August 24, 2014: A Man Worth Following

Acts Series message 29

Text: Acts 20

We start with the humorous account of poor Eutychus falling asleep in the stuffy upper room as Paul went on and on. Paul lays on him as Elijah did with the widow's son, and his life is spared. Luke's attention to detail (noting the numerous lamps in the room) point to the historicity of this account; then we'll note the prominence given to the Word alongside the ordinances. We'll focus our time on Paul's parting shot to the Ephesian elders, which culminates with the beautiful picture of them all weeping as they kneel down on the beach to pray. Again, the prominence of the Word: it is to this Word, along with the grace of God, which Paul commends them to

A Man Worth Following