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Great Couples Of The Bible 2

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How Aquila and Priscilla demonstrate the Christian Virtue of Energy.

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Great Couples Of The Bible 2

  1. 1. Great Couples of the Bible!<br />
  2. 2. The Energy of Virtue<br />Peter tells us in 2 Peter 1:5 to Add to our Faith Goodness <br />Goodness is virtue, excellence, moral character<br />It means courage, rigor, energy, boldness.<br />This month we learn more about this quality by looking at four great couples in the Bible.<br />
  3. 3. Aquila and Priscilla: Energy for the Kingdom!Acts 18<br />
  4. 4. Fifteen Fast Facts About Aquila and Priscilla<br />1. They were of Jewish heritage. (Acts 18:1-2)<br />2. They were from Pontus, Italy. (Acts 18:1-2)<br />
  5. 5. Fifteen Fast Facts About Aquila and Priscilla<br />3. They came to Corinth because Claudius ordered the Jews to leave Rome. (This is where Paul met them) (Acts 18:2)<br />4. They were tentmakers (Acts 18:3)<br />
  6. 6. Fifteen Fast Facts About Aquila and Priscilla<br />5. They were worked alongside the Apostle Paul (Acts 18:3)<br />6. They later sailed to Syria with Paul <br /> (Acts 18:18) <br />
  7. 7. Fifteen Fast Facts About Aquila and Priscilla<br />7. Paul left them in Ephesius<br /> (Acts 18:19)<br />8. They heard Apollos, a native of Alexandria, preaching about Jesus in the synagogue (Acts 18:24-25)<br />
  8. 8. Fifteen Fast Facts About Aquila and Priscilla<br />9. Priscilla and Aquila taught him the way of God more adequately. <br /> (Acts 18:25)<br />10. Apollos carried the Gospel to Achaia (Acts 18:27-28)<br />
  9. 9. Fifteen Fast Facts About Aquila and Priscilla<br />11. When Paul later writes to the Romans he greets Priscilla and Aquila and calls them fellow workers (Romans 16:3)<br />12. Paul says they &quot;risked their lives for me“ (Romans 16:3<br />
  10. 10. Fifteen Fast Facts About Aquila and Priscilla<br />13. Paul says all the churches of the Gentiles are grateful to them (Romans 16:3-4)<br />14. Paul says that there was a church that met at their house (Romans 16:5). <br />
  11. 11. Fifteen Fast Facts About Aquila and Priscilla<br />15. When they were in Corinth they also had a church meeting at their house (1 Corinthians 16:18-19).<br />
  12. 12. Everything we know about this amazing couple tells us that they were energized for Kingdom service!<br />
  13. 13. Practical Ways to Have The Virtue of Energy For the Kingdom<br />1. Be Strong in the Struggles<br />2. Be Open to God&apos;s Calling<br />3. Be Prepared to be Used<br />4. Be Hospitable to Others<br />
  14. 14. Aquila and Priscilla model for us the energetic Christian:<br />Strong<br />Open <br />Prepared<br />Hospitable<br />

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