Scottsbluff Church of Christ
Herod's Violent Death
Acts 12
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Herod's Violent Death
(Acts 12)

Preparing for the Inevitable
Death Doesn't Discriminate
(Acts 12:1-5)

Herod Agrippa I

Grandson of Herod the Great
Supporter of Ceasar's Caligula and Claudius
Death Doesn't Discriminate
(Acts 12:1-5)

Apostle James

One of Jesus' First Disciples\
Present for some of Jesus's Intimate Moments
Death Doesn't Discriminate
(Acts 12:1-5)

Being a follower of Jesus does NOT exclude the reality of Death.
Death is Determined
(James 4:14 and Hebrews 9:27)
Death Doesn't Discriminate
(Acts 12:1-5)

Being a follower of Jesus does NOT excluded the reality of death.

Death is Destined
(Revelation 20:11-15)
Death Doesn't Discriminate
(Acts 12:1-5)

Being a follower of Jesus does NOT excluded the reality of death.

Death is NOT Discontinuation
Death Doesn't Discriminate
(Acts 12:1-5)

Apostle Peter

An Impossible Predicament


Death Can Be Re-arranged Through Prayer
(Acts 12:6-19)

Apostle Peter

No Exception of Rescue
A Mockery of Herod's Prison System
Death Can Be Re-arranged Through Prayer
(Acts 12:6-19)

Rhoda's Reaction:
Shock
Death Can Be Re-arranged Through Prayer
(Acts 12:6-19)

Rhoda's Reaction:
Shock
Surprise
Death Can Be Re-arranged Through Prayer
(Acts 12:6-19)

Rhoda's Reaction:
Shock
Surprise
Suspense
Death Can Be Re-arranged Through Prayer
(Acts 12:6-19)

Other's Reaction:
Salvation
Sorrow
Death Can Be Re-arranged Through Prayer
(Acts 12:6-19)

God's Decision:
Why same Peter and not James?
Peter's service is still needed
Peter spared because of prayer
Death Can Be Re-arranged Through Prayer
(Acts 12:6-19)

Prayer has the power to change impending results":

Hezekiah's Prayer
(Isaiah 38:1-8)
Death Can Be Re-arranged Through Prayer
(Acts 12:6-19)

Prayer Has the Power to Change Impending Results:

The Sick
Those at the Point o Death
Those in Despair
Death Can Be Re-arranged Through Prayer
(Acts 12:6-19)

The Church was Known for Its:
United Prayer
Unceasing Prayer
Unrelenting Prayer
Death Apart from God is Fearful
(Acts 12:20-25)

Herod's Arrogance:
Easily Angered
Easily Flattered
Easily Blasphemous
Death Apart from God is Fearful
(Acts 12:20-25)

Herod's Death
Very Graphic
Very Painful
Death Apart from God is Fearful
(Acts 12:20-25)

Death Apart From God:
Pain and Suffering
Poverty and Separation