God Sees and Hears the Righteous (Acts 12)

God Sees and Hears the Righteous (Acts 12)

(Acts 12; cf. 1 Peter 3:12)

I. The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous (Acts 12:1-4)

    A. The evil of Herod Agrippa I
    B. The martyrdom of James the brother of John (Psalm 116:15; Revelation 14:13)

II. And His ears are open to their prayers (Acts 12:5-17)

    A. God answers the church’s prayers concerning Peter
    B. Such an unbelievable turn of events, the church didn’t believe it

III. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil (Acts 12:18-24)

    A. Herod’s pride (Romans 1:24-25)
    B. Do we give God the proper glory? (Matthew 5:16)

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