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Stephen Can Do What Peter Can Do               Acts 6:8-15

No one is greater than Jesus, yet Jesus proclaimed that His followers would do ______________________ works than He had done!

“I assure you: the one who believes in Me will also do even greater works than these, because I am going to the Father.”   -John 14:12

“A leader is not a person who can do the work better then his followers; he is a person who can get his followers to do the work better than he can.”                                               -Fred Smith

Stephen can do what Peter can do: meet pressing _______________                                                                                           V. 8

And our people must also learn to devote themselves to good works for cases of urgent need, so they will not be unfruitful.   -Titus 3:14


Stephen can do what Peter can do: Defend and _________________ the Gospel                                                                                    V. 9-10

Set apart the Messiah as Lord in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.                                                                     -I Peter 3:15

Two sets of Hellenistic (Greek Speaking) Jews debate:

Stephen represented those who believed Jesus was their Messiah

The Freedmen were those who did ____________________ believe that Jesus was their Messiah


Stephen can do what Peter can do: stand _________________ for his beliefs                                                                  V. 11-14

You pore over the Scriptures because you think you have eternal life in them, yet they testify about Me. But you are not willing to come to Me that you may have life.               -John 5:39-40


Stephen can do what _________________ did: Glow because of time spent with God                                                   V. 15

“It was as if God was saying, “This man is not against Moses! He is like Moses – he is My faithful servant!”                        -Warren Wiersbe


GLOW              GROW             GO