Paul, Apostle to the Gentiles

August 23, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Acts 22:17-24 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - Aug. 23, 2020 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner
Acts 22:17-24
Paul, Apostle to the Gentiles

Intro

A. HIS COMMISSION THROUGH JESUS (Acts 22:17-21).

1. “praying in the temple” (Acts 22:17).

2. “Quick, get out of Jerusalem quickly” (Acts 22:18).

3. Paul’s reluctance (Acts 22:19-20).

4. I’m sending you to the Gentiles“ (Acts 22:21).

B. THE RESPONSE OF THE CROWD (Acts 22:22-23).

1. Kill him (Acts 22:22).

2. Cloaks and dust (Acts 22:23).

C. THE ISSUE OF THE GENTILES.

1. Their rage was NOT that Paul would try to convert Gentiles. Mt. 23:15

2. Their rage was that Gentiles can be saved without becoming Jews. Acts 15

APPLICATION:

1. Boldness is the fruit of the H.S. Acts 1:8

2. The glory of Christ in the New Covenant gospel. Eph. 2:11-22

3. The rescuing Providence of God. Acts 22:24, 26

Conclusion