Presentation on theme: "The Council at Jerusalem Acts 15 47 A.D.. “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and."— Presentation transcript:
“… “… so that you may see again and be filled with the Holy Spirit." Immediately, something like scales fell from Saul's eyes, and he could see again. He got up and was baptized…” Acts 9: 17-18 ~ 37 A.D.
Acts 15: 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 obey the law of Moses."
Acts 15: 6-12 “God, who knows the heart, showed that he accepted them by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he did to us.”
Galatians 1: 6-7, 2: 1-5; 3: 1-5; 5: 1-6 Paul’s troubles in Galatia “Neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything; what counts is a new creation.” Galatians 6: 15
Acts 15: 13-21 “The words of the prophets are in agreement with this, as it is written…”
In that day I will raise up the tabernacle of David that is fallen, and will rebuild the ruins of it, and will set up the parts thereof that have been broken down, and will build it up as in the ancient days: that the remnant of men, and all the Gentiles upon whom my name is called, may earnestly seek [me], saith the Lord who does all these things. Amos 9: 11-12 Septuagint
“ "Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days." “I have other sheep that are not of this sheep pen. I must bring them also.” John 2: 19 John 10: 14-16
Acts 15: 19-21 Gentiles should Gentiles should abstain from: * food polluted by idols * sexual immorality * meat of strangled animals * blood
“Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food.” Romans 14: 19-20a Ephesians 4: 22-23 “…put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires…”
Exodus 19: 3-7 Leviticus 20: 22-26 “I am the Lord your God, who has set you apart from the nations.”
“Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification. Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food.” Romans 14
“Be careful, however, that the exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block to the weak.” I Corinthians 8
Acts 15: 21 “ “For Moses has been preached in every city from the earliest times and is read in the synagogues on every Sabbath.”