"HOW TO BE GOD'S MAN FOR THE HOUR"
A Survey of Acts
Pastor's Conference of the Southern Baptist Convention
Dr. Ronnie W. Floyd, 9:45 O'clock M- w aSge
l..tnod ction: The Word of God says, "What more shall I say? Who by faith conquered kingdoms,
performed acts of righteousness, obtair,ed promises, shut the mouths of lions, quenched the power
of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, became mighty in war,
put foreign armies to flight . .. And others were tortured, not accepting their release, in order that
they might obtain a better resurrection; and others experienced mockings and scourgings, yes, also
chains and imprisonment. They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were tempted, they
were put to death with the sword; went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted,
Ill-treated (men of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and
caves and holes in the ground. And all these having gained approval through their faith, did not
receive what was promised." (Hebrews 11:32-39)
The Bible says some were delivered and others were not. The commonality between both: willing
to be God's men or women for the hour!
Title of Message: "How To Be God's Man for the Hour"
The Bible and church history encourages us to be men of God. If we are going to build, "The
Greatest Churches Since Pentecost," we are going to have to be God's men for our day.
Ill: Not Billy Graham: God's chosen: willing to pay price.
Not Rick Warren: God's chosen: willing to pay price.
Not Earl Adams: God's chosen: willing to pay price.
T.S.: I want us to look briefly today at the book of Acts and discover five decisions each of us must
make if we are going to be God's man for the hour. The question today is, "How To Be God's
Man for the Hour?" If we are going to be God's man for the hour we must determine to:
1. Return to the Purpose of God. (Acts 1:8; 4:31)
Exp: (1: 8) Key word is "witnesses" Gr. is ...
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