Almost Persuaded - Acts 26:24-32 * Sunday, 11-26-17

ALMOST PERSUADED

Acts 26:24-32                        

 

I.                Much Learning (vs. 24-25)

 

a. Looking back to verse 19 who is Paul directing most of his “defense toward? _____________________________________________________

b. What do you think sparks Festus to interrupt Paul? ______________________________________________________________________________  

c. What is Festus’ assessment of Paul? ___________________________________________________________________________________________

d. How does Paul handle the interruption?  _________________________ ______________________________________________________________

e. How do the words Paul uses, “truth and reason” describe the Gospel that Paul is sharing with this audience? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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II.              The King Knows These Things (vs. 26-29)

            a.  How quickly does Paul turn his focus back to Agrippa? ________________________________________________________________________

b.  Now that Paul has shared his testimony and explained how the prophets foretold the very events of Christ’s death and resurrection and how this compels him to do what he does…how does Paul draw Agrippa into what he is saying in verses 26-27? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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c.  Does Agrippa believe the prophets? _____________________________________________________________________________________________

d.  Does Paul preach to Agrippa like he believes Agrippa can be saved? _____________________________________________________________

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e. How close to conversion does it seem Agrippa comes based on his own words? ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

f.  What was Paul’s purpose in sharing his “defense” (testimony) with all the people in attendance? ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

III.            Might and If  (vs. 30-32)

 

a.  When Paul was finished what do Agrippa and Festus discuss? _________________________________________________________________

b.  What was the consensus of the king and governor concerning Paul? ___________________________________________________________

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c.  Who and what are the only factor that really determines Paul must go to Rome? ________________________________________________

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IV. Application:  When we witness to others and we must…do we share believing that they can be saved? _______________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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