Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. ~John 14:12
When we power up a device or equipment, we are referring to plugging it into an energy source that will give it the needed power to perform. When the power source is weak, the output is weak. However, when it is strong and uninhibited, the output is very powerful. This morning, we are looking at a statement that our Lord Jesus Christ gave to the disciples that has equal applicability to us.
We see the abysmal REFUSAL.
Of all the people that followed Jesus during His ministry, the disciples should have arrived at the place of complete acceptance and trust in the deity of our Lord. All of them had trouble comprehending the coequality of Jesus with God the Father. All of them had trouble understanding the eternality of Jesus from eternity past to eternity future. All of them had trouble accepting His coming to fulfill the prophecy of being the Lamb of God Who would take away the sins of the world. As the countdown to His crucifixion drew closer, these men did not comprehend how the veracity of God’s power would be demonstrated by both Christ’s death and His resurrection. They saw His miracles an