Conversions in Acts

TEXT: Acts 11:26

INTRODUCTION:

A. AM I A CHRISTIAN?

1. How do I know if I am?

2. What does the Bible say?

B. OUR TEXT SAYS THAT CHRISTIAN IS A NAME GIVEN TO DISCIPLES.

1. What is a disciple? (John 8:31).

2. Christís word is related in the Bible (Luke 10:16).

3. James 1:21-25. Have I done what the Bible says?

C. WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT BECOMING A CHRISTIAN?

I. ENTERING THE DISCIPLINE OF JESUS (Matt. 28:19-20).

A. WHAT WERE THE APOSTLES TOLD TO DO IN THIS PASSAGE?

MAKE DISCIPLES.

B. HOW DO YOU MAKE A DISCIPLE?

1. Baptizing them.

2. Teaching them to observe all things commanded.

C. ACTS DESCRIBES THE EXECUTION OF THE GREAT COMMISSION.

II. EXAMPLES OF CONVERSIONS IN ACTS Ė

WHAT DID PEOPLE IN THE BIBLE DO TO BECOME CHRISTIANS?

 

Believe

Repent

Confess

Baptism

Saved

Pentecost 2:2-41

 

Vs. 37, 38

 

Vs. 38-41

Vs. 38, 47

Samaria 8:5-13

Vs. 12

   

Vs. 12-13

 

Eunuch 8:35-39

Vs. 36-37

 

Vs 37

Vs. 38

Vs. 39

Saul 9:1-19

     

Vs. 18

22:16

Cornelius 10:34-46

Vs. 43

   

Vs. 48

Vs. 43

Jailor 16:25-34

Vs. 31

   

Vs. 33

 

Lydia 16:11-15

Vs. 14

   

Vs. 15

 

Corinth 18:8

Vs. 8

   

Vs. 8

 

Johnís Disciples 19:1-7

Vs. 2

   

Vs. 5

 

III. HAVE I DONE WHAT THEY DID? HAVE I

A. BELIEVED? (Mark 15:15-16)

B. REPENTED? (Acts 2:38; 17:30)

C. CONFESSED? (Rom. 10:10; Phil. 2:9-11).

D. BEEN BAPTIZED? (Rom. 6:3-4).

E. THOSE WHO HAVE DONE THESE THINGS ARE CHRISTIANS AND HAVE BEEN

SAVED (Heb. 5:8-9).

CONCLUSION:

A. HAVE I DONE THE THINGS WE HAVE READ FROM THE BIBLE?

B. AM I REALLY A CHRISTIAN?