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One Last Time

Acts 1:26 “And they cast lots for them, and the lot fell on Matthias, and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.” They cast lots for them, meaning something like throwing dice on the ground to see who would replace Judas. It’s important to note this is the last...
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Whose Way

Acts 1:25 “to take the place in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place.” Jesus told the disciples in Luke twenty two that there would be twelve seats to sit and judge from, so the disciples knew they had to replace Judas and...
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Pray More

Acts 1:23-24 “And they put forward two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was also called Justus, and Matthias. And they prayed and said, “You, Lord, who know the hearts of all, show which one of these two you have chosen” The Lord led all of the disciples, not just the 12...
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Can I Get a Witness

Acts 1:22 “beginning from the baptism of John until the day when he was taken up from us—one of these men must become with us a witness to his resurrection.” Filling this role is continued in this verse, revealing again that there were many people, specifically men to...
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Not So common Sense

Acts 1:21 “So one of the men who have accompanied us during all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us,” Peter knows that they must choose another man to be numbered among the eleven and become the twelfth. They must choose a man who has been with them...
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Past for the Present

Acts 1:20 ““For it is written in the Book of Psalms, “‘May his camp become desolate, and let there be no one to dwell in it’; and “‘Let another take his office.’” Peter for the first time quotes Scripture for us in the New Testament. Peter applies the Old Testament to...