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As Usual…                   Acts 17:1-10

You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.                                                                                                                            -Acts 1:8

I did, I do, and I ___________________ do…                       V. 2

Saved people are sinners saved by grace who don’t trust in their own goodness but are living by __________________ in Jesus and seeking to apply God’s Word to their lives in reliance on the Holy Spirit.

Our Job is to believe and _______________ the truth of the Bible about Jesus                                                                            V. 2-3

Paul REASONED with them from the scriptures, EXPLAINING and PROVING…

After asking them questions, Paul opened up Old Testament scrolls and pointed out what they said, and then expressed his _______________ that Jesus was who the prophets had talked about!

Some are p______________ and become a great church   V. 4

For the Lord’s message rang out from you, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but in every place that your faith in God has gone out, so we don’t need to say anything.                                                                                           -I Thessalonians 1:8

Some become p______________ of Paul and the church   5-10

“It is necessary to pass through many troubles on our way into the kingdom of God.” –Acts 14:21b

The message of Jesus so challenged the decadent culture around them, and converts so stuck out as having differing ______________, that the gospel was flipping the world upside down! It’s still doing it today!