“We Must Obey God Rather Than Men”

“We Must Obey God Rather Than Men”
(Acts 5:11-42)

I. Obedient Christians have a fear of the Lord’s holiness. (Acts 5:11; Proverbs 1:7)
II. Obedient Christians will know the Lord’s power through the Holy Spirit. (Acts 5:12,15,16,32;41; Colossians 1:11-12)
III. Obedient Christians obey God over and above civil authorities. (Acts 5:29)
IV. Obedient Christians courageously proclaim the gospel message no matter what the cost.
A. This proclamation involves confronting sin. (Acts 4:10-12; 5:30; Romans 3:23)
B. This proclamation involves boldly exalting Jesus. (Acts 5:20, 30-31; John 5:21; 14:6; John 6:63)
C. This proclamation involves repentance and forgiveness of sin. (1 Timothy 1:15)
D. This proclamation will meet with varying responses. (Acts 5:14,17,33-39)


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