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Philip the Rock Star

In verses 4-8, we read about Philip’s popularity and good works.

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Outline of Acts 8

1. The Church persecuted

2a. Philip performs miracles

3. Peter and John take on Simon the Sorcerer

2b. Philip and the Ethiopian

Nazareth?!

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Nathan has one of the best, snarky quotes in the whole Bible: “Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?”

Just like Andrew brought Peter to Jesus, Philip introduced Nathan to Christ.

Jesus quickly melts away Nathan’s skepticism with a description of his time under the fig tree.

It may be the one time we find Jesus surprised that someone believes in him so easily.

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