Acts

Act on Your Faith

2 Corinthians 13.5-11

Prepare to Be Tested

Challenge Your Mentality (2 Cor. 10.1-6)
Challenge Your Physical Comfort Zone (2 Cor. 11.23-29)
Challenge Your Character(2 Cor. 13.5-11)
Challenge Your Character (2 Cor. 13.5-11)

Embrace Discomfort (5a)
Look for Opportunities to Test Your Authenticity (5b)
Experience Jesus in Yourself and in Others (5c-6)
Love the Truth No Matter What (7-8)
Aim for Restoration (9-11)

Trials, Platforms, and Limitations

Acts 26.12-32

  1. Integrate Paul’s Trials with Our New Testament
  2. Gain a Better Perspective (Philippians)
    1. Feel good about God's work in people (1.3-7)
    2. Empty yourself like Jesus did (2.1-7)
    3. Release the past (3.13-15)
    4. Learn the secret of contentment (4.10-13)
  • A. Feel good about God's work in people (1.3-7)
  • B. Empty yourself like Jesus did (2.1-7)
  • C. Release the past (3.13-15)
  • D. Learn the secret of contentment (4.10-13)
     

Faith Journeys pt4

Get Involved in Church Life (18.1-20.38)

  1. Give the gift of a gentle spirit (1 Cor 1-4)
  2. Receive the gift of identity (Ephesians)
  3. Move from Receiver to Giver (Acts 20.35) (Uncover Who God Made You To Be)

Faith Journeys pt3

1. Employ Strategic Simplicity (13-14) 
2. Navigate Basic Challenges
    Process Conflict Well (15.36-41)
    Work for Social Justice, but Live the Gospel (16.35-40)
    Reject Demagoguery (Media & Manipulations) (17.1-9) 
    Cultivate a Noble Heart & Mind (17.10-15)
    Celebrate the Sovereignty of God (17.16-34)
2. Get Challenged with God’s Bottom Line
    Build People, not Movements (18.1-17)
    Get Involved in Church Life (18.24-19.41)