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A Witness to the Promise

Acts 6:8-8:1

A Witness to the Promise

Acts 6:8-8:1

Sermon Notes

Preacher: Jeremiah Fyffe

1. v2-8 - Choosing Abraham

2. v9-16 - Joseph’s Arrival in Egypt

3. v17-34 - The Raising Up of Moses

4. v35-43 - Rejecting the Messenger and Promise

5. v44-47 - The Temple “Made with Hands”

6. v48-53 - The Failure to Live in the Presence of God

7. The Stoning of Stephen

8. Know the Story

9. Know Jesus

Community Group Questions

Use the night to try to recount the story of the scriptures. YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE THE EXPERT. Just start at the beginning and start sharing amongst the group what you remember. Start at Adam and Eve, the fall, the flood, the tower of Babel (Gen 11), God’s promise to Abraham (Gen 12), Isaac, Jacob, 12 sons, Joseph, Egypt, Moses, burning bush, the exodus, wilderness wandering, Joshua and Caleb, Jericho, entrance into Promise Land, Judges (see if you can remember some), Samuel, Saul, David, Solomon, break into Northern and Southern Kingdom, bunch of kings in North and South, psalms and prophets, exile of the North to Assyria, exile of the South to Babylon, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, 400 year wait, Jesus!

As you share the story, also share with the group how various of these events from history have encouraged you in the faith, how they point to Jesus and anything else that might be helpful to the group.

Enjoy an evening of celebration and remembering of the story of our God.