I invited Erica Wiggenhorn, an awesome AWSA sister who also writes and teaches Bible studies, to share some insights from her new study on Acts. Welcome Erica!
You, dear one, have been issued a divine invitation. Beckoned by the King of Kings for the grandest adventure of your life! But you cannot come alone. You were not meant to. This invitation calls you to community- to be a part of something so much bigger than yourself: The Unexplainable Church!
God issued His divine invitation to Paul and Barnabas in the middle of church worship. They already followed Jesus and chose to serve Him many years prior, saying, “Yes, God! We deeply desire An Unexplainable Life!” Yet the divine invitation- the call to begin the special work prepared just for them- began at this moment. Acts 13 opens with this beautiful scene where God speaks saying, “Set apart Paul and Barnabas for the special work I have chosen for them.” Isn’t it interesting that He didn’t speak to Paul and Barnabas directly? Instead, God issued His invitation to these two men through the unexplainable church.Continue Reading