Through Many Tribulations

August 18, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Acts 14:1-22 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - Aug. 18, 2019 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 14:1-22

Through Many Tribulations

Intro

A. ICONIUM (Acts 14:1-6) -

1. Gospel harvest (Acts 14:1).

2. Gospel hostility (Acts 14:2).

3. Gospel perseverance (Acts 14:3).

4. Gospel division (Acts 14:4-6).

B. LYSTRA (Acts 14:8-20) -

1. Healing of lame man (Acts 14:8-10).

2. Paganized worship (Acts 14:11-18).

a. Barnabas is ZEUS and Paul is HERMES (Acts 14:11-13).

b. The apostles reaction (Acts 14:14-15a).

c. Paul’s sermon to the pagans - Theology 101 (Acts 14:15b-18).

3. Paul is stoned and presumed dead (Acts 14:19-20a).

C. DERBE (Acts 14:20-21)

1. Preaching the gospel.

2. Many disciples.

3. Return trip.

LESSON: What is the mindset that is willing to endure persecution for Christ.

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