Introduction to Acts:
Does anyone know who wrote the book of Acts?
Does anyone know what the book of Acts is about?
- The beginnings of the church
- Acts tells the story about how the Church spread out into the world
Does anyone know the three biggest characters in Acts?
Read: Acts 1:1-11
Does anyone know what Luke’s first book was called?
What is Luke’s first book, the gospel of Luke about?
Getting back into Acts….
Read Acts 1:1-5
1. Christianity and Jesus resurrection are true.
What does the word resurrection mean?
How do we know that the resurrection is a fact?
- We know from God’s word – right here in Acts 1:3 and also in other places – 1 John 1
Does it matter if Jesus rose from the dead? Why does it matter?
- If Jesus rose from the dead, then it proves he is God
How should we respond to God?
What does worshipping Jesus look like?
- Repentance, Faith/Belief, Obedience
What else can we learn from these verses…..
Read: Acts 6-8
2. We are called to witnesses
What does it mean to be a witness?
If you call yourself a Christian… Then you need to live like a Christian and talk like a Christian.
Read Acts 9-11
What do we learn from these 3 verses?
3. Jesus is in Heaven and Jesus will return
Did you know that’s really good news?
- Jesus will return
- When Jesus returns he will judge all sin
Does that sound like good news? —– No, but it is.
- Romans 3:23
- Romans 6:23
So, why is Jesus return such a good thing?
- Sin will be no more
- Perfect fellowship will be restored between us and God
Put your faith in Jesus.