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When I have a Convenient Season              Acts 24:22-27        Tallapoosa church of Christ             Sunday Morning  ...
•According to Dictionary.com, “Procrastination is the act orhabit of putting of or delaying, especially something requirin...
Acts 24:22 NKJV But when Felix heard these things, havingmore accurate knowledge of the Way, he adjourned theproceedings a...
Acts 24:25 NKJV Now as he reasoned aboutrighteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come,Felix was afraid and answere...
Reasoned Out of the ScriptureActs 17:2-3 NKJV Then Paul, as hiscustom was, went in to them, andfor three Sabbaths reasoned...
Acts 24:25 NKJV Now as he reasoned aboutrighteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come,Felix was afraid and answere...
2 Timothy 2:15 NKJV Be diligent to present yourselfapproved to God, a worker who does not need to beashamed, rightly divid...
Romans 3:10 NKJV As it is written: "THERE IS NONERIGHTEOUS, NO, NOT ONE;    Romans 3:23 NKJV for all have sinned and fall ...
Romans 5:8-11 NKJV But God demonstrates His own lovetoward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died forus. (9)...
Acts 22:16 NKJV And now why are you waiting?Arise and be baptized, and wash away your sins,calling on the name of the Lord.’
Acts 24:25 NKJV Now as he reasoned aboutrighteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come,Felix was afraid and answere...
2 Peter 1:5-10 NKJV But also for this very reason, giving all diligence,add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, (6)...
Galatians 5:22-26 NKJV But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, (2...
Acts 24:25 NKJV Now as he reasoned aboutrighteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come,Felix was afraid and answere...
Hebrews 9:27-28 NKJV And as it is appointed for mento die once, but after this the judgment, (28) soChrist was offered onc...
John 5:28-29 NKJV Do not marvel at this; for thehour is coming in which all who are in the graves willhear His voice (29) ...
Acts 24:25 NKJV Now as he reasoned aboutrighteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come,Felix was afraid and answere...
Acts 24:26-27 NKJV Meanwhile he also hoped thatmoney would be given him by Paul, that he mightrelease him. Therefore he se...
2 Peter 3:9-11 NKJV The Lord is not slack concerningHis promise, as some count slackness, but is longsufferingtoward us, n...
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When i have a convenient season 1 29-12 sermon

  1. 1. When I have a Convenient Season Acts 24:22-27 Tallapoosa church of Christ Sunday Morning January 29, 2012
  2. 2. •According to Dictionary.com, “Procrastination is the act orhabit of putting of or delaying, especially something requiringimmediate action.”•Procrastination is like a credit card: its a lot of fun until you getthe bill. Christopher Parker•Procrastination is opportunitys assassin. Victor Kiam•Procrastination is the thief of time. Edward Young•Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder. Mason Cooley
  3. 3. Acts 24:22 NKJV But when Felix heard these things, havingmore accurate knowledge of the Way, he adjourned theproceedings and said, "When Lysias the commander comesdown, I will make a decision on your case.”Acts 24:24 NKJV And after some days, when Felix came with hiswife Drusilla, who was Jewish, he sent for Paul and heard himconcerning the faith in Christ.
  4. 4. Acts 24:25 NKJV Now as he reasoned aboutrighteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come,Felix was afraid and answered, "Go away for now; whenI have a convenient time I will call for you.”Reasoned ‘dialegomai’ – lit. through speaking; Thayer defines the word as meaning to mingle thought with thought.
  5. 5. Reasoned Out of the ScriptureActs 17:2-3 NKJV Then Paul, as hiscustom was, went in to them, andfor three Sabbaths reasoned withthem from the Scriptures, (3)explaining and demonstratingthat the Christ had to suffer andrise again from the dead, andsaying, “This Jesus whom I preachto you is the Christ.”
  6. 6. Acts 24:25 NKJV Now as he reasoned aboutrighteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come,Felix was afraid and answered, "Go away for now; whenI have a convenient time I will call for you.”Righteousness ‘dikaiosunē’ – the condition that is acceptable to God (Thayer).
  7. 7. 2 Timothy 2:15 NKJV Be diligent to present yourselfapproved to God, a worker who does not need to beashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 NKJV All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, (17) that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.
  8. 8. Romans 3:10 NKJV As it is written: "THERE IS NONERIGHTEOUS, NO, NOT ONE; Romans 3:23 NKJV for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, Romans 6:23 NKJV For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
  9. 9. Romans 5:8-11 NKJV But God demonstrates His own lovetoward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died forus. (9) Much more then, having now been justified by Hisblood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him. (10) Forif when we were enemies we were reconciled to God throughthe death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, weshall be saved by His life. (11) And not only that, but wealso rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, throughwhom we have now received the reconciliation.
  10. 10. Acts 22:16 NKJV And now why are you waiting?Arise and be baptized, and wash away your sins,calling on the name of the Lord.’
  11. 11. Acts 24:25 NKJV Now as he reasoned aboutrighteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come,Felix was afraid and answered, "Go away for now; whenI have a convenient time I will call for you.” Self-control ‘egkrateia’ – self-control; the virtue of one who masters his desires and passions, especially sensual appetites (Thayer).
  12. 12. 2 Peter 1:5-10 NKJV But also for this very reason, giving all diligence,add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, (6) to knowledge self-control, to self-control perseverance, to perseverance godliness, (7)to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love. (8)For if these things are yours and abound, you will be neither barrennor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. (9) For hewho lacks these things is shortsighted, even to blindness, and hasforgotten that he was cleansed from his old sins. (10) Therefore,brethren, be even more diligent to make your call and election sure,for if you do these things you will never stumble;
  13. 13. Galatians 5:22-26 NKJV But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, (23) gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. (24) And those who are Christshave crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. (25) If we live inthe Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. (26) Let us not becomeconceited, provoking one another, envying one another.
  14. 14. Acts 24:25 NKJV Now as he reasoned aboutrighteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come,Felix was afraid and answered, "Go away for now; whenI have a convenient time I will call for you.” Judgment
  15. 15. Hebrews 9:27-28 NKJV And as it is appointed for mento die once, but after this the judgment, (28) soChrist was offered once to bear the sins of many. Tothose who eagerly wait for Him He will appear a secondtime, apart from sin, for salvation.2 Corinthians 5:10 NKJV (10) For we must all appearbefore the judgment seat of Christ, that each one mayreceive the things done in the body, according to whathe has done, whether good or bad.
  16. 16. John 5:28-29 NKJV Do not marvel at this; for thehour is coming in which all who are in the graves willhear His voice (29) and come forth— those who havedone good, to the resurrection of life, and those whohave done evil, to the resurrection of condemnation.
  17. 17. Acts 24:25 NKJV Now as he reasoned aboutrighteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come,Felix was afraid and answered, "Go away for now; whenI have a convenient time I will call for you.” Why???
  18. 18. Acts 24:26-27 NKJV Meanwhile he also hoped thatmoney would be given him by Paul, that he mightrelease him. Therefore he sent for him more often andconversed with him. (27) But after two years PorciusFestus succeeded Felix; and Felix, wanting to do theJews a favor, left Paul bound.
  19. 19. 2 Peter 3:9-11 NKJV The Lord is not slack concerningHis promise, as some count slackness, but is longsufferingtoward us, not willing that any should perish but that allshould come to repentance. (10) But the day of the Lordwill come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens willpass away with a great noise, and the elements will meltwith fervent heat; both the earth and the works that arein it will be burned up. (11) Therefore, since all thesethings will be dissolved, what manner of persons oughtyou to be in holy conduct and godliness,

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