Scottsbluff Church of Christ
Coming to Belief
Acts 16
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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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It does not matter if you are joining us in person or in our virtual setting we are glad you are here.
Three Systems of Baptism

#1
Occurs to infants bases on the parent's faith. Belief happens later in life.

#2
Belief comes first, and then comes at some later point, baptism

#3
Baptism (immersion) takes place immediately at a person' believe and willingness to repent from their sins.

Coming to Belief
(Acts 16)

At what point (according to scripture) does a person come to belief?
When Belief Happens, Follow Up is Important
(Acts 16:1-5)

Lystra
Circumcision of Timothy
When Belief Happens, Follow Up is Important
(Acts 16:1-5)

Allow nothing to hinder the gospel, not legalism, division or biases. Salvation is too important.

When Belief Happens, Follow Up is Important
(Acts 16:1-5)

Confirming the Word:
Education
Enhancing
When Belief Happens, Response is Important
(Acts 16:6-15)

Lydia

The "we" section of Acts
Closed doors often leads to open opportunities
When Belief Happens, Response is Important
(Acts 16:6-15)

Philippi

Chief City of Macedonia
A Roman Colony
Large Population
When Belief Happens, Response is Important
(Acts 16:6-15)

Porphuropolis-- A Seller of Purple
When Belief Happens, Response is Important
(Acts 16:6-15)

Lydia
Openness to Learn
Openness to Listen
Openness to Liberality
When Belief Happens, Knowing When We're Saved
(Acts 16:16-34)

Spirit of Divination
Magistrates
Praetors
When Belief Happens, Knowing When We're Saved
(Acts 16:16-34)

Philippian Jailer

Midnight Singing

When Belief Happens, Knowing When We're Saved
(Acts 16:16-34)

Philippian Jailer

Midnight Earthquake
When Belief Happens, Knowing When We're Saved
(Acts 16:16-34)

Philippian Jailer

Midnight Plea

When Belief Happens, Knowing When We're Saved
(Acts 16:16-34)

Philippian Jailer

Midnight Response

Belief is the place salvation begins, but belief alone isn't faith without obedience.
When Belief Happens, Knowing When We're Saved
(Acts 16:16-34)

Philippian Jailer

Midnight Explanation
When Belief Happens, Knowing When We're Saved
(Acts 16:16-34)

Philippian Jailer

Midnight Conversion
When Belief Happens, Knowing When We're Saved
(Acts 16:16-34)

Philippian Jailer

Midnight Rejoicing
The Exodus
(Acts 16:35-40)

Philippian Jailer

Midnight Rejoicing