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A Gratitude Perspective (Acts 5:12-19)

Matthew Hiatt, November 24, 2019
Part of the Individual Lessons series, preached at a Sunday Morning service

The gratitude perspective is powerful. The disciples had a choice – will we respond in joy, or will we respond in fear?
Fear is easier for most of us – but joy is better.

Tags: fear, gratitude, light, love, perspective, worry

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Acts 5:12-19

12And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch. 13And of the rest durst no man join himself to them: but the people magnified them. 14And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.) 15Insomuch that they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that at the least the shadow of Peter passing by might overshadow some of them. 16There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and them which were vexed with unclean spirits: and they were healed every one. 17Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadducees,) and were filled with indignation, 18And laid their hands on the apostles, and put them in the common prison. 19But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said, (KJV)