Sunday School Lesson 2010 08 22

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Acts 27 - 28

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Sunday School Lesson 2010 08 22

  1. 1. And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />Welcome<br />
  2. 2. Grow Team News<br />Breakfast and Testimony<br />August 28th<br />Update of Class Directory<br />Jill Taylor<br />Greenhouse<br />Starts this week<br />Beth Moore Simulcast<br />September 18th<br />growteam@nuthalapaty.net<br />
  3. 3. Serve Team News<br />YTD Offerings:<br />$1399<br />August Goal:<br />$1600<br />August 28th, 2010<br />serveteam@nuthalapaty.net<br />
  4. 4. Rescue Team News<br />Praise Reports<br />&<br />Prayer Requests<br />rescueteam@nuthalapaty.net<br />
  5. 5. Personal Applications<br />What is your response to situations when you know the Gospel is being suppressed?<br />What kind of chains have you worn and how can they speak to those who are unsaved?<br />Do you try to “cut your losses” when sharing the Gospel? <br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  6. 6. Imagine you had unlimited resources available to you – and your mission was to fulfill the Great Commission in Greenville.<br />What would you do?<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  7. 7. Paul’s Journey to Rome (Acts 27 – 28)<br />
  8. 8. Fulfilling the Great Commission<br />It’s better when we do it together.<br />Luke and Aristarchus joined Paul (v. 1)<br />The believers in Sidon, ‘refreshed’ Paul<br />The brothers in Rome encouraged Paul<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  9. 9. Paul’s Journey to Rome (Acts 27 – 28)<br />
  10. 10. Fulfilling the Great Commission<br />It’s not about the destination – it’s about the journey.<br />Spiritual leadership trumps all other kinds of leadership because it involves:<br />Being practical (v. 8 -11)<br />Being an encourager (v. 22)<br />Making God the focus of the situation (v. 23-26)<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  11. 11. Paul’s Journey to Rome (Acts 27 – 28)<br />
  12. 12. Fulfilling the Great Comission<br />It’s not about the program, it’s about the people.<br />The centurion and soldiers<br />The sailors and other prisoners<br />The people of Malta<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  13. 13. The Cost of Going to Rome<br />1 bad decision to forge ahead in dangerous weather<br />14 days in a “northeaster”<br />276 starving, shipwrecked, crew and passengers<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  14. 14. The Cost of Going to Rome<br />Being a witness for Christ to everyone along the way….<br />PRICELESS<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  15. 15. Personal Application<br />What have you learned from the book of Acts that prepares and equips you to be a witness “to the ends of the earth” (1:8)?<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />
  16. 16. Connecting & Communicating<br />Email Distribution List<br />bcbc-sundayschool@googlegroups.com<br />Class Blog<br />bcbc-sundayschool.blogspot.com<br />And without faith it is impossible to please God,<br />because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists<br />and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.<br />(Hebrews 11:6) <br />

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