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A Person of Favor [Sermon]

Acts 27 - The Shipwreck

1. Obedient

Our words can only follow our reputation

2. Outnumbered

a. Exclusive

b. Opposite

Gal 5:16-17

16 So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. 17 For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatever you want.

Matthew 5:11-12

“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

3. Opportunistic

a. Components in the lay preaching of the gospel

b. Crossover connections

i) ________________

ii) ________________

Colossians 1:21-22

Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior. 22 But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation.

Questions for Discussion

What must you do to repair your reputation?

What must you do to make earthside circles?

What must you do to make heavenside connections?

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