Be Barnabas

Sunday, 28 June 2015

MORE part 20: “Be Barnabas”

Acts 11:19-30; Jarrett Fletcher

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Christian biography is a great way to overcome ___________. (Heb. 6:12)

 

Barnabas was a ________ man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. 11:24
What was the root of this goodness?

 

• The Holy Spirit and his faith. (Acts 11:24; Gal. 5:22; 3:2,5)

 

How does this goodness and faith work out in Barnabas’ life?

 

1. Barnabas _________ when he saw grace in an imperfect church. (11:23)

 

2. He fought for the saints’ perseverance in the faith. 11:23

 

3. He could be trusted with money. 4:36-37; 11;29-30

 

4. He had ____________ for outsiders. Acts 9:26-30; 11:24; 15:36-41

 

5. He obeyed the call of God and of the church. 11:22-23

 
Barnabas is a “character representation” of ___________.

 

• Barnabas acted as a _______________.
Jerusalem believers<--------------->Antioch believers
Jesus is the ULTIMATE bridge.
Jerusalem of God’s Holiness<--------->Antioch of our sin.

 

• Barnabas obeyed God’s plan so outsiders could be brought into
fellowship with other believers. 11:23
• Jesus obeyed the Father’s plan so outsiders could be brought into
fellowship with God. Jn. 4:34; 5:19; 12:49; 14:31; Matt. 29:39;
Phil. 2:8; Heb. 5:8; 10:7

 

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