A New Name

A New Name

Sermon Scripture: Acts 11:19-30

Sermon Big Idea:  Believers were first called Christians because Jesus was a common name, but Christ only belongs to one.

Acts 11:19

  1. In Antioch, the Gospel was still spreading broad, but narrow.

Acts 11:20-24

  1. In Antioch, God’s grace was on the message and the messenger.

Acts 11:25-26

  1. In Antioch, discipleship led to a name change.

Acts 11:27-30

  1. In Antioch, Christians realized they belonged to a bigger family.

Matthew 21:1-11

We look to the cross as a place of triumph where our heart was stirred.  We look to Antioch as a place to model how to stir other’s hearts.

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