Prayer: the key to unlock prison doors

April 28, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Acts 12:1-19 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - April 28, 2019 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 12:1-19

Prayer: the key to unlock prison doors

Intro

A. HEROD AGRIPPA I (Acts 12:1-2).

1. Grandson of Herod the Great (Mt. 2:1f).

2. Early days.

3. Persecution begins again.

B. INCARCERATION OF PETER (Acts 12:3-5).

1) 4 squads of soldiers (Acts 12:4).

2) Fervent prayer (Acts 12:5).

C. JAIL BREAK (Acts 12:6-11).

1. On the night before his trial, Peter slept (Acts 12:6).

2. The angel brings about the “Great Escape” (Acts 12:7-11).

a. The unfolding of events.

b. A vision (Acts 12:9)?

c. A picture.

D. PRAYER MEETING (Acts 12:12-17).

1. John Mark’s mother (Acts 12:12).

2. Rhoda’s report while leaving Peter at the gate (Acts 12:13-14).

3. The unbelief of the saints (Acts 12:15-16).

4) Peter’s report (Acts 12:17).

E. EXECUTION (Acts 12:18-19).

Conclusion