Nov. 13, 2022
VS 26 – “Rise and Go”: Philip is being called and tested to be obedient in following God.
VS 27 – “He rose and went”: Philip listened to God’s guidance.
VS 28 – “He had come to Jerusalem to worship”: What is the motive of our Worship? Are we fulfilled in our worship?
VS 29 – “Go over and join”: God is leading Philip to join (unite) with a foreigner.
VS 30 – “Do you understand”: How do we approach others in our evangelism?
VS 31 – “How can I unless someone guides me”: lead versus guide – Who is truly doing the guiding?
“While leaders may organize and direct a guide shows us the way. While leaders get us enthused about the goal and about working together, a guide keeps us on the right path.”
God is our Guide
VS 34-35 – “About Whom … beginning … the good news about Jesus”: All scripture points to Christ! allow the Spirit to Guide you in all speech and actions. Truth and Love
VS 36 – “What prevents me”: Baptism is the outward expression of what has happened inwardly.
Vs 39 – “Went on his way rejoicing”: Salvation brings Joy! Reference Acts 8:8
VS 40 – “Caesarea”: Are we willing to be led by God in every aspect of our life? Look at Philip’s ministry.