Acts 11:19 – 30 ~ A Study

If you missed Gordon’s sermon on this passage you can pick it up here.

Readings (Acts 4:32-37; 9:26-31; 11:19-30; 13:1-3; 14:8-20; 15:36-41)

  1. From these passages, discuss the type of person Barnabas must have been. What things stand out about Barnabas? 
  2. What are the ways Barnabas lived up to his nickname, “son of encouragement,” and in what ways did this affect the other people in his life? 
  3. Why is Barnabas significant in the life of Paul and subsequently in the Gentile mission? 
  4. Although the text doesn’t go into detail, what do you think the source of disagreement was over John who was also called Mark? What does this say about Barnabas?  
  5. List some specific ways you/we could incorporate some of the lessons we learn from Barnabas.
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