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The Evangelism, Edification, and Equipping of Believers to be Fully Devoted Followers of the Lord Jesus (Acts 11:19-26)Gus Gill, March 11, 2018
Part of the Book of Acts series
Acts 11: 19-26.
Introduction- Acts 11: 19-26.
1. Evangelism- they preached the good news of turning to the Lord Jesus.
A. The great fruits of the persecution.
B. The preaching of Jesus as the Master.
C. The hand of the Lord led to repentance and belief. 1 Thessalonians 1: 9-10.
2. Edification- they encouraged the new Christians to stay true to Jesus.
A. The news reached Jerusalem and they sent Barnabas.
B. Encouragement was a big part of his ministry. Acts 13: 42-43; Acts 14: 20-22.
Hebrews 10: 23-25.
3. The equipping- they trained the believers in God’s word.
A. It takes a team and it takes a commitment of time.
B. And the results- Christians living out their faith sincerely. John 8: 31.
1 John 1: 27.
1. To know.
2. To grow.
3. To be able to show others.
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