33 When the council members heard this, they became furious and wanted to kill the apostles. 34 One council member, a Pharisee and teacher of the Law named Gamaliel, well-respected by all the people, stood up and ordered that the men be taken outside for a few moments. 35 He said, “Fellow Israelites, consider carefully what you intend to do to these people. 36 Some time ago, Theudas appeared, claiming to be somebody, and some four hundred men joined him. After he was killed, all of his followers scattered, and nothing came of that. 37 Afterward, at the time of the census, Judas the Galilean appeared and got some people to follow him in a revolt. He was killed too, and all his followers scattered far and wide. 38 Here’s my recommendation in this case: Distance yourselves from these men. Let them go! If their plan or activity is of human origin, it will end in ruin. 39 If it originates with God, you won’t be able to stop them. Instead, you would actually find yourselves fighting God!” The council was convinced by his reasoning. 40 After calling the apostles back, they had them beaten. They ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, then let them go. 41 The apostles left the council rejoicing because they had been regarded as worthy to suffer disgrace for the sake of the name. 42 Every day they continued to teach and proclaim the good news that Jesus is the Christ, both in the temple and in houses. (Acts 5:33-42, CEB)
Have you ever met someone who said you can’t prove that Jesus is God and that God doesn’t exist?
How do we prove that God exists and that Jesus is who the Bible claims He is? There is little to no imperial proof of the existence of God. Other than creation and the promises that were made and kept, but these will not prove that God exists. This passage of the Bible actually tells us the proof of God and Jesus. If we let them go and the movement dies it is of man, but if it continues then you are fighting God.
The best proof for me of the fact that Jesus is God, the 12 disciples were all martyred, and none of them said it wasn’t true, they died defending Jesus as the Son of God and our of 12 men, one of them would have saved there one skin! Ok John was technically not martyred but he was boiled in oil and didn’t deny Christ.
Do you believe?
What is your proof?