Tag Archives : Series: Devoted – 28 January 2014

Devoted: God and people

…praising God and enjoying the favour of all the people. Acts 2:47 In this passage of Acts 2:42-47, we see the “Up-In-Out” dynamic at play. We’ve been looking a lot this week and last at the “In” dynamic, the importance of interna

Devoted: Temple and home

Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts Acts 2:46 What first comes to mind when you hear the word “Church”? For a lot of us, our thinking of chu
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Devoted: Generosity

44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. Acts 2:45. Some people are just generous! DO you know the people I’m talking about? People who are always giv
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Devoted: Together

All the believers were together and had everything in common. Acts 2:44. Our unity as believers is both a spiritual and mental thing, but also one that is outworked practically in tangible ways. We see that in the early Church, this wasn’t some
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Devoted: Signs and Wonders

Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. Acts 2:43 Through the devotion of the early church, one of the results was signs and wonders that were prevalent during their day and the inevitable awe that filled
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Devoted: Prayer

10 Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;11 not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; 12 rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,… Romans 12:12

Devoted: Breaking bread

And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, ‘This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.’ Luke 22:19 The third thing that the early disciples devoted themselves to was the breaking of bread. When we
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Devoted: Fellowship

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Acts 2:42 The second thing that the new believers devoted themselves to was to fellowship. Now, you might have heard the saying that “whe
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Devoted: The apostles' teaching

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching… Acts 2:42 Today we begin a series where we look at some of the characteristics of the church in Jerusalem in the early days. People were being saved and added to a community. Each one didn
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