training wheels. Throughout the Gospels, Jesus points out just how much they don’t “get it.” Yet, once they receive the Holy Spirit, the training wheels come off. They are healing people and boldly proclaiming the name of Jesus – even at the risk of imprisonment and death. This is a very clear change from a group of men who were too afraid to even show up Read More