Give Thanks
Give thanks with a grateful
Give thanks to the Holy One;
Give thanks because He’s
Jesus Christ, His Son.
And now let the weak say, “I am
Let the poor say, “I am rich because of
What the Lord has done for us!”
Give thanks…Give thanks…Give
Chapter Divisions
1. Acts 11:19-30 – During persecution God
prospered the church in Antioch.
2. Acts 12:1-5 – During persecution the
Word of God grew and multiplied.
3. Acts 12: 6-25 – During persecution God
frees Peter and Herod gets his due.
Acts 11:19-30
During Persecution God prospered the
church in Antioch.
1 Thessalonians 5:14-22
“And we urge you, brothers, admonish
the idle, encourage the fainthearted,
help the weak, be patient with them all.
See that no one repays anyone evil for
evil, but always seek to do good to one
another and to everyone.
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing,
give thanks in all circumstances; for
this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for
you. Do not quench the Spirit. Do not
despise prophecies, but test everything;
hold fast what is good. Abstain from
every form of evil.”
Acts 12:1-5
During persecution the Word of God
grew and multiplied.
“He killed James the brother of
John with the sword.”
Rachel Joy Scott
Hebrews 11:34-38
“Some faced jeers and flogging, while others
were chained and put in prison. They were
stoned; they were sawed in two; they were
put to death by the sword. They went about
in sheepskins and goatskins, destitute,
persecuted and mistreated –the world was
not worthy of them.”
Acts 12:6-25
During persecution God frees Peter
and Herod gets his due.
Peter is freed by an Angel of the
Whom Shall I Fear
I know who goes before me.
I know who stands behind.
The God of Angel Armies is always by my
Romans 8:37-39
“No, in all these things we are more than
conquerors through him who loved us. For I
am convinced that neither death nor life,
neither angels nor demons, neither the
present not the future, nor any powers,
neither height nor depth, nor anything else
in all creation, will be able to separate us
from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus
our Lord.”
Isaiah 43:1-3
“But now, this is what the LORD says –
he who created you, O Jacob, he who
formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I
have redeemed you; I have summoned
you by name: YOU ARE MINE.
When you pass through the waters, I
will be with you; and when you pass
through the rivers, they will not sweep
over you. When you walk through the
fire, you will not be burned; the flames
will not set you ablaze. For I am the
LORD, your God, the Holy One of
Israel, your Savior.”
Fear not, for God is with you!