A lesson for August 25th

Acts 10:3 One afternoon at about three o’clock he had a vision in which he clearly saw an angel of God coming in and saying to him, “Cornelius.” 4 He stared at him in terror and said, “What is it, Lord?”

Imagine a messenger from several pay grades higher than your supervisor walks up to your desk and calls you by name. What is your first reaction?

Cornelius, a devout man, responds in terror.

When I was an EMT, I had trained thoroughly to respond to a wide variety of emergencies, including teaching others how to respond. Yet when actually called to serve, fear would come along for the ride.

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