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The Fellowship of the Early Church

Hello friends,

Thanks for tuning in to the second part of my audio series through Acts.  Today's focus will be on what the early church was like and reflecting on how our church aligns with that.  Hope you are encouraged!  As always, click the link below to be redirected to the audio component.

Andtheydevotedthemselvestotheapostles'teachingandthe fellowship, tothebreakingofbreadandtheprayers.43 Andawecameupon everysoul, andmanywondersandsignswerebeingdonethroughtheapostles.44 Andallwhobelievedweretogetherandhadallthingsincommon.45 And theyweresellingtheirpossessionsandbelongingsanddistributingthe proceedstoall, asanyhadneed.46 Anddaybyday, attendingthetemple togetherandbreakingbreadintheirhomes, theyreceivedtheirfood with gladandgeneroushearts,47 praisingGodandhavingfavorwithallthepeople.AndtheLordaddedtotheirnumberdaybydaythosewhowerebeing saved.

Acts 2:42-47

The Fellowship of the Early Church

The Promise of the Holy Spirit

I don't know about you but I live my faith with a constant hearing for more of the Holy Spirit in my life!  There is nothing like feeling His presence that brings encouragement and boldness to obey.  I hope dear listener that you have experienced the special times of His presence.

Today I am sharing some teaching on the promise of the Holy Spirit.  What it was like before He came.  So maybe you read what I had shared and felt wistful, like you are wanting and needing more of that in your life.  Study along with me today and maybe you'll come away with some truth in this area.  That is my prayer!  That this study brings you close to waiting on the Spirit.

 In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach,  until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.  He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and s…