Ministry at Thessalonica

January 5, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Act 17:1-4 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - Jan. 5, 2020 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 17:1-4

Ministry at Thessalonica

Intro

Luke stays behind.

The journey to Thessalonica.

God’s persevering grace.

A. THE METHOD OF HIS MINISTRY (Acts 17:1-4).

1. “reasoned from the Scripture” (Acts 17:2) -

2. “explaining” (Acts 17:3) -

3. “giving evidence” (Acts 17:3) -

4. “proclaiming” (Acts 17:3) -

5. Christ-centered, gospel ministry.

a. Christ had to suffer.

b. Christ had to rise again from the dead; exaltation.

c. “This Jesus whom I am proclaiming to you is the Christ.”

B. THE RESULTS OF HIS MINISTRY (Acts 17:4).

1. Some Jews were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas.

2. A large number of God-fearing Greeks.

3. A number of leading women.

4. The character of their response found in 1 Thessalonians 1-2.

Conclusion