Acts 13: What Will You Do With the Grace of God?


Acts 13 documents Paul’s very first recorded sermon. Paul and Barnabas had come to Antioch in Pisidia. It was a Sabbath day in a Jewish synagogue.

After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent a message… “If you have any word of encouragement for the people, say it.” So Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand said…

Paul’s sermon had four major points:

  1. God raises up a great nation: The message of God’s law
  2. God raises up a great king: The message of Israel’s future
  3. God raises up his own Son: The message of mankind’s salvation
  4. God raises the question: “What will you do with my grace?”

This sermon was delivered on August 24, 2014.

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