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The Good News!

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Speaker: Tom Leonard, June 16, 2019

About Tom Leonard: Tom Leonard is the Senior Pastor at Island Alliance Church.

Scriptures Referenced

Notes:

The Good News!
Acts 5:12-42

Main Point:
The Good News (Gospel) of God brings us forgiveness, healing, deliverance, and the indwelling gift of the Spirit!

(1) What is the Good News (Gospel)? *verses 30-32*

*Signs & Wonders accompany the Gospel, not lead us! Mark 16:1

(2) The apostles were preaching the Gospel at great cost (chp.3; 5:18; 5:40 - arrested 2x & flogged). Are we sharing the Gospel? List those you can prayer for and look for an opp. to share

(3) How did God rescue them from persecution? *verses 34-39* God used Gamaliel, one of the Pharisees, to defend them! Even though they were flogged, they went rejoicing to bear suffering!

*He will enable you to stand strong in the face of persecution.

(4) How were the apostles able to be effective? *verse 32* - The power of the indwelling gift of the Holy Spirit!

*God gives the Spirit to those who obey the Gospel (believe on & receive Jesus Christ)! Have you received the gift of the Spirit?!