Review / Introduction:
How to Miss Your Opportunity to Receive Christ:
- Don't Apply what you learn. (Acts 24:24-25a)
Hebrews 10:26-27 - For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a fearful expectation of judgment, and a fury of fire that will consume the adversaries.
- Keep Putting if off. (Acts 24:25b)
- Care more about Lesser things. (Acts 24:26-27)
Hebrews 3:7-8 - Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts..."
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Acts 24:22-27
Felix was alarmed when Paul shared with him (Acts 24:25). What's the difference between being alarmed and being convicted?
Why did Felix keep stalling in dealing with Paul (and the Gospel) (Acts 24:22, 25-27)? What is the danger of stalling? Read Hebrews 3:7-8.
What was your big "take-away" from this passage / sermon?
Pray for one another.