I am stirring up courage in you – courage to speak up; courage to let my voice be heard; courage to stand with my Son, unafraid and unashamed. I have destroyed the spirit of intimidation that suppressed and cowed you while the enemy shouted propaganda.
Today I am stirring up divine courage. You can do it – open your mouth and speak!
“What should we do with these men? For an obvious sign, evident to all who live in Jerusalem, has been done through them, and we cannot deny it! However, so this does not spread any further among the people, let’s threaten them against speaking to anyone in this name again.” So they called for them and ordered them not to preach or teach at all in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it’s right in the sight of God for us to listen to you rather than to God, you decide; for we are unable to stop speaking about what we have seen and heard.”