Momma, it's what you wanted to see, wasn't it?—a a miracle to get rid of that old fox, Agrippa. Well, it’s done. So, what's holding you back now, Momma? Won't you give your life to follow Jesus? According to Peter, Jesus could come back at any time and if you haven't accepted him, you'll be lost, Momma."
She gave a disbelieving shrug.
"Oh, Momma, " he pleaded. "Won’t you at least agree to come with me to the next meeting?"
"Well, alright, son, if it'll shut you up about all this, I’ll go."
Thus, Sarah went with Joseph to the next meeting. She could feel a strange warmness of heart right from the start. Paul introduced another new convert he had brought, a Greek doctor, named Luke who told of his own conversion. Then everyone introduced themselves. As several disciples gave their testimonies of how they decided to follow Jesus, Sarah was impressed.
After the meeting, Joseph urged her, "Come on, I’ll introduce you to my former classmate." So they went to meet Paul. After the usual pleasantries, he asked her, pointedly, "Well, what do you think, Sarah? Wouldn't you like to become a follower of Jesus, as your son has?"
She felt a strange inner tug to say “yes.” She did and prayed also to accept the Messiah. Then she went up to Barabbas, now Barnabas, and said “I truly do forgive you for killing my husband. I know it was before you became a follower of Jesus."
Manaheem and Claressa were rejoicing in the salvation of Joseph and Sarah. "O' isn't it wonderful, Manaheem?" Claressa was saying, when the man brought by Paul, Dr. Luke, came up to Manaheem and said, “Say, Manaheem, you spent a lot of time with Herod Antipas, didn’t you?”
“I certainly did. Why?”
“Well, I’m starting to write an account of the life of Jesus, and I was wondering if you could help me by giving me some details of Herod’s life for background information.”
“Of course. I’d be more than happy to do that. What’s your book going to be called?”
“I’m not sure, but I’m dedicating it to an unbelieving nobleman I met once while traveling. His name is Theophilus.”
“I’m also working on a book. It will be a somewhat fictionalized account of all of these events.”
“Oh, really? And what’s your book going to be called, Manaheem?”
“I’m not really sure either at this point, but, I was thinking of perhaps something like: ‘Of Such Is The Kingdom’.”
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