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God’s Pattern For All Christian

Churches

Acts 11: 19-30

03/17/2019

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Question: Why did Antioch receive the Gospel?

Answer: God used Saul’s mistakes to move Christians out of Jerusalem.

Romans 8:28

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

Four Main Points For Today’s Message:

I. The Church Was Born In Antioch. - L v. 19-21

A) Laymen were preaching  Christ. - L v. 19

B) They spoke the Gospel to the Jews first.  - L v. 19

C) Others spoke the Gospel to Gentiles. - L v. 20

“Hellenist” represents Greek-speaking people.

D) The Lord saved many. - L v. 21

Q: Why did these Jewish Christians speak to others about Jesus Christ?

A: They had the same desires as Jesus.

John 5:30

I can of Myself do nothing. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is righteous because I do not seek My own will but the will of the Father who sent Me.

II. The Church Received Good Teaching. - L v. 22-24

A) The Jerusalem Church sent help. - L v. 22

B) Barnabas was a great help. - L v. 23,24

Matthew 5:48

 Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.

III.  The Church Needed More Help. - L v. 25,26

A) Barnabas sought a great teacher.-L v. 25; L Philippians 3:3-8

B) Saul came to Antioch. -L v. 26

Colossians 2:6

As you, therefore, have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him,

I John 2:6

He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked.

IV.  The Antioch Church Shared By Giving. - L v. 27-30

A) Agabus gave a prophecy. - L v. 27,28

B) Believers gave money to help. - L v. 29,30; -L Malachi 3:8-11

Conclusion:  

Four Points Of Interest

1) Persecution spreads the gospel. - L v. 19

2) Sharing Jesus brings results. - L v. 20, 21

3) New Christians need Godly teachers. - L v. 22,24-26

4) Christians should help faithful believers. - L v. 28,29

Q:  If God could use Saul with all his mistakes, could God use you?

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Rogers, AR 72756

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Sunday School    9:30 AM
Worship Service    10:45 AM
Prayer Team   5:00 AM

Wednesday Service

Times

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Team Kid –  4 years old through  5th Grade  

Youth 6:30 PM

Adult Bible Studies 6:30 PM

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