Acts 6 1 7 Sermon

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Acts 6 1 7 Sermon

  1. 1. Widows, Wisdom and the Word Acts 6:1-7
  2. 2. <ul><li>… three thousand souls were added </li></ul><ul><li>… the number of the men came to be about five thousand . </li></ul><ul><li>… Now the multitude… </li></ul><ul><li>… And believers were increasingly added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women, </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Main Problem? <ul><li>Greek, Jewish, Christian widows </li></ul><ul><li>were being neglected by </li></ul><ul><li>Hebrew, Jewish, Christian disciples </li></ul>
  4. 4. Potential Problems <ul><li>Disunity among the disciples. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Potential Problems <ul><li>Disunity among the disciples. </li></ul><ul><li>Apostles diverted from the “Word of God” and prayer. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Solution? <ul><li>They asked </li></ul><ul><li>wise people </li></ul><ul><li>filled with the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>to serve. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Solution? <ul><li>They asked </li></ul><ul><li>wise people </li></ul><ul><li>filled with the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>to serve. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Solution? <ul><li>They asked </li></ul><ul><li>wise people </li></ul><ul><li>filled with the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>to serve. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Solution? <ul><li>They asked </li></ul><ul><li>wise people </li></ul><ul><li>filled with the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>to serve. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Results are in… <ul><li>The Word spread. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Results are in… <ul><li>The Word spread. </li></ul><ul><li>Disciples multiplied </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Results are in… <ul><li>The Word Spread. </li></ul><ul><li>Disciples multiplied </li></ul><ul><li>Even Priests were obedient to the faith. </li></ul>
  13. 13. How to Build Calvary <ul><li>Look for… </li></ul><ul><li>neglected people to serve </li></ul>
  14. 14. How to Build Calvary <ul><li>Look for… </li></ul><ul><li>neglected people to serve </li></ul><ul><li>disagreements among disciples to unite </li></ul>
  15. 15. How to Build Calvary <ul><li>Look for… </li></ul><ul><li>neglected people to serve </li></ul><ul><li>disagreements among disciples to unite </li></ul><ul><li>diversions from the ministry of the Word and prayer </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Calvary now more than ever… </li></ul><ul><li>We need wise people </li></ul><ul><li>filled with the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>to serve. </li></ul>
  17. 17. harmonious relations with others

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