Acts 15 (By. (Gabe P., Hunter J., Jack L.), What does it say about Christ?…
What does it say about Christ?
That God has come to save us from the deceivers, and he is giving people the message of him to share with others.
7 After much discussion, Peter got up and addressed them: “Brothers, you know that some time ago God made a choice among you that the Gentiles might hear from my lips the message of the gospel and believe.
What do I Need Most From This Chapter to Apply to My Life
We need God the most, because only he can show us the true way.
8 God, who knows the heart, showed that he accepted them by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he did to us.
What Error Should I Avoid?
They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus, 40 but Paul chose Silas and left, commended by the believers to the grace of the Lord.
I should try to avoid conflict and disagreement between my friends and fellow believers
What is the Main Subject?
5 Then some of the believers who belonged to the party of the Pharisees stood up and said, “The Gentiles must be circumcised and required to keep the law of Moses.”
The party of the Pharisees wanted all of the gentiles to be circumcised and follow the law of Moses. After much discussion, it was decided that they didn’t need to because the law of Moses was overruled by the apostles
What are the Main Commands?
We should be supportive of new believers and not only break them down but be beside them to help build them up again.
“It is my judgment, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. 20 Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and from the blood.(acts 15:19-20)
Are there any Examples to Follow?
We should follow Peter's example from being a good leader and we should be able to speak up and make suggestions and ideas to fix the problem at hand.
After much discussion, Peter got up and addressed them: “Brothers, you know that some time ago God made a choice among you that the Gentiles might hear from my lips the message of the gospel and believe.
Who are the Main People?
Paul, Barabus, and the Council
2 This brought Paul and Barnabas into sharp dispute and debate with them.
What is the key or main verse?
Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose some of their own men and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas (called Barsabbas) and Silas, men who were leaders among the believers.(acts 15:22)