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Acts 5:17-42 - Jaws and Fearing God

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Acts 5:17-42 – Jaws, and Is it Safe to Go Back in the Water?
Or, Fear God not Other People
Questions for the Young

Q1. Acts chapter 5 is all about…

FEARING DEEP WATER FEARING SHARKS

FEARING GOD FEARING OTHER PEOPLE

Q2. The Sadducees did not believe in Jesus’ resurrection, so they were…

WRONG RIGHT “SAD, YOU SEE” JEALOUS

Q3. The Sanhedrin was the Jewish…

RULING COUNCIL MENTAL ASYLUM TEMPLE COMMITTEE

Q4. The Sadducees,Sanhedrin etc. feared…

GOD OTHER PEOPLE FAILURE COMPETITION

Q5. The Sadducees and high priest were annoyed that the apostles were still maintaining that they had…

ARRESTED THEM STOPPED THEIR PREACHING KILLED JESUS

Q6. The apostles were clear that they should fear…

SADDUCEES PEOPLE THE SANHEDRIN GOD JESUS

Q7. Resisting God is…

SILLY SOMETIMES SUCCESSFUL FUTILE

Q8. Fearing God can sometimes be…
DIFFICULT FUN COSTLY
Acts 5:17-42 – Fear God not Other People LMCC 2017/10/01
I. FEARING GOD LEADS TO BOLDNESS 17-21a

II. NOT FEARING GOD LEADS TO HUMILIATION 21b-26

III. FEARING GOD LEADS TO FOLLOWING JESUS 27-32

IV. RESISTANCE IS FUTILE 33-39

V. THE COST OF FEARING GOD 40-42

CONCLUSION

Acts 5 has 4 reasons for fearing God, not other people-
1. Fearing God enables us to serve him boldly. “to boldly go”. Don’t be timid.
2. Not fearing God leads to humiliation, and ultimately complete shame in hell.
3. Fearing God enables us to follow Jesus rather than give in to pressure.
4. The opposite of fearing God is resisting him; but “Resistance is futile.”

Passages:Acts 5:17-42
Date:October 1, 2017
Series & Preacher:The Acts of Jesus, David Legg (Sunday Morning)
Tags:Fear, God, Jaws, Sadducees, Spielberg
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