Message Series: How To Become a Contagious Church
Theme: The Early Days - Pride, Prejudice and Grace
Scripture: Proverbs 31, Acts 10:1-48
Happy Mothers Day!
Acts Chapter 10 - Resetting the Scene
God speaks to His people in many different ways
#1. V9 - Peter’s Vision - An Introduction to Grace
V11 God lowers a huge four cornered sheet
“God said do not call anything impure that God has made clean.” NIV
Peter was convinced that his views about Gentiles were correct
V22-23 - Peter did an unprecedented thing. He ________________.
#2. V25-27 - Peter + Cornelius + Family + Friends and Grace!
The greatest barrier to the spread of the Gospel was the Jewish - Gentile conflict
This conflict became a problem later for Peter. Gal. 2:11-14
**A person is made right with God because of their faith in Jesus Christ - not following the Law
V34 - Peter’s salvation message begins
V34-43 - Cornelius, family and friends all hear the Gospel