May 12, 2019 | Collin Denton

Acts: The Early Church - Pt. 16 Understanding Adoption in the Gospel

Galatians 3:4-25

Living as those Adopted through the Gospel

The Gospel's Implications on Orphan Care Today

Galatians 3:4-25 

"In most ancient cultures, daughters could not inherit property. Therefore, 'son' meant 'legal heir,' which was a status forbidden to women. But the Gospel tells us we are all sons of God in Christ. We are all heirs." - Tim Keller, Galatians for You

Galatians 1:3-6 

"You have more in common with your Christian brother or sister in the deserts of Africa than you do with your neighbor who doesn't believe the Gospel." - Travis Agnew

Ephesians 2:6-7 

Galatians 5:13-14 

James 1:22-27 

Matthew 25:31-46 

"Your theology inevitably leads to your biography. What you believe about God determines how you live. Always." - Tony Merida


Orphanology: Awakening to Gospel-Centered Adoption and Orphan Care by Tony Merida & Rick Morton

Tony Merida's sermon Biblical Foundations for Orphan Care

Bible Project's Theme Study on Biblical Justice 

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Series Information

"Come Study with Us"

Read along in the book of Acts as we study as a church family. Below you'll find the Scripture readings for the week leading up to the sermon.

Week leading up to 1/27  - Introduction - Acts
Week leading up to 2/3    - Acts 1: 1-26
Week leading up to 2/10  - Acts 2:1-13
Week leading up to 2/17  - Acts 2:14-41
Week leading up to 2/24  - Acts 2:42-3:10
Week leading up to 3/3    - Acts 3:11-4:31
Week leading up to 3/10  - Acts 4:32-5:11
Week leading up to 3/17  - Acts 5:12-42
Week leading up to 3/24  - Acts 6:8-7:60
Week leading up to 3/31  - Acts 8:4-40

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