Simple Obedience

Simple Obedience

Acts 8:26-29

I. Servant (26)

A. Destination (27)

i. Lead to the desert!

ii. Faithful to go

B. Desire to obey
C. Divine Appointment - (29)

II. Seeker - Ethiopian Eunuch (27)

A. Powerful man (27) "of great authority"
B. Prominent man (27) "charge of all her treasure"
C. Pondering man (27-28)

i. Travel - “came to Jerusalem for to worship” (27-28)

ii. Thirsty - “read Esaias the prophet”

III. Scripture - (30-35)

A. Personal Guide - (31)
B. Place (32) Isaiah 53
C. Pointing to Jesus (35)

IV. Salvation (37)

A. Personal belief

i. Personal sin

Rom. 5:12 Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

ii. Personal punishment

Rom. 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

iii. Personal repentance

Luke 13:3 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

iv. Personal belief - Salvation

John 3:36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

B. Precedes Baptism

V. Satisfaction (39)

A. Joy in obedience to the LORD