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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Wednesday - Chosen by Lot to Serve - Acts 1:21-26 - 12/14/16

Matthias is chosen an apostle in the place of Judas.

Verse 21 ... Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in & out among us,


Verse 22 ... Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that ...

Mark 1:1 ... The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God


Acts 1:22 ... he was taken up from us, must one be ordained ...

Acts 1:9 ... And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; & a cloud received him out of their sight.


Acts 1:22 ... to be a witness with us of his resurrection.


Acts 1:8 ... But ye shall receive (power of the Holy Ghost) power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: & ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Je-ru'sa-lem, & in all Ju-de'a, & in Sa-ma'ri-a, & unto the uttermost part of the earth.


Acts 1:23 ... And they appointed two, Joseph called ... Bar'sa-bas, who was surnamed Jus'tus, & Mat-thi'as.

Acts 15:22 ... (The decision of the assembly is sent by letters to the Gentile churches.) Then pleased it the apostles, & elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to An'ti-och with PAul & Bar'na-bas; namely Ju'das surnamed Bar'sa-bas & Silas, chief men among the brethren:


Acts 1:24 ... And they prayed & said, Thou, Lord, ... which knowest the heart of all men, show whether of these two thou hast chosen,

I Samuel 16:7 ... But the LORD said unto Sam'u-el, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the (eyes) outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.


Acts 1:25 ... That he may take part of this ministry & apostleship, ... from which Ju'das by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.

Acts 1:17 ... For he was numbered with us, & had obtained part of this ministry.


Acts 1:26 ... And they gave forth their lots; & lot fell upon Mat-thi'as; & he was numbered with the eleven apostleships.

Scripture reference used from The KJV Bible, SouthWestern Co., NAshville, TN