World Mandate - Part 4 (Acts 4)




Acts 4

8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them: “Rulers and elders of the people!

view of the world

live in the world

9 If we are being called to account today for an act of kindness shown to a man who was lame and are being asked how he was healed,

critical

radical

10 then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that this man stands before you healed.

could not keep Christ in the tomb

could not deny the healed man standing

10 then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that this man stands before you healed.

join God’s activity

give an account of God’s activity

10 then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that this man stands before you healed.

life of Jesus

teachings of Jesus

death of Jesus

Acts 4 (Ps. 118:22)

11 Jesus is “‘the stone you builders rejected,
    which has become the cornerstone.’

the building

The Builder

Jesus- cornerstone & capstone

the church - living stones

12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”

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