The Danger of Spiritual Shortcuts

Acts 19:11-20   |    Sermon Resources   |   11 April 2021


Sermon Summary

In the sermon this week Pastor Billy examines the story of the 7 sons of Sceva who use the name of Jesus without faith in Jesus.  We will see the necessity of faith in all that we do.


Discussion Questions

  1. What spiritual shortcuts are you tempted to take?  Do you lean more towards doing things in your own strength or towards doubting God’s power in your life?  How so?
  2. What do you think was motivating the 7 sons of Sceva to do what they did?
  3. What spiritual lesson do you think they learned?
  4. How did this incident lead to a revival in Ephesus?
  5. What is potentially at stake in your own life as you seek to avoid spiritual shortcuts?  What could be gained?  What could be lost?


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