Taking advantage of opportunities

During the months and years following the Day of Pentecost the apostles had the ability to do miraculous signs. We need to keep in mind that these were for a purpose. Yes, they did good through what they did, whether it was a healing or even a resurrection from the dead. But there was a greater purpose.

The gospel of Mark ends with these words: “They went out and proclaimed everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the word through the accompanying signs” (Mark 16:20 NET). Did you notice the purpose of the signs? It was to confirm the word that the apostles were telling others. Continue reading “Taking advantage of opportunities”