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The Joys and Pains of Growing with God

The Joys and Pains of Growing with God

February 9, 2014 Speaker: Sean Cordell Series: Acts

Passage: Acts 8:1–8:25

Main Idea: God grows his people through joys and pains.
1. Growth through Pain (v1-3)
2. The Joys of Growth (v4-17)
a. The Word brings joy to the Samaritans (v4-13)
Acts 13:52 And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit
John 15:11 These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full
b. The Holy Spirit was necessary for the church's growth (v14-16)
3. The Pains Amidst Growth (v18-25)
4. We will grow because God is faithful (Acts 8:1-25)