I read this the other day and thought it needed sharing… Thoughts on Psalm 23 Psalm 23:4 is familiar to virtually every Christian: Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me.” I’ve remixed Psalm 23:4 to help you reflect on […]
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The Scripture exhorts believers to avoid the following negative ways of relating when sharing apostolic fellowship: 1> “Let us not judge one another” (Romans 14:13). We are to bless and encourage, not unduly criticize. 2> Do not “go to law against one another” (1 Corinthians 6:7). Settle differences and conflicts peacefully and among ourselves. 3> […]
Click Here to hear the Audio Teaching I read a sign the other day: “No lives matter. The universe doesn’t give a s*** about any of you” In other words, in the universe we are rather insignificant as a planet and a race … and you and I are definitely insignificant as individuals At times […]
Sometimes I Lack Bold Obedience When I was a young Christian – I had a young family and I made very little money each month In fact – the amount I earned was totally inadequate to meet the rapidly increasing needs of my young family The man through whose ministry I was healed and born […]
We are talking about apostolic fellowship. And a simple phrase in the New Testament leads to an understanding of how Christians are to relate together in true fellowship. That phrase is one another, the Greek word alleles. Verses that contain this phrase speak of believers lives together and how they are to treat one another. […]
The apostles’ doctrine included six foundational elementary principles of Christ, according to the book of Hebrews: “Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, and of instruction about washings, the laying on of hands, […]
The Doctrine of Christ The apostles’ doctrine emphasized the centrality of Jesus Christ. The doctrine of Christ is the first, last, and central of all truths. He is the Truth. Leaders today must continually point to Jesus and lift Him up. Lost souls must be directed to come to Him, and believers must be admonished […]
We have begun looking at Acts 2:42 and the practice of the early church where apostolic fellowship was of prime importance. Acts 2:42 “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching (doctrine, and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.” The word doctrine in Greek is didache. It refers to teaching, instruction, […]
With zeal 3,000 new believers turned towards their new opportunity to live out their faith. The first Christians hungered for the apostles’ teaching, prayed with tenacity, and worshipped wholeheartedly. They were not passive or neutral about it. They “continued steadfastly” in their commitment to God and to the apostolic fellowship. They had a passionate commitment. […]
Click Here to Hear the Teaching LOOKING AT BELIEVERS … (Their life – not their ministry) As a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ As a disciple of Jesus As someone who is following the way of the Lord You can choose to be nominal and thus insignificant in impact and a Christian “in name […]