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Acts 13 Message on the move

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 One day as these men were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Appoint Barnabas and Saul for the special work to which I have called them.” 3 So after more fasting and prayer, the men laid their hands on them and sent them on their way.
1.The holy spirit inspires the church to carry the message
Don’t count yourself out, when it is up to God you are always enough in the eyes of god
Talk about my own experience creating this message
Dont count youse
Talk about Saul’s conversion
Use Saul’s own resistance for the next point
Talk about how I was going along not focused on the commission and was asked by our own pastor to give a message
Paul’s commitment to carry the message
Acts 13:38 “Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins. 39 Everyone who believes in him is made right in God’s sight—something the law of Moses could never do.
2. Everyone who believes is called to act!!
That is why this is called acts
Share some of my story about acting on the Holy Spirit’s prompt
Common people are chosen
 As Paul and Barnabas left the synagogue that day, the people begged them to speak about these things again the next week. 43 Many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, and the two men urged them to continue to rely on the grace of God. 44 The following week almost the entire city turned out to hear them preach the word of the Lord.
Paul Turns to the Gentiles
44 The following week almost the entire city turned out to hear them preach the word of the Lord.
Tyndale House Publishers. (2013). Holy Bible: New Living Translation (). Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers.
3. Once we act, the thirst becomes contagious
Good and bad
Acts 13:45 But when some of the Jews saw the crowds, they were jealous; so they slandered Paul and argued against whatever he said. 46 Then Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and declared, “It was necessary that we first preach the word of God to you Jews. But since you have rejected it and judged yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we will offer it to the Gentiles. 47 For the Lord gave us this command when he said,
46 Then Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and declared, “It was necessary that we first preach the word of God to you Jews. But since you have rejected it and judged yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we will offer it to the Gentiles. 47 For the Lord gave us this command when he said,
‘I have made you a light to the Gentiles,
to bring salvation to the farthest corners of the earth.’”
48 When the Gentiles heard this, they were very glad and thanked the Lord for his message; and all who were chosen for eternal life became believers.
4. Lives will be saved despite any fears
What is keeping you from Christ or from telling others about Christ?
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