To Die is Gain

To Die is Gain

Sermon Scripture: Acts 6:8-7:60

Sermon Big Idea:  Surrendering your life to Jesus means surrendering it ALL.

Hebrews 11:35b-40

Acts 6:8-9

  1. Being full of the Holy Spirit doesn’t take you off Satan’s radar.

Acts 6:10-15

  1. When people’s beliefs are threatened, they go a long way to defend.
  2. Stephen used familiar stories to defend Jesus.

Acts 7:51-53

Acts 7:54-60

  1. Many stories like Stephen’s end in tragedy, but the fight goes on.

Stories of martyrdom give us a whole new perspective on the meaning of full surrender.

Philippians 1:21