Introduction: Much argument over what salvation is or is not. Here is an easy explanation.
a. God Knew Where The Jailor Was - vs 23-24 (Inner Prison)
b. God Knew What It Would Take To Get Paul And Silas There - 19-24
c. God Knew What They Would Do When They Got There - vs 25-27
c. All You Can Say Is "But God!"
a. His Want - 28-30 (How did he know they were "saved?")
1. He saw what they had and wanted it.
1. God will not save you against your will!
b. Their Witness - vs 31-32
1. The Method of Salvation - "believe .. word of the Lord"
2. The Person of Salvation - "Lord Jesus Christ"
a. Lord - His Soveriegn
(You cannot separate His Lordship from His Salvation)
b. Jesus - His Sacrifice or Saviour
(Sufficient and Accepted)
c. Christ - His Singleness (ANOINTED)
(He is the only way of salvation)
a. Vs 24 - He thrust them in
Vs 33 - He took them out
b. Vs 23 - They laid on them many stripes
Vs 33 - He washed their stripes
c. Vs 24 - He jailed them
Vs 33 - He followed them (baptized)
d. Vs 24 - Made their feet fast in the stocks
Vs 34 - Set their feet under his table
e. Vs 24 - He rejected God
Vs 34 - He believed God
copiado do site da APIBS Asia-Pacific Institute of Biblical Studies
tradução por Valdenira N. de M. S.