Peter Heals a Lame Man Through Jesus’s Power (Acts 3:1-11)

Acts: The Empowered Church in Action  •  Sermon  •  Submitted   •  Presented   •  1:05:39
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God gives 11 verses to describe this fascinating miracle, which itself begins a series of events. Why is this miracle so significant?

Peter Heals a Lame Man Through Jesus’ Power (Acts 3:1-11) 1. The Occasion 1 Now Peter and John went up together to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour. a. Who b. What c. Where d. Why e. When 2. The Distraction And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms from those who entered the temple; a. His lifelong situation b. His ongoing transportation c. His regular location d. His means of provision 2 3. Their Interaction who, seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, asked for alms. And fixing his eyes on him, with John, Peter said, "Look at us." 5 So he gave them his attention, expecting to receive something from them. a. The apostles’ entrance b. The man’s request c. They look at him d. They command him e. The man’s expectation 3 4 4. Peter’s Words Then Peter said, "Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk." a. What he does not have b. What he does have c. His ability d. His source e. His command 6 5. Peter’s Actions And he took him by the right hand and lifted him up… a. He gripped him b. He pulled him up 7 Northridge Baptist Church – Pastor Kevin Subra – September 13, 2020 6. The Miraculous Happens … and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength. a. The miracle’s timing b. The miracle’s impact 7 7. The Man’s Change 8 So he, leaping up, stood and walked and entered the temple with them-- walking, leaping, and praising God. a. Leaping up b. He stood c. He was walking d. He entered with them • Walking • Leaping • Praising God 8. The People See Him And all the people saw him walking and praising God. a. All the people saw him b. Him walking & praising God 9 9. The People Respond 10 Then they knew that it was he who sat begging alms at the Beautiful Gate of the temple; and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him. a. They recognize him • The one begging • The one sitting • The one at the temple b. They are filled • With wonder • With amazement c. At his miraculous change 10. The People Gather Now as the lame man who was healed held on to Peter and John, all the people ran together to them in the porch which is called Solomon's, greatly amazed. a. As the healed man grasped them 11 b. The people ran to them c. At Solomon’s porch d. “Amazed out” God worked amazing miracles _______________________. ________?
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