Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marveled…
I. LIFE'S TRUEST FELLOWSHIP. It is with Jesus.
1. It is real. "Enoch walked with God."
2. It is spiritual (Romans 8.).
3. It is heartfelt (Luke 24:32).
4. It is sustaining (2 Corinthians 12:9, 10).
5. It is efficacious (Romans 8:37; Philippians 4:13).
6. It is constant (Matthew 28:20).
II. THE MARKS OF LIFE'S TRUEST FELLOWSHIP.
1. Simple faith (Acts 4:7-12).
2. Manly courage (Acts 4:20).
3. Sanctified wisdom (Acts 4:19).
4. Decisive choice of associations (Acts 4:23).
5. Faithful consistency of character in all things (Luke 1:6).
III. THE INFLUENCE OF LIFE'S TRUEST FELLOWSHIP.
1. It awakens surprise. "'They marvelled."
2. It produces conviction. "They took knowledge of them that had been with Jesus."
3. It disarms the enemy (Acts 4:21.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.