Love of Many will grow cold / Day 03 ( Matthew 24:12 ) – “Matrydom”

Background

The series is titled “Love of Many will grow cold“.

The verse is Matthew 24:12. ( Link )

Lineage

  1. Day-01
    2020-June-6th
    Link
  2. Day-02 / In Songs
    2020-June-6th
    Link

Stephen And Martyrdom

Scripture

Acts 7
Link

  1. Who have received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept it.
    ( Acts 7:53 )
  2. But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of
    ( Acts 7:55 )
  3. And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.
    ( Acts 7:56 )
  4. And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man’s feet, whose name was Saul.
    ( Acts 7:58 )
  5. And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
    ( Acts 7:59 )
  6. And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
    Acts 7:60 )

Quick Analysis

  1. Who have received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept it.
    ( Acts 7:53 )

    • Some Laws are just not natural Laws
    • Some are mosaic laws passed down by God
    • Here Stephen says some are given via Angelic Visitations
  2. But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of
    ( Acts 7:55 )

    • In dying, saw
      • 3 for 1
        • Holy Spirit
          • Full of the Holy Spirit
        • God the Father
          • Saw the Glory of God
        • Jesus
          • The Son on God’s right hand
  3. And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.
    ( Acts 7:56 )

    • In dying, testifying of what he saw
  4. And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man’s feet, whose name was Saul.
    ( Acts 7:58 )

    • In the intersections of lives, there are always witnesses
    • Here Saul is on the other side
  5. And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
    ( Acts 7:59 )

    • Ready Set Go
      • Stephen has seen enough
      • Thankfully of sound mind and right disposition
      • He tenders his spirit to Jesus
    • Replay of 3 for/in 1
      • God
        • Called Upon God
      • Jesus
        • Saying Lord Jesus
      • Spirit
        • Receive my Spirit
  6. And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
    (Acts 7:60 )

    • Having secured Heaven, he had no use of bitterness
    • Like Jesus, he says “Do not hold this sin against them
    • He fell asleep, rest easy

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