July 22, 2018


“The Man is a Woman”

Acts 16:6-15 NIV

Sermon Outline & Small Group Questions

1.       There are times when the Spirit of Jesus does not open d________.

“Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia.” Acts 16:6

“When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them to”. Acts 16:7

Can you think of a time when the Lord closed a door in your life?

2.       The vision and mission of Jesus continues to give d___________.

“During the night Paul had a vision of a man of Macedonia standing and begging him, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” Acts 16:8

How does the vision and mission of Jesus continue to give you direction?

3.       “We” invites “second person” connections into the gospel d___________.

“After Paul had seen the vision, we got ready at once to leave for Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.” Acts 16:9

Can you think of a time when you were able to share the gospel with someone?

4.       Our expectations and where the Holy Spirit transforms, may d________.

“One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message.” Acts 16:14

Can you think of a story in your life where someone’s transformation surprised you?

Karin Terpstra