Paul's Passing Thoughts

Acts Lesson 44

Posted in Uncategorized by Paul M. Dohse Sr. on February 10, 2015

Tuesday Night Bible Study
February 3, 2015
Study of the Book of Acts

Tonight’s Text – Acts 16:35 – 17:9

Brief review

I. Concluding thoughts on Philippi
– Commentary on Acts 16:35-40

II. Events in a Thessalonian synagogue
A. Paul’s manner

B. Paul’s appeal to reason

– Definition of “reason”

1. A cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event.
2. The power of the mind to think, understand, and form judgments by a process of logic.

C. Necessary facts regarding Messiah
δει (die) – it is necessary or it was necessary
– To suffer
– To die
– To rise from the dead

D. The Biblical significance of suffering
– Psalm 22

III. People’s response to Paul
A. The positive
– Some Jews believed (most did not)
– Large number of devout Greeks
– “Chief women”

B. The negative
– “Moved with envy”
– Riot at the house of Jason
– False testimony to the city rulers

Acts lesson 44

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