Philip: Preacher Of Christ part 4
2. Preaching Christ In A Chariot vv. 26-39
a. The sensitivity of a heart to Christ vv. 26-29
i. Sensitive to the Angel’s call vv. 26-27a
ii. Sensitive to the Father’s knowledge vv. 27b-28
iii. Sensitive to the Spirit’s command v. 29
b. The preparation of a heart for Christ vv. 30-35
i. Prepared through seeking vv. 30-31
ii. Prepared through scripture vv. 32-33
There is perhaps no better place in the Old Testament from which to preach Jesus.
iii. Prepared through speaking vv. 34-35
It is every Christian’s business to share the Gospel with others, and to do it without fear or apology.
c. The dedication of a heart to Christ vv. 36-39
i. Displayed through desire v. 36
Christ was preached to him in such a way that he knew that baptism was a sign of his new life; he would not neglect it, because it was an inseparable addition to the Word. He did not think it sufficient to believe inwardly, before God, but had to testify publicly that he was a Christian.