10-04-15 – Driven


Acts 9:29 (NKJV) – And he spoke boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus and disputed against the Hellenists, but they attempted to kill him.


Definition of Driven : Controlled by a specified source of power.

When Saul received the Holy Spirit from the baptism, he was driven to preach the gospel and tell everyone that he had been wrong. Saul was driven by God to fearlessly proclaim the gospel with boldness.

He baffled the Jews in Damascus (Acts 9:22) until they sought to kill him. In Jerusalem he declared the Lord and spoke boldly in the name of Jesus to the Hellenistic Jews. They attempted to kill him (Acts 9:29).

1 Corinthians 16:13 (ESV) – Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Angels are robed in glory. They can do whatever to accomplish His will. We the people must be real to society to share God’s Love. We cannot dance around like leafs in the wind as the pagans do. Acting like we love someone and putting on a show will lead people away from Jesus.

Paul says be sober and vigilant. Stand strong in the faith and act like men and women. We have to show the world a genuine Love that cannot be shaken.

1 Corinthians 16:14 (ESV) – Let all that you do be done in love.

Bayaka children wash their hands at a charity: water well, July 7, 2010.