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Scottsbluff Church of Christ
The Jerusalem Council
Acts 15
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  • 1919 Ave N Scottsbluff, NE 69361
    1919 Avenue N, Scottsbluff, NE 69361, USA
    Sunday 10:30 AM
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The Jerusalem Council
(Acts 15)

The Agenda: A Salvation Issues

Is the Law of Moses and circumcision necessary for salvation?
Peter: The Pentecostal Argument
Acts 15:7-11

A Personal Appeal
Peter: The Pentecostal Argument
Acts 15:7-11

The Persuasive Appeal
Peter: The Pentecostal Argument
Acts 15:7-11

The Pragmatic Appeal
Peter: The Pentecostal Argument
Acts 15:7-11

The Presumptive Appeal:

1. Saved by Grace
2. Obedience to the Gospel is sufficient for Salvation
3. Salvation is in Christ Alone
Paul: The Prooftext Argument
Acts 15:12

Receptivity to the miracles, gospel message, and repentance and baptism
Paul: The Prooftext Argument

1. God confirmed His purpose
2. God confirmed His promise
3. God confirmed His proclamation
James: The Prophetic Argument
(Acts 15:16)

The Restoration Promise
James: The Prophetic Argument
(Acts 15:17)

The Remnant Promise
James: The Prophetic Argument (Acts 15:18-21)

The Result:
Make Salvation Accessible
James: The Prophetic Argument
(Acts 15:18-21)

The Result: Make Sensible Reason

Prohibitions:
Idolatry
Sexual Immorality
Unclean Eating
James: The Prophetic Argument
(Acts 15:18-21)

Why these prohibitions?
1. A Godly Command (Genesis 9)
2. A Godly Standard
3. A Godly Fellowship
The Final Result

1. The decision confirmed to the entire church
2. A letter of fellowship
3. Great joy
4. Second missionary journey
The Final Result

God's grace alone is sufficient and yet, a standard of obedience to be followed.
The Pattern of Establishing New Godly Converts
(Acts 14:1-7)

Evangelism Includes:
Believers and Unbelievers

Believe- Having an obedient belief, not just belief alone