Study of Acts
Paul’s personal testimony offers us reminders about being wholly surrendered to God.
When dealing with opposition to your Christian character or the work of God, be willing to be humble and loving.
The church that lives in submission to the Holy Spirit will gather together for instruction and fellowship, be pastored by Spirit formed elders, and trust the Lord in all circumstances.
Sometimes making disciples means doing ordinary things like following up, filling in gaps and evangelizing. Sometimes making disciples might also include extraordinary things that can only be explained by God’s power.
Because God is faithful to us, especially in times of difficulty, we should respond with faithful service to Him.
Four essentials for being a gospel witness in the world: Meet people where they are; When possible, find points of agreement; Explain the gospel; Call for a response.
The Scriptures are worthy of proclamation, examination, and belief, even if most people reject the real truth of the Scriptures.
God can save all types of people by using the same gospel. And as with His Son, it often comes at great cost to us.
Sometimes God permits odd things and prevents good things in order to clarify His will.
Humility (looking to the interest of others) and convictional kindness (holding fast to the gospel with the heart, love and attitude of Christ) are essential for gospel unity.