Acts 12:5 Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him. 6 And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before the door kept the prison. 7 And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.
In Acts 12, we find an incredible testament to the power of prayer. Peter was in jail and the church prayed for him unceasingly. God sends an angel to release Peter. But that’s not the end of the story. What is really interesting is the reaction of the Christians who were praying for Peter’s release. Continue reading