Joy in Suffering

September 30, 2018 ()

Bible Text: Acts 5:33-42 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - Sept. 30, 2018 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 5:33-42

Joy in Suffering

Intro

A. THE COUNSEL OF GAMALIEL (Acts 5:33-39).

1. Gamaliel the man (Acts 5:34).

a. His pedigree.

b. His reputation.

2. Gamaliel’s speech (Acts 5:34-39).

a. Two historical of failed uprisings (Acts 5:34-37).

b. Gamaliel’s evaluation of the apostles (Acts 5:38-39).

B. THE PUNISHMENT OF THE APOSTLES (Acts 5:40).

1. The flogging.

2. The prohibition. Speak no more.

C. THE RESPONSE OF THE APOSTLES (Acts 5:41-42).

1. Their rejoicing (Acts 5:41).

a) Cause: Worthy to suffer shame for Jesus’ name.

b) Underlying attitude.

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2. Their preaching (Acts 5:42).

Conclusion