Review / Introduction:
How to Fearlessly Defend your Faith: (Acts 24:10-21)
- Be Ojbective.
- Use the Bible.
- Stick to the Issues.
The Example for Paul:
- Broke Roman law? (Acts 24:11-13)
- Broke Jewish law? (Acts 24:14-16)
- Broke God's law? (Acts 24:17-21)
1 Peter 3:15 - but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect...
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Acts 24:1-21
Paul made his defense "cheerfully" (Acts 24:10). How can we have that attitude when we feel on the defensive?
Acts 24:15 talks about the resurrection of the just and the unjust. Explain what that means. See John 5:28-29, Revelation 20:11-15.
Why is it important to stay objective when sharing? What are ways we can make it subjective? Why could this be a problem?
What is your big take-away from this passage?
Pray for one another - to be fearless.