Shipwrecked :: YouVersion Event
Scottsbluff Church of Christ
Acts 27
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  • 1919 Ave N Scottsbluff, NE 69361
    1919 Avenue N, Scottsbluff, NE 69361, USA
    Sunday 10:32 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.
What has been the lowest period in your life?

What made is so hard?
How did you feel about it now?
What has been the lowest period in your life?

What got you through it?
Friends support?
Prayer?
Shipwrecked: Helping Others Through the Storms of Life
(Acts 27)

A Peaceful Beginning
(Acts 27:1-12)

Julius
A Centurion
A Kindly Disposition Towards Paul
A Peaceful Beginning
(Acts 27:1-12)

God's Providence
"The Winds were Against Us"
"We Sailed Slowly"
"With Difficulty"
"As the Winds didn ot Allow Us to Go Farther"

A Peaceful Beginning
(Acts 27:1-12)

Peaceful beginnings will often be followed with times of complication
A Peaceful Beginning
(Acts 27:1-12)

Paul's Suggestion:
Feast Day
Continuing will Bring Further Complications
Loss of Cargo, Lives and the Ship
A Painful Boat Excursion
(Acts 27:13-22)

A Tempest/Northeaster
At Mercy to the Waves
Cauda-Gavdos today in Greece
A Painful Boat Excursion
(Acts 27:13-22)

The Intensity:
"We were violently storm-tossed."
The cargo tossed overboard
Neither sun nor stars
No small tempest
A Painful Boat Excursion
(Acts 27:13-22)

Similarities to Jonah Two Exceptions:
1. Paul was present; Jonah was not

Bearing the storms by our presence.
A Painful Boat Excursion
(Acts 27:13-22)

Similarities to Jonah Two Exceptions:
2. Paul was concerned over the souls of lost people; Jonah was angry over God's mercy.

Do we care about the souls of people?
A Painful Boat Excursion
(Acts 27:13-22)

When Dealing with Pain in Others:
Allow them to speak
Allow them the benefit of your love, mercy and compassion
Point them to the solution.
A Painful Boat Excursion
(Acts 27:13-22)

We can't expect others to trust God in their storms if they don't see us trusting Him through ours.
A Peaceful Resolution to Life's Storms
(Acts 27:22-44)

Paul Introduces Them to the Bread of Life
"One beggar telling another beggar where to find bread." (Jerry Tallman)

A Peaceful Resolution to Life's Storms
(Acts 27:22-44)

Paul Introduces Them to the Light of the World

The Light gives us hop in the darkest periods of life.
A Peaceful Resolution to Life's Storms
(Acts 27:22-44)

Paul Introduces Them to the Hope of the World

In the most hopeless of situations, Jesus gives us hope.

Do You Know???
The Bread of Life
The Light of the World
The Hope of the World