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Old 10-23-2018, 07:26 PM   #12
ZNPaaneah
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Originally Posted by Ohio View Post
Thanks for posting the link to that great article on Stephen.

I could not help but contrast this with the cheap message I often heard in the LC concerning Stephen -- that supposedly he was perfected and filled with the Spirit simply by "waiting on tables."

That was the classic LSM takeaway for LC elders -- "Just go wait on tables, we at LSM will do the spiritual labor in the word for you."
What I liked about the message is where he connects the Lord's word that "henceforth you shall see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the almighty" with Stephen confirming this saying I see the heavens opened and the Son of man standing at the right hand of God the Father".

This was a confirmation that they had rejected the Messiah. This isn't simply the anger or sinners, or anger of those in the world, this is the anger of those who rejected the heir so that the inheritance would be theirs and now they have been caught with their hand in the cookie jar.
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