Sunday Message: How God Builds

December 6, 2020

Today’s Reading: Acts 11:1-18

When Peter entered, Cornelius met him, fell at his feet, and worshiped him. But Peter helped him up and said, “Stand up! I myself am also a man.” 

Acts 10:25-26

Come to our Sunday Worship Service OR Listen to Rev. Moegagogo Solomona’s sermon from today’s 10AM Sunday Worship Livestream on our Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/ccmla.

Reflect on the Notes below in our Life Group Zoom, Mondays at 7:30PM.

Sermon Main Idea: God builds according to His way, not ours.

Text Notes:

  • Peter’s obedience to God criticized. (v.1-3)
    • The Gentiles had received God’s Word through Peter.
    • The Jewish believers were upset Peter broke Jewish custom.
  • Peter recounts God’s Work of conversion. (v.4-16)
    • Peter recalls the facts of what happened.
      • The vision from God and the role of the Spirit
      • The six other Jewish witnesses
      • The events at Cornelius’ house
      • The remembrance of Christ’s Words
  • Peter’s reaction becomes the Church’s reaction. (v.17-18)
    • Peter gives way to God’s way.
    • The Church recognizes God’s way.

Life Note: Give way to God’s way.

Reflection Questions:

  • What are some ways that we get in the way of God’s way?
  • How do we get out of the way of God’s way?
  • What do we need to understand about God building in our lives?
  • What are some ways you need to let go of so that God can have His way in your life?

Prayer: Lord, in all situations, it is Your Way that is perfect. Thank You for building in Your Perfect Way and according to Your Perfect Will all the time. You never fail. Please help me to rely on the ways that You are working in my life and others. Show me the ways You desire for me to carry out Your Will. In Jesus’ Precious Name I pray, AMEN.

Thru the Bible in a year (credit: Biblestudytools.com): John 1:35-51; 1 Chronicles 9; Haggai 1:1-2:23

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