One Message: Two Audiences
Acts 17:1-15 – Feb. 26, 2023
VS 2 – “As was his custom”: Do you have a custom? Do you need a custom? Why would you need a custom?
The First Audience
VS 2-3 – “Reasoned… Explaining… Proving”: What do each of these words symbolize with regards to the relationship between the audience and the speaker?
VS 3 – “Necessary”: There is a purpose behind the decision on is forced to make.
VS 5 – “But the Jews were Jealous”: Jealousy is the outflow of envy.
VS 6 – “Turned the world upside down”: Did they? Or did they turn a wicked world right side up? REFF: Matthew 5 (beatitude’s) Luke 12:13-21 (Parable of the rich man)
The Second Audience
VS 10 – “Berea”: Be like a Berean … BEFORE and AFTER you accept Christ. Your love for Christ is what will draw you to search after Him.
VS 11 – “More Noble”: Double meaning with noble. The Audience and the Speaker.
VS 11 – “Received … Eagerness … Examining”: What do each of these words symbolize with regards to the relation between the audience and the speaker?
VS 13 – “They came there too”: Satan has no BORDERS, but he does have BOUNDARIES. God and The Gospel has no BOUNDARIES!