“On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our bottom.” Michel de Montaigne
When Simeon held 8-day-old Jesus, he called Him “a light for revelation to the Gentiles.” Decades later, his prophetic words proved true: when the Gospel went out from Jerusalem, many Jews rejected it (and beat, stoned, and generally harassed the messengers)… but a multitude of Gentiles believed.
Follow along with Peter, Paul, and Luke’s adventures around Israel, Syria, Turkey, and Cyprus: jails break! Paul blinds a sorcerer! Locals mistake Barnabas for Zeus! The early apostles see masses come to faith, then gather in Jerusalem to make a Big Theological Decision.
This episode discusses big ideas – predestination, adoption, and belonging – but answers the biggest question of all: What must I do to be saved?