Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Mar 6, 2007
As Paul went about preaching the gospel, there was a predictable reaction from the enemy of that gospel. This passage helps us understand why the gospel angers people, how they express that anger, and the way that anger is calmed.
Passage: Acts 19:23-41
Intro: Poewr Point picture of a tiger.
1. would you go up and twist the tail of this animal, or stick your finger in its eye?
2. if you did, you would expect a reaction.
3. most of us avoid doing things that make other people angry.
4. but as we are discovering in Acts,