Contributed on Jul 23, 2002
There appears to be the themes of persecution in verses 1-3 and evangelism in verses 4-8. But I want to suggest that this entire passage is primarily all about evangelism!
WHY ARE WE HERE? pt 1 Acts 8:1-8 Introduction Two elderly couples were enjoying conversation when one of the men asked the other, ‘Fred, how was the memory clinic you went to last month?’ ‘Outstanding, they taught us all the latest psychological techniques: visualisation, ...read more
Contributed on Aug 9, 2002
This message explores some important truths regarding our prime ministry as portrayed by Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch.
‘BETTY, LIE STILL’ Acts 8:26-40 Introduction ‘Old Betty was converted late in her life, and though she was very poor she was very active. She visited the sick; out of her own poverty she gave to those who were still poorer; she collected a little money from others when she could give none of ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2002
What made Saul look so different? How did they recognise the change? What was it about him that brought about such astonishment? Let’s see if we can pinpoint the changes that occurred. We want to discover how we as fellow believers should look, in order t
ASTONISHED! Acts 9:18-31 INTRODUCTION Hold up picture of antlion and ask – ‘What do you think this is?’ (AWAIT RESPONSES) Hold up picture of antlion pits and explain that these are the traps antlions build to catch their prey. Hold up picture of lacewing and ask – ‘What do you think this ...read more