ACTS–Expanding the Church

Acts 11:1-18 (NASB)- Expanding the Church–Understanding of the Mission of God

  • A False Characterization of the Mission of God v.1-3
  • An Expanded Revelation of the Mission of God 4-6
    • Leadership (Peter) is Interrupted by God- 4-6.
    • Leadership (Peter) is Challenged by God. V.7-11
    • Leadership (Peter) Obeys God- v.12-14-
  • The Holy Spirit’s Confirmation of the Mission of God v.15-17
  • The Church’ Celebration of the Mission of God v.17-18  
    • Peter’s Resignation v.17
    • Peter’s Accusers Embrace the Work of the Holy Spirit Among the Gentiles v.18