God’s Plan and Purpose

Acts 2

Introduction

There is a key phrase in this morning’s lesson from the Book of Acts I want to call to your attention. It is “by God’s deliberate plan and foreknowledge.” Peter’s sermon on the first Pentecost makes it plain that everything that Jesus had done, up to and including the events his hearers were seeing and hearing, were the result of God working to fulfill his plan and purpose for the salvation of mankind. 

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Jesus at 12: Who is this boy and what will become of him?

Every family has stories about early hints of the children’s careers. What can we learn from Luke’s account of Jesus’ unexpected stay at the temple when he was 12?  Come along as Pastor Hinkle takes us through Luke 2:40-51 and shows how Christ embraced his identity as the Son of God and the Father’s plans for him.