Why can professional and college football fill stadiums with 75,000 to over 100,000 fans, but our churches have many empty seats?

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10/21/18

Acts 8:5-25

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How Samaria Had a Revival

Satan has gotten people to think football is a better god than the One True God.

Answer

Three MAIN POINTS:

I. Philip Preached Christ in Samaria – L- v.5

A. He was one of the first deacons - L- Acts 6:5

“Deacons” were servants who helped the Apostles to serve widows.

B. He was called an evangelist - L- Acts 21:8

                       Jesus said, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every (person).”

Mark 16:15

II. The Essentials for Revival – L- v.6

A. The people must be of one  ccord – L- v.6

B. The people really listened to the message – L- v.6

III. Seven Evidences of Revival – L- v.7-25

A. Evidence 1:  Lives are changed - L- v.7

B. Evidence #2:  Great joy is experienced – L- v.8; L- John 15:11

C. Evidence #3:  There’s deliverance from false teachings - L- v.9-17

1. Simon was a false teacher - L- v.9

2. The people gave heed to him - L- v.10

Lesson:  Satan can take gullible people and get them to believe and follow false teachers.

D. These people were enslaved for a long time – “pride” is anything we do and

        leave God out - L- v.11

“Humbleness” is knowing you need God in every situation – L- John 15:5

1. Philip preached God’s kingdom – L- v.12a; John 6:44

2. Philip preached Jesus Christ - L- v.12b

3. Philip taught water baptism - L- v. 12c

4. Simon believed and was baptized – L- v.13

E. Evidence #5:  There are false professions of faith – L- v.18-20

F. Evidence #6:  Hypocrisy is rebuked – L- v. 21-24

1. Peter tells Simon he’s not saved – L- v.21

2. Simon needed to repent - L- v. 22,23

3. Simon asks for prayer – L- v.24

G. Evidence #7:  Disappointments don’t stop revivals – L- v.25

Conclusion:

Four Points of Interest:

1. THERE WILL ALWAYS BE PEOPLE USED BY SATAN TO TRY TO DESTROY                    CHRISTIANITY  -L – V. 1

2. CHRISTIANS WILL REPORT YOUR COMMITMENT TO JESUS CHRIST. – L – V. 2

3. GOD USES PERSECUTION TO GET PEOPLE TO HEAR ABOUT CHRIST’S                     SAVING GRACE. – L – V. 3-4

4. STEPHEN’S DEATH WAS NOT POINTLESS. IT CAUSED THE GOSPEL TO BE                SPREAD AROUND THE WORLD.

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Charity Baptist Church
2901 West Olive Street
Rogers, AR 72756

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