Worthy to Suffer

Jan 26, 2020 by: Stephen Sprague | Series: Acts Scripture: Acts 5:12-42 Tags: Spirit, joy, suffering, persecution, rejoice, sovereignty, gospel ministry

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MESSAGE - Pastor Stephen Sprague

Worthy to Suffer

Acts 5:12-42


Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. What stands out to you from this passage?
  2. What can we learn about gospel ministry from the apostles here in Acts 5?
  3. Why does the act of participating in gospel ministry bring joy?
  4. What does this passage teach us about God’s sovereignty over persecution and suffering?
  5. What does v. 41 tell us about the scope of persecution and suffering?
  6. Take a moment to pray for persecuted Christians around the world.   

Memory Verse of the Week:

1 Peter 4:13-14 But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed. If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you. (ESV)