Peter’s Defense

April 7, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Acts 11:1-18 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - April 7, 2019 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 11:1-18

Peter’s Defense

Intro

A. CRITICISM (Acts 11:1-3).

1. Source - the Jewish believers (Acts 11:2).

2. The nature of the offense (Acts 11:3).

B. CONFIRMATION (Acts 11:4-17).

1. Retelling his vision (Acts 11:4-10).

2. Retelling his visit (Acts 11:11-14).

3. Retelling the visitation of the Holy Spirit (Acts 11:15-17).

C. CONSENSUS (Acts 11:18).

Additional Issues of Interest:

1. Theological issues

a. Household salvation (Acts 11:14) -

b. The gift of repentance (Acts 11:18) -

2. Principles for divine guidance.

a. Peter was praying (Acts 11:5).

b. God revealed His Word to Peter (Acts 11:5).

c. Supported by providence. (Acts 11:11)

d. Peter’s willingness to obey (Acts 11:12).

e. Peter confirmed divine guidance with more Scripture (Acts 11:16).

Conclusion