Sunday, January 17, 2021

Church Is A Big Deal

 Church Is A Big Deal  

Acts 2:42-47

The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ is the most visible expression God’s eternal purpose for mankind. The foundational principles of the early Church illustrate how they were able to impact the world around them and turn it upside down.

      I.     God Relates To His Creation In The Context Of A Family Setting 

·  God chose to reveal himself to us as the "Father" of a family.

·  God’s family on earth is the church.

    II.     People Wanted To Be A Part Of The Church Because It Had All The Elements Of A Family And It Impacted Individuals Eternally

·  The early church was devoted to the apostles’ teaching.

·  The early church was devoted to fellowship.

·  The early church was devoted to the breaking of bread

·  The early church was devoted to prayer.

   III.     The Results Of A Properly Functioning Church Family

·  Reverence   

·  Unity 

·  Generosity 

·  Presence

·  Increase

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