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The Gospel threatens idols by transferring their power and glory to Jesus.  In Acts 19:21-41 we learn that the gospel causes an uproar by taking the power of idols, by taking the glory of idols, and by giving them to Jesus.

 

Citylight Center City | Online – July 12, 2020 from Citylight Church on Vimeo.

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Acts 19:21-41

Exalting Jesus in Acts by Tony Merida

Acts (The NIV Application Commentary) by Ajith Fernando

Just as the apostles left everything to follow Jesus, we also are called to forsake everything to follow Jesus into the mission of making disciples.

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Luke 5:1-11

Luke: Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, Darrell Bock

Exalting Jesus in Luke: Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary, Thabiti Anyabwile

The Church is the household of God. A new family is made, and thus, a new discipling-making community, when God saves many from their sin and unites them in Christ.

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1 Timothy 5:1-8

Word Biblical Commentary: Pastoral Epistles by William Mounce

The Message of Timothy & Titus by John Stott