World Mandate - The Journey of the Church (Part 8) Acts 17:22-26
World Mandate - The Journey of the Church
Part 8 - Acts 17:22-26
22 Paul then stood up in the meeting of the Areopagus and said: “People of Athens! I see that in every way you are very religious.
addition by subtraction
23 For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: to an unknown god. So you are ignorant of the very thing you worship—and this is what I am going to proclaim to you.
forgiven (1st Adam) + righteous (2nd Adam)
24 “The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by human hands.
personal & purposeful (heaven & earth)
25 And he is not served by human hands, as if he needed anything. Rather, he himself gives everyone life and breath and everything else.
Jesus’ death (saves) + Jesus’ life (live like saved)
26 From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands.
Jesus’ death (God’s pleasure) + Jesus’ life (your pleasure)