No other name


Preacher: Rev Gavino Fioretti

Reading: Acts 4: 1 – 22

Text: Acts 4: 11 – 12 This Jesus is the stone that was rejected by you, the builders, which has become the cornerstone. And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved. (ESV)

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Introduction:

Our mission is not simply to Gentiles but to Muslims, Jews, Buddhists and atheists. We have been blessed to tell our Islamic friends that the true Allah is non other than Jesus of Nazareth.  He is no mere prophet but the light of the world’.

Two positions:

My position:

  1. Linguistically debatable:

The word for God: illah…ellah…

The name of God:

  1. Biblically unjustified:

The use of God’s names:

The purpose of God’s names:

  1. Theologically incorrect:

Different god:

Man-made god:

False god:

  1. Ecclesiologically dangerous:

Our message:

Our principles:

Our God: