What are you worth?
120 grams of sugar
1.5 kilos of calcium
7 kilos of oxygen
14 kilos of carbon
50 litres of water
60 grams of salt
Chlorine to disinfect 4 swimming pools
Phosphorus to make 20,000 matches
Fat for 10 bars of soap
Iron to make a large nail
Sulphur to rid one dog of fleas
Glycerine to explode one bomb
Acts Chapter 3:1-10 "The time of prayer was about
in the afternoon, and Peter and John were going into the temple. 2A
man who had been born lame was being carried to the temple door. Each
he was placed beside this door, known as the Beautiful Gate. He sat
and begged from the people who were going in.
3The man saw Peter
and John entering
the temple, and he asked them for money. But they looked straight at
and said, "Look up at us!"
5The man stared at
them and thought
he was going to get something. 6But
said, 'I don't have any silver or gold! But I will give you what I do
In the name of Jesus Christ from Nazareth, get up and start walking.'
7Peter then took him by the right hand and helped
At once the man's feet and ankles became strong,
8and he jumped up and started walking. He went with
and John into the temple, walking and jumping and praising God. 9Everyone
saw him walking around and praising God. 10They
knew that he was the beggar who had been lying beside the Beautiful
and they were completely surprised. They could not imagine what had
to the man."
1. What was the cripple asking Peter and John for?
"As God transformed the life of this crippled
man so God
can transform your life!"
Chapter 5:1-10 "By faith we have been made
God. And now, because of our Lord Jesus Christ, we live at peace with
2Christ has also introduced us to God's kindness on
we take our stand. So we are happy, as we look forward to sharing in
glory of God. 3But that's
not all! We gladly
suffer, because we know that suffering helps us to endure.
4And endurance builds character, which gives us a
will never disappoint us. All of this happens because God has given us
the Holy Spirit, who fills our hearts with his love.
2. What was his real need?
3. How did Peter and John meet his real need?
4. How do you think cripples were treated?
5. How would you have felt if you were healed?
6Christ died for us
at a time when
we were helpless and sinful. 7No
really willing to die for an honest person, though someone might be
to die for a truly good person. 8But
showed how much he loved us by having Christ die for us, even though we
9But there is more!
Now that God has
accepted us because Christ sacrificed his life's blood, we will also be
kept safe from God's anger. 10Even
we were God's enemies, he made peace with us, because his Son died for
us. Yet something even greater than friendship is ours. Now that we are
at peace with God, we will be saved by his Son's life."
6. How does God show his love for us?
7. How do we become God's friend?
8. What are we worth?