“The Excitement of Bewilderment with God”, Acts 16:6-10

Sermon for the Watford church of Christ

“The Excitement of Bewilderment with God”, Acts 16:6-10 

  • How might bewilderment be necessary and helpful?
  • God closes and opens doors

A. Negative information

B. Positive information

Discussion: “Have you ever had a ‘strange’ experience of God opening or closing a door?” 

What did you learn from it?

2. How to respond with faith

“How did Paul and his companions respond to God opening and closing doors?”

A. E………….

PERSONAL QUESTION: “What is God leading you to e………..…..?”

B. P…………..

PERSONAL QUESTION: “Where is God leading you to p…………..?”

C. D………….

PERSONAL QUESTION: “What d………….… is God placing before you?”

  • All three are an expression of faith – trusting God that he has a purpose

Conclusion

SUMMARY THOUGHT: 

“Bewilderment is ………….. and ………… because it makes us ……….. and keeps us ……………”

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