The Church Multiplies – Acts 16:1-21

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The Unstoppable Gospel OUTLINE The Plan (v. 16:1-5) The Perseverance (v. 16:6-10) The People (v. 16:11-21) QUESTIONS God is Omnipotent, and for the Christian, everything is going to be alright. The Church is the physical, tangible proof that God is working out His plan and that Jesus is doing exactly what He said He would do (Matthew 16:18).  What things do you …

THE CHURCH MULTIPLIES – ACTS 15:36-41

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CHOOSING JOY OUTLINE Truth 1: It’s often when things look most promising that God starts pruning our hearts (v. 15:36) Truth 2: God uses our failures to demonstrate His glory (Mark’s desertion) (v. 15:37-38) Truth 3: Conflict is an opportunity: to refocus our hearts, to redeem broken relationships, and to react with grace. (Paul & Barnabas’s conflict) (v. 15:39-40) Truth …

THE CHURCH MULTIPLIES – ACTS 15:1-35

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THE GOSPEL CLARIFIED OUTLINE Gospel Focus (v. 15:1-5) Gospel Freedom (v. 15:6-12) Gospel Family (v. 15:13-29) Gospel Formation (v. 15:30-35)   QUESTIONS What stuck out to you from Pastor Dave’s message? In Acts 15, the Church navigates a disagreement concerning the purity and simplicity of the Gospel. What is the Gospel (1Corinthians 15:1-4)? What things have you experienced being added …

THE CHURCH MULTIPLIES – ACTS 14:1-28

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Jesus Builds His church OUTLINE Time (v. 14:1-7) Transparency (v. 14:8-20) Team (v. 14:21-28) QUESTIONS God isn’t in a hurry. Discipleship is a process that takes decades not days. Do you tend to agree or disagree with this statement? Where do you find yourself rushing and hurrying most? Why are you in a hurry? What would it look like to …

the church multiplies – acts 13:44-52

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The Gospel to Gentiles OUTLINE Perseverance (v. 13:44-45) Patience (v. 13:46-47) Humility (v. 13:48) Joy (v. 13:49-52)   QUESTIONS What stood out to you from Pastor Dave’s message? The Bible is very upfront about the fact that life is difficult. How do you respond to rejection? Why is perseverance/endurance so necessary for the disciple of Christ? What is an area …

THE CHURCH MULTIPLIES – ACTS 13:1-41

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GOSPEL EXPANSION OUTLINE Community (v. 13: 1-5) Conflict (v. 13: 6-12) Courage (v. 13: 13-41)   QUESTIONS Community is NOT optional, it is essential for our growth. How have you tried to do Christianity alone? Why is being known in community often frightening to us? How does the Gospel set us free to be known? Conflict is unavoidable. What is …

THE CHURCH MULTIPLIES – ACTS 12:1-25

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GOSPEL ADVANCEMENT OUTLINE Devastation (v. 12:1-2) Desperation (v. 12:3-5) Delight + Disbelief (v. 12:6-7) Dependence (v. 12:18-23) Discipline (v. 12:24-25) QUESTIONS God is good and does good. The enemy loves to undermine His goodness to separate us from Him. Have you ever struggled with believing God is good and for you? When did that happen and how did you walk …

The Church Multiplies – Acts 11:19-30

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A Spirit-Filled, Gospel-Centered Church   OUTLINE Byproducts (v. 11:19-21; 25-30) Bullseyes (v. 11:22-24)   QUESTIONS A byproduct is a secondary result. It’s something that is inevitably created during the production of something else. Christianity has many byproducts, but one bullseye. What happens when we aim for a byproduct instead of the bullseye? When Jesus said, “It is finished.”, what did …

The Church Multiplies – Acts 11:1-18

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A Movement of Reconciliation OUTLINE Tension (v. 11:1-3) Testimony (v. 11:4-17) Trajectory (v. 11:18)   QUESTIONS In Acts chapter 10, God changed Peter’s perspective so that he might use Peter to be an agent of Gospel change in his sphere of influence. What sphere of influence has God called you to impact? How might Jesus want to use you to …

The Church Multiples – Acts 10:1-48

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The Gospel Reconciles   OUTLINE Information (v. 10:1-23) Application (v. 10:23-33) Conversion (v. 10:34-47) Transformation (v. 10:48) QUESTIONS Read John 10:10 + 1 Peter 5:8. The enemy has come to steal, kill, and destroy. He divides and destroys. What are some ways you have seen the schemes of the enemy divide and devour? How has Jesus brought unity to your …