Read Acts 11:1–4. What do you notice about the difference between what the Jewish believers heard about the Gentiles and their criticism of Peter? What are some ways we respond to things in a similar way today?
The Holy Spirit uses the story of Peter’s experience to change the believers’ minds. Describe a time when learning a story has changed your mind about something.
Read Acts 15:1–21. What do you notice about the discernment process of the church leaders? How is the church catching up to what God is already doing?
Leaders like Peter, Paul, Barnabas, and James help rally the Church around God’s Grace for all people and bring clarity to the situation. Do you know a leader like this and how do they help you hear God’s voice?