Lord, give us boldness

Week beginning: 18th June, 2023 | By Jane Sutton | Cambridge

"Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved." When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. But since they could see the man who had been healed standing there with them, there was nothing they could say.
Then they called them in again and commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John replied, "Which is right in God's eyes: to listen to you, or to him? You be the judges! As for us, we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard."

Acts 4:12-14, 18-20 (NIV)

Recently at church I heard two sermons on Peter and John's boldness before the Sanhedrin. Anxiety and guilt ensued. If Peter and John were ordinary men, why can't I speak boldly before two of my colleagues?

Well, we can. Firstly, the power that tran

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