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Scottsbluff Church of Christ
Acts 7
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    1919 Avenue N, Scottsbluff, NE 69361, USA
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Israel Rejects Joseph (Acts 7:1-16)

Charges:
Blasphemy against Moses
Jesus to Destroy the Temple
Israel Rejects Joseph (Acts 7:1-16)

Stephen's Defense:
1) God is not restricted to a tent
2) Every prophet of God has been rejected
Israel Rejects Joseph (Acts 7:1-16)

Abraham:
1) Called by God
2) In covenant with God

How could God call Abraham in Mesopotamia if God is restricted to a tent in Jerusalem?
Israel Rejects Joseph (Acts 7:1-16)

Joseph: A man of afflictions. The patriarchs- Joseph's brothers
The Point: The patriarchs were guilt of rejecting their savior.
Israel Rejects Moses (Acts 7:17-43)

Moses rejects Egypt for his own people.

Moses is rejected as Israel's deliverer.
Israel Rejects Moses (Acts 7:17-43)

40 years later, Moses rejected again

Israel rejects the signs, words and law of Moses. In this they were rejecting God.
Israel Rejects Moses (Acts 7:17-43)

Stephen's Point: Israel has always rebelled against...
God's Laws
God's Prophets
God's Promise
Israel Rejects Moses (Acts 7:17-43)

History:
God's word rejected as man-made
God's word rejected because of ignorance
Israel Rejects God (Acts 7:44-53)

Does God NEED the temple to interact with people?

NO
Israel Rejects God (Acts 7:44-53)

Stephen Charges his accusers with: \
Rebelling against God
resisting the Holy Spirit
Revolting against God's law


The Godly Reject Sinful Influences (Acts 7:54-60)

Abraham: An example of uncompromised obedience
Joseph: And example of patient deliverance
Moses: An example of spiritual maturity and leadership
David: And example of loyal devotion
Stephen: An example of fearless courage