I Am with You

by | May 15, 2022 | 0 comments

These notes accompany the sermon found here.

The People of God

  • Aquila and Priscilla, Acts 18; Romans 16:3-4; 2 Timothy 4:19.
    • According to Suetonius, the emperor “banished from Rome all the Jews, who were continually making disturbances at the instigation of one Chrestus.”
  • Silas: Acts 18:5, 15:22-34, 15:40-41, 16:19-40; 2 Corinthians 1:19; 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:1; 1 Peter 5:12.
  • Timothy: Acts 18:5, 16:1-2, 19:22, 20:1-4; 1 Corinthians 4:17, 16:10-11; 2 Corinthians 1:19; Philippians 2:19-23; 1 Thessalonians 3:2, 3:6; 1 Timothy 1:3; Hebrews 13:23.
  • Titius Justus: Acts 18:7.
  • Crispus: Acts 18:8, 1 Corinthians 1:14.
  • And many others, Acts 18:10, “I have many in this city who are my people.”

The Provision of God

  • Paul supported himself. See also:  Acts  20:34; 1 Cor. 4:12; 9:15; 2 Cor. 11:7; 12:13; 1 Thess. 2:9; 2 Thess. 3:8.
  • “He who does not teach his son to work, teaches him to steal.” – Jewish proverb.

The Protection of God

  • Acts 18:9-10, “Do not be afraid…no one will attack you or harm you.”
  • See also: Acts 27:24; Josh. 1:5, 6; Jer. 1:8; Matt. 28:20, 10:28; John 14:18; Hebrews 13:5-6.

The Presence of God

  • See Acts 18:10; Matthew 28:20; John 14:18, 15:1-9; 17:20-23; 1 John 1:1-3.
  • The greatest privilege of the Christian life and the greatest need in Gospel ministry is the abiding presence of God. This is the very definition of eternal life.

 

What will I do this week to abide in Jesus Christ?

 

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