Beyond Boundaries: It Had to Happen!

October 28, 2018 ()


Verse: Acts 11:20-23; 26b-29

Intro: Who’s order are you acting on?

  1. The Great Commission- Make Disciples of All Nations
    • It’s a Commission Jesus ENTRUSTS to us
    • I Cor. 9:17. “For if I do this voluntarily, I have a reward; but if against my will, I have a stewardship entrusted to me.”
      Key: Obedience
  2. The First Missional Church (Antioch Church)
    Acts 11:20-23; 26b-29

    1. Crossing Cultural and Traditional Boundaries
      • Antioch: 500,000 population, 25!000 Jews, 475,000 Gentiles
    2. What does Man see in this church?
      V21: And the hand of the Lord
      V23: Witnessed the grace of God. Charis: Grace,Salvation, Charity, Favour
      V26b: First called Christians in Antioch -Little Christ, those doing the business of Christ…
    3. Everyone Participated

      V29 As each one was able
  3. The Passionate Church (Ephesian Church)
    “'I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false; and you have perseverance and have endured for My name's sake, and have not grown weary. But I have this against you, that you have left your first love. Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand out of its place-unless you repent.” Revelation‬

    • What is our First Love?
    • How do we re-kindle our passion towards God