Understanding the big picture of Acts
Topic: Hope that stands in the storm Verse: Acts 15:1–15:21
Story of what God was doing through the early church.
The big picture is advancing the kingdom of God to all.
There are somethings worth fighting for.
We are saved by grace and grace alone.
Jesus + Nothing
God wants all people to come into his kingdom. There is no discrimination.
Question: What kind of power would it take to turn a message of rejection into a message of acceptance?
How big would the 'yes' need to be to counter the 'no'?
We all stand in the need of the same grace.
How could we add our 'yes' to others today who are outside our walls?
Get an index card and pen:
Side 1: Who needs to experience a "Yes" from you?
Side 2: Write down a name