Not Ashamed of the Gospel : The Word of God Continued to Increase
March 19, 2017 Speaker: Series: Not Ashamed of the Gospel
Passage: Acts 6:1–6:7
“Not Ashamed of the Gospel : The Word of God Continued to Increase”
Facing external persecution, internal subversion and now “good” distraction.
The Problem Presented (v. 1)
Grumbling because the needy were ___________.______
The Solution (vv. 2-6)
________________ of the tables (v. 3)
________________ of the Word (v. 4)
• God calls ________________ people to ________________ ministries.
• Do not be ________________ from prayer and the word.
The Result (v. 7)
Growth! Of the ______________ of God, of the numbers of __________________ and of numbers of __________________ who were converted!
• Priority of the word of God
o In people ________________ to faith;
o In __________ ______and ________________ people in faith; and
o In the __________________ of early believers.
What about us as Grace Baptist Church?
“Service is but gratitude on our part for grace received from [our Lord Jesus’]
pierced hands” – Derek Thomas