Power From On High
The Risen Lord made it clear to His disciples that there was much work to be done. To be successful they would need unusual strength. This He promised to them and on the Day of Pentecost the promise was fulfilled-they were "clothed with power from on high."
I. The Enlightenment.
A. Opened eyes. 24:31
1. They saw Christ in reality.
2. They recognized Christ was risen.
B. Opened scriptures. 24:32
1. Rebuke for unbelief. 24:25
2. Revelation of uniformity. 24:27, 44, 46
C. Opened minds. 24:45
1. The message.
a. The Person of Christ.
b. The necessity of repentance.
i. Christ's call to repentance. 5:32
ii. Christ's warning against unrepentance. 13:1 5; 16:19 31
iii. Christ's delight in the repentant. 15:1 7
iv. N.B. "metanoia" = "a change of mind."
c. The forgiveness of sins.
i. Sin the barrier between God and ...
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