But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
For the disciples, Jesus word ruled. Thus, they followed that same sequence in telling out the gospel, as the Spirit enabled them; though persecution prompted them also. The wonder is that they were ready to risk their lives to keep his commands.
Daily Reading: 1 Corinthians 14