A Testimony of an Encourager - Barnabas (Acts 9:26-31)Gus Gill, November 19, 2017
Part of the 2 Timothy series
Acts 9: 26-31
1. The Holy Spirits work...
A. In the immediate context.
B. It is Who He is. John 14: 16.
2. under difficult circumstances...
A. Running for his life.
B. From friends to enemies.
C. And still not believed in or trusted.
3. sends people at significant moments to encourage others.
A. And at that moment Barnabas steps up.
B. He believes enough in Saul to bring him to the Apostles. Galatians 1: 18-19.
C. Then he said encouraging words.
1. Believe that the Holy Spirit is in you and wants to use you. He is
your Helper. John 14: 16; Ephesians 2: 10.
2. Believe in others.
3. Encourage others with your words and acts of kindness. Proverbs 3: 3-4;
Matthew 6: 3-4.