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Verses 19-20: “Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and that He may send Jesus Christ, who was preached to you before,”

Ever been just slap worn out? That you are spent physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually? I remember times on Carpenters’ mission trips, when we’ve had an especially hard day (real hot and humid, work being more difficult). Even though we got stuff accomplished, everyone was just dragging and tired. Most of the time, all it took was to go back to where we were staying, grab a good hot shower, eat a good supper and hear a good devotion, and get a good night’s sleep, and we’d be ready to get up before sunrise on the next day, ready to continue the Lord’s work on the job site. God knows we need refreshing from doing our daily work.

Peter knew the crowd needed to be reminded of that news as well. Also, that they needed to repent and accept Jesus as Lord and Savior. He reiterated that they need to be pray for God to send Jesus again; this is reference to the prophecy of His second coming, which many a believer remembers and clings to for hope in those days when you feel worn down.

“Even so, come, Lord Jesus, come!”

Something to think about.

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