BIG SANDY, Texas--Are you troubled by what you see occurring around the globe? I know that I am, so I suspect many of you are also.
Have you ever noticed a pertinent warning that Peter delivered on the Day of Pentecost?
When the Day of Pentecost arrived, the Spirit of God came powerfully upon the disciples (Acts 2:1-12).
I trust you remember the following events.
The manifestation of the power influenced people to think that the apostles were drunk (verse 13).
Peter spoke inspiring words about the Christ (verses 14-36).
The people responded to Peter's words by asking what they should do (verse 37).
Peter gave them the answer about repentance, baptism in the name of Jesus Christ, and the receiving of the Holy Spirit (verse 38).
Those words in Acts 2:38 are some of the most-often-quoted words in all the Bible.
But there were more words included in Peter's answer. Peter talked about the promise to their children (verse 39).
Verse 40 mentioned that Peter gave many other words of exhortation.
Also included in Peter's answer was an example of the exhortation he gave. He said: "Save yourselves from this untoward generation" (verse 40).