StoneBridge Community Church
Summer in the Cities: "Turning the World Upside Down" Acts 17:1-9
Senior Pastor Jon Saur
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  • StoneBridge Community Church
    4832 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063, USA
    Saturday 4:15 PM, Sunday 4:20 PM

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Summer in the Cities
In this sermon series, StoneBridge will be journeying through the cities mentioned in the Book of Acts, looking at how the Holy Spirit works through the Apostle Paul in each city. By doing so, we will be able to more clearly see the Holy Spirit at work in our own city.

Introduction to the Book of Acts

Here is a brief introduction to the Book of Acts.

https://stonebridgesimi.com/resources/acts-intro
Bible Passages From This Weekends Sermon

Below are the extra Bible passages that Pastor Jon mentioned in the sermon this week.
Sermon Outline

I. "The offense of the cross" - Paul
A. How it is commonly used.
B. Stories of actual offense in Acts

II. Acts 17

III. Acts 19

IV. Acts 21

V. Acts 23

VI. Summary
NEXT STEPS:

1. Read the four stories from the sermon again. (Acts 17:1-9; Acts 19:21-41; 21:27-36; 23:1-11)

2. Focus on what causes the uproar in each instance.

3. Identify something Paul says that resonates with you.

4. Pray that God would define you by Paul's words and message.
GROWTH GROUP / PERSONAL REFLECTION QUESTIONS

1. How have you interpreted the phrase "the offense of the cross?"

2. Of the four stories Pastor Jon referenced from Acts, what stands out to you about what caused the uproars in each?

3. Do you think being offensive is necessary to being Christian? Why or why not?

4. What should Christians be known by?

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