The Philippian Church was able to be consistent because Paul and Silas were consistent. Paul and Silas were consistent because God was consistent. God’s consistency is key. If we’re being consistent, people should be able to see God’s consistency through us.
Grant teaches on Acts 17:1-9 and 1 Thessalonians 1:4-5. Paul and Silas had a reputation that preceded them wherever they went. For some it was a stumbling block. For others, it made them attentive to what they had to say. What’s your reputation?
Grant teaches on Acts 17:10-15. The Bereans showed consistency, discipline, and hunger for the Word. How can we be like them?
Grant teaches on Acts 17:16-34. Paul’s approach to the Athenians was tailored to their world view. He understood where they were coming from and what they were about. Because of this, they were more apt to listen to him and become interested in hearing more. Take the time to observe, and then speak accordingly.