Date: January 27, 2019 (Worship Service)
Bible Text: Acts 17:16-20 | Pastor Scott LaPierre
Series: Growing in Outreach
Acts 17:16-30—Witnessing to False Religions - Part II
Lesson 1: We ________ ________ ______ to share the Gospel with false religions, because they surround us (Acts 13:22-41).
Lesson 2: Outreach begins with __ ____________ (Acts 17:16; 1 Cor 8:4-6, 10:20).
Lesson 3: Burden ______________ ____________ is worthless (Acts 17:17; Jam 2:14-16).
Lesson 4: We ________ ____ ____ people, versus expecting them to come to us (Acts 17:17; Matt 28:19).
Lesson 5: Don’t __________ ____________ (Acts 17:18-20; Matt 10:14)
Family Worship Guide
Day 1: Read Acts 17:16-34 and discuss: What prompted Paul to say anything at all, in Athens? Answer by pointing to what he encountered, in the city (externally), but also describe his inner motivation(s) - what prompted him, internally, to speak to the Athenians?
Day 2: Read Acts 17:16-34 and discuss: What burden(s) have you had for someone you know, or a group of people you know? What has God led you to do in an obedient response to that burden? How can your church family help you respond to what you are led to address?
Day 3: Read Acts 17:16-34 and discuss: What internal attitudes have kept you from obeying the Great Commission? What “open doors” exist in your relationships with unbelievers? What “open doors” are you missing, ignoring, or neglecting?
Pray for those who lead, feed, and care for the flock, and their families (Col. 4:3, 2 Thess. 3:1): Andrew Criss and Randy Hanson
Pray for the Gospel to Spread Among All Peoples (Matt. 9:37-38):
An Unreached People Group: Abaza, Arabized (Muslim, Egypt)