Posts Tagged ‘Eugene Peterson’

6May

are you ready to get in the action?

 

He told them, “You don’t get to know the time. Timing is the Father’s business. What you’ll get is the Holy Spirit and when the Holy Spirit comes on you, you will be able to be my witnesses in Jerusalem, all over Judea, and Samaria, even to the ends of the world.” – Luke 1:7-8, The Message

Eugene H. Peterson, in Conversations: The Message Bible with its Translator, shares this in the introduction to the book of Acts:

“The story of Jesus doesn’t end with Jesus. It continues in the lives of those who believe in him. The supernatural does not stop with Jesus. Luke makes it clear that these Christians he wrote about were no more spectators of Jesus than Jesus was a spectator of God – they are in on the action of God, God acting in them, God living in them. Which also means, of course, in us.”


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