This is a 20 lesson series on Acts 1-12. These may be used as individual lessons or as part of the Series.
Acts 5:17-42 – TAKING A STAND – The Model Church, #11
- When was the last time you had to take a stand about something and why?
- Why do people vary in the number and types of stands they take?
- How do we know when to take a stand and when not to?
- When does Jesus want us to take a stand?
The early church was growing (verses 14-16). The leadership in Jerusalem was unhappy and wanted to silence the church. The Apostles were threatened. It was time to take a stand.
CONSTERNATION AND CONFINEMENT – Vss. 17-18
COMMISSION AND CONFUSION – Vss. 19-25
CONFRONTATION AND CONSULTATION – Vss. 26-39
COMMAND AND CONCLUSION – Vss. 40-42