As your children work it, talk to them about how Jesus used His followers to begin the early church. But the Christians took Paul back to the city and the next day, Paul left with Barnabas and traveled to Derbe. Miraculous healings are one way of doing that. There were many opportunities to engage the lost and to share the gospel. And at Lystra there sat a certain man, impotent in his feet, a cripple from his mother's womb, who never had walked. For many years, the lame man lay at the temple gate begging for money.
Even while Peter and John were in jail the people must have been considering what they had said. The leaders were astonished that Peter could make such a good speech. In this lesson kids will learn about Jesus power to heal as seen in the Bible story where Peter healed a lame disabled man in the name of Jesus. We have witnessed His resurrection. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.
Paul and Barnabas did not take the easy way home. Let us remember that as we pray. Scripture Reference: Suggested Emphasis: Peter and John helped a physically disabled person. Ask your children what God has been saying to them? They were very angry so they arrested Peter and John and put them in jail. Bob Deffinbaugh graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with his Th. Drama is a fun way to try to see and feel what the person from the Bible may have experienced. From kata; and hemai; to sit down; figuratively, to remain, reside.
There were judges, then God gave them kings. Paul watched him closely, and when he saw that he had faith to be healed, This man was listening to Paul as he was speaking. They were guilty for rejecting Jesus as the Messiah, and for asking that Barabbas be released in His place. There are a couple of fill-in-the-blanks. The priest that worshipped idols, came with oxen so he could sacrifice the ox in front of the people.
Doors began to open, and opportunities appeared. Supply List: Bibles, map of missionary journey, butcher paper, markers and crayons, foam door hangers, foam stickers if making door hangers Learning Goal: Students will learn that the Holy Spirit empowers believers to share the Gospel despite difficulties. This is the edited manuscript of Lesson 7 in the Studies in the Book of Acts series prepared by Robert L. Children often have a more sensitive spirit for the things of God than adults do. He had been that way from birth, so he had never walked.
And he leaped up and walked. Be sure and spread a plastic cloth on the floor and provide plenty of clean-up cloths. Review: Last week Paul and Barnabas were in Antioch and Paul preached at the synagogue on the Sabbath Saturday, old law. He is the One we should worship with all our hearts. After observing him closely and seeing that he had faith to be healed, He was listening to Paul as he spoke. But God raised him from death.
I have told you how God made this happen. Many people in Derbe heard the Good News and believed in Jesus. For he will not speak on his own authority, but will speak whatever he hears, and will tell you what is to come. Every time they sought to enter the gate to the temple, he would cry out for money. This man heard Paul speaking, who having looked intently at him and having seen that he has faith to be healed, This man was listening to Paul as he spoke, who, when he had fixed his gaze on him and had seen that he had faith to be made well, The same heard Paul speak: who stedfastly beholding him, and perceiving that he had faith to be healed, He listened as Paul spoke. But the Christians took Paul back to the city and the next day, Paul left with Barnabas and traveled to Derbe.
He had been crippled ever since he was born. We know that God sovereignly fashions us while we are still in the womb Psalm 139:13-16. They had Saul, then David, then Solomon, who was David's son. While they were at Lystra, Paul and Barnabas came upon a man with crippled feet. They wanted everyone to believe in Jesus! All of their sins would then just be washed away. When we read that they poisoned the Gentiles minds it means that they criticized the message Paul and Barnabas were sharing and said bad things about them. Story Overview: A man who had been disabled since birth sat at one of the entrances of the temple begging for money.