The Church at Antioch

April 14, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Acts 11:19-30 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - April 14, 2019 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 11:19-30

The Church at Antioch

Intro

A. EVANGELISM (Acts 11:19-21).

1. Scattered believers speaking to Jews only (Acts 11:19).

2. Some Hellenistic Jews began to speak to the Greeks at Antioch (Acts 11:19-20).

3. Many Greeks believed by the “hand of the Lord” (Acts 11:20-21, 24).

B. ENCOURAGEMENT (Acts 11:22-24).

1. Apostolic oversight (Acts 11:22).

2. Barnabas, “son of encouragement” (Acts 11:23-24; cf. Acts 4:36).

C. EDUCATION (Acts 11:25-26).

1. Barnabas brings Saul to Antioch (Acts 11:25-26).

2. The teaching ministry of Saul (Acts 11:26).

3. The humility of Barnabas.

4. First called “Christians” in Antioch (Acts 11:26).

D. FAMINE RELIEF (Acts 11:27-30).

1. Sharing material things (Rom. 15:26).

2. Foreign mercy.

Conclusion