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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”
Acts 6:1-7

Mission Drift…

 

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

 

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