Introduction to the First Gentile Convert

March 17, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Acts 10:1-23 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - March 17, 2019 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 10:1-23

Introduction to the First Gentile Convert

Intro

A. JEWISH ATTITUDE TOWARD GENTILES.

1. The traditional Jewish bias.  

2. Jesus’ attitude.   

a.  Tax-collectors and sinners - Luke 7:34 

b. Woman caught in adultery - John 8:4-11

c. Touched lepers which others would run from - Mt. 8:2-3

d. Samaritans - John 4:9 

e. Gentiles - Mark 7:26-29 

B. THE OT ATTITUDE TOWARD GENTILES.

1. Gentiles were pagan idolaters.   Eph. 2:11-12; 4:17-19

2. The OT predicted the inclusion of Gentiles into God’s people.  

- Gen. 12:3; 17:4; 22:18; 

- Ps. 2:7-8; 

- Isa. 2:2-3; 19:25; 49:6; 

- Ezek. 47:21-22; 

- Zech. 2:11; 9:5-7; 

- Amos 9:11-12; 

- Joel 2:28; 

Application